Kurt Lehner, Jonathan Glapion, Ben Caldwell, Bob Camp, Arthur Suydam, Bob Camp, Stuart Sayger Among other Superstar Creators at Pennsylvania Convention Center; Creative Stage to Feature Demonstrations, Discussions all Weekend
PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2018 – Greg Capullo (“Batman,” “Metal”), Jim Steranko (“Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Captain America”), Mike Grell (“Green Arrow,” “Warlord”), Greg Horn (“Phoenix,” “Venom”), Kurt Lehner (“Gargoyles,” “Marvel Action Hour”), Bob Camp (“Ren & Stimpy”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies”) and Stuart Sayger (“ROM,” “Micronauts”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend the 2018 Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, May 17-20 at the Pennsylvania Convention in Center City Philadelphia.
This year is the 18th consecutive year that Wizard World takes over the Pennsylvania Convention Center, with a weekend that will feature many demonstrations and discussions at the Creative Stage. The event also marks the third since Wizard World’s recent partnership with Sony Pictures to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives.
Artist Alley in Philadelphia will also feature such notable creators as Steve Geiger (“Punisher,” “Spider-Man”), Jeremy Clark (“GFT: Apocalypse,” “Day of the Dead”), Mostafa Moussa (“Superman,” “Fantastic Four”), Keith Foster (“Kodoja,” “3 Protectors”), Bob McLeod (“New Mutants,” “X-Men”), Ryan Kincaid (Zenescope, Upper Deck), Mark Kistler (“Secret City,” “Imagination Station”), Kensuke Okabayashi (“Magic The Gathering,” “Star Wars”), Jamal Jones (“The Mishaps of Dan,” “Specter Skelter”), Travis Langley ( Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Night, Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth) and others.
Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia will also feature non-stop live entertainment, gaming, exclusive Q&A sessions with top celebrities such as Sebastian Stan ( Captain America), Natalie Dormer (“Game of Thrones”), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher (Justice League ) and many others, a dedicated kids zone and more, along with Wizard World’s Master of Ceremonies, Kato Kaelin.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The fifth event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, the 2018 Philadelphia show hours are Thursday, May 17, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, May 18, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia 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 evening.
For more on the 2018 Wizard World Philadelphia, visit http://wizd.me/PhiladelphiaPR .
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com ) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment 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 teamed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives. Additional initiatives may include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows, fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can interact with Wizard World at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2018 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon .