IL – Junior Braves of the Apocalypse Signing

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Artist Zach Lehner appears at Challengers Comics to sign copies of his new graphic novel, JUNIOR BRAVES OF THE APOCALYPSE, on Wednesday, July 22nd, from 5pm to 7pm. This book is the beginning of an exciting, new, young adult graphic novel series that is one part Goonies and one part The Walking Dead, full of zombies, adventure, and handy tips for wilderness survival! And it’s perfect for your young adult’s summer reading.

“The Junior Braves of Tribe 65 return from a camping trip to find swarms of bloodthirsty mutants have overrun their town, bringing death and destruction everywhere they go! With their families missing and their homes destroyed, these plucky kids must use all their scouting talents, combined smarts, and teamwork to survive the end of the world!”

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

Jeremy Renner to Attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2015

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Press Release:

‘Avengers’ Star Jeremy Renner To Attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago August 23

Two-time Academy Award® Nominee, Star of ‘The Hurt Locker,’ ‘The Bourne Legacy’ to Appear at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 18, 2015 – Two-time Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner will make his Wizard World Comic Con debut in Chicago on Sunday, August 23. The star of blockbustersThe Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Hurt Locker, The Bourne Legacyand others, Renner will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct an interactive fan Q&A panel in Wizard World’s largest and longest-running show.

In July, Renner will reprise his role as “William Brandt” in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. He is currently filmingCaptain America: Civil War, after playing Clint Barton/Hawkeye in last month’s release of second installment of The Avengers: Age of Ultron .

His Academy Award® nominations have come as Best Actor for The Hurt Locker in 2008 and Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Town two years later.

Renner joins an all-star celebrity lineup at Wizard World’s largest and longest-running show, August 20-23, which also includes Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints), Nathan Fillion (Serenity, “Castle”), Stephen Amell (“Arrow”), Billie Piper (“Doctor Who”), Burt Reynolds (Deliverance, Boogie Nights), David Morrissey (“The Walking Dead,” “The Reaping”), Ben McKenzie, (“Gotham,” “The O.C.”), Bruce Campbell (The Evil Dead, “Burn Notice”) and WWE® Superstar Undertaker®, Randy Orton®, Sting™, Daniel Bryan® and Diva Paige™and dozens of others.

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 15th of 26 events currently scheduled on the 2015 Wizard World calendar, Chicago show hours are Thursday, August 20, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 21, 12-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, the Midwest’s largest pop culture convention,  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 and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.

For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, visit www.wizardworld.com/home-chicago.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 .

IL – Junior Braves of the Apocalypse Signing

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Zach Lerner, artist of the new Oni Press graphic novel Junior Braves of the Apocalypse, appears at Graham Crackers Comics on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from noon till 2:00 PM!

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Mark Millar Signings

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Writer/producer Mark Millar (Kingsman, Chrononauts, Kick-Ass, Starlight) appears at Graham Crackers Comics this Saturday June 13, 2015. He will sign at the Chicago Loop store from noon till 2:00 PM and the Naperville store from 4:00 – 6:00 PM!

Carving time out of his busy schedule juggling multiple comics titles and overseeing numerous movies, and hopping on a trans-Atlantic flight from Scotland to the fly-over zone, is none other than comic book industry titan Mark Millar.

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to meet the man behind Marvel’s Civil War, DC’s Superman: Red Son, Kick-Ass, Wanted, and countless other comic and movie gems. Get your books signed, buy a few of the books you haven’t read and get those signed, and talk comics with Mark, at least until the other people in line push you aside!

Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

1271 Rickert Dr #135, Naperville, IL 60540

IL – Years of Future Past #1 Signing

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Mike Norton (artist of Revival, Battlepug, Young Justice, and more) appears at Defiant Comics on Saturday, June 27, 2015 to sign the first issue of the Secret Wars tie-in, Years of Future Past, starring the X-Men!

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Defiant Comics
7234 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 771-3339

IL – Transference #1 Signing

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Michael Moreci appears at Challengers Comics on Wednesday, June 24th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm! Michael has a brand new series from Black Mask Comics called TRANSFERENCE, and he’ll be on hand to sign copies of issue #1 on the very day it hits the stands! He’ll also be signing anything else he’s ever written, such as ROCHE LIMIT, HOAX HUNTERS, BURNING FIELDS, and CURSE.

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – Love & Rockets Signing

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The Hernandez brothers, Gilbert and Jaime, creators of the long-running independent series Love & Rockets, appear at Graham Crackers Comics’ Chicago LOOP location on Friday June 5th from 6:00 till 8:00 PM!

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Graham Crackers Comics – CHICAGO LOOP
77 E. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602
312-629-1810

IL – Nimona Signing

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Noelle Stevenson, co-creator of LUMBERJANES, appears at Challengers Comics on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 11:00am – 2:00pm to sign the new collection of her webcomic NIMONA!

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Challengers Comics
1845 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 278-0155

IL – The Orphan Army Signing

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Author Jonathan Maberry signs at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday May 12, 2015 at 4:00 PM!

Milo’s Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry.

About this Author
Jonathan Maberry is a NY Times bestselling author, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics writer. He s the author of many novels including Assassin’s Code, Dead of Night, Patient Zero and Rot & Ruin. His nonfiction books on topics ranging from martial arts to zombie pop-culture. Since 1978 he has sold more than 1200 magazine feature articles, 3000 columns, two plays, greeting cards, song lyrics, poetry, and textbooks. Jonathan continues to teach the celebrated Experimental Writing for Teens class, which he created. He founded the Writers Coffeehouse and co-founded The Liars Club; and is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries, as well as a keynote speaker and guest of honor at major writers and genre conferences. Jonathan lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife, Sara and their son, Sam. Visit him online at www.jonathanmaberry.com and on Twitter (@jonathanmaberry) and Facebook.

Barnes & Noble
55 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL 60077
847-676-2230

IL – The Art of He-Man Signing

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Authors Tim and Steve Seeley appear at Toy de Jour on Saturday April 18th from 2:00-5:00 pm for a signing to celebrate the release of Dark Horse’s The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.

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Toy de Jour
2064 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 217-9089

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