Saint Louis, MO, May 20, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Q&A sessions with Robin Lord Taylor (“Gotham”), Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon a Time,” “Breaking Bad”), George Romero (Night of the Living Dead), Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark), Joey Lawrence (“Blossom,” “Melissa & Joey”), Tara Reid (American Pie, Sharknado), Christian Kane (“The Librarians,” “Leverage”), Billy Boyd (Lord of the Rings trilogy), B.J. Britt (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”), a concert by videogame tribute band “Critical Hit,” costume contests, and more are among the programming panels scheduled at Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis, Friday through Sunday at America’s Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.
Some highlights of the more than 100 panels scheduled include:
Interactive Q&As with Taylor (Saturday, 1 p.m.), Esposito (Sunday, 11:30 a.m.), Romero (Saturday, 2 p.m.), Peterson (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.), Lawrence (Saturday, 4 p.m.), Reid (Saturday, 5 p.m.), Grossman (Sunday, 12:30 p.m), Kane (Saturday, noon), Boyd (Saturday, 11 a.m.), Britt (Sunday, 2 p.m.) and others
Dual Q&A sessions with Mallrats tandem Jason Mewes and Michael Rooker (Saturday, 3 p.m.) “Marvel Agent Carter’s” duo Hayley Atwell and Lyndsy Fonseca (Saturday, 4 p.m.), and “The Flash’s” Liam McIntyre and Rick Cosnett (Saturday, 2 p.m.)
Comics-themed sessions with WWE® artist Rob Schamberger (Saturday, 12:15 p.m.), learn how to draw superheroes with Superman’s Ken Lashley (Saturday, 2 p.m.), Marvel Comics at 76 with “She-Hulk’s” Renee Witterstaetter and “Spider-Man’s” Danny Fingeroth (Saturday, 2:30 p.m.)
Sports-themed panel with St. Louis Rams’ Alec Ogletree (Saturday, 3 p.m.)
CONtv Presents: Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank’s “My Morphing Life” (Saturday, 3 p.m.)
Go behind the voices with “Futurama’s” Phil Lamarr, Nintendo’s Charles Martinet and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Gremlins’ Mark Dodson (Saturday, 1 p.m.)
World Of Warcraft’s Composer Jason Hayes presents “Breaking Into The Video Game Industry” (Saturday, 1:30 p.m.). Then at 6 p.m., ‘Critical Hit’ performs original arrangements and electrifying live concerts of music from the most celebrated videogames of all time
Step into the ring with WWE® Superstars Seth Rollins™ (Friday, 8 p.m.), and Diva Paige™ (Sunday, 1:15 p.m.)
Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 3 p.m.), plus cosplay-themed sessions with Wizard World personality Damian Beurer and others
Storytelling with groundbreaking storyteller Michael Golden (Saturday, 1:30 p.m.) among dozens of comics-themed sessions
See Dr. Dan the Pancake Man, the world’s first professional pancake artist, deliver an on-stage demonstration of pancake mastery in motion (Saturday, noon).
Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the America’s Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.
A full list of Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con programming is available at http://www.wizardworld.com/programming-stlouis.html (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change).
Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con is the 11th of 27 events currently scheduled in the 2015 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD). For more on the event, visit www.wizardworld.com/home-stlouis.html.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (http://www.wizd.me/PR) 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 CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.