Eisner Award winners Peter David (“The Incredible Hulk,” “Wolverine”) and J.M. DeMatteis (“Spider-Man,” “Moonshadow”), as well as standouts John McCrea (“Hitman,” “Transmetropolitan”), Bob Camp (“Ren and Stimpy”), Jorge Molina (“X-Men,” “Captain America”), Pasqual Ferry (“Wolverine,” “X-Men”), Miguel Sepulveda (“Green Lantern,” “Red Lanterns”), Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “Superfriends”), Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies” “Army of Darkness”) and Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Las Vegas, March 18-20. It is the second visit to the Las Vegas Convention Center for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the fourth event on the 2016 Wizard World comic con calendar.
Other superstars in Artist Alley in Las Vegas include James Robinson (“Scarlet Witch,” “Fantastic Four”), Victor Dandridge (“Vantage: Inhouse”), Jeff Greenwalt (“Rabbit Ears”), Dr. Travis Langley (“Batman and Psychology”), Greg Luzniak (“Marvel Comics”), Des Taylor (“DESPOP,” “Titan Comics”), Sean Hoade (“Zombie School Confidential”), Tim Lundmark (“Hell Has Become Our Home”), Brockton McKinney (“GingerDead Man”), Stephanie Miller (“Read to Your Pets”), Magen Mitchell (“Obake Style”) and many others.
Top celebrities attending the event include Matt Smith (“The Crown”) and Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), Jewel Staite (“Firefly,” “Stargate: Atlantis”), WWE® Diva Paige™, Mark Pellegrino (“Supernatural,” “Lost”), Elizabeth Henstridge and Brett Dalton (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Sean Maguire (“Once Upon a Time”), WWE® Diva Paige™, Michael Rooker ( Guardians of the Galaxy, “The Walking Dead”), Barry Bostwick (The Rocky Horror Picture Show, “Spin City”), John Schneider (“Smallville,” “Dukes of Hazzard”), Eddie McClintock (“Warehouse 13,” “Bones”), Jason Mewes (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks), Ian Ziering (Sharknado ), Charles Martinet (voice actor: “Super Mario”), Amber Benson (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) and more.
Wizard World comic con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Las Vegas show hours are Friday, March 18, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, March 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wizard World Las Vegas is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Las Vegas, visit http://wizd.me/LasVegasPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Store ( www.shopwizardworld.com), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com ), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2016 Wizard World comic con schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.