The convention company isn’t going away, however. It still plans to move forward with gatherings in both Las Vegas and Hawaii later next year.
Dean Cain Q&A (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman)
James Marsters spills the beans about working on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and kissing John Barrowman!
Clare Kramer and her celebrity guests “Take 5” to talk about what’s going on in their lives, careers and the world in general.
Cast members from the Buffy film and TV show come together at Wizard World Philadelphia!
Find out what Paul Wesley and Torrey DeVitto of The Vampire Diaries have to say about upcoming season four!
The Boondock Saints talk all about their “junk.” LITERALLY!
The lead actors who starred at the captains on all five Star Trek TV series gathered together for the first time ever last Saturday at Wizard World Philadelphia!
Why do famous superheroes tend to be orphans?
Alan “Sizzler” Kistler considers how overwhelming a fan convention can be for new fans, and reviews Wizard World Philadelphia on how well it welcomes them.
Wizard World Philly – yay!
Every fan convention is crazy. They are crazy in different ways from con to con, year to year, and – in Wizard World’s case – one location to the next. Austin, Anaheim, Chicago, and Philadelphia all have something unique to offer. Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con included events that have never happened before, notably the 20th anniversary Buffyfest and today’s historic gathering of all five Star Trek TV series captains. All five! Never before in the history of the world has Patrick Stewart driven Kate Mulgrew and William Shatner through a room on a cart.
Questions this con could answer:
- How many questions will Avery Brooks could answer with a smile and simple “yes” or “no”?
- Which starship captain seems the most down to earth?
- How many hugs will Thor star Chris Hemsworth give away?
- Can you believe you watched Spartacus stars for a whole hour while they stayed clothed and unbloodied?
- How many Buffy the Vampire villains can walk in the sunlight?
- Which superheroes do more cosplayers dress up as?
- Where can you find better deals on memorabilia like shirts, statues, and toys?
- Which comic book artist chats while drawing an original picture for you and which gets seriously quiet?
- Which celebrities are the nicest in real life?
- Does Stan Lee ever slow down?
I’ve had a great time here and expect great things tomorrow. I’ll tell you some other time about my chat with Stan “the Man.” If you’re reading this after the convention, look up conventions in your area so you can find out what the hubbub is all about. If you’ve been to a Wizard World but not recently, you should try one again. Things have changed.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I have a GeekNation Wizard World party to get to. Heroes are waiting, you know.
Here are a few of my many convention photos.
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