Boreanaz, Fillion, Goldberg, Lloyd Headline Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
David Boreanaz, Nathan Fillion, Whoopi Goldberg, Christopher Lloyd, Karen Gillanand Norman Reedus are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, June 19-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the eighth 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.
Fillion and Gillan will appear on Saturday, June 21 only; Reedus will attend on Saturday and Sunday, June 21-22; Goldberg will appear on Friday evening and Saturday, June 20-21; and Lloyd is scheduled to appear Friday through Sunday.
Other notables on the celebrity roster include Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Karl Urban, Evan Peters, Lauren Cohan,John Carpenter, Eliza Dushku, Daniel Cudmore, Alan Tudyk, Sean Astin,Ralph Macchio, Laura Vandervoort and The Walking Dead stars Michael Rooker, Sarah Wayne Callies, Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson and Jon Bernthal.
In addition, WWE Divas The Bella Twins (Friday), WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino (Saturday) and WWE Superstars John Cena (Sunday) and Batista (Saturday) will attend.
Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Greg Capullo, Eisner Award Hall of Famers Marv Wolfman and Neal Adam, Jim Cheung, Daniel Acuña, Jesus Saiz, Claudio Aboy, Ethan Van Sciver, Greg Horn, Arthur Suydam, J.G. Jones and Michael Golden.
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 Philadelphia Comic Con show hours are Thursday, June 19, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, June 20, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, June 22, 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, June 22, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.
Philadelphia 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.