Pa. Convention Center Also To Feature ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars Michael
Rooker and Norman Reedus, William Shatner, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite,
Superstar Comics Creators
NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA – “Castle” Star Nathan Fillion, fellow “Serenity” and Firefly headliner Summer Glau, Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee and WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Daniel Bryan®
are at the top of a standout roster of celebrity guests scheduled to
appear at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2 at the
Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the third in the 2013 series
produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a
top-drawer collection of well-known artists and writers and a variety of
activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Lee will appear on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2; Cena is
scheduled for Thursday, May 30; and Bryan will be on site on Saturday,
June 1 only. Other standout celebrities attending include William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), “The Walking Dead” duo of Michael Rooker and Norman Reedus, Adam Baldwin (“Serenity,” Firefly), Jewel Staite (“Serenity,” Firefly), Manu Bennett (“Arrow,” The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and many others.
Additionally, all full price attendees will receive a free copy of the Exclusive Variant Cover of The Walking Dead #1 comic, available only at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con.
Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Bryan Hitch (“America’s Got Powers,” “Wolverine”), Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Captain America”), Leinil Yu (“Hulk,” “Fantastic Four”), Howard Chaykin (“New Avengers,” “Iron Man”) and Barry Kitson (“Thor,” “Spider-Man”).
Also featured in the autograph area are the “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” trio of James Marsters, Charisma Carpenter and Juliet Landau, the “Charmed” threesome of Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs and Brian Krause, “The Fonz” Henry Winkler, “Brat Packer” Andrew McCarthy and “NCIS” star Lauren Holly, among dozens of popular celebrities.
World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to
celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels,
comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art,
collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
show hours are Thursday, May 30, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, May 31, noon – 7
p.m.; Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 10 a.m. – 5
For more on the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-pa.html.
About Wizard World:
World 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. The events often feature
celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as
premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.