Big Show's appearance in Atlanta follows those of other WWE Superstars at recent Wizard World Comic Cons, including Sheamus®, Randy Orton®, John Cena®, WWE® Diva AJ Lee™ and others.
“I have heard all the great things other WWE Superstars have said about Wizard World, and I can’t wait to meet the WWE Universe at the inaugural Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con, says Big Show.”
“WWE Superstar Big Show is a giant superhero for so many kids across several generations of fans,” says John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO. “He is a giant of a man, with a giant fan base to match, and we are thrilled to have him for the first time ever at our Atlanta event.”
Reminiscent of such Goliaths as Andre the Giant and Big John Studd, Big Show is a feared competitor who intimidates opponents with his size and stare alone. The World’s Largest Athlete’s measurements are astounding: he wears a 22 EEEEE size shoe and boasts a 64-inch chest. The man from Aiken, South Carolina who was discovered at a charity basketball game by Hulk Hogan has met some of the biggest stars in sports face-to-face in the middle of a WWE ring. He has even taken on boxing champ Floyd Mayweather and NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal to the delight of millions of fans around the world.
The World’s Largest Athlete is also no stranger to film and television roles. His film credits include 2010’s starring role as Walter Krunk in the WWE Studios family comedy Knucklehead alongside and an All-Star cast including Mark Feuerstein (“Royal Pains”), Melora Hardin (“The Office”), Dennis Farina (“Law & Order”) and Wendy Malick (“Just Shoot Me!”). He has also appeared in the feature films “MacGruber,”
Big Show joins such noted pop culture figures as Nathan Fillion (“Castle,”
It is the seventh 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. Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con show hours are Friday, May 30, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, May 31, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, June 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) 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. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
Wizard World 2014 Schedule
January 24-26 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
February 7-9 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
March 7-9 – Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con
March 28-30 – Wizard World Louisville Comic Con
April 4-6 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
May 2-4 – Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
May 30-June 1 – Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con
June 19-22 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 1-3 – Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con
August 21-24 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 12-14 – Wizard World Richmond Comic Con
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