Des Moines, IA, May 21, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Neal Adams ("Batman," "X-Men"), Dean Haspiel (“Bored to Death,” “Billy Dogma”), Phil Hester (“Wonder Woman,” “Green Hornet”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Rob Liefeld (“Deadpool”), Kenneth Rocafort (“Superman,” “Red Hood”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Mike Zeck (“Spider-Man,” “Captain America”), Michael Golden ("Daredevil," "Hulk") headline the roster of more than 100 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines, June 12-14 at the Iowa Events Center. It is the first trip to Des Moines for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the 12th event on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con calendar.
Others in Artist Alley include Jai Nitz ("Dream Thief," "Amazing Spider-Man"), Renee Witterstaetter (“She Hulk,” “Avengers”), Jeff Balke ("Urban Legends"), Andy Brase ("Assassin’s Creed," “The Incredible Hulk”), Buzz ("JSA," "Vampirella"), Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “She-Ra”), Ron Wagner ("Green Lantern," "The Legion of Superheroes"), Mike Vasquez (“Adventure Time,” “Upper Deck”), Jeremiah Lambert (“Transformers,” “Tonka Truck”) and dozens of others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines attendees will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead #1” comic, drawn by a top Wizard World artist. Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.
Celebrities attending include William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Brian’s Song), Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead,” “Southland”), Cassandra Peterson ("Elvira, Mistress of the Dark"), Jewel Staite ("Firefly," “Stargate: Atlantis”), Alex Kingston ("Doctor Who," "Arrow") and WWE® Superstar Seth Rollins™ and Diva Paige™, Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon a Time,” “Breaking Bad”), Jason Mewes (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks), Manu Bennett (“Arrow,” The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” God’s Not Dead) and many others.
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. Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines show hours are Friday, June 12, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, June 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, June 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/Des MoinesPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (http://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 CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM). Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
Wizard World 2015 schedule available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015.