With an incredible lineup, Wizard World Austin Comic Con is embracing the nerdy-side of pop culture with special guests and celebrities ranging from the famed seven main characters of Star Trek: The Next Generation to a television Superman, Dean Cain.
This year’s Wizard World Austin Comic Con will also include celebrities Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from the reality show Jersey Shore and Eliza Dushku from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Relive some of your childhood memories at Wizard World Austin Comic Con on Oct. 26-28 at the Austin Convention Center. What better way to be in the spirit of dressing up right before Halloween?
Comic Con embraces comic books, movies, TV shows, video games, sci-fi, toys, technology and social networking culture. The vastness of genres are combined into one large convention where everyone, of any age, can find a little bit of themselves enlightened and youthful. The panels, celebrities, writers and costume contests are the cherry on top to the convention.
Wizard World Austin Comic Con is the first to host the 25th-year U.S. reunion of Star Trek: The Next Generation, that will feature the main seven characters of the popular series. Legendary actors and actresses of the series will be attending the convention like Patrick Stewart, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. Other special guests from a popular series are Walking Dead actors Norman Reedus (“Daryl Dixon”), Jon Bernthal (“Shane Walsh”), and Michael Rooker (“Merle Dixon”). The trio will sign autographs, greet fans, pose for photo ops and participate in an interactive Q&A panel on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28.
To name a few, Eliza Dushku, Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress, CM Punk, WWE wrestler, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Anthony Michael Hall, Sixteen Candles, Weird Science actor, Dean Cain, Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman are some of the special guests scheduled to attend the Wizard World Austin Comic Con. Not only are many actors and actresses attending the convention but so are renowned comic creators. To name a few, Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, creator of Batman and Green Lantern , Eisner winners Paul Jenkins creator of Spider-man and Hulk, and Bernie Wrightson creator of House of Mystery and Swamp Thing are attending.
Sunday Oct. 28 is “Kids Day” with a schedule specially designed for children. Admission will also be free for kids 10 and under. Wizard World Austin Comic Con is family-friendly!
The three-day event will take place from Oct. 26-28 at the Austin Convention Center located 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. Tickets range from the type of packages you select. Each ticket will be sent via email in a PDF format for you to print. You can buy tickets the day of the event but the lines are typically longer and online discounts or incentives are not available.
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 – Noon to 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information on Hotel accommodations, schedules, and tickets visit Wizard World.