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Wizard to Sell Jello Shot Maker to Healthcare Industry Due to COVID-19

In a story that we must stress that we are absolutely not making up, beleaguered comic convention company Wizard World has announced plans to pivot their business model to selling jello shot machines to bars, restaurants, and hospitals as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The strange but, again, very real news comes via the […]

Wizard World Puts Comic Cons Online, as Coronavirus Pandemic Hits Shows

Wizard World to Put Comic Cons Experience Online, as Coronavirus Pandemic Fears Hits Shows

Wizard Entertainment of the double-decade Wizard Worlds is to launch "Wizard World Virtual Experiences" just as WonderCon announced its postponement/cancellation, and in the wake of the cancelled ECCC, and potentially more to come. Launching later this month, fans will have the ability to purchase a personal one-minute video chat, :15- or :30-second personalized video recording, […]

When Bleeding Cool Spoke to Rod Blagojevich at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

When Bleeding Cool Spoke to Rod Blagojevich at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago

In 2010, Bleeding Cool went to Wizard World Chicago. Who, amidst the wrestlers, cosplayers and William Shatners, was a very unusual guest. One Rod Blagojevich, who had been charged with misleading investigators looking into charges that he tried to sell Obama's vacated senate seat for personal profit. But Chicago loved their ex-governor Rod Blagojevich and […]

WizardWorld Crowdfund Investment - With VIP Priveleges

WizardWorld Crowdfunds Investment – With VIP Privileges

Okay, so this is a new way for a comic book convention to sell premium tickets. Attach an investment portfolio in their own stock. Wizard World, one of the longest-running comic book convention franchises, spinning as they did out of the famous Wizard Magazine: A Guide To Comics. And now they are seeking investment from […]

Wizard World Chicago Swaps Comics for Celebrity Photos to Help ComicBooks For Kids

Wizard World Chicago Swaps Comics for Celebrity Photos to Help ComicBooks For Kids

Wizard World Chicago is asking fans to bring child-appropriate graphic novels, comics, science fiction books, or any other similar reading materials to the show, being held on August 22nd to the 25th at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Center. All donations will be handed to ComicBooks For Kids!, an organisation that collects and donates comic book […]

Ghostbusters Convention Coming to California on June 7-8

Ghostbusters fans can celebrate the 35th anniversary in a couple weeks with Ghostbusters Fan Fest, a two day extravaganza done in partnership with Ghost Corps, Wizard World, and Sony Pictures. Cast members from all the films and animated series will be there, screenings, and more will take place, and more. The convention will be held […]

Sony to Create Wizard World: The Movie?

Not quite, but the two companies are teaming up to turn comics into films. Valentine's Day is this week and the spirit of love is in the air, which apparently means that corporations are feeling quite amorous. Sony and Wizard World are the latest companies to find themselves in the grip of passion, with a […]

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Shamus Bros. Play Con Circuit Game Of Thrones With New Ace Universe Super Shows

Hot on the heels of former Wizard World CEO John Macaluso's attempt to carve out his own comic con territory with Fandemic (as well the recent legal drama between Wizard World and the Shamuses), Stephen and Gareb Shamus have announced the launch of Ace Universe, a new comic con company that promises a "Ground-Breaking Approach […]

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Why Gerhard Isn't At Wizard World Nashville This Weekend

Canadian cartoonist Gerhard, long-time collaborator with Dave Sim on Cerebus, was due to appear at Wizard World Nashville this weekend. But he isn't there. He wrote last week: "I've been booked for this show for over a year. We've been contacting them about our travel arrangements for weeks. Yesterday, a week before the show, someone […]

Jeff Smith To Join Rob Liefeld And Trina Robbins In Wizard World's Hall Of Legends

Bone creator Jeff Smith is set to be the third inductee in Wizard World's prestigious Hall of Legends, according to a press release. Following in the tradition of Sir Robert Liefeld and Trina Robbins, Smith will enter the Wizard World Hall of Legends when Wizard World rolls through Columbus in August. The award-winning cartoonist whose […]

Cosplay, Scenes, and Observations From The Floor At Wizard World Sacramento

Wizard World's annual tour has again returned to Sacramento, where thousands of fans will be descending on the Sacramento Convention Center through Sunday evening. We headed out there today to take in some of the sights, a few panels, and to generally see how it all felt as the event is now entering it's fourth […]

Trina Robbins Joins Rob Liefeld In Wizard World's Hall Of Legends

It seems like it was just last month that we reported that superstar artist Sir Robert Liefeld would be the inaugural inductee into Wizard World's new Hall of Legends. Perhaps that is because it was just last month that we reported that Rob Liefeld would be the inaugural inductee into Wizard World's Hall of Legends. […]

Wizard World Philly Checklist: Sketches, Variant Covers, Sex Toys? Updated

When I go to a comic convention and I see a rabbit… I'm expecting it to be either Bugs Bunny or Bucky O'Hare. Maybe even a group of cosplayers who have mashed together the Avengers with the Playboy Bunnies. What I'm not expecting is a vendor selling sex toys. But as artist Franchesco points out […]