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GAREB SHAMUS, WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT CEO, CONTINUES COMIC CON TOUR EXPANSION WITH ACQUSITION OF CINCINNATI COMIC & ANIME SHOW
Wizard World Comic Con to make a stop in Cincinnati
New York, NY (February 1 , 2010) – Gareb Shamus, CEO of New York based Wizard Entertainment, today announced the acquisition of the Cincinnati Comic & Anime Show in Ohio which is now Cincinnati Comic Con Wizard World Convention.
“What Marc accomplished in his first year of the Cincinnati show inspired us,” said Shamus. “We’re excited to have fans experience our Comic Con for the very first time. We promise to bring an event filled with artists, writers, creators, celebrities and so much more.”
Shamus bought the Cincinnati Comic & Anime Show from Marc Ballard, convention producer and owner of ComicCityTN. Ballard will advise and consult on the show to provide insight on local customs and traditions.
“To be able to partner with Wizard to expand this show is so exciting; for me, for the fans and for the local business owners,” said Ballard.
Attendees can anticipate the strong caliber lineup of stars and exhibitors that fans across the nation have come to expect.
New dates, venue and ticket on-sales will be announced soon.
For information on all Comic Con tour stops visit www.wizardworld.com.
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.
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, Philadelphia 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