PRLog - June 28, 2012 - NEW YORK -- An All-Star lineup of comic and toy creators, including notables Carlos Pacheco, George Pérez, Greg Capullo, J. Scott Campbell and many others from around the world will populate Artist Alley at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Among the special guests are five Eisner Award winners, including Hall of Famer Stan Lee, and eight nominees of the prestigious honor.
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In addition to Pacheco (“X-Men,” “Green Lantern”), Pérez (“Superman,”
Many top local Chicagoland artists such as Burnham and Eisner Award Winner Art Baltazar ("Superman Family Adventures,"
Eisner winners scheduled to attend the show are Lee, Baltazar, Pérez, Paul Jenkins (“Hulk,” “Origin”) and Dave Dorman (“G.I. Joe,” “Indiana Jones”). Nominees include Pacheco, Ramos, Mack, Eliza Frye ("The Lady’s Murder," "Lucky House"), Phil Hester ("Wonder Woman," "Daredevil"), Rafael Nieves ("The Apocalypse Plan," "Bob Howard: Plumber Of The Unknown"), Ben Templesmith ("Wasteland, "Buffy") and Billy Tucci ("Birds of Prey," "Sgt. Rock).
As the impressive list of creators shows, Artist Alley at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con covers virtually every popular character ever seen in comics, movies and other media.
In addition to the superstar creator lineup, the expanded, four-day event features more than 50 celebrities, including headliners like William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Tom Felton, Jon Bernthal, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and WWE® Superstars CM Punk™ and John Cena®, in what is shaping up as the biggest Wizard World show ever and the Midwest’s No. 1 Pop Culture Convention.
Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), will bring together thousands of fans of all ages 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.
For more on the 2012 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/