Wizard World has announced a heavy slate of celebrities for its Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland this February 26th-28th, including Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Henry Winkler, Brent Spiner, Jason Mewes. Additionally, there will be a bevy of comic creators, including Jose Delbo, Sam Ellis, Michael Golden, James O’ Barr, Phil Ortiz, Thom Zahler, and Tony Isabella.
Official press release:
Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Frank Grillo, Henry Winkler Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland, February 26-28
Joe and Anthony Russo, Michael Rooker, Tara Reid, Brent Spiner Also Headline Guest Roster; Talented Comics Creators, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Cleveland Convention Center
CLEVELAND, December 21, 2015 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its second trip to the Cleveland Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland, February 26-28. Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (“Doctor Who”), Frank Grillo and directors Joe and Anthony Russo (Captain America ), Jason Mewes ( Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks), Henry Winkler(“Happy Days,” “Royal Pains”), and Michael Rooker ( Guardians of the Galaxy, “The Walking Dead”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.
The Russo brothers will attend on Friday and Saturday, February 26-27; Smith, Gillan, Grillo, and Mewes will attend on Saturday and Sunday; and Winkler and Rooker are scheduled for all three days of the event.
Other well-known Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland guests include Corbin Bernsen (“L.A. Law,” Major League), Brent Spiner (“Star Trek: The Next Generation, Independence Day), Tara Reid (American Pie, Sharknado), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”),Larry Wilcox (“CHiPs”), Cas Anvar ( Olympus, Voice actor – “Assassin’s Creed) and others.
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley at Comic Con Cleveland will feature Marc Sumerak (“Power Pack,” “Franklin Richards”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”), Clinton Hobart (“Disney”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Michael Golden (“Spider-Man,” “Daredevil”),Fred Van Lente (“Marvel Zombies, “Incredible Hercules”), Geof Isherwood (“Conan,” “Silver Surfer”), Jose Delbo (“Superman,” “Batman”), Stuart Sayger (“Infestation 2: 30 Days of Night,” “Machete”), Andrew Griffith (“Transformers,” “G.I. Joe) 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. The third event currently scheduled on the 2016 Wizard World calendar, Cleveland show hours are Friday, February 26, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, February 27, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, February 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland 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 night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland, visit http://wizd.me/ClevelandPR .