Stan Lee Confirms Anaheim Comic Con Appearance for 2010

February 2, 2010 by  
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STAN LEE, World Famous Comic Book & Motion Picture Icon, Confirms Appearance at Anaheim Comic Con 2010 Wizard World Convention

Lee to Make Two Exclusive Breaking Announcements at Anaheim Comic Con

New York, NY (January 29, 2010) –Wizard World Convention welcomes the iconic Stan Lee to the inaugural Anaheim Comic Con. Stan resides in California and is excited meet fans at an event in what he calls “his backyard.” This announcement is his first since Disney acquired a stake in Stan’s POW Entertainment.

Gareb Shamus (l) with Stan Lee (r)

“I’ve been pals with Gareb for 20 years and I’m a big fan of WIZARD magazine and the events he’s running. I’m really looking forward to the Wizard Con and to meeting all the fans—plus, there’s something else!” said Stan.  I’m also eager to hear everyone’s reaction when I tell them my two breaking news announcements!”  When asked what the announcements were, he just smiled and said, “Hey, everyone loves surprises!”

Of course, fans will have the opportunity to question Stan about those mysterious announcements and a lot more as part of the Anaheim Comic Con programming. And naturally, the pundit of POW! will also take part in the 100% Cotton Q&A session hosted by WIZARD Editor Mike Cotton. Other programming involving Stan’s appearance will be forthcoming.

“Stan has been a friend and mentor to me,” said Gareb Shamus, Wizard Entertainment CEO.  “We have talked about having Stan to our shows for years, and I am finally happy to bring this gift to the fans in Anaheim. This will be a truly memorable experience.”

The 100% Cotton session is FREE to all attendees. Capacity is limited and seating will be on a first-come-first serve-basis.

And just to fill your plate even more, an exclusive Stan Lee interview will take place at Anaheim Comic Con and be part of the June WIZARD issue #225 and on GeekChicDaily.com.

About POW! Entertainment, Inc.: (Pinksheets: POWN)

World famous comic book and movie icon, Stan Lee founded POW! (Purveyors of Wonder) Entertainment, Inc., an advanced media and entertainment company, along with award winning Producer Gill Champions and intellectual property specialist Arthur Lierberman, esq.

About Gareb Shamus:
Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991. Today, Shamus publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare, FunFare and numerous books about pop-culture’s top talent, comic books and toys. Shamus also produces a North American Comic Con tour. Shamus recently founded GeekChicDaily.com with friends Peter Levin and Peter Guber.

Wizard World Comic Con Tour:

March 26-28, 2010, Toronto Comic Con, Direct Energy Centre

April 16-18, 2010, Anaheim Comic Con, Anaheim Convention Center

June 11-13, 2010, Philadelphia Comic Con, Pennsylvania Convention Center

August 19-22, 2010, Chicago Comic Con, Donald E. Stephens (Rosemont) Convention Center

October 7-10, 2010, Big Apple Comic Con, Pier 94

October 15-17, 2010, New Jersey Comic Con, New Jersey Convention and Expo Center

November 12-14, 2010, Austin Comic Con, Austin Convention Center

Atlanta Comic Con, TBD

Cincinnati Comic Con TBD

New England Comic Con, TBD

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