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Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino To Attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con

Pop culture icon, reality TV star and comic book superhero Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino will take his “GTL lifestyle” to the Southwest this fall when he attends Wizard World Austin Comic Con on Saturday, October 27, at the Austin Convention Center. “The Sitch” will meet fans, pose for photo ops, sign autographs, and signing copies of his Collector’s Edition #1 comic book.

Sorrentino and Wizard World announced a publishing and development deal to create a comic book superhero based on “The Situation” and his family. The series is written by Paul Jenkins and drawn by Talent Caldwell with a cover by Greg Horn.

In Austin, Sorrentino joins an impressive list of celebrities like Patrick Stewart, Eliza Dushku and WWE® Superstar CM Punk® attending what is shaping up as the biggest Wizard World Austin show ever and the Southwest’s No. 1 Pop Culture Convention.

For more on the 2012 Wizard World Austin Comic Con, visit  http://www.wizardworld.com/home-tx.html.

“The Situation” Unveils Comic Cover Art

First Look:  New Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Comic Book Unveiled

Comic Created By Sorrentino, Superstar Artist Greg Horn, Produced by Wizard World, MPS Entertainment Scheduled For Release At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con In August

NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 – “The Situation” as a superhero is about to become reality.  Just weeks after announcing his latest venture, an “abs-first” foray into the world of comics, pop culture icon and reality television star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is unveiling the cover of his Situation comic book produced by Wizard World and MPS Entertainment and painted by superstar artist Greg Horn.  The first books are due on shelves in time for Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12, at which Sorrentino will make his first appearance in support of the new project.

The first artwork depicts “The Situation” fully charged and ready to go.

“I was confident that an amazing artist like Greg Horn would come up with a great look, but I was still blown away by his painting,” said Sorrentino.  “It has me more excited than ever to see what’s coming next.”

The team of artists and writers collaborating on the effort include Eisner Award winning writer Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origins, Batman, Hulk, Spider-Man), pencil and inks by Talent Caldwell (Superman, X-Men, G.I. Joe), and coloring by Paul Mounts (Avengers, Ultimate X-Men, Wolverine, and Thor).

“This team we’ve assembled is our commitment to put out a comic book of the highest quality that will have a compelling story and amazing art,” said John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO.  “Our creative team is hard at work creating a book that will appeal to a wide new audience, and will also interest long-time comic fans.”

About Wizard World:

Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

***** SAVE THE 2012 DATES *****
May 31 – June 3 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 9-12 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 29-30 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 26-28 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
November 30 – Dec. 2 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
TBD 2013 – Wizard World Toronto Comic Con

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino To Attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino Fist-Pumping His Way To Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 11

It’s a “Situation” as the Reality TV Star & Future Comic Book Superhero Turns Up The Heat In the Windy City!

NEW YORK and ROSEMONT, Ill., May 16, 2012 – Pop culture icon, reality TV star and soon-to-be comic book superhero Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino will take his “GTL lifestyle” to the Midwest this summer when he attends Wizard World Chicago Comic Con on Saturday, August 11, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.  “The Sitch” will meet fans, pose for photo ops, sign autographs, and maybe even give a sneak peek at what his new comic book might look like.

Last month, Sorrentino and Wizard World announced a publishing and development deal to create a comic book superhero based on “The Situation” and his family.  The series will be written and drawn by some of the comic book industry’s leading artists and writers.

In Chicago, Sorrentino joins an impressive list of celebrities like William Shatner, Bruce Campbell, Stan Lee, Tom Felton, Nina Dobrev and WWE® Superstar CM Punk™ attending what is shaping up as the biggest Wizard World show ever and the Midwest’s No. 1 Pop Culture Convention.

“We are thrilled to welcome our partners Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino and his family to their first Wizard World show,” said John Macaluso, CEO, Wizard World.  “Chicago is our largest event, which is perfect for someone like Mike, who knows a thing or two about big crowds and enthusiastic fans.”

“I am looking forward to being a part of the Wizard World experience,” said Sorrentino, who grew up as a comic book fan.  “It’s exciting to think about how many fans of comics, TV and pop culture will be there, and I’m honored to be included with stars like William Shatner, Stan Lee and Bruce Campbell.”

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), will 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.

For more on the 2012 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html.

About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

***** SAVE THE 2012-13 DATES *****
May 31 – June 3 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 9-12 –  Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 29-30 –  Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 26-28 –  Wizard World Austin Comic Con
November 30 – December 2 –  Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
TBD 2013 – Wizard World Toronto Comic Con

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Signs With Wizard World

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Wizard World Team To Create A Comic Book Super Hero

BEVERLY HILLS, CA., April 17, 2012 — Wizard World Inc. (WIZD.PK) announces Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino along with the Sorrentino family have signed a publishing, development, and appearance deal with Wizard World to create and publish a comic book hero based on Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his family.

The agreement will team Mike Sorrentino, along with his brothers Marc and Frank, sister Melissa, and mother Linda, with Wizard World, the largest Comic Con Tour in North America, spanning a dozen cities and reaching millions of fans every year through its events, social media, digital and PR outreach.

The series of comic books based upon stories by Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his family will be written and drawn by some of the comic book industry’s leading artists and writers. In addition, the Sorrentino family members will be making appearances at several Wizard World conventions to promote their characters and greet the fans in attendance.

“MPS Entertainment and I are thrilled and excited about our new business relationship with Wizard World. I grew up reading comic books and now I get a chance to star in my own. I can’t wait for everyone to see what we are working on,” said Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.

“Wizard World is excited to partner with one of pop culture’s greatest stars.  Mike ‘The Situation’ and his family will broaden our relationships with celebrities to new areas that leverage our access to the media, the fans, and especially our ability to bring comic book characters to life,” said John Macaluso, CEO, Wizard World.

About Wizard World:

Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworldcomiccon.com.

***** SAVE THE 2012 DATES *****
May 31 – June 3 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 9-12 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 29-30 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 26-28 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
November 30 – Dec. 2 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
TBD 2013 – Wizard World Toronto Comic Con