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Stan Lee, The Walking Dead Stars Headline Wizard World NYC Experience June 28-30

Wizard World has announced the celebrity and superstar creator rosters for the 2013 Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, June 28-30 at Basketball city (Pier 36) in Manhattan.  Comics legend Stan Lee, Star Trek: The Next Generation icon Patrick Stewart and five prominent cast members of The Walking Dead, including Norman Reedus, Laurie Holden, Michael Rooker, Jon Bernthal and Chandler Riggs, “The Fonz” Henry Winkler and WWE Superstar CM Punk top the celebrity list.  Mike Deodato Jr., Carlos Pacheco, Humberto Ramos and Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams are among the most prominent creators attending.

Lee and Stewart will appear on Saturday, June 29; Punk will attend on Friday, June 28; Reedus, Bernthal and Riggs are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday; Holden and Rooker are both slated for all three days.

Other standout special guests include Hockey Hall of Famer Brian Leetch, Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, both appearing Saturday, and Wil Wheaton, Dean Cain, Pam Grier, Anthony Michael Hall, James Marsters, Sarah Underwood and Jason David Frank, all scheduled for the full three days.

A highlight of the event is the Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience Celebrity Cruise on Friday from 9 p.m. – midnight (additional ticket required).  Reedus, Rooker and Bernthal are scheduled to be aboard as the ship sails from Basketball City up past the Freedom Tower.  All attendees must be 21 years of age, and DJ, buffet menu and two free drinks are included, and a ticket to any day of the event is required in order to purchase tickets for the cruise.

The Artist Alley at Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience will also feature Mike Zeck, Jim Cheung, Stan Goldberg, “Zombie King” Arthur Suydam, Michael Golden, Rick Buckler and J.G. Jones.

Additionally, all full price attendees will receive a free copy of the Exclusive Variant Cover of The Walking Dead #1 comic, available only at Comic Con Wizard World NYC Experience.

The full event schedule can be found at

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June 28-30 – Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience
August 8-11 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 20-22 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 18-20 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
November 22-24 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
January 24-26, 2014 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
February 7-9, 2014 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
April 4-6, 2014 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
June 19-22, 2014 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con