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Baldwin, McDonnell, Marsters, Biehn Atop 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con Lineup
Actors Adam Baldwin, Mary McDonnell, James Marsters and Michael Biehn, WWE® Diva Kelly Kelly™ and WWE® Superstar Zack Ryder™ are among the headliners at the 2012 Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 28-29 at the Morial Convention Center
Baldwin (FULL METAL JACKET, “Serenity”)
“Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con was a huge first event for us in 2011, and we have even more in store for this year,” said John Macaluso, Wizard World Board of Directors. “TV and movie stars like Adam Baldwin, Mary McConnell and James Marsters, two WWE stars and many superstar creators make it a pop culture extravaganza, and a great way to kick off the 2012 Tour.”
The lineup of superstar artists at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con is also impressive, including Carlos Pacheco ("X-Men," "Green Lantern"), George Pérez ("Superman,"
Other popular celebrity guests scheduled to be on hand in New Orleans include Paul McGillion ("Stargate: Atlantis," "Star Trek"), Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead," BOONDOCK SAINTS I & II), Sean Patrick Flanery (BOONDOCK SAINTS I & II, SAW 3D), Diora Baird (TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING, WEDDING CRASHERS), Jennifer Blanc ("Dark Angel," "Party of Five"), Doug Jones (FANTASTIC FOUR, HELLBOY), Paul McGillion ("Stargate: Atlantis," "Star Trek") and Chandler Riggs ("The Walking Dead").
Children and adult attendees are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite villain, superhero or pop culture personality for the chance to win special prizes in costume contests. Event-
New Orleans Comic Con is the first stop on Wizard World's 2012 North American tour. Hours are Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Sunday, January 29, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets are available in advance online at http://www.wizardworldcomiccon.com/
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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.