David Baldeón, Francis Portela, Michael Cho, Phil Ortiz, Ken Kelly, Joe Caramagna, Jim Mahfood, Alvaro Martinez, Tyler Kirkham Also Stars Of Artist Alley At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center; First Event On 2015 Calendar
Humberto Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “Impulse”), Billy Martin (keyboardist, “Good Charlotte,” artist, Disney), Mark Bagley (“Fantastic Four,” “JLA”), Pasqual Ferry (“Wolverine,” “X-Men”) and David Baldeón (“The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Wolverine”) are among the 100+ comics artists and writers scheduled to appear at Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The event is the first on the 2015 schedule for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and fifth annual trip to The Big Easy.
Other well-known creators on the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con roster include Michael Cho (“Batman,” “Black and White”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”), Ken Kelly (“KISS Album Covers,” “Micronauts”), Joe Caramagna (“Iron Man & The Iron Wars,” “Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man”), Jim Mahfood (“Miami Vice: Remix,” “Everybody Loves Tank Girl”), Alvaro Martinez (“Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men,” “Ultimate Comics X-Men”), Tyler Kirkham (“Action Comics,” “Green Lantern”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Justice League”), Rob Guillory (“Chew”), Kody Chamberlain (“Sweets,” “Punks”) and many others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con attendees (weekend 3-day, VIP and single-day admissions) will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead #1” comic, drawn by Cho (image to be revealed in the coming weeks). Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.
Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints), Ian Somerhalder and Paul Welsey (“The Vampire Diaries”), Tom Felton (Harry Potter, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Brett Dalton (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Kevin Conroy (“Batman, The Animated Series,” “Justice League”), WWE® Divas The Bella Twins™, Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead,” “Southland”) and Sarah Wayne Callies (“The Walking Dead,” “Prison Break”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.
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, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con show hours are Friday, January 9, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, January 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, January 11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.