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David Tennant, Ian Somerhalder, Tyler Hoechlin, Liam McIntyre among top celebrities scheduled to attend inaugural Wizard World Comic Con in Raleigh

Posted Monday, March 2, 2015

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Raleigh, NC - Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with its first visit to the Raleigh Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh, March 13-15. David Tennant (“Doctor Who,” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Ian Somerhalder (“Vampire Diaries'), Karen Gillan (“Doctor Who,” Guardians of the Galaxy), Tyler Hoechlin (“Teen Wolf,” Road to Perdition), Liam McIntyre (“Spartacus: War of the Damned”), WWE® Diva Eva Marie™, John Schneider (“The Dukes of Hazzard,” “Smallville”) and “The Walking Dead” stars Sonequa Martin-Green and Sarah Wayne Callies headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.

Tennant, Hoechlin, McIntyre, Martin-Green, Schneider and Callies will attend on Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15; Somerhalder and Eva Marie will appear on Saturday only.

Other well-known Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh guests include Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Rudy), James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Torchwood”), Kyle Lowder (“Days of Our Lives,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”), David Faustino (“Married With Children”), Cassandra Peterson (“Elvira, Mistress of the Dark”), Steve Gonsalves (“Ghost Hunters”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) and Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk”).

Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Raleigh will feature Shane Pierce (“Judge Dredd,” “The Other Dead”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”), Sandy Jarrell (“Meteor Man,” “Batman '66”), Tom DeFalco (MARVEL editor), Rob Liefeld (“Deadpool,” “X-Force”) and many others.

In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh attendees (weekend 3-day, VIP and single day admissions) will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead” comic, drawn by one of Wizard World's talented artist guests (to be announced shortly). Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.

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 Raleigh show hours are Friday, March 13, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh 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.

FMI on Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh, visit http://wizd.me/RaleighPR.

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About Wizard World
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) 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, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World also produces socialcon featuring social media stars and will be launching ConTV, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM).
Wizard World 2015 schedule available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015.

 
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