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Mike Grell was today named the fourth honoree in the Wizard World Hall of Legends.
On Saturday, Wizard World Comic Con Chicago will host a series of Pokémon GO meet ups and events within its popular and growing Gaming area. The events will be an exciting new facet of Wizard World’s largest and longest-running pop culture convention, set for Thursday through Sunday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
[Auction] Signed Back to the Future 2-in-1 pinball and arcade machine to be auctioned at Wizard World Chicago
PRESS RELEASE: Wizard World, Inc., (WIZD) the preeminent producer of Wizard World Comic Cons across North America, is partnering with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) to auction off a custom-made and autographed Back to the Future™ 2-in-1 digital pinball and arcade machine, created by VPcabs. The machine will be donated by VPcabs and autographed by cast members Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson. VPcabs will be debuting the 2-in-1 digital pinball and arcade machine, along with its digital pinball machine (pictured above left), at Wizard World Chicago, August 18 – 21.
PRESS RELEASE: As if appearances by superstars from Star Wars, Back to the Future, “The X-Files,” “The Walking Dead” and many more film and TV favorites weren’t enough, there’s another reason for fans to grab VIP admissions to Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, as the first 800 “Wizard World VIP” attendees will receive copies of the “Batman #50” and “Superman #50” exclusive black & white variant covers, both drawn by Patrick Gleason. The Midwest’s largest pop culture convention is set for August 18-21 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
PRESS RELEASE: Wizard World, Inc., the preeminent producer of Comic Cons across North America, announced that the cast of Netflix’s breakout hit series “Marvel’s Daredevil” will be on the scene at Wizard World Chicago, August 18 -21, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Actores from the show scheduled to attend include Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock/Daredevil), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Jon Bernthal (Frank Castle/The Punisher), Elodie Yung (Elektra Natchios), and Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple). All of the cast members are scheduled to appear Saturday, August 20th – Sunday, August 21st, and will meet & greet
[Convention] Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival Returns To Chicago August 18-21; Announces Call For Entries
PRESS RELEASE: Horror fans across the Midwest will again be treated to the best in genre film as Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival returns to the Chicago area from August 18-21. The 3rd annual festivities will feature dozens of films including the U.S. and World Premieres of both features and shorts, special anniversary screenings, 35mm repertory screenings, and a variety of special guests. The festival will once again be held in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago, all under the guidance of the inimitable, one-of-a-kind host, Bruce Campbell.
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.
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.
[Wizard World] Jeremy Renner, Burt Reynolds, Stephen Amell, Emilie De Ravin, Ian Somerhalder Q&As Highlight Programming at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 20-23
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
[WWCC] Norman Reedus, Nathan Fillion, Jeremy Renner, Stephen Amell, WWE® Superstar Undertaker® Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 20-23
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
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.
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.
‘Gotham’ Star Ben McKenzie To Attend Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, Chicago For North American Exclusive Signings, Photo Ops
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.