Michael Golden, James O’Barr, Phil Ortiz, Dean Haspiel, Danny Fingeroth Also Headline Lineup Of 50+ Comics Creators At Richmond Convention Center
Bob Camp (“Ren and Stimpy,” “G.I. Joe”), Mike Grell (“Green Arrow,” “Green Lantern”), Ken Kelly (Kiss Album covers, “He-Man”), Marv Wolfman (“Crisis on Infinite Earths,” “New Teen Titans”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Michael Golden (“Daredevil,” “Hulk”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”), Dean Haspiel (“Bored to Death,” “Billy Dogma”), Danny Fingeroth (“Spider-Man,” Writer – “Iron Man”) headline the roster of more than 50 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Richmond, July 31-August 2 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. It is the second trip to Richmond for Wizard World, Inc. and the 14th event on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con calendar.
Others in Artist Alley include Clinton Hobart (“Disney”), Renee Witterstaetter (“She Hulk,” “Avengers”), Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “She-Ra”), Greg Horn (“Marvel: War of Horses iPhone App,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Bill Maus (“Zombies Vs. Cheerleaders,” “Zen Intergalactic”) and dozens of others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Richmond attendees will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead #1” comic, drawn by a top Wizard World artist. Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.
Celebrities attending include William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Billie Piper (“Doctor Who”), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Brian’s Song), Billy Boyd (The Lord of the Rings, Master and Commander; The Far Side of the World), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, The Goonies), WWE® Superstar Stardust™ and Diva Paige™, Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead,” “Southland”), Kristin Bauer (“True Blood,” “Once Upon a Time”), Drea de Matteo (“Sons of Anarchy,” “The Sopranos”) and Henry Winkler (“Happy Days,” The Waterboy), Taryn Manning (“Orange is the New Black,” “Sons of Anarchy”), Joey Lauren Adams (Chasing Amy, Big Daddy), John Schneider (“Smallville,” “The Dukes of Hazzard”) and many others.
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 Richmond show hours are Friday, July 31, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, August 1, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 2, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Richmond, visit www.wizardworld.com/home-richmond.html.
About Wizard World
Wizard World, Inc. (http://www.wizardworld.com) 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, 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), 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.
The 2015-16 Wizard World Comic Con schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.