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By Sammi-T

 

Philadelphia Wizard World is just over two weeks away and I know I am excited! To celebrate, TVGrapevine will be bringing you up to the minute information, interviews and more to get you excited about the event. Below is an updated press release about who will be attending, as well as who had to cancel.

 

Wizard World has been advised that Nathan Fillion will be unable to attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con because of an unexpected scheduling conflict. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

All VIP Tickets, Serenity VIP Tickets, Photo Ops, Dual Photo Ops, Group Photo Ops and Autographs will be refunded, please allow a few days for processing. If you still wish to attend Philadelphia Comic Con, you can repurchase tickets at wizardworld.com, email support@ticketleap.com, or call them directly at 877-849-5327 to exchange your tickets and receive a partial refund or pay the difference for a new ticket. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Wizard World Philadelphia will still be hosting other beloved crewmembers from “Firefly,” and Serenity including Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, and Jewel Staite. They will be joined by other standout celebrities attending include William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee, “The Walking Dead” trio of Michael Rooker, Norman Reedus and Jon Bernthal, Manu Bennett (“Arrow,” The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and many others.

“Torchwood” and Zero Dark Thirty star John Barrowman along with WWE® Superstars John Cena® and Daniel Bryan® top the list of celebrity guests scheduled to appear at the event, May 30 – June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  It is the third in the 2013 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.

Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Bryan Hitch (“America's Got Powers,” “Wolverine”), Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Captain America”), Leinil Yu (“Hulk,” “Fantastic Four”) and Barry Kitson (“Thor,” “Spider-Man”).

Additionally, all full price attendees will receive a free copy of the Exclusive Variant Cover of The Walking Dead #1 comic, available only at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con.

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 Philadelphia Comic Con show hours are Thursday, May 30, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, May 31, noon – 7 p.m.; Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, June 2, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more on the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, visit http://clicks.skem1.com/trkr/?c=6026&g=2502&p=219cf06cba7ff932966a7ee87181a05e&u=723c1f859bd4d903e7179a35301c79d2&q=&t=2.

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.