WizardWorld Chicago Comic Con 2014 – A Look Back

[Editor’s Note: The dreaded Con Funk infected us here at ASM headquarters, causing the delay in this article.] We’ve been going to WizardWorld Chicago, also known as Chicago Comic-Con, for over a decade, so we’ve seen the convention go through many changes over the years.   We’ve seen the convention grow, we’ve seen the floor layout expand and change, we’ve seen the focus switch from a comic convention to a pop-culture gathering.  So, while we like to look at each year as its own separate entity, it’s hard to not compare the convention to those from the past. WizardWorld Chicago 2014

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Boreanaz, Reedus, Smith, Gillan Headline Wizard World Chicago Comic Con Celebrity Roster

David Boreanaz, Norman Reedus, Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Katie Cassidy, Stan Lee Headline Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 Five WWE® Standouts Including Superstar John Cena®, Five ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars, Anthony Mackie, Evan Peters, Top Comics Creators Also Among Top Stars At Pop Culture Festival At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center ROSEMONT, Ill., June 25, 2014 – David Boreanaz (“Bones,” “Angel”), Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (“Doctor Who,”), Katie Cassidy (“Arrow”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”) and comics legend Stan Lee are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is largest and longest-running

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Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2013 – The Stuff We Wished We Saw

As mentioned in our previous Chicago Comic Con gallery article, there was a lot that we felt we missed this year at the con.  Well, thanks to Jerry Milani and the other fine folks at Wizard, we were provided some images that their staff photographers took.  After looking through them, here are some of the best things that I personally wish we had seen.  A bunch of pictures, so they’re hidden behind the jump.

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Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2013 In Pictures

While at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con this past weekend, we were on a mission to take pictures of some of the cooler costumes and displays we saw.  Interestingly enough, it seemed that although the extra space made it easier to get around, having two floors to cover made it seem like we were always missing some cool costume disappearing down an aisle, never to be seen again.  There was a fantastic Brienne costumer that we were unable to photograph, and we couldn’t find her again.  Besides the two floors, another reason could be that with the new layout of

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Wizard World Chicago Comic Con Is On!

Wizard World’s Chicago Comic Con (http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html) has started, and we at ASM will be hitting the show on Saturday.  If you are going, please look for us and say “Hi!” To whet your appetite for the show, here are a few video links, courtesy of the folks at Wizard. And be sure to check out their fan page for updates from the floor!  http://vip.me/SocialWorld

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More Than 100 Hours Of Programming Set For Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 8-11

More Than 100 Hours Of Programming Set For All Four Days At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 8-11 Q&As With Stars Stan Lee, Michael Shannon, John Barrowman, WWE® Superstar CM Punk®; Firefly, Smallville Cast Reunions; Tons Of Comics And Artist Panels; Costume Contests; Meet-And Greets; Evening Programming Also Featured At Pop Culture Festival At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., July 29, 2013 – From interactive Q&As with celebrities like Stan Lee, Michael Shannon, Robert Rodriguez, John Barrowman and WWE® Superstar CM Punk® to reunions of the “Firefly” and “Smallville” casts to comics panels, costume contests, evening parties and more, Wizard World

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J. Scott Campbell, Alan Davis, Esad Ribic, Pasqual Ferry Headline Roster Of 325 Comics Creators At Chicago Comic Con

Harvey Tolibao, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Kenneth Rocafort, Neal Adams, Ramon F. Bachs, Francis Portela, Greg Land, 16 Eisner Award Winners And Nominees Also To Appear At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center In Rosemont, Ill. NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22, 2013 – 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,

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‘Machete Kills,’ ‘Sin City’ Director Robert Rodriguez To Attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

Grindhouse, From Dusk Till Dawn, Once Upon a Time in Mexico Director Joins Pop Culture Festival At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center In Rosemont, Ill.; Featuring “A Conversation With… Robert Rodriguez” on Friday Evening, August 9 and Appearance on Saturday, August 10 NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., July 15, 2013 – 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. Rodriguez, whose previous movies include Machete, Sin

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