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Following the successful, precedent setting two-day CONtv LIVE live-streaming program from Wizard World Comic Con Chicago last weekend, CONtv continues to innovate in the space with a virtual ‘Con’ beginning today and ending Friday, September 4. The virtual Con will offer fans backstage access, showcasing the highlights from Chicago, including exclusive top Celebrity Q&A moments, interviews, workshops, game play and more – available only on CONtv.

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Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced that for the first time it has partnered with Bandai America Incorporated to offer an exclusive Wizard World Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Limited Edition GLOW-IN-THE-DARK Tokyo Vinyl® Green Ranger figures, Thursday through Sunday during Wizard World Comic Con Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. With 1,500 total figures produced, only 500 will be available at Comic Con Chicago, exclusively at the Wizard World Store on the show floor, while supplies last.

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Q&A sessions with Jeremy Renner ( Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Burt Reynolds ( Smokey and the Bandit), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), Emilie de Ravin ( “Once Upon a Time”), Ian Somerhalder (“The Vampire Diaries”), Tobin Bell ( Saw, Saw II), WWE® Superstar Daniel Bryan™ and Diva Paige™, Milo Ventimiglia (“Gilmore Girls,” “Heroes”), Caroll Spinney (Voice Actor/Puppeteer – “Sesame Street”), Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead), Michael Rooker (“The Walking Dead,” Guardians of the Galaxy), costume contests, comics-themed sessions and more are among the programming panels scheduled at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 20-23 at Donald E. Stephens Convention

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Press Release Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 20-23 with the Midwest’s largest Pop Culture Convention. Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints ), Nathan Fillion (Serenity , “Castle”), Jeremy Renner ( Avengers, The Hurt Locker), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), Billie Piper (“Doctor Who”), David Morrissey (“The Walking Dead,” “The Reaping”), Burt Reynolds ( Boogie Nights, “Evening Shade”), Ben McKenzie , (“Gotham,” “The O.C.”), Bruce Campbell ( The Evil Dead, “Burn Notice”) and WWE® Superstar Undertaker® , Randy Orton®, Sting™ , Daniel Bryan® and Diva Paige™ headline the roster of celebrity

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Press Release Two-time Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner will make his Wizard World Comic Con debut in Chicago on Sunday, August 23. The star of blockbusters The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Hurt Locker, The Bourne Legacy and others, Renner will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive fan Q&A panel in Wizard World’s largest and longest-running show.

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Press Release Burt Reynolds, film and TV star and sex symbol for decades, will make his second Wizard World Comic Con appearance when he appears at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on Saturday, August 22, Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) announced today. One of the all-time Hollywood greats, Reynolds has starred in dozens of popular films and TV series, making him one of the most recognizable entertainment figures of the past half-century.

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Press Release Ben McKenzie, who plays the lead character “James Gordon” in the hit Fox TV show “Gotham,” will make his first two Wizard World Comic Con appearances in Philadelphia (May 9-10) and Chicago (August 22-23). Also well-known for his portrayals of “Officer Ben Sherman” in NBC’s “Southland” and, earlier, as “Ryan Atwood” in the teen favorite “The O.C.” on Fox, McKenzie will greet fans will sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct interactive Q&A sessions at the two flagship shows on the 2015 Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) calendar.

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Press Release Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Dangerous Entertainment today announced that Wizard World Presents Bruce Campbell’s Groovy Fest will co-locate with the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 22-23 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. The event, formerly known as “Bruce Campbell’s Horror Fest,” is being moved to accommodate taping of Campbell’s new TV show, “Ash vs. Evil Dead.”

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Press Release In its largest and most diverse programming schedule to date, Wizard World Chicago Comic Con will feature more than 150 hours of Q&A’s, movie and TV screenings, special events, creator sessions, meet and greets, parties, fan-driven panels and more over four full days at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Thursday through Sunday, August 21-24. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.

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Press Release Neal Adams (“Batman,” “Green Lantern”), Leinil Yu (“Hulk,” “Wolverine”), Rafael Albuquerque (“Superboy,” “American Vampire”), Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Captain America”) and Jim Cheung (“Iron Man,” “Fantastic Four”) are among the more than 315 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is largest and longest-running of the 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature more than 50 celebrities as well as a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

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Press Release Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar, two of the stars of the long-running hit Emmy® nominated TV series “The Big Bang Theory,” will make their respective first Wizard World appearances at Chicago Comic Con, Saturday, August 23, only, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. The duo, who portray best friends Howard Wolowitz and Raj Koothrapali, respectively, will meet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct a joint interactive Q&A session.

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Press Release Fans of “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” the highly successful 1987-1994 follow up to the original “Star Trek” television series, are in for a special treat as six of its stars reunite for a unique celebration of the 20th anniversary of the program’s final episode on Sunday, August 24 from 5-6:45 p.m. “Captain Kirk” from the original, William Shatner, hosts as the “TNG” bridge crew of Sir Patrick Stewart (“Captain Jean-Luc Picard”) Jonathan Frakes (“Commander William T. Riker”), Levar Burton (“Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge”), Michael Dorn (“Lieutenant Worf”), Marina Sirtis (“Counselor Deanna Troi”), Brent Spiner (“Lt. Commander

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Though we are in the thick of the San Diego Comic Con coverage, Wizard World sent us the exclusive variant cover for Guardians of the Galaxy #17 that will be available at the upcoming Wizard World Chicago Comic Con.

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Press Release Wizard World today announced WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino, and WWE Diva Paige are scheduled to greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops at its biggest and longest running event, Wizard World Chicago Comic Con on August 21-22-23 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

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