‘DOCTOR WHO’ DUO PETER CAPALDI AND PEARL MACKIE, JON HEDER, HENRY WINKLER AMONG TOP CELEBRITIES SCHEDULED TO ATTEND WIZARD WORLD COMIC CON AUSTIN, SEPT. 21-23
Wizard World Comic Con returns to Austin for ninth year with Holly Marie Combs, Brian Krause, Kevin Sorbo, Charisma Carpenter, Thomas Ian Nicholas also headlining guest roster; talented comics creators, live entertainment, variety of exhibitors, cosplayers, robust programming to take place at Austin Convention Center
(AUSTIN, TEXAS – Aug. 24, 2018; source: Juice Consulting) Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2018 schedule with its ninth trip to the Austin Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Austin, Sept. 21-23. The “Doctor Who” duo of Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie, Jon Heder (“Napoleon Dynamite,” “Blades of Glory”), Henry Winkler (“Happy Days,” “Barry”), Holly Marie Combs (“Charmed,” “Picket Fences”), Charisma Carpenter (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”), Brian Krause (“Charmed”), Kevin Sorbo (“Hercules,” “Andromeda”) and Thomas Ian Nicholas (“Rookie of the Year,” “American Pie”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the comic con and pop culture extravaganza.
Capaldi, Mackie and Carpenter will appear on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22; Heder and Krause will attend on Saturday and Sunday; the others are scheduled to attend all three days.
Wizard World Comic Con Austin will also feature non-stop live entertainment, gaming, exclusive Q&A sessions with top celebrities, movie screenings hosted by stars and directors and more. Details to follow soon.
Wizard World is the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Austin will feature Mike Grell (“Green Arrow,” “Batman”), Jonathan Glapion (“Dark Knights Metal,” “Wonder Woman”), Tom Cook (“Masters of the Universe,” “Smurfs”), Jason Meets (“Superhero Tykes,” “Spawn”), Steve Pulawa (“Aurora Rise,” “Patriotica”), Tracy Lawson (“Revolt,” “Counteract”), Jeremy Clark (“Grimm Fairy Tales,” “Day of the Dead”) and more.
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 12th event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, Austin show hours are Friday, Sept. 21, 4 – 9 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Comic Con Austin 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 Austin, visit www.wizd.me/AustinPR.
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: www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.
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