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Every once in a while, dreams do come true! This past weekend, at the 2016 Wizard World Philadelphia, one of mine finally happened! More about that below! And it wasn’t getting to go to two cons on two weekends in a row, either!

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PRESS RELEASE: In what may be its largest collection of top headliners ever, Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its 16th trip to the Pennsylvania Convention Center at one of its flagship events, Wizard World Philadelphia, June 2-5. The once-in-a-lifetime collection of stars includes Marvel franchise headliners 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) and Anthony Mackie (Captain America: Civil War, The Winter Soldier, Avengers) and others plus Back to the Future

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Press Release Rafa Sandoval (“Superboy,” “Catwoman”), Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Andrés Guinaldo (“Superboy,” “JLA’s), Ken Kelly (“KISS Album Covers,” “Micronauts”), J.G. Jones (“Batman B&W,” “Green Lantern Corps”), Rob Liefeld (“Deadpool”), Dan Slott (“Silver Surfer,” “Mighty Avengers”), Matteo Lolli (“Wolverine and the X-Men,” “Thunderbolts”) and Will Sliney (“Spider-Man 2099,” “Amazing Spider-Man”) headline the roster of more than 175 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, May 7-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the 15th trip to Philadelphia for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the 10th event on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con

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Press Release Five popular WWE® Superstars and Divas will be in attendance at Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia when Sting™, Roman Reigns™, Dolph Ziggler™, Randy Orton® and WWE Diva Paige™ appear during the 15th annual pop culture extravaganza, set for May 7-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Press Release David Tennant, who starred as the “Tenth Doctor” on the long-running series “Doctor Who,” and Billie Piper, who was his love “Rose Tyler,” will make their first dual U.S. public signing and photo op appearance at Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, as announced today by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD).

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Press Release Zenescope Entertainment is a Philly Brand with Philly Roots!! Zenescope will bring their 2014 AGE OF DARKNESS TOUR back to their home base of Philadelphia, PA at Wizard World Philadelphia from June 19th – 22nd .

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Press Release Move over, mom and dad!  Sunday, June 2, is Kids Day at Wizard World Philadelphia 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 Pennsylvania Convention Center.  From the impossibly cute Kids Costume Contest to the positively “icky” Creepy Crawler Bug Display, children of all ages will enjoy a variety of activities all day long.  Kids 10 and under are free all weekend with a paid adult (two children admitted per paid adult).

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Press Release Argentine artist Julian Totino Tedesco will draw the third in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 comic for Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2, it was announced today by Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. The covers proved to be extremely popular at Portland Comic Con in February and St. Louis Comic Con in March, celebrating the groundbreaking, Eisner Award-winning comic book series.

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Press Release Marvel Entertainment will host two programming panels and conduct two portfolio reviews at the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Press Release The fans asked… and Wizard World has answered. Actress Gina Torres, who played “Zoë Washburne” in “Firefly,” and Serenity, will attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, joining fellow cast members Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, and Jewel Staite at the event, set for May 30 – June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Press Release Wizard World shows are all about the fan experience.  Attendees needn’t be shocked if they run into scores of Wookiees, Captain Kirks, Kaylee Fryes or any other costumed characters, as enthusiasts of Star Wars, “Star Trek,” “Firefly”/Serenity and other cosplay groups are among the more than a dozen fan communities that will be roaming the floor at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Press Release “Castle” Star Nathan Fillion, fellow “Serenity” and Firefly headliner Summer Glau, Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee and WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Daniel Bryan® are at the top of a standout roster of celebrity guests scheduled to appear at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  It is the third 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.

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Press Release Nathan Fillion, star of the hit ABC-TV series “Castle” and well-known to fans for his iconic roles in the series “Firefly” and film Serenity, will make his first Wizard World appearance at Philadelphia Comic Con on Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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I doubt one gets to see five captains from the Star Trek universe together that often unless there is a big Paramount to-do somewhere. Luckily, those who attended Wizard World Philadelphia this weekend, had a chance to meet those actors in one place. From left to right William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula.

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