Wizard World Chicago is almost upon us and once again it is looking to be a spectacular show! The line-up of celebrities, comic book creators and pop culture icons looks to be the best in years and PopCultHQ is more than excited to be there to cover the weekend’s many events!
Event Update: Arrow star Stephen Amell will be at Wizard World Comic Con on FRIDAY and SATURDAY
New to this year’s Wizard World Comic Con is the Bruce Campbell Horror and Film Festival. For more information and coverage on that please check our spotlight article HERE at the Bruce Campbell Horror Fest Schedule
Here is the rest of the guest list spotlighted by PopCultHQ. Be sure to check out the whole list at the Wizard World website which link we have provided also for ticket sales. Act fast as quite a few of the VIP tickets are already selling out!!
Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2015
August 20-21-22-23, 2015 Thur-Fri-Sat-Sun
To order your WW Chicago tickets go toWizard World Chicago Website
Some highlights of the more than 120 hours of programming scheduled include:
- Interactive Q&As with Renner (Sunday, 2:15 p.m.), Reynolds (Saturday, 2:15 p.m.), Amell (Saturday, noon), Ventimiglia (Friday, 5 p.m.), de Ravin (Sunday, 11:15 a.m.), Somerhalder (Saturday, 11 a.m.), Bell (Friday, 6 p.m), Spinney (Friday, 3 p.m.), Rooker (Sunday 12:30 p.m.), Kirsty Swanson (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.), Brett Dalton (Saturday, 4 p.m.), Scott Wilson (Friday, 4 p.m.), Jodie Sweetin (Saturday, 6 p.m.) and others
- Dual Q&A sessions with “Serenity”/Firefly trio Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau , and Adam Baldwin (Saturday, 3 p.m.), “Doctor Who” duo Billie Piper and Arthur Darvill (Sunday, 11:30 a.m.), survive the streets of Gotham with Ben McKenzie and Sean Pertwee (Sunday, 1:15 p.m.), and The Boondock Saints tandem Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco (Sunday, noon)
- Evil Dead I & II reunion hosted by Campbell, featuring Danny Hicks, Betsy Baker, Sarah Berry, Kassie De Paiva, Ted Raimi and others (Saturday, 5 p.m.)
- Screenings of “Supergirl” presented by CBS 2 (Saturday, 1 p.m.) and “Scream Queens” presented by FOX 32 (Saturday, 2:30 p.m.)
- Join the master of horror, Eli Roth and the star of The Green Inferno, Lorenza Izzo , for an exclusive preview of the film (Sunday, 2 p.m.) Go to Hell and Back with comedian Nick Swardson (Saturday, 5:30 p.m.)
- Meet & Greet with Ian Somerhalder, Damon Salvatore himself (Saturday, 10 a.m.)(Paid event)
- World Of Warcraft Composer Jason Hayes and his video game tribute band ‘Critical Hit’ perform original arrangements and electrifying live concerts of music from the most celebrated videogames of all time (Saturday, 6:30 p.m.)
- Comics-themed sessions with Tom Cook (Saturday, 4:30; Sunday, noon), storytelling with Michael Golden (Saturday, 4 p.m.), learn how to write comics with “Green Arrow’s” Mike Grell, “Billy Dogma’s” Dean Haspiel and “Archie’s” Barbara Slate, “Batman Adventures’”
Ty Templeton and “Spider-Man’s” Danny Fingeroth (Saturday, 5:30 p.m.),
- “Beloved Villains” with Genese Davis, Adam G. Simon, Eric Kieron Davis (Friday, 6:30 p.m.), and others
- CONtv Presents a Q&A session with Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) (Saturday, 3 p.m.). Then join him for the ‘Green Power Ranger Half-Hour of Power’ karate class for all ages (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
- Step into the ring with WWE® Superstar Daniel Bryan™ (Thursday, 8 p.m.), WWE® Diva Paige™ (Friday, 7 p.m.)
- Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.), plus cosplay-themed sessions with Wizard World personality Damian Beurer (Thursday, 7 p.m.) and others
- Meet-and-greets with Jason David Frank (Saturday, 5:30 p.m./Sunday 11 a.m.) (Paid events)
Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Greater Chicago Convention Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.
Cast of Synapse
Wizard World is also the place to go meet some of the greatest comic book talents in the world! From comic legend Neal Adams, Mike Zeck, Tim Vigil, James O’ Barr and many more of the stars of the comic book landscape today. Artist like Ken Lashley, Whilce Portacio, Greg Horn and the rest of the super talented crop at WW Chicago this year.
Also in attendance is the ever so popular WWE superstars!! Sting and The Undertaker with friends.
Get your tickets now for Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2015! It will be a BLAST!!
Last Minute Guest Cancellation Notes: Ernie Hudson, Lou Ferrigno, Robin Lord Taylor, Alan Tudyk & Henry Winkler cancelled due to filming. David Morrissey cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. Manuel Garcia canceled for personal reasons.