Stan Lee, Bruce Campbell, Morena Baccarin, Dean Cain Highlight 2013 Wizard World Portland Comic Con Celebrity Roster, Feb. 22-23-24
Also To Feature Michael Rooker, Norman Reedus, James Marsters, Juliet Landau, Superstar Artists Chris Claremont, Carlos Pacheco, Mike Deodato Jr. At Oregon Convention Center
NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore., December 11, 2012 â€“ Comics legend Stan Lee, Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell, â€œHomelandâ€ headliner Morena Baccarin and â€œSupermanâ€ Dean Cain top the standout lineup of celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Portland Comic Con, Feb. 22-24, 2013, at the Oregon Convention Center.Â They will be joined by a top-drawer collection of well-known artists and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions in the first event on Wizard World’s 2013 calendar and the first Wizard World event in the â€œCity of Roses.â€
Lee is scheduled to attend all three days, while Baccarin will appear on Saturday and Sunday, Cain is set for Friday and Saturday and Campbell will be on hand on Friday only.
Other headliners slated for the Wizard World Portland roster include Michael Rooker (â€œThe Walking Dead,â€ Henry), Norman Reedus (â€œThe Walking Dead,â€ Boondock Saints), James Marsters (â€œBuffy: The Vampire Slayer,â€ â€œCapricaâ€), Jason David Frank (â€œMighty Morphinâ€™ Power Rangers,â€ The One Warrior), Juliet Landau (â€œBuffy: The Vampire Slayer,â€ â€œAngelâ€), James Hong (Blade Runner, Kung Fu Panda), Lou Ferrigno (â€œThe Incredible Hulkâ€) and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco joining Reedus.
The lineup of superstar comic creators in Portland is also impressive, with Chris Claremont (â€œUncanny X-Men,â€ â€œSpider-Manâ€), Carlos Pacheco (â€œGreen Lantern,â€ â€œWolverineâ€), Mike Deodato Jr. (â€œWonder Woman,â€ â€œBatmanâ€), Eisner Award winner Kurt Busiek (â€œAstro City,â€ â€œSupermanâ€), Kaare Andrews (â€œAstonishing X-Men,â€ â€œIron Manâ€) and â€œZombie Kingâ€ Arthur Suydam (â€œMarvel Zombies,â€ â€œArmy of Darknessâ€) among the top talent.
Wizard World Portland 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.Â Admission is free for kids 10 and under, and Sunday, February 24, is â€œKids Day,â€ an array of programming specially designed for children.
Event hours are Friday, Feb. 22, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more on the 2013 Wizard World Portland Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-portland.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 2013 event schedule to date can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
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February 22-24 â€“ Wizard World Portland Comic Con
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