Many of us have been waiting for this… the list of the comic creators coming to Wizard World Chicago next month. A few were predicted such as Greg Horn and Arthur Suydam, but there are definitely some new names in this year’s lineup… check it out in their official press release:
Humberto Ramos, Gene Ha, Salvador Larroca, Fernando Dagnino Among Top Comics Creators To Attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18-21
Greg Weisman, Clinton Hobart, Michael Golden, James O’Barr, Dean Haspiel Also Headline Artist Alley At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
ROSEMONT, Ill., July 25, 2016 – Eisner Award winners Humberto Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man”), Gene Ha (“Justice League,” “Superman”), Salvador Larroca (“Iron Man,” “Uncanny X-Men”), David Mack (“Jessica Jones,” “Daredevil”), Dean Haspiel (“Justice League”), Andrew Pepoy (“Batman,” “Star Wars”) as well as Clinton Hobart (Disney fine art), Danny Fingeroth (group editor, “Spider-Man”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), and Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18-21 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is the 13th event on the 2016 Wizard World calendar and 19th year for the show in Chicago.
Other top Wizard World Comic Con Chicago Artist Alley guests include Greg Weisman (“Captain Atom,” “Gargoyles”), Michael Klastorin (author, Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History ), Joe Quinones (“Howard the Duck,” “Savage Wolverine”), Rafa Sandoval (“Action Comics”), Carmen Carnero (“Supergirl,” “The Punisher”), Genese Davis (author, The Holder’s Dominion), Victor Dandridge (“The Samaritan,” “Origins Unknown”), J.J. Sedelmaier (“SNL cartoons”), Tim Seeley (“Revival,” “Ant Man & The Wasp”), Ant Lucia (“DC Comics Bombshells”), Barry Kitson (“Thor,” “Spider-Man”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Greg Horn (“Marvel: War of Heroes” iPhone app, “Guardians of the Galaxy”) and many others.
Top celebrities attending the event include Carrie Fisher ( Star Wars), the Back to the Future trio of Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson, “The X-Files” group of Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi and William B. Davis, WWE® Superstars John Cena®, Dean Ambrose ™, Seth Rollins™, Bayley™, The Bella Twins™ and Becky Lynch™, Sebastian Stan ( Captain America), Norman Reedus and Danai Gurira (“The Walking Dead”) and “Marvel’s Daredevil” on Netflix stars Charlie Cox, Jon Bernthal, Elodie Yung, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, and Rosario Dawson, plus more!
Wizard World comic and gaming 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 Chicago show hours are Thursday, August 18, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 19, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 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 and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) 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 Wizard World Store (www.shopwizardworld.com), Wizard World Music (http://www.wizardworldmusic.com), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com), 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