In a last huzzah before switching over to the FanExpo banner, Wizard World Chicago had a bit of a hill to climb. Fresh out of that pandemic you might have heard about, the event moved forward with all precautions and restrictions in place. The list of celebrities was noticeably smaller and fans might not have […]
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Wizard World to join with Fan Expo…
Wizard World Chicago joins FAN EXPO HQ (August 10, 2021, 7:00 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET – Toronto, ON): Today, FAN EXPO HQ shared big plans to change thefan convention industry in North America forever, when it announced six of Wizard World’s (OTC:WIZD) largestU.S. shows will join its portfolio, including Wizard World Chicago. Wizard World’s events […]
Announcement: Wizard Entertainment Online
Wizard Entertainment To Launch ‘Wizard World Virtual Experiences’ To Bring Convention Experience Online Video Chats, Recorded Videos, Signed Photos, Memorabilia From Individual Stars, Cast Groups, Superstar Creators Plus Free Live Panels, Launching Via Website, Social Platforms This Month Wizard Entertainment Inc. (OTCBB:WIZDD) for more than 20 years has produced “Wizard World” events at which attendees […]
Pullbox Guide to Conning: Episode 5
This week, in our last (until I think of something else to say about cons, and given I’ve already written over 6800 words on the subject, I’m thinking that may be awhile) episode of The Official Ultimate Pullbox Guide to Conning, we’ll take a look at a rather timely topic (as I know many of you are starting to stake out your digs for C2E2): finding good deals on lodging.
Pullbox Guide to Conning: Episode 4
Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen! In this week’s episode, my fine feathered friends, we’ll examine the delightful art of autograph-seeking at the con. Whether it’s that one celebrity you need to complete your Serenity cast poster (looking at you—eventually—Morena Baccarin!), your fave artist in the Alley, or maybe even […]
Pullbox Guide to Conning: Episode 1
The Official Pullbox Guide to Conning, Episode 1 The other night, as Eric and I broke eggrolls in advance of our weekly gaming session, we discussed Paul’s recent Pullbox writeup on Wizard World-Chicago. This segued to talk of the enjoyment Eric got out of listening to our curmudgeonly compatriot’s ongoing commentary on con planning and […]
Cosplay: WWC ’19
Wizard World Chicago 2019: a Pullbox Retrospective
Well, that’s another Con in the can, and I’ve got some thoughts… First of all, the ‘Box’s co-founder Eric was my wingman this year, and we both had a pretty good time taking in the sights and meeting awesome people. In overview, Wizard World is a smaller convention than C2E2, but before the critics start […]
Wizard World Chicago teams up with ComicBooks for Kids!
ComicBooks for Kids!Wizard World is proud to team with ComicBooks for Kids! to make sure that every child in a hospital or cancer center has a comic book! Wizard World is asking fans to bring child-appropriate graphic novels, comics, science fiction books, or any other similar reading materials to #WizardWorldChicago, August 22-25 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center […]
Wizard World Chicago (Sunday) – Lou Ferrigno Given Honors!
Pictured: John Maatta, Chief Don Stephens, Lou Ferrigno, & Chris Stephensens The Rosemont Public Safety Department Honored Lou Ferrigno As An Honorary Public Safety Officer At Wizard World Chicago Sunday August 21 WHO: Wizard World, Inc., and the Rosemont Public Safety Department swore in Lou Ferrigno (the one and only Hulk) as an honorary Public […]