David Tennant, John Barrowman, Alex Kingston, Elizabeth Olsen Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend 20th Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 24-27


Paul Bettany, Steve Blum, Gene Simmons, Elizabeth Henstridge, John Cusack Also Headline Guest Roster To Date; Talented Comics Creators, Live Entertainment, Variety of Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

david tennantWizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2017 schedule with its 20th trip to the  Donald E. Stephens Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 24-27. The “Doctor Who” trio of David Tennant (“Jessica Jones”) and Alex Kingston (“E.R.”), John Barrowman (“Arrow”), ‘The Avengers:Age of Ultron’, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ tandem of Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany , Elizabeth Henstridge (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Steve Blum (Toonami, Cowboy Bebop ), Gene Simmons (KISS frontman), the “Psych” duo of James Roday and Dule Hill, John Cusack (Say Anything…, Better off Dead…) and Jewel Staite (“Firefly,” “Stargate’ Atlantis”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend Wizard World’s longest running and largest comic con and pop culture extravaganza.

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Wizard World Teams With Legendary Producer Lou Adler To Screen Original ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ In Chicago, Saturday, August 26

Film’s Star Barry Bostwick To Host Screening; ‘Midnight Madness’ Shadow Cast To Perform


Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) presents a screening of the 1975, Twentieth Century Fox classic musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show during Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, on Saturday, August 26. Barry Bostwick, who starred as “Brad Majors” in the cult favorite, will host the event, along with the local shadow cast group “Midnight Madness.” The event will begin at 9 p.m. on the main stage at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, site of Wizard World Comic Con Chicago that weekend, following the Wizard World Costume Contest.

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Gene Simmons Seeks Opening Act And ‘Rockstar Kid’ For Wizard World’s August 26 Concert At Park West In Chicago

Local Musicians/Groups Can Submit Video Links By August 10 to Enter To Be One Of The Concert’s Opening Acts; Also Seeking ‘Rockstar Kid’ To Play Song With Gene On Stage

Gene Simmons Concert - Cleveland (credit Layla

Gene Simmons Concert – Cleveland (credit Layla

It’s the chance of a lifetime for musicians all across Greater Chicago, as famed Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Simmons and Wizard World seek an outstanding local band to perform as one of the opening acts for “Wizard World:

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Christian Kane, Rob Prior…And The Evil Dead???



This past weekend at Wizard World Chicago, we saw many amazing sites…Cosplayers, Artists, Celebrity Guests, and SO Much More!!!

As we were walking in the main lobby something caught our eyes and we couldn’t help but stop as we watched the very talented Rob Prior creating one of his masterpieces (Bela Lagosi) to music. Talk about talent!!! Can’t help but mention the bonus of the one and only Christian Kane (Leverage/Librarians), who happens to be an amazing singer, called up on the stage by Rob to join him in painting. Please enjoy the video and slideshow below of Rob and Christian and then onto Part Dieux..The Evil Dead House!!!

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Wizard World Chicago Celebrity Spotlight Questions w/ John Barrowman and Ralph Macchio


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Last weekend Shallow Graves covered Wizard World Chicago, it was a blast but one of the best parts was when I was able to ask John Barrow (Arrow, Torchwood, Doctor Who) three questions. He answered to the best of his ability and here’s what John had to say.
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“SHUDDER” Screams On Demand


Shudder horror on demand

This weekend while covering Wizard World Chicago, I came across this booth and fell in love. I stopped and spoke with the lovely rep Shu who gave me the low down  on SHUDDER and being a huge horror fan…“Hello, Shallow Graves Magazine here…”, I could hardly wait to check it out, and for all the horror fans out there, this is exactly what we have needed and asked for.

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Throwback Thursday Karl Urban Dishes On Dredd


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Karl Urban at Chicago Comic Con

2 years ago I had the chance to speak to Karl Urban about a sequel to the movie Dredd. Both being Judge Dredd fans I was happy to talk to him on this idea and he seemed rather glad to enlighten about the plans for a sequel. Although the plans for a sequel seem to not being going well I still hope that it will happen some day and Karl Urban will be playing the fascist street cop of the future.

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