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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Boreanaz, Fillion, Goldberg, Lloyd Headline Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

Karen Gillan, Karl Urban, Evan Peters, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Five WWE® Standouts, Top Comics Creators At Pop Culture Festival At Pennsylvania Convention Center PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 – David Boreanaz (“Bones,” “Angel”), Nathan Fillion (“Castle,”Serenity), Whoopi Goldberg (“The View,” Sister Act), Christopher Lloyd (“Taxi,” Back to the Future), Karen Gillan (“Doctor Who,” Guardians of the Galaxy) and Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints) are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, June 19-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the eighth of 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and

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Oh, Doctor! Matt Smith, Karen Gillan To Attend Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con

Dual Photo Ops Sunday, May 4 ‘Eleventh Doctor’ In ‘Doctor Who’ Series To Appear Sunday, May 4; ‘Amy Pond’ Actress Saturday And Sunday Morning, May 3-4 At Inaugural Pop Culture Festival At Minneapolis Convention Center MINNEAPOLIS, April 21, 2014 – 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,” and Karen Gillan, who portrayed “Amy Pond,” will appear at the inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con. Gillan will attend on Saturday, May 3, and the morning of Sunday, May 4, while Smith is scheduled to appear on Sunday. Both will

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Five WWE Stars At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

Massive WWE® Presence at Philadelphia Comic Con Includes WWE® Superstars John Cena® & Batista™, WWE® Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino™ and WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™, To Attend Wizard World June 20-21-22 The Largest WWE® presence ever at Philadelphia Comic Con spans multiple generations with guests on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Special VIP Packages are available now! NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 – Wizard World today announced that two WWE Superstars, a WWE Hall of Famer and two WWE Divas will appear at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, June 20-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™, WWE® Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino™ WWE® Superstars John Cena and Batista™ and are scheduled to greet fans, sign autographs

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Fillion, Reedus, Cohan, Marsters Top Celebs At Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con

Nathan Fillion, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, James Marsters, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael Rooker Headline Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con, May 30 – June 1 Jon Bernthal, Jason David Frank, Robert Knepper, Top Comics Creators Also Among Top Stars At Pop Culture Festival At Georgia World Congress Center ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 – Nathan Fillion (“Castle,” Serenity), Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Jon Bernthaland Michael Rooker of “The Walking Dead,” James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Torchwood”), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes,” Rocky Balboa), Darryl McDaniels “D.M.C.” (“Run-D.M.C.”) Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”), and Robert Knepper (“Prison Break,” Hitman) are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con, May 30-June 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center. It is the seventh

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Programming Highlights At Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con

‘Firefly,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ William Shatner, Bruce Campbell Q&A’s, Evening Parties, Superhero-Themed Panels Headline Programming At Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con This Weekend Sessions With Eliza Dushku, Sean Astin, Adam West & Burt Ward, Ralph Macchio, Top Creators, St. Louis ‘Weatherbird,’ Comics History, Speed Dating, Film Festival, Video Game Discussions Among Dozens Of Panels At America’s Center Friday Through Sunday ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2014 – Question-and-answer sessions featuring stars of “Firefly” andSerenity Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin and Alan Tudyk, individual discussions with “Doctor Who” headliners Matt Smith and Karen Gillan and panels featuring William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Bruce Campbell (“Burn Notice,” Evil Dead), Sean Astin(The Lord of the Rings, Rudy) and other celebrities

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Marvel Comics & Wizard World Reveal ‘Hulk #1’ Exclusive Variant Cover For Minneapolis Comic Con

Marvel Comics & Wizard World Reveal ‘Hulk #1’ Exclusive Variant Cover By Mike Grell For Minneapolis Comic Con VIP Attendees Receive Free Copy At Minneapolis Convention Center, May 2-4; Continues Year-long Series In Which Marvel Offers Exclusive Books At All 16 Wizard World Shows NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 – Marvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today revealed the latest edition of its 2014 series of exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles with the unveiling of Hulk #1, drawn by superstar artist Mike Grell. VIP attendees at Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, May 2-4 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, will receive a free copy of

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Wizard World Chicago Presents: Bruce Campbell’s Horror Fest March 6-8, 2015

  Wizard World Chicago Presents: Bruce Campbell’s Horror Fest March 6-8, 2015 ‘The Evil Dead,’ ‘Army of Darkness’ Star To Emcee Full Three-Day Event Celebrating Everything Horror; Many Other Genre Stars, Directors, Writers To Attend; New Content To Be Available On Wizard World’s Cinedigm Channel ROSEMONT, Ill., March 24, 2014 – It will be a Wizard World show like fans have never seen when the one and only Bruce Campbell emcees an entire weekend of horror at Wizard World Chicago Presents: Bruce Campbell’s Horror Fest, March 6-8, 2015, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The Army of Darkness and The Evil Dead star puts on what

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WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior To Appear At Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, Saturday, May 3

Former WWE Champion, 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee Joins William Shatner, Ralph Macchio Other Celebs At Pop Culture Festival At Minneapolis Convention Center MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2014 – One of the most influential stars in WWE history will make his first Wizard World appearance when WWE® Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior™ attends the inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con on Saturday, May 3 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The legendary Superstar will join notable celebrities like William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy) and Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny) at the event. The Ultimate Warrior was one of the most iconic and exciting

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