Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with the first-ever Wizard World Comic Con Fan Fest Chicago, March 7-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead’), Karen Gillan (“Doctor Who,” Guardians of the Galaxy ), WWE® Diva Eva Marie™, Caity Lotz (“Arrow”), Eddie McClintock (“Warehouse 13,” “Bones), Kristin Bauer (“True Blood,” “Once Upon a Time”), Drea de Matteo (“Sons of Anarchy,” “The Sopranos”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to date to attend the pop culture extravaganza. The event, added as a “thank you” to loyal Wizard World fans, will be specially priced at $25 for the weekend and $15 for either day.
Additionally, fans who have purchased VIP or four-day admissions to Wizard World Comic Con Chicago (August 20-23) will receive free admission to Fan Fest Chicago. Celebrity and comics creator guests and other details about the event will be announced shortly. Visit http://wizd.me/FanFestChicagoPRAdmissions to purchase admissions.
Other well-known Wizard World Comic Con Fan Fest Chicago guests include Rick Cosnett (“The Flash”), Taryn Manning (“Orange is the New Black”), Karyn Parsons (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”), Tracey Gold (“Growing Pains,” “Roots”), Phil LaMarr (voice, “Futurama,” “Family Guy”), Lee Arenberg ( Pirates of the Caribbean, “Star Trek: The Next Generation”), David Faustino (“Married With Children”), Kathy Najimy (“King of the Hill,” Sister Act), Andrew J. West (“The Walking Dead”), and Grant Wilson (“Ghost Hunters”).
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley at Fan Fest Chicago will feature Neal Adams (“Batman,” “Green Lantern”), Michael Golden (“Spider-Man,” “Daredevil”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Greg Horn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Avengers”), Renee Witterstaetter (“She Hulk,” “Avengers”), James O’Barr (creator, “The Crow”) 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 Presents Fan Fest Chicago show hours are Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, March 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Fan Fest 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.