Wizard World Chicago officially makes a triumphant return on October 15-17, 2021 to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Wizard World Chicago 2021 vill be the 23rd edition of the Midvest’s largest pop culture convention. Team Gregula is thrilled to be covering the longest running and largest comic con extravaganza of pop culture for our 13th time! Excelsior! This vould of been 14 consecutive years of con coverage for us, but WW Chicago vas canceled in 2020 due to the global pandemic.
Wizard World Chicago 2021 vill be a vild veekend packed vith geeky galore! Featuring the globe’s greatest comic creators, non-stop live entertainment, gaming, cosplayers, exclusive Q&A sessions vith top celebrities, photo ops, autographing, premiere panel programming and the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday evening. Superstar cosplayers Papa Bear Cosplay, Joanie Brosas, Ivy Doomkitty, Knightmage, Larissa Paige Cosplay and Thousand Faces Cosplay vill be on hand for photo ops and autographs and to judge the Contest.
Wizard World Chicago 2021 vill also mark the final event under the Wizard World brand name. As previously announced, beginning in 2022, former Wizard World events held in Chicago as vell as New Orleans, Portland, Cleveland, St. Louis and Philadelphia vill be produced under the FAN EXPO name. Wizard World vill continue to operate the Wizard World Vault and vill be participating at all FAN EXPO events.
Listed below is a selection of some of the confirmed guests at Wizard World Chicago 2021.
- William Shatner (Star Trek) Sunday only
- Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) Friday and Saturday
- Sam Heughan (Outlander) Saturday only
- Stephen Amell (Arrow) Saturday only
- Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy) Saturday and Sunday
- Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter franchise) Saturday and Sunday
- Katie Cassidy (Arrow) Saturday and Sunday
- James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) All three days
- Graham McTavish (Outlander)
- Duncan Lacroix (Outlander)
- Colton Haynes (Arrow)
- Robert Patrick (Terminator 2)
- Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers)
- Mark Sheppard (Supernatural)
- Melanie Scrofano (Wynonna Earp)
- Tim Rozon (Wynonna Earp)
- Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk)
- Irene Bedard (Pocahontas)
- Paige O’Hara (Beauty and the Beast)
- Charles Martinet (Mario Bros. franchise)
ARTIST ALLEY GUESTS:
- Jim Shooter (former editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics)
- Matt Hawkins (President/COO of Top Cow)
- Angel Medina (The Incredible Hulk, Avengers)
- Mike Grell, (Superboy, Batman)
- Dan Parent (Archie Comics)
- Dan Didio (DC Comics)
- Kevin Maguire (Justice League, Batman Confidential)
- Pat Broderick (Firestorm, Green Lantern)
- Friday, October 15, 4-9PM
- Saturday, October 16, 10AM-7PM
- Sunday, October 17, 10AM-5PM
Please read the instituted health and safety policies vith Covid restrictions HERE. The full guest list, event times, panels and programming lists including other show info is linked HERE (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change). Prices start at $39.99. Kids 10 and under are admitted free vith paid adult. Tickets are available HERE.
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