Chicago, IL, July 28, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Eisner Award winners Humberto Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man”), Gene Ha (“Justice League,” “Superman”), Salvador Larroca (“Iron Man,” “Uncanny X-Men”), David Mack (“Jessica Jones,” “Daredevil”), Dean Haspiel (“Justice League”), Andrew Pepoy (“Batman,” “Star Wars”) as well as Clinton Hobart (Disney fine art), Danny Fingeroth (group editor, “Spider-Man”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), and Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18-21 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is the 13th event on the 2016 Wizard World calendar and 19th year for the show in Chicago.
Other top Wizard World Comic Con Chicago Artist Alley guests include Greg Weisman (“Captain Atom,” “Gargoyles”), Michael Klastorin (author, Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History), Joe Quinones (“Howard the Duck,” “Savage Wolverine”), Rafa Sandoval (“Action Comics”), Carmen Carnero ("Supergirl," “The Punisher”), Genese Davis (author, The Holder’s Dominion), Victor Dandridge (“The Samaritan,” “Origins Unknown”), J.J. Sedelmaier ("SNL cartoons”), Tim Seeley (“Revival,” “Ant Man & The Wasp”), Ant Lucia (“DC Comics Bombshells”), Barry Kitson ("Thor," "Spider-Man"), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Greg Horn (“Marvel: War of Heroes” iPhone app, “Guardians of the Galaxy”) and many others.
Top celebrities attending the event include Carrie Fisher (Star Wars), the Back to the Future trio of Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson, “The X-Files” tandem of Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Dean Ambrose™, Sebastian Stan (Captain America), Norman Reedus and Danai Gurira (“The Walking Dead,” and Charlie Cox (“Daredevil”) and more.
Wizard World comic and gaming 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 Chicago show hours are Thursday, August 18, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 19, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Chicago is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming 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 Wizard World Store (www.shopwizardworld.com), Wizard World Music (http://www.wizardworldmusic.com/), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.