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Taylor, Pertwee, Mazouz of Gotham Head Inaugural Wizard World Comic Con Winston-Salem, August 3-5
'Supernatural' Stars Ruth Connell, Lisa Berry, Henry Winkler, Holly Marie Combs, Charisma Carpenter, 'Rookie of the Year' Thomas Ian Nicholas Also Headlines Guest Roster At Inaugural Event; Talented Comics Creators, Live Entertainment
Combs and Carpenter will appear on Saturday and Sunday, August 4-5; the others are scheduled to attend all three days. Other celebrities will be announced closer to the event.
Wizard World Comic Con Winston-Salem will also feature non-stop live entertainment, gaming, exclusive Q&A sessions with top celebrities, movie screenings hosted by stars and directors and more. Details to follow soon. While it is the first Wizard World Comic Con to be held in Winston-Salem, the promotion held an event in Raleigh, N.C., in 2015.
Wizard World is the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in Winston-Salem will feature Katy Farina ("Rick & Morty," "Steven Universe"), Rian Sygh ("Rick & Morty," "Steven Universe"), Shane Pierce ("Penny Dreadful," "NOMADS"), Chris Sims ("X-Men '92," "Deadpool: Bad Blood"), Lilian Oake (Nahtaia: A Jaydürian Adventure), Jeremy Clark ("Grimm Fairy Tales," "Day of the Dead"), Joshua Robertson (Thrice Nine Legends Saga), Ben Towle ("Oyster War," "Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean") and more.
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The ninth event scheduled on the 2018 Wizard World calendar, Winston-Salem show hours are Friday, August 3, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.
Wizard World Comic Con Winston-Salem 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 and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday evening.
For more on the 2018 Wizard World Winston-Salem, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/
About Wizard World (OTCBB:WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, tech, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also teamed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to find the next generation of movies as well as to engage in a number of strategic initiatives. Additional initiatives may include an augmented touring schedule of Wizard World shows, fixed-site installations, curated e-commerce, and the production and distribution of content both in the U.S. and internationally. Fans can interact with Wizard World at www.wizardworld.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2018 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/