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Marvel Comics & Wizard World Reveal Superior Iron Man #1 Exclusive Variant

Superior Iron Man #1 Exclusive VariantMarvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. have revealed the latest and final edition of the 2014 series of exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles with the unveiling of Superior Iron Man #1, drawn by noted Canadian artist Ty Templeton. VIP attendees at the inaugural Wizard World Reno Comic Con, November 21-23 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, will receive a free copy of the limited-edition book at registration.

Templeton is scheduled to be on site at the event to sign copies of Superior Iron Man #1 (autograph fees may apply). Leading professional comic grader CGC will also be on hand to accept books for grading and Signature Series.

The exclusive version of Superior Iron Man #1 will be limited to 3,000 copies and provided free at registration to all Wizard World Reno Comic Con VIP attendees, including any celebrity VIP packages.

A newly-minted member of the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame, Templeton has worked on such characters as Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, The Simpsons, the Avengers, among many others. The Shuster Award-winning and Eisner Award-nominated writer and artist has hundreds of credits, including his own graphic novel, Bigg Time and cult favorite Stig’s Inferno.

Be Superior! How much would you pay for perfection? Beauty? Immortality? Tony Stark knows, and he’s ready to give it to you in Superior Iron Man #1! But at a terrible price. Spinning out of Avengers & X-Men: AXIS, the old Tony Stark is back, only this time he’s SUPERIOR! More stylish, more confident, and more cunning than ever before. And he’s ready to lead you into the future! San Francisco is about to become the prototype for his new world concept. The first step? Release Extremis upon the entire city! Only Daredevil isn’t down with Stark’s new vision of the future. Does the Man Without Fear have a place in the city of tomorrow? A bold new direction for the Armored Avenger begins this November from the all-new creative team of Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among Us, Earth 2) and Yildray Cinar (Supergirl).

Norman Reedus, William Shatner, Jewel Staite, Bruce Campbell, Billy Dee Williams, Adam West and Burt Ward and WWE Superstar Roman Reigns and Divas The Bella Twins are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Reno Comic Con. It is the final of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series and will also feature a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

In addition to Templeton, superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, Phil Ortiz, Kevin Maguire, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam, Ken Kelly, Pop Mhan, Greg Horn and many others.

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Skybound, Wizard World Announce The Walking Dead Series for 2015

The Walking DeadSkybound’s The Walking Dead created by Robert Kirkman continues to captivate audiences worldwide. With the debut of Season 5 of the television series, Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, and Wizard World, Inc. announced the launch of an entirely new series of Limited Edition Exclusive Variant Covers of popular issues of The Walking Dead comic, to be provided free to all full-price attendees at every Wizard World Comic Con event in 2015.

Superstar artists who regularly appear at Wizard World events will draw the unique covers for each of the 24 shows scheduled to date, beginning with Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, January 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The artists for each book will be announced as they are selected. A similar series in 2013 featuring exclusives of The Walking Dead #1 proved to be wildly popular with fans.

The exclusive The Walking Dead editions will be produced in extremely limited quantities and are available at registration to fans only while supplies last at each Wizard World convention. VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version of the comic.

Adams, Andrews, Totino Tedesco, Van Sciver Top Superstar Creators To Attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con

Wizard World Austin Comic ConEisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, Kaare Andrews, Julian Totino Tedesco and Ethan Van Sciver headline the roster of more than 50 top comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con, Thursday through Saturday, October 2-4 at the Austin Convention Center

Other superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Ramon F. Bachs, Rob Prior, Pere Perez, Kevin Maguire, Greg Horn, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam and many others.

VIP attendees will receive a copy of Captain America #25, with limited-edition exclusive variant cover by Totino Tedesco. VIPs also can claim a selection of exclusive prints from various top artists as part of their admission.

Norman Reedus, Bruce Campbell, Evan Peters, WWE Phenom The Undertaker, Katie Cassidy, Tyler Posey, Manu Bennett, Rebecca Mader, Sean Astin, Shannen Doherty and Holly Marie Combs are among the celebrities scheduled to attend.

Wizard World Austin Comic Con show hours are Thursday, October 2, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, October 3, 2-9 p.m.; and Saturday, October 4, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Marvel Comics & Wizard World Reveal ‘ Captain America #25′ Exclusive Variant Cover By Julian Totino Tedesco For Austin Comic Con

cap am 25 variantMarvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. have revealed the latest edition of the 2014 series of exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles with the unveiling of Captain America #25, drawn by Argentine artist Julian Totino Tedesco. VIP attendees at the Wizard World Austin Comic Con, October 2-4 at the Austin Convention Center, will receive a free copy of the limited-edition book at registration.

Totino Tedesco is scheduled to be on site at the event to sign copies of Captain America #25 (autograph fees may apply). Leading professional comic grader CGC will also be on hand to accept books for grading and Signature Series.

The exclusive version of Captain America #25 will be limited to 3,000 copies and provided free at registration to all Wizard World Austin Comic Con VIP attendees, including any celebrity VIP packages.

The Eisner-Award nominated Totino Tedesco is a native of Buenos Aires who began working on American comics about five years ago. He has drawn covers for many titles, including Marvel books Season One, Uncanny X-Force, Thunderbolts, John Carter: Gods of Mars, Original Sin and others.

Who is the All-New Captain America? The conclusion to the story that began in Dimension Z as Zola strikes in unison with The Red Skull! The final fate of Jet Black! Rated T. Writer: Rick Remender; Artists: Carlos Pacheco, Stuart Immonen.

Morena Baccarin, Evan Peters, WWE Phenom The Undertaker and Katie Cassidy are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con.

In addition to Totino Tedesco, superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Neal Adams, Kaare Andrews, Bob Layton, CAFU, Ethan Van Sciver, Ramon F. Bachs, Rob Prior, Kevin Maguire, Greg Horn, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam and many others.

Baccarin, Gillan, Peters, WWE Phenom The Undertaker Top Celebs At Wizard World Austin

Jason MerrittMorena Baccarin, Karen Gillan, Evan Peters, WWE Phenom The Undertaker and Katie Cassidy are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con, Thursday through Saturday, October 2-4 at the Austin Convention Center. It is the 13th of 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

Baccarin and Peters will appear on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4, while Gillan and Cassidy will attend on Saturday only. The Undertaker is scheduled for Friday only (4:30-8:30 p.m.).

Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Neal Adams, Kaare Andrews, Bob Layton, CAFU, Ethan Van Sciver, Ramon F. Bachs, Rob Prior, Kevin Maguire, Greg Horn, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam and many others.

Other notable celebrities on the Wizard World Austin Comic Con roster include Manu Bennett, Rebecca Mader, Sean Astin, Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, Christopher Judge, Alfonso Ribeiro, Grant Wilson, Michael Rooker, J. August Richards, Jason David Frank and Eric Roberts.

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, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Austin Comic Con show hours are Thursday, October 2, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, October 3, 2-9 p.m.; and Saturday, October 4, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more.

Wizard World Austin Comic Con 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, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.

WWE Phenom The Undertaker To Attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con on Friday, October 3

the undertakerThe Undertaker will make his Wizard World debut at Austin Comic Con on Friday, October 3, as announced today by Wizard World, Inc. He will sign autographs and pose for photo opportunities from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

For more than two decades, The Deadman has loomed over the WWE landscape like a menacing shadow, spelling out doom for those who dare cross him. Imbued with seemingly mystical abilities and preternatural in-ring ability, The Undertaker is a WWE great in a class by himself, and no list of legends would be complete without him.

First introduced at Survivor Series in 1990, it wasn’t long before he began to battle with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan. This clash set the tone for Undertaker’s dominant career. No one was too big and no one was safe from his gloved grip.

The Undertaker joins such noted pop culture figures as Norman Reedus and Michael Rooker of The Walking Dead, Morena Baccarin, Karen Gillan, Evan Peters, Katie Cassidy and others currently scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con, set for October 2-4 at the Austin Convention Center. Additional celebrities will be announced in the coming weeks.

Wizard World Austin Comic Con is the 13th of 16 events scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions. Show hours are Thursday, October 2, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, October 3, 2-9 p.m.; Saturday, October 4, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Reedus, Shatner, Staite Headline Celebrities At Inaugural Wizard World Reno Comic Con

FIREFLY Summer Glau as RiverNorman Reedus, William Shatner, Jewel Staite, Bruce Campbell, Billy Dee Williams, Adam West and Burt Ward and WWE Superstar Roman Reigns and Divas The Bella Twins are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Reno Comic Con, November 21-23 at the Cox Business Center.

Reedus, Staite and Campbell will appear on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22-23; Shatner will attend on Friday evening and Saturday, Nov. 21-22; the WWE stars will attend on Saturday; Williams, West and Ward are scheduled for all three days.

Other notables scheduled include The Walking Dead stars Michael Rooker, Andrew J. West, Jon Bernthal and Scott Wilson, Alan Tudyk, Eliza Dushku, Sean Astin, Lou Ferrigno, Jason David Frank, Kevin Sorbo, Walter Koenig, Sara Underwood, and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco.

Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, Ethan Van Sciver, Phil Ortiz, Kevin Maguire, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam, Ty Templeton, Ken Kelly, Pop Mhan, Greg Horn, and Rob Prior.

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, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Reno Comic Con show hours are Friday, Nov. 21, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Reno Comic Con 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.

Marvel Comics & Wizard World’s Death Of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #1 Ohio Comic Con Variant

Death Of Wolverine The Logan Legacy #1 VariantMarvel Comics and Wizard World have revealed the latest edition of the 2014 series of exclusive variant covers, Death Of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #1, drawn by veteran Marvel artist Carlo Barberi. VIP attendees at the Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, October 31-November 2 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, will receive a free copy of the limited-edition book at registration.

Barberi is scheduled to be on site at the event to sign copies of Death Of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #1 (autograph fees may apply). Leading professional comic grader CGC will also be on hand to accept books for grading and Signature Series.

The exclusive version of Death Of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #1 will be limited to 3,000 copies and provided free at registration to all Wizard World Ohio Comic Con VIP attendees, including any celebrity VIP packages.

Barberi has worked in the comics industry since 2000. His first professional work in the U.S. was for Dark Horse on the DHP book doing four small stories. After working on DC titles like JLA Jr., Superman, Flash and Batman Brave and the Bold, he moved to Marvel, where he has drawn for New Mutants, Ororo: Before the Storm, X-Force, Age of X, Deadpool, several Spider-Man books, Scarlet Spider, Thunderbolts and Amazing X-Men.

Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Emily Kinney, Alanna Masterson, Andrew J. West and Jon Bernthal of The Walking Dead, Karl Urban,Robert Englund andWWE Superstars The Wyatt Family are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Ohio Comic Con.

In addition to Barberi, superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Carlo Barberi, Patrick and Shelly Block, Michael Golden, Kevin Maguire, James O’Barr, Barry Kitson, Joanna Estep, Renee Witterstaetter, Rob Prior, and many others.

William Shatner, Lauren Cohan, Evan Peters Top Nashville Comic Con Celebrity Roster

Lauren CohanWilliam Shatner, Lauren Cohan, WWE Superstar Kane, WWE Divas The Bella Twins, Evan Peters, Eliza Dushku, Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs and Brian Krause and Alan Tudyk are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, September 26-28 at the Music City Center. It is the 12th of 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

Shatner will appear on Friday, Sept. 26, only; The WWE stars will attend on Saturday, Sept. 27, only. Krause will appear all three days. The others are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

Wizard World Nashville Comic Con will also be the scene of a reunion of six cast members from Star Trek: The Next Generation, as Jonathan Frakes, Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, and Gates McFadden relive the memories of the program’s seven-year run.

Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Neal Adams, Ron Garney, Ethan Van Sciver, Phil Ortiz, Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Michael Golden (“Spider-Man,” “Hulk”), Greg Horn (“Walt Disney,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), and many others.

Other notable celebrities on the Wizard World Nashville Comic Con roster include Manu Bennett (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, “Arrow”), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy), Jamie Bamber and Michael Trucco (“Battlestar Galactica,”), Jon Bernthal and Michael Rooker of “The Walking Dead,” Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “King of Queens,”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”) and Jenna Busch (“Cocktails With Stan).

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, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Nashville Comic Con show hours are Friday, September 26, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, September 27, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, September 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.

Wizard World Nashville Comic Con 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, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.

For more on the 2014 Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, visit http://www.wizd.me/NashvillePR.

Yeun, Bautista, Bennett, Marsters, Headline Celebrities At Inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con

Steven YeunSteven Yeun, Michael Rooker and Jon Bernthal of The Walking Dead, Adam West and Burt Ward of Batman, Manu Bennett, Dave Bautista, WWE Hall of Famer Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat and James Marsters are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, September 12-14 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center

Yeun will appear on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14; the WWE stars will attend on Saturday only; the others are scheduled for all three days.

Other notables scheduled include Eliza Dushku, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Tudyk, Michael Madsen, Ernie Hudson, Lou Ferrigno, Jason David Frank, Sara Underwood and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco.

Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, Ethan Van Sciver, Kevin Eastman, Kevin Maguire, John Tyler Christopher, Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam and Greg Horn.

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, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Richmond Comic Con show hours are Friday, Sept. 12, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, Sept. 14, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.

Richmond Comic Con 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, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.

For more on the 2014 Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, visit .

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