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William Shatner will be among the celebrities appearing at
Chicago Comic Con in August.
The international pop culture icon Shatner (“Star Trek") will appear on Friday, Aug. 10, and Saturday, Aug. 11, Ryan (“Star Trek: Voyager”) on Sunday, Aug. 12, Eisner Award Hall of Famer and comic book legend Lee and Bernthal (The Ghost Writer) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and WWE® Superstar CM Punk on Saturday.
“Wizard World Chicago Comic Con continues to grow in all areas, from celebrity guests to Artist Alley to evening entertainment to VIP experiences, so much so that we've made it a full four-day show for the first time,” said John Macaluso, CEO, Wizard World. “William Shatner, Jeri Ryan and Stan Lee are at the top of a deep celebrity roster that will connect with fans of all ages.”
The longest-running and highest-attended show annually on the Wizard World calendar, 2012 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con will also feature movie and television stars such as Nina Dobrev ("The Vampire Diaries"), Kate Mulgrew ("Star Trek: Voyager"), Bruce Campbell (Army Of Darkness, Evil Dead), Tom Felton (Harry Potter, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Amy Acker (The Cabin In The Woods) and dozens of others.
Eisner Award winner Pérez (“Superman,” “JSA”), nominee Pacheco (“X-Men,” “Green Lantern”) and Capullo (“Batman,” “Spawn”) are joined in Artist Alley by Rodolfo Migliari ("Green Arrow," "Green Lantern"), "Brom" ("Dungeons & Dragons," "The Plucker), "CAFU" ("Superboy," "Action Comics"), Ken Kelly ("Batman," "Star Wars") and Pat Lee ("Spider-Man," "Iron Man"), among a first-class roster of special guests.
Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc., 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.
For more on the 2012 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworldcomiccon.com/home-ch.html.