David Morrissey, Steven Yeun, Tom Mison Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend Inaugural Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas April 24-26
WWE® Superstars Roman Reigns™ and Dean Ambrose™, Emily Kinney, Seth Gilliam, Michael Rooker Also Headline Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Las Vegas Convention Center.
LAS VEGAS, April 2015 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with its first trip to the Las Vegas Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas, April 24-26. David Morrissey (“The Walking Dead,” The Reaping), Tom Mison (“Sleepy Hollow”), WWE® Superstars Roman Reigns™ and Dean Ambrose™, and Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza, the seventh event on Wizard World’s calendar of Comic Cons in 2015.
In addition to Morrissey, stars of “The Walking Dead” also on the guest roster include Steven Yeun, Michael Cudlitz (“Southland”), Emily Kinney (Concussion), Seth Gilliam (“Teen Wolf”) and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy).
Rooker will attend all three days; the WWE stars will appear on Saturday only; the others above are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
Other well-known Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas guests include Arthur Darvill (“Doctor Who”), Cassandra Peterson (“Elvira, Mistress of the Dark”), R.J. Mitte (“Breaking Bad”), James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire SLayer,” “Caprica”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”), B.J. Britt (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Kevin Conroy (“Batman: The Animated Series”), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Chris 51 (“Epic Ink”), The Boondock Saints stars Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco and YouTube sensations Andre Meadows, Jon Brence, Katie Wilson and Melonie Mac.
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Las Vegas will feature Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Captain America”), Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Clay Mann (“Harley Quinn,” “Hulk”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Justice League”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Mike Zeck (“Superman,” “JLA”), Ken Lashley (“Action Comics,” “Black Panther”), Michael Golden (“Spider-Man,” “X-Men”), Steve Lieber (“Detective Comics,” “Hawkman”) and many others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas attendees (weekend 3-day, VIP and single-day admissions) will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead” comic, drawn by Gilbert Hernandez. Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas show hours are Friday, April 24, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor. The famed Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas Costume Contest will take place on Saturday, April 25, at 7 p.m. The Kids Costume Contest will be held on Sunday, April 26.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas, visit http://wizd.me/LasVegasPR.
About Wizard World
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched ConTV, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM).
Wizard World 2015 schedule available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015.