Dan Slott, Matteo Lolli, Will Sliney, Mike Zeck, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam, Rob Liefeld, Ethan Van Sciver Also Headline Lineup Of 175+ Comics Creators At Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- April 15, 2015 -- Rafa Sandoval (“Superboy,” “Catwoman”), Neal Adams ("Batman," "X-Men"), Andrés Guinaldo (“Superboy,” “JLA’s), Ken Kelly (“KISS Album Covers,” “Micronauts”), J.G. Jones (“Batman B&W,” “Green Lantern Corps”), Rob Liefeld (“Deadpool”), Dan Slott (“Silver Surfer,” “Mighty Avengers”), Matteo Lolli (“Wolverine and the X-Men,” “Thunderbolts”) and Will Sliney (“Spider-Man 2099,” “Amazing Spider-Man”) headline the roster of more than 175 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, May 7-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the 15th trip to Philadelphia for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the 10th event on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con calendar.
Others in Artist Alley include “CAFU” ("Earth-2," "Trigon - Villains Month"), Mike Zeck (“Spider-Man,” “Captain America”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”) Michael Golden ("Daredevil," "Hulk") Clay Mann (“Batman Eternal,” “Harley Quinn”), Tyler Kirkham (“Superboy,” “Green Lantern”), Renee Witterstaetter (“She Hulk,” “Avengers”), Ethan Van Sciver ("Justice League"), Dean Haspiel ("American Splendor," "Batman"), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Brad Guigar ("Evil Inc," "Phables"), Peter David (“The Incredible Hulk,” “X-Factor”), Tom DeFalco (Former Editor-In-Chief - “MARVEL Comics”), Billy Martin (Lead Guitarist/Keyboardist, Good Charlotte; Artist - “TMNT New Animated Adventures”) and dozens of others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 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 “Doctor Who” stars David Tennant and Billie Piper, Ben McKenzie (“Gotham,” “The O.C.”), Nathan Fillion (“Serenity,” “Castle”), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), Hayley Atwell (“Agent Carter,” Captain America: The First Avenger), Burt Reynolds (Smokey and the Bandit, Deliverance), Karl Urban (Star Trek, The Bourne Supremacy), WWE® Superstars Roman Reigns™, Dolph Ziggler™, Randy Orton®, Sting™ and WWE® Diva Paige™, Summer Glau (“Firefly”), Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls, “Party of Five”), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy) 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 Philadelphia show hours are Thursday, May 7, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, May 8, 12-7 p.m.; Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/PhiladelphiaPR.
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.
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