Atlanta, GA, May 21, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Question-and-answer sessions featuring “Doctor Who” star Karen Gillan, James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Caprica”), Michael Rooker (“The Walking Dead,” Guardians of the Galaxy), WWE® Superstar Big Show®, “Heroes” cast members Milo Ventimiglia and Robert Knepper and other celebrities top the robust programming schedule at Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con, Friday through Sunday, May 30-June 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.
Some of the highlights of the schedule include:
Interactive Q&A sessions with Gillan (Sat., 5 p.m.), Marsters (Sat., noon.), Rooker (Sat., 3 p.m.), Big Show (Sat., 3 p.m.), Captain America star Anthony Mackie (Sat, 4 p.m.), social media phenoms Jerome Jarre (Sat., noon) and Andrew “KingBach” Bachelor (Sat., 1 p.m.), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. headliner J. August Richards (Sun., 1 p.m.), “Hercules” Kevin Sorbo (Sat., 4:15 p.m.) and other celebrities; “Heroes” reunion with Ventimiglia and Knepper (Sat., 1 p.m.)
Informative discussions with noted comics creators June Brigman, Greg Laroque and Billy Martin (Fri., 5:30 p.m.), Jerry Ordway (Sun., noon), J.M. Dematteis, Justin Jordan, Nathan Edmondson and Danny Fingeroth (Sat., 11 a.m.), Nathan Massengill, Drew Geraci and Roy Richardson (Sat., 3:30 p.m.), Genese Davis, Rob Prior, Neal Adams, Eric Kieron and Brigman (Sat., 6 p.m.) and more; “Wizard World Creator Pro Am: Drink & Draw, (Fri,., 8:30 p.m., Game-X, 275 Baker St.) (21+ only)
Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7:15 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 3 p.m.); Wizard World Comic Con Film Festival, featuring selected shorts and music videos (Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat.. 2-5 p.m., Sun., 1-4 p.m.); Meet-and-greets with Jason David Frank (Sat., 10:30 a.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.) (paid events); Kids Day (Sunday), with an array of kids and family activities designed just for the younger set, highlighted by the Green Ranger Power Hour with Frank (1:30 p.m.)
Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Georgia World Congress Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.
A full list of Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con programming is available at http://www.wizardworld.com/programming-atlanta.html (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change).
Wizard World Atlanta is the seventh of 16 events currently scheduled 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 special attractions. For more on the event, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-atlanta.html.