If you're a lover of fantasy and who isn't nowadays, since reality can be pretty grim, then find your glowing sabers, Captain America t-shirts, Dr, Spock ears and get ready to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (Thursday, August 21 thru Sunday, August 24) at Rosemont's Donald E. Stephens Convention Center (5555 N. River Road).
This convention is the largest of its kind in North America and will have more moving parts than a ferris wheel! David Boreanaz (Bones, Angel), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead, Boondock Saints), Matt Smith and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Katie Cassidy (Arrow) and comics legend Stan Lee are among the MANY celebrities scheduled to attend this year's event which is the largest and longest-running of the 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. and will feature well known comics, artists and writers plus a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Other celeb attendees will include Anthony Mackie (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Million Dollar Baby), Evan Peters and Booboo Stewart (X-Men: Days of Future Past), John Carpenter (Director Halloween), Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Torchwood), Elvira (Mistress of the Dark), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers), J. August Richards (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk, The King of Queens) and supermodel Cheryl Tiegs.
Superstar creators scheduled to attend include Neal Adams (Batman, Green Lantern), Leinel Yu (Hulk, Wolverine), Rafael Albuquerque (Superboy, American Vampire), Salvador Larroca (Avengers vs. X-Men, Captain America), Jim Cheung (Iron Man, Fantastic Four), Emanuela Lupacchino (Thor, World's Finest), Mike Zeck (Spider-Man, Punisher), Marv Wolfman (DCU Online, Crisis on Infinite Earths), Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies, Army of Darkness), Greg Horn (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers) and many others!
Wizard World Comic Con events brings together thousands of like-minded 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 ad more. The event will also include celebrity Q & A's, the Wizard World Film Festival, costume contests, movie screenings and evening parties. (For tickets and more info, click here!)
Now where is my Superwoman costume?
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