Greg Capullo (“Spawn,” “Haunt”), Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Iron Man”), Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams (“Batman,” “Green Lantern”) and Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Action Comics”) are among the headliners on a roster of more than 100 top comics artists and writers who will attend Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, April 4-6 at America's Center.
Other top-level creators appearing include David Mack (“Daredevil,” “End of Days”), Carlo Pagulayan (“Hulk,” “Silver Surfer”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), John Tyler Christopher (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “Avengers Arena”), Greg Horn (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Marvel: War of Heroes” iPhone App), Mike Grell (“Green Arrow,” “Warlord”), Cullen Bunn (“Wolverine,” “Avenging Spider-Man”), Chris Samnee (“Rocketeer,” “Thor”) and Angel Unzueta (“Titans,” “LoSH”).
Mack also drew the exclusive variant cover of Wolverine And The X-Men #1, to be provided to the first 3,000 VIP attendees at the show. A black & white sketch version, limited to 2,500 copies, will be available for purchase at the Wizard World store on the convention floor.
“Batman” fans celebrating the 75th anniversary of the superhero's debut are in for an additional treat, with the first convention appearance of Athena Finger, the only grandchild of Bill Finger, the uncredited co-creator and original writer of Batman. With Finger, Adams and actors Adam West and Burt Ward from the 1966 TV series attending, St. Louis Comic Con will be extra special for followers of the Caped Crusader.
Nathan Fillion (“Castle,” “Firefly”), Karen Gillan (“Doctor Who,” Guardians of the Galaxy), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Bruce Campbell (“Burn Notice,” Evil Dead) and Summer Glau (“Firefly,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) are among the popular celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, the fifth of 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD). The event will also feature a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
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 St. Louis Comic Con show hours are Friday, April 4, 3-8 pm.; Saturday, April 5, 10 am.-7 pm., Sunday, April 6, 11 am.-5 pm.
About Wizard World
Wizard World (wizardworld.com) 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.