NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) and CGC, the respected industry leader in comic book grading, today announced the addition of an exciting new service to Wizard World Comic Con events, beginning in Louisville this weekend. Attendees can now have autographs authenticated right at the show.
Fans can have an 8 x 10 autographed photo or even their photo ops signed and encapsulated by CGC on the same day.
Here is how the program works:
- Purchase Authentication Service on Web or onsite purchase for $30.00
- Each fan will be given a CGC submission form to fill out and colored sleeve.
- There will be a CGC approved volunteer at each celebrity booth to witness and collect the photo once it is signed. The CGC volunteer will give fan last page of submission form, enclose photo in the binder and drop off at CGC booth.
- Fans will pick up their Authenticated Photo in the CGC booth, no later than 15 minutes prior to the show closing time that day.
Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), John Barrowman (“Torchwood,” “Arrow”), Sonequa Martin-Green (“The Walking Dead”), Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, The Evil Dead), Tyler James Williams (“The Walking Dead,” “Everybody Hates Chris,”) and Katie Cassidy (“Arrow,” “Gossip Girl”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Louisville.
CGC will set up in Booth #421 during Wizard World Comic Con Louisville at the Kentucky International Convention Center this weekend.
Wizard World Comic 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. The 23rd of 24 events on the 2015 Wizard World calendar, Louisville show hours are Friday, November 6, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, November 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, November 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Louisville, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-louisville.html.
About Wizard World (OTCBB:WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (http://www.wizardworld.com) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ:CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2015 Wizard World Comic Con schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.
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