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Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced its 2017 Tour with 16 shows, beginning in New Orleans, January 6-8, 2017 and completing the year in Austin, November 17-19.
- New Orleans, January 6-8
- Portland, February 17-19
- Cleveland, March 17-19
- St. Louis, April 7-9
- Minneapolis, May 5-7
- Des Moines, May 19-21
- Philadelphia, June 1-4
- Sacramento, June 16-18
- Albuquerque, July 14-16
- Columbus, August 4-6
- Orlando, August 11-13
- Chicago, August 24-27
- Nashville, Sept. 8-10
- Madison, September 22-24
- Oklahoma City, October 27-29
- Austin, Nov. 17-19
“We have been working diligently to put together a schedule which will allow fans from across the country to enjoy the world-class celebration of pop culture and fandom that every Wizard World Comic Con show provides,” said John Maatta , President and CEO of Wizard World. “We are excited to return to some of our most successful and longest-running shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, New Orleans and Portland.”
Some of the top celebrities that have attended Wizard World events in 2016 include Chris Evans ( Captain America:The First Avenger, The Winter Soldier, Civil War), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers ), Sebastian Stan ( Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The First Avenger), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files”), Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson (Back To the Future),WWE® Superstar John Cena®, Carrie Fisher (Star Wars), Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”), Matt Smith and David Tennant (“Doctor Who”), William Shatner (“Star Trek”) and many others.
Headliners, programming and superstar comics creators who will appear at 2017 Wizard World Comic Cons will be announced closer to each show.
In addition to the Wizard World Comic Con experience, each show brings fans the Wizard World Gaming Con which presents the best gaming, technology, exhibitors and competition.
Wizard World comic con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor. The famed Wizard World Comic Con Costume Contest will take place at each show on Saturday night.
For details on each event and updated schedules throughout the year, visit http://wizardworld.com/searchby/city/ .
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com ) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, gaming, graphic novels, toys, sci-fi, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched the Wizard World concert series ( http://www.wizardworldmusic.com/), ComicConBox™ ( www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service, Wizard World Rewards and ConRadio ( www.conradio.com) among its initiatives. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The Wizard World 2016-17 schedule is available at: http://wizardworld.com/searchby/city/ .