Tag: WizardWorld

 

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….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2016
Reggie Jackson, Jewel Staite, Billy Boyd, Denis O’Hare, Michael Rooker Also Headline Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Sacramento Convention Center SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 12, 2016 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its third trip to Sacramento Convention Center at Wizard World Sacramento, June 17-19….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2016
  ROSEMONT, Ill., March 9, 2016—Horror fans across the Midwest will again be treated to the best in genre film as Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival returns to the Chicago area from August 18-21. The 3rd annual festivities will feature dozens of films including the U.S. and World Premieres of both features and shorts, special…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2016
Always wanted to have a wedding at Wizard World? Now you can with Wizard World Weddings!      EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 7, 2016 – Wizard World fans have shown their love and devotion to all things pop culture for years. Now couples can put their love for each other on full display as Wizard…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 10, 2015
Wizard World’s First Loyalty Program for the Comic Con Crowd The producer of the iconic pop culture conventions enlists a marketing technology innovator to deliver personalized, more memorable experiences for fans PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2015 — When it comes to fan loyalty, there’s arguably no more devout group than the multitudes of decked-out fans attending…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2015
Fans Can Receive this Limited Edition DC Comics Variant Comic, Which Includes Harley Quinn’s First Appearance, from Premium Monthly Box Service ComicConBox EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wizard World, Inc.’s (OTCBB:WIZD) ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service that delivers Comic Con to fans, will include a limited edition exclusive DC Comics variant cover The Batman Adventures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Sold Out! ComicConBox.com Delivers Comic Con to the Doorsteps of Fans EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) (“Wizard World”) today announced a complete sellout of the first edition of ComicConBox™, a premium monthly box service business that launched last week. As of next month, a limited premium subscription will be offered to fans. First…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
“The Biggest Little City in the World” has a big new attraction, as Wizard World this week announced the addition of Reno, Nevada, as the 16th show on the 2014 Comic Con calendar. Already the world’s largest pop culture convention series, Wizard World will host Reno Comic Con, Nov. 21-23 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center….

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2012
ATTLEBORO, MA. — Kasual Friday, LLC announced today it has entered into agreement with MGM to manufacture and market a variety of products based on classic MGM properties including the Rocky series, RoboCop and Army of Darkness beginning in 2012. The product line will launch May 31st at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con and celebrate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2012
NEW YORK, March 5, 2012 – Wizard World, which 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, mourns the passing of multimedia star Davy Jones, who died Wednesday in Florida.  Jones, best known as a star of “The…

 

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