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Reedus, Shatner, Staite Headline Celebrities At Inaugural Wizard World Reno Comic Con, Nov. 21-23

09-26-2014 08:11 PM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

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Jewel Staite

Jewel Staite

Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead, Boondock Saints), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Jewel Staite (“Firefly,” “Stargate: Atlantis”), Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Brian's Song), Adam West and Burt Ward (“Batman”) and WWE® Superstar Roman Reigns™ and Divas The Bella Twins™ are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Reno Comic Con, November 21-23 at the Cox Business Center. It is the final of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

Reedus, Staite and Campbell will appear on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23; Shatner will attend on Friday evening and Saturday, Nov. 21-22; the WWE stars will attend on Saturday; Williams, West and Ward are scheduled for all three days.

Other notables scheduled include “The Walking Dead” stars Michael Rooker, Andrew J. West, Jon Bernthal and Scott Wilson, Alan Tudyk (“Firefly,” Wreck-It Ralph), Eliza Dushku (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Lies), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Rudy), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers”), Kevin Sorbo (“Hercules,” “Andromeda”), Walter Koenig (“Star Trek,” “Babylon 5”), Sara Underwood (“Attack of the Show”) and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco.

Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Flash”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”), Kevin Maguire (“Justice League,” “Batman Confidential”), Michael Golden (“Hulk,” “Star Wars”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Ty Templeton (“Batman & Robin Adventures,” “JLA”), Ken Kelly (KISS album covers, “He-Man”), Pop Mhan (“DC Universe vs. The Masters of the Universe,” “Gears of War”), Greg Horn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Avengers”) and Rob Prior (“Heavy Metal,” “Spawn the Impaler”).

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, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Reno Comic Con show hours are Friday, Nov. 21, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Reno Comic Con 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.

For more on the 2014 Wizard World Reno Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/RenoPR.

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.

Full event information can be found at http://www.wizd.me/PR.

Wizard World Remaining 2014 Schedule
September 26-28 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
October 2-4 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
October 31-November 2 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
November 7-9 – Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con
November 21-23 – Wizard World Reno Comic Con

Wizard World 2015 schedule available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015.

Jerry Milani, Wizard World, 646-512-5022, pr@wizardworld.com
Heather Atherton, 916-316-4568, athertonpr@gmail.com

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