Just three weeks until the inaugural Fandemic Tour, a new touring comic con, will debut at the Sacramento Convention Center June 22-24, 2018. Fandemic Tour is produced by the former CEO of Wizard World, John Macaluso, is now bringing that experience back to Sacramento and a new show in Houston, rescheduled from 2017 due to Hurricane Harvey. Fandemic Tour will stop in Houston Sept. 14-16, 2018. Many of the celebrities and notable artists and authors are featured in interactive programming throughout the weekend. A key feature of any great comic con, programming is where the fans get a chance to really get to know their favorite stars, hear breaking news about their current and future projects, meet like-minded fans of the content and maybe learn something new about pop culture, fandom and how their peers are using their passions to create social change. (more...)
Amazing Comic Conventions is excited to announce a return in 2018 with their biggest conventions ever. For the past decade, Amazing Comic Conventions has a tradition of showcasing the very best Architects of Pop Culture. These individuals create and bring to life the characters we love, write the storylines that inspire our favorite movies, tv shows, comics, graphic novels, video games, toys, and collectibles. In 2018, Amazing Comic Conventions will be bringing some of the most beloved celebrities and creators together for an experience like no other. (more...)
Norman Reedus and Jeffrey Dean Morgan are two of the most recognizable names in the entertainment world courtesy of the cultural phenomenon that is The Walking Dead. From September 15-17 in Houston, TX, the pair will headline the first-ever Fandemic Tour, a brand new experiential convention weekend that will bring together celebrities, well-known and emerging comic artists, cosplayers of all shapes and sizes, and exhibitors with merchandise designed to offer something for every type of pop culture fan. (more...)
DC Entertainment today announced that the next chapter in Frank Miller's heralded DARK KNIGHT storyline, THE DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE (DKIII) will be available tomorrow, November 25, in comic shops and online retailers everywhere. This eight-issue limited series is the sequel to the 1986 classic THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and the follow up to THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN, published in 2001. (more...)
The worlds of comic books and science fiction collide with spectacular results and everyone comes out a winner at Wintercon, December 5-6, 2015 at the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, New York! (more...)
MILWAUKIE,Ore., Oct. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ During a special panel at New York Comic Con 2015, Dark Horse Comics in conjunction with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment announced thatAVATAR, the highest-grossing film in history, will expand into the world of comic books in anticipation of the three upcoming film sequels. (more...)
Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Skybound, Robert Kirkman's imprint at Image Comics, today announced that Ghost Rider and X-Force artist Clayton Crain has drawn the eighth in a yearlong series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of The Walking Dead #1 comic (more...)
Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and Skybound, Robert Kirkman's imprint at Image Comics, today announced that cartoonist/illustrator Michael Cho will draw the first in a yearlong series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of The Walking Dead #1 comic (more...)
It is the 15th of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature top celebrities and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions. (more...)
Morena Baccarin ("Homeland," "Stargate SG-1"), Karen Gillan ("Doctor Who," Guardians of the Galaxy), Evan Peters (X-Men: Days of Future Past, American Horror Story), WWE Phenom The Undertaker and Katie Cassidy ("Arrow," "Gossip Girl") are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Co (more...)
Neal Adams ('Batman,' 'Green Lantern'), Leinil Yu ('Hulk,' 'Wolverine'), Rafael Albuquerque ('Superboy,' 'American Vampire'), Salvador Larroca ('Avengers vs. X-Men,' 'Captain America') and Jim Cheung ('Iron Man,' 'Fantastic Four') are among the more than 315 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is largest and longest-running of the 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature more than 50 celebrities as well as a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Mike Zeck ('Spider-Man,' 'Punisher'), Marv Wolfman ('DCU Online,' 'Crisis on Infinite Earths'), Arthur Suydam ('Marvel Zombies,' 'Army of Darkness'), Greg Horn ('Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Avengers'), Rob Prior ('Heavy Metal,' 'Spawn the Impaler'), Andrés Guinaldo ('Superboy,' 'JLA's Vibe'), Alvaro Martinez ('Cataclysm,' 'Ultimate X-Men'),Carmen Carnero ('The Punisher,' 'The Superior Foes of Spider-Man'), Michael Golden ('Batman,' 'Hulk'), James O'Barr ('The Crow,' 'Uncoffined')), Mike McKone ('Justice League United,' 'Astonishing X-Men') and many others will appear in Artist Alley throughout the four-day convention.
In addition, VIP attendees will receive a free copy of Guardians of the Galaxy #17, featuring an exclusive variant cover drawn by Martinez. Many other artists will have exclusive lithographs and prints, provided free to VIPs and available to all fans for purchase.
David Boreanaz ('Bones,' 'Angel'), Norman Reedus ('The Walking Dead,' Boondock Saints), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan ('Doctor Who,'), Katie Cassidy ('Arrow,' 'Gossip Girl'), Patrick Stewart (X-Men, 'Star Trek: TNG') William Shatner ('Star Trek,' 'T.J. Hooker') and comics legend Stan Lee top the celebrity roster at the event. Wrestling fans are geared for the appearance of five WWE standouts, including WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino and WWE Diva Paige.
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, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Chicago Comic Con show hours are Thursday, August 21, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 22, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, August 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2014 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)
Marvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today revealed the latest edition of its 2014 series of exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles with the unveiling of Death of Wolverine #1, drawn by noted artist John Tyler Christopher. VIP attendees at the inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, September 12-14 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, will receive a free copy of the limited-edition book at registration.
Christopher, who also drew the Amazing Spider-Man #1 variant cover for Atlanta Comic Con in May, is scheduled to be on site at the event to sign copies of Death of Wolverine #1 (autograph fees may apply). Leading professional comic grader CGC will also be on hand to accept books for grading and Signature Series.
The exclusive version of Death of Wolverine #1 will be limited to 3,000 copies and provided free at registration to all Wizard World Richmond Comic Con VIP attendees, including any celebrity VIP packages.
Carpenter's work follows the first nine entries in the Wizard World variant cover series: Miracleman #1 and Miracleman #2, both drawn by Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams for Portland Comic Con (Jan. 24-26) and New Orleans Comic Con (Feb. 7-9), respectively; Wolverine #1, illustrated by noted cover artist Greg Horn, for Sacramento Comic Con (March 7-9); Daredevil #1 by Michael Golden for Louisville Comic Con (March 28-30); Wolverine & The X-Men #1 by David Mack for St. Louis Comic Con (April 4-6); Hulk #1 by Mike Grell for Minneapolis Comic Con (May 2-4); Christopher's Amazing Spider-Man #1 for Atlanta Comic Con (May 30 - June 1), Amazing Spider-Man #1.2 by J.G. Jones for Philadelphia Comic Con (June 19-22) and 100th Anniversary X-Men Special #1 by Jorge Molina for San Antonio Comic Con (Aug. 1-3). Alvaro Martinez has completed a cover of Guardians of the Galaxy #17 for Chicago Comic Con (Aug. 21-24).
'John Tyler Christopher has proven time and time again why he's one of the best cover artists working today,' says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. 'He knows how to make a cover that really jumps out at you and we couldn't be happier with the design he's turned in for this exclusive cover for Richmond Comic Con.'
Christopher is an illustrator from Seattle, Wash., currently based out of Atlanta. A member of Studio Revolver, his work has appeared on the covers of Witchblade, as a designer for Star Wars Miniatures, and in the pages of Dungeon & Dragons, a variety of White Wolf publications & Mutants and Masterminds.
'Wolverine' is one of the classic Marvel characters, always well represented at Wizard World shows, and John Tyler Christopher has done another excellent job in the latest version of this popular series,' says John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO.
The beginning of the end is now here...The Death Of Wolverine! Three Months To Die, the loss of Wolverine's healing factor - all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade. Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does...but even the best fade away eventually. Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher-and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he's never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.
Steven Yeun, Sarah Wayne Callies, Michael Rooker and Jon Bernthal of 'The Walking Dead,' Adam West and Burt Ward of 'Batman', Manu Bennett (The Hobbit, 'Arrow'), Dave Bautista (a.k.a. WWE Superstar Batista, also starring in the summer blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy), WWE Hall of Famer Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat and James Marsters ('Buffy The Vampire Slayer,' 'Torchwood') are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Richmond Comic Con. It is the 11th of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
In addition to Christopher, superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams ('Batman,' 'X-Men'), Ethan Van Sciver ('Green Lantern,' 'Flash'), Kevin Eastman (Co-Creator, 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'), Joe Caramanga ('Iron Man & The Armor Wars,' 'Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man'), Kevin Maguire ('Justice League,' 'Batman Confidential'), Golden ('Hulk,' 'Star Wars'), Arthur Suydam ('Marvel Zombies,' 'Army of Darkness') and Horn ('Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'The Avengers').
For more on the 2014 Wizard Richmond Comic Con, go to http://www.wizd.me/RichmondPR.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, cosplay, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
About Marvel Entertainment, LLC
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information, visit marvel.com.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)
DC Entertainment (DCE) will descend upon Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014 with a terrific line-up of all-star panels, can't-miss events, and exclusive reveals, all to celebrate the milestone 75th anniversary of the world's most popular Super Hero (more...)
Warner Bros. Entertainment will plant its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, with each individual division touting its upcoming offerings, including Film, Television, Interactive and Home Entertainment (more...)