Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2016 schedule with its fourth trip to America’s Center at Wizard World St. Louis, April 1-3. “Doctor Who” stars David Tennant and Billie Piper, Elizabeth Henstridge (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Sean Schemmel ( Dragon Ball Z), Steve Downes and Jen Taylor (“Halo”), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”) and Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza, the fifth event on Wizard World's calendar of comic and gaming cons in 2016.
Tennant will attend on Saturday, April 2, only. Shatner will appear on Friday and Sunday; Piper, and Henstridge are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday; Schemmel, Downes, Taylor, Ferrigno and Frank will appear all three days. Additional celebrities will be announced in the coming weeks.
Other well-known Wizard World St. Louis guests include YouTube celebrities The Hillywood Show and Chris 51 (“Epic Ink”). The event will also feature major gaming activations and an eSports tournament streaming stage (www.wizardworldgaming.com).
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley in St. Louis will feature Ken Kelly (“Kiss” album covers, “He-Man”), Phil Ortiz ("The Simpsons," “Muppet Babies”), Billy Martin (“TMNT,” lead guitarist, Good Charlotte), Tom Cook ("He-Man," "She-Ra"), Bob Camp ("Ren and Stimpy," "G.I. Joe”), Clinton Hobart (Disney fine art), Jose Delbo (“Superman,” “Batman”), Andrew Griffith (“Transformers,” “Star Wars”), Rachael Stott (“Twelfth Doctor Year 2,” “Star Trek”), Guy Gilchrist (writer/cartoonist, “Nancy,” “Muppet Babies”), Danny Fingeroth (group editor, “Spider-Man”) and many others.
Wizard World comic and gaming con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World St. Louis show hours are Friday, April 1, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wizard World is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor. The famed Wizard World St. Louis Costume Contest will take place on Saturday night.