'Guardians,' 'Batman,' Dushku Q&A's, Creator Sessions Headline Programming At Wizard World Richmond

Sessions With Michael Rooker-Dave Bautista, Adam West-Burt Ward, Jon Bernthal-Sarah Wayne Callies, Manu Bennett, Giancarlo Esposito, Superstar Creators Plus Marvel Portfolio Reviews, Film Festival, Costume Contests, 'The Crow' Screening
Adam West Burt Ward Panel (photo by Nicole Bauer)
Adam West Burt Ward Panel (photo by Nicole Bauer)
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RICHMOND, Va. - Sept. 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Question-and-answer sessions featuring Guardians of the Galaxy stars Dave Bautista and Michael Rooker, “Batman” headliners Adam West and Burt Ward, “The Walking Dead” stars Jon Bernthal and Sarah Wayne Callies “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” standouts Eliza Duskhu and James Marsters,Manu Bennett (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”) and many others top the robust programming schedule at the inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, next Friday through Sunday, September 12-14 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.

Some of the highlights of the more than 60 scheduled panels are:

Interactive Q&A sessions with Bautista and Rooker (Saturday, 5 p.m.); West and Ward (Saturday, 2 p.m.); Bernthal and Callies (Saturday, 3:30 p.m.); Dushku (Sunday, 2 p.m.); Marsters (Saturday, 1 p.m.); Bennett (Sunday, 1 p.m.); Esposito (Saturday, 12:30 p.m.); WWE® Hall Of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat™ (Saturday,, 1:30 p.m); the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco (Sunday, noon) and others

Informative discussions with noted creators Joe Caramagna, Rob Prior, Jason Axtell, Gary Cohn and Danny Fingeroth (Friday, 5 p.m); Shawn Martinbrough, John Tyler Christopher, Kevin Maguire, and Bill Maus (Saturday, 5 p.m.); Gargoyles creator Kurt Lehner (Saturday, 1 p.m.);Michael Golden (Sunday, noon); animator Tom Cook (Saturday, 11:30 a.m.) and others

Spotlight on Kevin Eastman, creator of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” on the 30th anniversary of its debut (Saturday, noon)

Screening ofThe Crow (Saturday, 6 p.m., preceded by 5:30 p.m. “Creating the Crow with James O'Barr”)

Marvel portfolio reviews (Saturday and Sunday, noon-1:30 p.m., dropoffs 4-6 p.m. Friday, 3-5 p.m. Saturday)

Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 3 p.m.), plus cosplay-themed sessions with Wizard World personality Damian Beurer and others

Wizard World Comic Con Film Festival, featuring selected shorts and music videos (Friday, 5-8 p.m., Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Sunday, noon-3 p.m.)

Meet-and-greets with Jason DavidFrank (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m.)(Paid events)

Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted. (*Note: Frank Meet & Greets require a separate ticket.)

A full list of Wizard World Richmond Comic Con programming is available at http://www.wizardworld.com/programming-richmond.html  (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change).

Wizard World Richmond is the 11th of 16 events currently 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. For more on the event, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-richmond.html

About Wizard World:

Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more.

Full event information can be found at http://www.wizardworld.com.

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