Zenescope will be making a stop in Chicago this weekend for Wizard World Chicago. Attendees will be able to visit them at booth #1200, where there will be several members of the creative team signing throughout the weekend, including Ralph Tedesco, Harvey Tolibao, Franchesco, and Jamie Tyndall. Zenescope has made several exclusives specifically for Wizard World Chicago which will also be available at the booth.
Move over, mom and dad! Sunday is Kids Day at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, with an array of programming, kid-friendly celebrities, creators and exhibitors designed especially for children, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. From the impossibly cute Kids Costume Contest to the positively “icky” Creepy Crawlies in Pop Culture panel, children of all ages will enjoy a variety of activities all day long. Kids 10 and under are free all weekend (two children admitted per paid adult).
Wizard World has assembled one of its largest and most diverse collections of comics creators for next month’s Chicago Comic Con, headlined by such notable superstars as J. Scott Campbell, Alan Davis, Esad Ribic, Pasqual Ferry and others among the 325 scheduled to attend the show, August 8-11 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. In all, 16 Eisner Award winners and nominees, including Hall of Famers Stan Lee and Neal Adams, dot the roster.
Robert Rodriguez, director of the upcoming films Machete Kills and Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For, has joined the roster of top stars attending Wizard World Chicago Comic Con next month at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.
Man of Steel is the blockbuster hit of the summer, and Michael Shannon, who stars as “General Zod,” and Zachary Quinto, Star Trek and “American Horror Story” star, are among the top celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 8-11 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. The standout roster will also include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee, “Torchwood” and Zero Dark Thirty headliner John Barrowman, WWE® Superstar CM Punk® and Norman Reedus of “The Walking Dead” and Boondock Saints. It is the fifth in the 2013 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
You may have noticed we missed the Friday Sing-Along this past week – mainly because we were busy burning up the highway looking to have some pre-Labor Day partying… or is par-tay-ing? That’s okay, because the extra time gave us a chance for Jerry Milani to send over this Wizard World Chicago version of the highly popular song, Call Me Maybe.
Bringing their favorite cult movies and TV shows, comics, charities and other interests to life, fan groups will again be on hand at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. Organizations supporting Star Wars, Ghostbusters, “Star Trek,” and Jurassic Park are among those who will roam the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center floor, August 9-12, many in elaborate costumes – and all making the day just a little more fun for attendees.
Movies, TV, comics, art, sci-fi and the rest of the pop culture world are covered with the diverse, full four day programming schedule at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. From interactive Q&A sessions with stars like Stan Lee, William Shatner, Jon Bernthal and WWE® Superstar CM Punk® to themed panels highlighting “Vampire Diaries,” “Star Trek,” “NCIS” and more, to a movie screening, evening parties, kids activities, costume contests and Jedi Master Classes, there’s something for everyone in the expanded offerings.
In what has become an annual tradition, Sunday, August 12, is Kids Day at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. From face painting, a Ghostbusters reading, arts and crafts, ballon artists, a special Bubble Show, kids costume contest, Wizard World Kids Passport program and more, there are activities all day (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for the 10-and-under set.
An All-Star lineup of comic and toy creators, including notables Carlos Pacheco, George Pérez, Greg Capullo, J. Scott Campbell and many others from around the world will populate Artist Alley at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Among the special guests are five Eisner Award winners, including Hall of Famer Stan Lee, and eight nominees of the prestigious honor.
WWE® Superstar John Cena® will appear as a special guest on Thursday, August 9, Opening Day at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, it was announced today by Wizard World. Cena will be on hand at the event from 4-8 p.m., and will meet fans, sign autographs and pose for professional photo ops.