LA – Fight Club 2 Signing

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Author Chuck Palahniuk presents Fight Club 2 for a signing only event at Garden District Book Shop on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM! Tickets available at the link.

Press Release:

New York Times best-selling novelist Chuck Palahniuk and acclaimed artist Cameron Stewart (with cover art by legendary artist David Mack) have collaborated for one of the most highly anticipated comic book and literary event of 2016… the return of Tyler Durden. Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, Tyler Durden lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife. Pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won’t last long, the wife has seen to that. He’s back where he started, but this go-round he’s got more at stake than his own life. The time has arrived . . . Rize or Die.

Please note:

  • This FIGHT CLUB 2 appearance is a signing ONLY. Chuck will not be performing or reading at this event.
  • This is a ticketed event, and each ticket will include a copy of the Fight Club 2 ($29.95).
  • Tickets must be purchased in advance in order to join the signing line. One ticket admits only one person into the signing line, no exceptions.
  • In addition to Fight Club 2, Chuck will sign TWO other items only (a piece of memorabilia or book).
  • Chuck will happily pose for photos with fans.
  • Line formation will begin at 4:00 PM. People will be allowed in line according to the group number on their ticket (A, B, C, etc.) Only 1 group at a time will be allowed into the building starting with group A.

Garden District Book Shop
2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 895-2266

Chris Evans to Join Jeremy Renner at Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans 2016

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Press Release:

‘Captain America’ Chris Evans To Make Wizard World Comic Con Debut In New Orleans, January 9

Fellow ‘Cap’ Standouts Jeremy Renner, Hayley Atwell, Frank Grillo, Directors Anthony and Joe Russo Also To Appear; ‘First Avenger,’ ‘Avengers’ Star To Meet Fans, Sign Autographs, Pose For Photo Ops, Conduct Live Q&A In Rare Appearance At Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NEW ORLEANS, November 6, 2015 – Chris Evans, who has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most in-demand actors for both big budget and independent features, will make his Wizard World Comic Con debut at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Saturday, January 9. The Hollywood heavyweight will greet fans, sign autographs, pose for photo ops and conduct a live Q&A session in this extremely rare appearance.

Evans will be joined at the event by fellow Captain America franchise stars Jeremy Renner (“Clint Barton/Hawkeye”), Hayley Atwell (“Peggy Carter”) and Frank Grillo (“Brock Rumlow”), as well as directors Anthony and Joe Russo. Renner will also attend on Saturday, while Atwell, Grillo and the Russos are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9-10.

Evans can next be seen in Captain America: Civil War , the third installment of Marvel’s Captain America franchise. He also starred in Captain America: The Winter Soldier , the sequel to the highly successful Captain America: The First Avenger which was released in 2011. In each film, Evans reprises his role as the famed Marvel Comics character, “Steve Rogers,” who transforms into Captain America after volunteering for a top secret research project in hopes of defending America’s ideals. Both films grossed over $713 million each at box offices worldwide.

Recently, Evans starred in Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer opposite Octavia Spencer, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt and Ed Harris. Set in a world covered in snow and ice, the film follows a train full of travelers who struggle to co-exist.

“The addition of Chris Evans brings the already stacked Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans guest list to a new level for our attendees,” said John Macaluso , Wizard World CEO. “Captain America is one of the world’s great franchises, and Chris has been its face for several huge blockbusters. Fans will want to take advantage of this extremely rare opportunity to meet this superstar.”

Two-time Academy Award® nominee Renner also reprised his role as William Brandt in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation . His nominations have come as Best Actor for The Hurt Locker in 2008 and Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Town .

Atwell, who plays the lead in the ABC TV series “Agent Carter,” a spin-off featuring her role in the Captain America franchise, has appeared in numerous other TV shows both in the U.S. and U.K., and is an accomplished stage actress, having completed several long runs in leading British theatres.

Grillo is also known for his roles in Warrior, The Grey, End of Watch and The Purge: Anarchy. His TV work includes recurring spots in “The Shield,” “Prison Break,” “The Gates” and “Blind Justice.”

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo have produced and directed many critically acclaimed TV shows including “Arrested Development”, “Community”, and “Happy Endings”. They received an Emmy for helming the “Arrested Development” pilot. The Brothers most recently directed Captain America: The Winter Soldier for Marvel. They are currently in post-production on Captain America: Civil War and will direct Avengers Infinity War Part I and II after that.

Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) opens its 2016 schedule with its sixth trip to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, January 8-10. In addition to Evans, Renner, Atwell and Grillo, other headliners on the celebrity roster include the “Doctor Who” trio of Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Jenna Coleman, “The Walking Dead” standouts Chandler Riggs and Steven Yeun , Ben McKenzie (“Gotham,” “The O.C.”) and William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”).

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 first event scheduled on the 2016 Wizard World calendar, New Orleans show hours are Friday, January 8, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, January 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, January 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans 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 2016 Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, visit http://wizd.me/NewOrleansPR .

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 2015-16 Wizard World Comic Con schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html .

LA – Adventure Time Signing

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Voice actors Olivia Olson (Marceline the Vampire Queen) and Martin Olson (Lord of Evil) appear at Barnes & Noble on Saturday November 7, 2015 at 3:00 PM to perform, discuss and sign ADVENTURE TIME: THE ENCHIRIDION and MARCY’S SUPER SECRET SCRAPBOOK! Dive deeper into the secrets of Adventure Time with this mysterious mash-up of The Enchiridion (the ancient book for heroes) and Marceline the Vampire Queen’s childhood diary.

Barnes & Noble
3721 Veterans Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70002
504-455-4929

LA – Pearls Get Sacrificed Signing

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Cartoonist Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) appears at Barnes & Noble on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM to present the latest collection PEARLS GET SACRIFICED!

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Barnes & Noble at LSU
2 Union Square, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

LA – Alex Zahara Signing

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Actor Alex Zahara appears at BSI Comics on Thursday June 18th from 6:00 till 7:00 PM to meet fans and sign autographs. Presented SciFiActorAppearances.com and BayouCon.

Alex has also appeared in over 100 films and TV shows including Arrow, eight separate roles on Stargate SG-1, Hell on Wheels, Fringe, Battlestar Galactica, Babylon 5, Supernatural, 2012, Psych, The 13th Warrior, Smallville, Horns, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Sanctuary, The Returned and currently best known for playing King Midas on ABC’s Once Upon a Time.

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BSI Comics
3030 Severn Ave Suite 8, Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 885-5250

LA – Creeple Peeple Signing

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Artist Tim Lattie (Lattie Ink) appears at Media Underground Comics on Wednesday January 21st from noon till 7:00 PM to debut Creeple Peeple and his creator-owned comic, Night Stars.

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Media Underground Comics
4953 West Napoleon, Metairie, LA 70001
(504) 301-2435

LA – Creeple Peeple #1 Signing

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Artist Tim Lattie (Lattie Ink) appears at BSI Comics on Saturday January 24th from 10:00 AM till 4:00 PM to debut Creeple Peeple and his creator-owned comic, Night Stars.

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BSI Comics
3030 Severn Ave Suite 8, Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 885-5250

LA – Neal Adams Signing

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Meet comics legend Neal Adams at Media Underground Comics on Wednesday, January 7, from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. First autograph is FREE (additional autographs are $10 each)! Portfolios, art prints, books and sketches will be available for purchase! We are also taking on commissions, so now is the time to get a piece of art drawn by Neal Adams. Email Jason at adams@nealadams.com, and Jason will work out characters and prices with you. Maybe get a Batman Black & White variant blank with a Batman head sketch drawn on it. You can also call Jason at (212) 869-4170.

Who is Neal Adams? Neal Adams is a towering figure in the world of comic book creation and art. Neal has had legendary runs on Batman, X-Men, Green Lantern-Green Arrow and Deadman. Adams rescued Batman from the campy nostalgia of the television show, and re-fitted him in his present incarnation as an “avenger of the night.” When people say “modern Batman,” they mean Neal Adams’ Batman. His run on Batman led directly to the new, more realistic incarnation in Batman Begins, which featured the character he created, Ra’s al Ghul. Neal just did an 8 page story in Batman Black & White #1. Don’t miss out on picking one up at the store and having Neal sign it.

Neal is currently working on a Superman series for DC Comics.

Media Underground Comics
4953 West Napoleon, Metairie, LA 70001
(504) 301-2435

LA – Steve Guttenberg Signs

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Steve Guttenberg (Police Academy, Short Circuit) appears at Barnes & Noble to sign The Kids from D.I.S.C.O. on Saturday November 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Barnes & Noble
3721 Veterans Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70002
504-455-4929

LA – The Sixth Gun Signing

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Creator/artist Brian Hurtt appears at Crescent City Comics on Wednesday, September 17th from 5-8PM to sign THE SIXTH GUN.

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Crescent City Comics
4916 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
504-891-3796

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