Wizard World New Orleans
Wizard World released a press release yesterday detailing a bunch of additions to the upcoming Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans. On the surface, adding more seems like a great idea, but when looking at the new attractions, it feels less like a comic con and more like a variety show.
PRESS RELEASE – Tom Wilson, who portrayed notorious bully “Biff Tannen” in the Back to the Future trilogy, will make his first fan convention appearance in nearly 15 years when he attends Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, Saturday and Sunday, January 7-8, 2017, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
PRESS RELEASE – WWE® Superstar Batista™ (Dave Bautista ), who stars as “Dax the Destroyer” in the blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, and WWE® Superstar Finn Bálor™ will attend the 2017 Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans.
[WWCC’16] Bruce Timm, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, and Gene Ha headed to Wizard World New Orleans
Bruce Timm (“Harley Quinn,” “Batman: The Animated Series”), Jimmy Palmiotti (“Monolith,” “21 Down”), Amanda Conner (“The Pro,” “Codename Knockout”), Peter Kuper (“SPY vs. SPY,” “World War 3”), Gene Ha (“Justice League,” “Batman”), Billy Martin (“TMNT,” lead guitarist, Good Charlotte), Rafa Sandoval (“Action Comics,” “Catwoman”), Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “Superfriends”), Sara Richard (“My Little Pony,” “Jem and the Holograms”), Christos Gage and Ruth Fletcher Gage (Writer – [Netflix] “Daredevil”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, January 8-10. It is the sixth visit to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for Wizard
Those who are attending Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans as Captain America VIPs will receive an exclusive Civil War #1 variant by Michael Golden.
Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con Attendees To Receive ‘The Walking Dead #1’ Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Cover By Michael Cho, January 9-11
Press Release Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, today announced that cartoonist/illustrator Michael Cho will draw the first in a yearlong series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of The Walking Dead #1 comic, to be provided free to all full-price attendees at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11. Skybound’s The Walking Dead created by Kirkman, the groundbreaking, Eisner Award winning comic book series, continues to captivate audiences worldwide.
Humberto Ramos, Billy Martin, Mark Bagley, Pasqual Ferry Headline Comics Creators Scheduled To Attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11, 2015
Press Release Humberto Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “Impulse”), Billy Martin (keyboardist, “Good Charlotte,” artist, Disney), Mark Bagley (“Fantastic Four,” “JLA”), Pasqual Ferry (“Wolverine,” “X-Men”) and David Baldeón (“The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Wolverine”) are among the 100+ comics artists and writers scheduled to appear at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The event is the first on the 2015 schedule for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and fifth annual trip to The Big Easy.
Norman Reedus, Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Tom Felton Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-10-11, 2015
Press Release Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) gets its 2015 schedule off to a big start with its fifth trip to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11. Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints), Ian Somerhalder and Paul Welsey (“The Vampire Diaries”), Tom Felton (Harry Potter, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Brett Dalton (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,), Kevin Conroy (“Batman, The Animated Series,” “Justice League”), WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™, Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead,” “Southland”) and Sarah Wayne Callies (“The Walking Dead,” “Prison Break”) headline the roster of
Press Release Question-and-answer sessions with top celebrities like Matt Smith, Stan Lee, WWE® Diva AJ Lee® and Manu Bennett, meet-and-greets, adult and kids costume contests, film festival and an array of comics and pop culture themed panels comprise the robust featured programming schedule at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, Feb. 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.
Press Release Matt Smith, who recently completed an acclaimed four-year run as the 11th incarnation of the Doctor in the landmark British television series “Doctor Who,” will make his first Wizard World appearance at New Orleans Comic Con on February 7-8. Smith will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive Q&A during the event, held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Press Release Marvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) have announced a program by which VIP attendees at each of the 16 scheduled 2014 Wizard World Comic Con pop culture conventions will receive exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles, continuing with Miracleman #2 at New Orleans Comic Con (Feb. 7-9). The limited-edition book, with cover illustrated by comics legend and Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, features an interlocking cover with Adams’ Miracleman #1 from Portland Comic Con (Jan. 24-26), and will be available in both color and black & white sketch editions.
Press Release Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Jon Bernthal and Michael Rooker of “The Walking Dead,” Robert Englund (“Freddy Kruger” of A Nightmare on Elm Street) and Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee are among the popular celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, February 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The standout lineup will also include John Ratzenberger (“Cheers,” Toy Story), WWE® Diva AJ Lee™, Linda Hamilton (Terminator, Beauty and the Beast), Alan Tudyk (“Serenity,” Wreck it Ralph) and many others. It is the second of 16 events currently scheduled in the 2014 series
For some great day two pics from New Orleans go ahead and take the jump. Yes, that is me as the Batman and Robin version of Mr. Freeze. If you want some news from the con, check out Twitter for #wizardworld or follow me @BorImmortal for some cool tidbits on the future of the Turtles movie and a sidekick that may show up in the New 52.