PRLog - Oct. 31, 2011 - NEW YORK -- It's an all-day kid's extravaganza as Wizard World Austin Comic Con presents “Kid's Day” on Sunday, November 13, at the Austin Convention Center. Kid-friendly activities include meeting (and taking pictures with) characters like the lovable “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!® from the Nick Jr.® series, Austin's own superhero Jarret “The Defuser” Crippen and others, plus free face painting, balloon art, the impossibly cute Kids Costume Contest and special readings of “My Favorite Giant” by author Peter Mayhew, well-known for having portrayed “Chewbacca”
My Favorite Giant by Peter Mayhew
Kids can stop by the Wizard World Digital Booth and pick up a free Wizard World Kids Adventure Passport, to complete activities all over Austin Comic Con and get a prize at the end of their journey. Parents can look for the “Kid-Friendly”
Tweens and teens ages 11-17 can learn how to “Draw a Comic Character” at a one-of-a kind workshop with graphic novel artists and writing team Andy & Veronica Fish.
Crippen, winner of Stan Leeʼs “Who Wants to be a Superhero?” competition series on SyFy, will be hosting Kidʼs Day and helping youngsters get in on all of the fun.
For more information, parents and kids can visit www.wizardworldkids.com. The site will be updated closer to the event date as more information becomes available about specific workshops and programs.
Austin Comic Con is the ninth and final stop on Wizard World's 2011 North American tour. Hours are Friday, November 11, 4 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Sunday, November 13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets are available in advance online at http://www.wizardworldcomiccon.com/
Austin Comic Con brings together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Some of the top celebrity guests at Austin Comic Con include Hayden Panettiere, Adam Baldwin, James Marsters, Juliet Landau, Charisma Carpenter and four of the five original kids from the classic movie WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.
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Wizard World, Inc. produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking.