Tag: WizardWorld

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2018
  CULVER CITY, Calif., February 12, 2018 – Wizard World, one of the country’s largest producers of fan conventions with over 500,000 visitors each year, has teamed up with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives, it was announced today by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2018
Iconic Creator To Make Special Appearances At America’s Center Feb. 3-4, Huntington Convention Center Of Cleveland March 3-4   ST. LOUIS and CLEVELAND, January 18, 2018 – Stan Lee , the legendary comic book writer, editor, actor, producer and publisher, today announced that he will attend Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis, February 3-4, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 16, 2018
‘Drax the Destroyer’ To Appear Saturday at Three Of Wizard World’s Longest Running Events   LOS ANGELES, January 16, 2018 – Dave Bautista , who wowed fans as “Drax the Destroyer” in Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014 and in last summer’s blockbuster sequel, will make triumphant returns to Wizard World Comic Con events in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2018
Hugely Popular ‘Captain Jack Harkness’ from ‘Torchwood/Doctor Who’ And ‘Malcolm Merlyn’ In ‘Arrow’ and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ To Attend Feb. 3-4 in St. Louis, March 3-4 in Cleveland   LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2018 – Perhaps best known for roles as “Captain Jack Harkness” from “Doctor Who/Torchwood” and “Malcolm Merlyn” in the hit series “Arrow”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2017
Howard Chaykin, Jaime Hernandez, Olivia, Agnes Garbowska Headline Artist Alley At Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, January 5-7   David Mack, Mike Grell, Marat Michaels, Arthur Suydam, Amy Chu Among Talented Comics Creators At New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center; Legendary Stan Lee Also Appearing As Celebrity Guest   NEW ORLEANS, December 11,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 5, 2017
‘Clara Oswald’ Returns To Wizard World Tour, Joins David Tennant At New Orleans Morial Convention Center   NEW ORLEANS, December 5, 2017 – Jenna Coleman, who portrayed “Clara Oswald,” the occasional “travelling assistant” to the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC series “Doctor Who,” returns to the Wizard World Tour next month when she attends Wizard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 28, 2017
‘Tenth Doctor’ To Conduct Photo Ops, Autograph Sessions, Q&A Panel At New Orleans Morial Convention Center   NEW ORLEANS, November 28, 2017 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced that David Tennant, who starred as the “Tenth Doctor” on the long-running series “Doctor Who,” will appear at Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans on Friday…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2017
Fourth Quarter 2017 Shows In Biloxi, Montgomery, Springfield, Peoria, Winston-Salem Postponed To 2018; Chicago, Philadelphia Lead 11 Returning Events; Boise, Others To Be Added LOS ANGELES, September 26, 2017 – Pushing ahead with an aggressive move into new markets while retaining many of its most popular venues, Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2017
Former Nerdist.com Editor To Oversee Editorial Content on: Digital, Video, Alternative and Live Platforms As Wizard World Further Expands Its Reach and Brand LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2017 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announces the appointment of Brian Walton to lead the company’s cross-platform editorial efforts as Director of Content. Walton, who formerly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 7, 2017
11-Time Harvey Award, 10-Time Eisner Honoree To Be Honored At Wizard World Comic Con Columbus, August 4 As Third Recipient LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2017 – Jeff Smith, creator of the famed comic book series BONE was today named the third honoree in the Wizard World Hall of Legends, a new initiative to celebrate the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 29, 2017
Wizard World To Revamp 2017 Schedule With The Addition Of Several New Cities, Loss of Two   Albuquerque Cancelled, Orlando Postponed From ‘17 Slate; New Fall Dates, Cities, Venues Expected To Be Announced In Early July LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2017 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced changes to its pop culture convention…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2017
  Gaming fans will have their hands full all weekend as Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia hosts numerous tournaments during the pop culture extravaganza, June 1-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Open to event ticketholders, they will be held for Tekken 7 and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, with cash prizes to be won…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2017
Wizard World Horror Fest To Combine Special Guest Q&As, Film Premieres, Repertory Screenings, Meet & Greets, & More In Conjunction With Wizard World Comic Cons In Select Cities LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2017—Horror fans across the country are in for a treat as Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) and Bloody-Disgusting (www.bloody-disgusting.com), the most trafficked horror site…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 10, 2017
  ‘Batman v Superman,’ ‘The Social Network’ Star To Make Wizard World Debut At Pennsylvania Convention Center PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2017 – Jesse Eisenberg, who portrays “Lex Luthor” in the 2016 blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and this year’s upcoming Justice League and “Mark Zuckerberg” in the 2010 hit The Social Network among…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2017
Actor, Writer, Producer Known For ‘Platoon,’ ‘Wall Street,’ ‘Two and a Half Men’ To Appear At Minneapolis Convention Center, Iowa Events Center, Pennsylvania Convention Center LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2017 – Hollywood headliner Charlie Sheen, whose dozens of topline film and TV credits include hits “Two and Half Men,” “Anger Management,” Wall Street and Platoon,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2016
Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, James Remar, To Appear At Wizard World Cleveland, St. Louis; Jaime Murray (Cleveland) and Christian Camargo (St. Louis) To Also Attend LOS ANGELES, November 14, 2016 – Fans will have a “killer day” when Michael C. Hall (Dexter Morgan), Jennifer Carpenter (Debra Morgan), James Remar (Harry Morgan), Jaime Murray (Lila…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2016
Carrie Fisher, Tom Felton, Christopher Lloyd, Stephen Amell Top Celebrities At Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, January 6-8, 2017 NEW ORLEANS, November 10, 2016 – Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) will open up its 2017 Comic Con tour with a bang in The Big Easy, as Carrie Fisher (Star Wars ), Tom Felton ( Harry…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 25, 2016
16 Shows Scheduled For The 2017 Tour   LOS ANGELES, October 25, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced its 2017 Tour with 16 shows, beginning in New Orleans, January 6-8, 2017 and completing the year in Austin, November 17-19. The 16 confirmed cities/dates can be found at http://www.wizardworld.com and include: New Orleans,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2016
The future is now! Custom made and autographed machine to be auctioned with all proceeds to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research                   LOS ANGELES, August 9, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc., (WIZD) the preeminent producer of Wizard World Comic Cons across North America, is partnering with The Michael J….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2016
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. today announced the appointment of John D. Maatta as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Wizard World is the leading producer in North America of events and comic conventions that celebrate the very best of pop culture, celebrity, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology and live music….

 

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