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Wizard World Sacramento Held ‘Hometown Heroes’ Event Honoring Travis Air Force Base Service Members

PopCultHQ’s Jason Bennett & Kimmy Watts covering Wizard World Sacramento (June 17-19, 2016)

Wizard World, Inc., the predominant producer of Comic Cons across North America, hosted a Hometown Heroes event in partnership with Travis Air Force Base today at the Sacramento Convention Center on Friday, June 17th.

Travis Air Force Base service members honored at the event included Staff Sgt. Spencer Stone, Maj. Virgil Steele, Master Sgt. Matthew Warren, Tech. Sgt. John Ayre, Staff Sgt. Johnathan Gales, Senior Airman Ian McGuigan, Airman 1st Class Tahj Beaudoin and Airman Sharnette Reyes.

Wizard World CEO John Maatta, COO Randy Malinoff, and all-star talent honored these service members who have gone above and beyond in the line of duty. Talent included Michael Cudlitz and Scott Wilson, known for their roles as Sergeant Abraham Ford and Herschel Greene, respectively, in the hit TV series The Walking Dead, Carroll Spinney, the voice of Big Bird, Dean Cain, who played Superman in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Billy Boyd from The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and “The World’s Largest Athlete,” WWE Superstar, Big Show.

Wizard World 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.


About Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. produces comic, gaming 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, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched the new music concert series, the Wizard World Store, CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.

Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html

Jason Bennett
Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ's senior editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. He is a big lover of coffee, cats, cooking and comics (plus all things Green Lantern). He is a strong supporter of indie comics, creators, and publishers and Chris Hardwick is his spirit animal (we don't know how to respond to that). Follow Jason on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TahoeJBennett
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