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Q&A's With Lee, Shatner, Campbell, Parties, Contests Highlight Programming At Wizard World Portland
Q&A sessions with stars Stan Lee, William Shatner and Bruce Campbell, evening parties, costume contests, meet and greets and more highlight programming content at Wizard World Portland Comic Con, Jan. 24-26 at Oregon Convention Center.
Some of the highlights of the schedule include:
· Interactive Q&A sessions with Lee (Sat., 1:30 p.m..), Campbell (Sat., 5:45 p.m.), Shatner (Sat., 2 p.m.), Punk (Fri., 6:30 p.m.), Michael Rooker (Sat., 3:30 p.m.), Ray Park (Sun., 11:30 p.m.), Billy Dee Williams (Sun., 12:30 p.m.), Jason David Frank (Sat., 2 p.m.) and other celebrities
· Informative discussions with noted comics creators Kurt Busiek (Fri., 5 p.m.), Rob Prior and Dan Schaefer (Sat., 5 p.m.), Humberto Ramos, Michael Oeming, Steve Lieber and David Marquez (Sun., 12:30 p.m.) and others
· “Hollywood Confidential,”
· Evening parties on Friday (“#Nerdnightout,”
· Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
· Wizard World Art Auction presented by Neal Adams featuring exclusive artwork created by top artists (Sat., 7:30 p.m.)
· Wizard World Comic Con Film Festival, featuring selected shorts and music videos (Fri., Sat.)
· Table gaming tournaments all weekend
· Sci-Fi Speed Dating (Fri., 6 p.m.; Sat., 2 p.m., 5 p.m..; Sun., 1 p.m.) two hour sessions
· Meet-and-greets with Lee (Fri., 3:15 p.m.) and Frank (Sat. and Sun., 11 a.m.), (paid events)
· Kids Day (Sunday), with an array of kids and family activities designed just for the younger set
Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Oregon Convention Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.
A full list of Wizard World Portland Comic Con programming is below; further details on each at http://www.wizardworld.com/
Seating for panels is strictly limited and available on a first served basis. We do not clear panel rooms unless you are seated in a section that is marked with a sign at the end of the row reading: ROW WILL BE CLEARED AT THE END OF EACH PANEL
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, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Portland Comic Con show hours are Friday, Jan. 24, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Portland Comic Con 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, often stopping by the Cosplay Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.
For more on the 2014 Wizard World Portland Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/
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