Des Moines, IA, May 17, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Phil Hester (“The Wretch,” “Green Arrow”), Chad Hardin ("Harley Quinn," "Justice League"), Ande Parks (“Green Arrow,” Daredevil”), Tom Cook (“Masters of the Universe,” “Smurfs”), Ryan Kinkaid (Zenescope, Big Dog Ink), Dale Campbell Jr. (“The World According to the Bagleys”), Jim Mehsling (“Star Wars,” Topps) and Clinton Hobart (Licensed Disney Fine Artist) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend the 2018 Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines, June 1-3 at the Iowa Events Center.
This year is the fourth consecutive year that Wizard World takes over the Iowa Events Center, with a weekend that will feature many demonstrations and discussions at the Creative Stage.
Artist Alley in Des Moines will also feature such notable creators as Eddy Decker (“Far-Out!”), Steve Pulawa (“Aurora Rise,” “Patriotica”), Brent Woodside (Lucas Arts, Wizards of the Coast), Jim Ferguson (“The Princess Bride,” “Adventure Time”), Jerry Pesce (PescEffect), Nan McAdam (Saving Mim, Last of the Magicians series), Jason Meents (“Superhero Tykes,” “Spawn”) and others.
Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines will also feature non-stop live entertainment, gaming, exclusive Q&A sessions with top celebrities such as Winston Duke (Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War), Gregg Sulkin (“Runaways,” “Faking It”), Matt Ryan (“Legends of Tomorrow,” “Constantine”), James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Vidiots”) and many others, a dedicated kids zone and more, along with Wizard World’s Master of Ceremonies, Kato Kaelin.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The sixth event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, Des Moines show hours are Friday, June 1, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, June 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines 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 evening.
For more on the 2018 Wizard World Des Moines, visit http://wizd.me/DesMoinesPR.
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 culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment 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 teamed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives. Additional initiatives may include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows, fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can interact with Wizard World at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2018 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.