Tag: WizardWorld


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
WizWorldComicConBox2 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
WizWorldComicConBox2 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
davy-jones-monkees-150x150.jpg 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…


by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2011
Famed Brazilian Artist Mike Deodato Jr. To Be Premier Guest of Honor NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 – Gareb Shamus, President and CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD)(“Wizard World”), today announced the addition of a Los Angeles Comic Con to Wizard World’s 2011 lineup.  The show will take place on Sept. 24-25,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2011
Michael McMillian, John Schneider, Adam West, Burt Ward, Chase Masterson Among Headliners At Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con, April 29-30-May 1 At Anaheim Convention Center Nicholas Brendon, Jeff Conaway, Claudia Christian, Elizabeth Röhm Among 400+ Celebrity Guests, Leading Comics Artists, Creative Directors NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., February 23, 2011 – North America’s largest pop-culture…


by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2011
I take no joy in posting this news, but many of the leading comic news websites are posting the news that both Wizard Magazine and Toy Fare Magazine are closing up shop and ceasing publication imediatly.  I know a lot of people think there is some sort of rivalry between Toy Fare and toy websites…


by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2008
THE SCREAM FACTORY will be appearing at Wizard World Chicago, June 26-29 in booth 933, and will unveil a truly unique, amazingly massive and EXTREMELY limited collectible!   The ‘Treehugger’ statue is based on the monstrous characters from the hit mini-series BUMP, featuring a terrifying three dimensional recreation of one of the cannibalistic minions of…


by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2008
Hurley, NY (June 16, 2008) – TONNER today announced the world premier launch of one of the gaming industry’s most recognized personality as a TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE at Wizard World Chicago in TONNER booth #1012. The newest TONNER CHARACTER FIGURE will debut on June 26, 2008 at Wizard World Chicago to an audience of approximately…


by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2008
On Saturday I spent a few hours wandering around Wizard World LA.  It’s still a very small show, so it was a perfect time to introduce my daughter to the world of comic book conventions.  She even went in costume!   We ran into a few special folks, such as Aaron Douglas aka Chief Tyrol…