Toy Superstars Clayburn Moore, the Four Horsemen and Randy Falk of NECA Will Be On-Hand With Exclusives and More!
Congers, NY (April 14, 2008) – The Wizard World comic convention is coming to Philadelphia from May 30th to June 1st, and they’re bringing with them an array of events containing major reveals and exciting news for the toy industry! The convention will host the 1st Annual ToyFare Hall of Fame Awards, an awards ceremony created for the sole purpose of honoring and celebrating those entities that have had a significant and lasting impact on the toy industry. Along with the inaugural award ceremony, Wizard World Philadelphia will also showcase numerous How-To-Sculpt workshops with noted sculptors and company overviews and panels packed with exclusive information!
The Wizard World Philadelphia convention will include:
· The 1st Annual ToyFare Hall of Fame Awards, where “ToyFare” Magazine will honor three entities for their significant contributions to and impact on the toy industry. This year’s inaugural inductees are Randy Falk of NECA, Clayburn Moore and the Four Horsemen. The ceremony for the 1st Annual ToyFare Hall of Fame Awards will be held on Friday, May 30th at 5 PM in the ToyFare Theatre.
· Panels with some of the leading toy companies, designers and sculptors, including Diamond Select, Sideshow Collectibles, C.S. Moore Studio, Shiflett Brothers Originals, Tonner, Inc., NECA, Four Horsemen Studios, Far East Monsters and Nightmare Armor Studios. These panels will feature world premieres, exclusive announcements and big prize giveaways.
· Informative How-To-Sculpt workshops with some of the best action figure, statue and bust sculptors in the toy industry. Randy Falk of NECA, Robert Tonner of Tonner, Inc., the Four Horsemen of Four Horsemen Studios, Clayburn Moore of C. S. Moore Studio, and the Shiflett Brothers from Shiflett Brothers Originals will all give insight into how they’ve perfected their craft and how you can, too!
Wizard Entertainment is the industry leader in the comic book and collectibles market. Wizard publishes Wizard: The Magazine of Comics, Entertainment and Pop Culture, ToyFare: The Toy Magazine and Anime Insider, as well as Toy Wishes: The Ultimate Guide to Family Entertainment and Special Operations. Wizard’s publications have a monthly national readership of more than two million and are currently sold in 25 countries and five languages. Wizard World, the convention division of Wizard Entertainment, is a four-city tour that brings the best in comics, film, television, anime and collectibles to Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago and Dallas. WizardUniverse.com is the online destination for all Wizard publications as well as online-exclusive articles. WizardUniverse.com’s content spans the full range of Wizard’s pop culture subject manner. For the latest news of interest to readers of all Wizard publications, Wizard Universe can be found online at www.wizarduniverse.com
||Posted by Daniel Pickett