Adams, Garcin, Gilchrist Among Top Comics Creators At Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, “Mr Garcin”, Guy Gilchrist and Mico Suayan headline the nearly 100 comics artists and writers scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, October 18-20 at Music City Center. It is the seventh in the 2013 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. and will also feature a top-drawer collection of top celebrities and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
In addition to Eisner Hall of Famer Stan Lee, who will appear on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the celebrity area, standouts at the Nashville Comic Con Artist Alley will include Fernando Dagnino, Mike Grell, “Zombie King” Arthur Suydam, Michael Golden, Greg Horn and Freddie Williams II.
Additionally, all full price attendees will receive a free copy of the Exclusive Variant Cover of The Walking Dead #1 comic, available only at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con. The Wizard World artist to draw the cover will be announced soon.
Norman Reedus of The Walking Dead, WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan and “The Fonz” Henry Winkler are among the top celebrities scheduled to attend the event. The standout roster will also include Bruce Campbell of Evil Dead, Eliza Dushku of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, pop culture icon Billy Dee Williams and many others.
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, Oct. 18, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, 10 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, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, Oct. 20, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.
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 Cosplay Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.