WWE Superstar The Miz to Appear at Wizard World Portland Comic Con 2013

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WWE® Superstar The Miz® To Appear At 2013 Wizard World Portland Comic Con

WWE Superstar and Reality Show Icon To Make First Wizard World Stop Feb. 22

NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore., January 15, 2013 – WWE® Superstar The Miz® will make his first Wizard World appearance at Portland Comic Con on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Oregon Convention Center.  The “Most Must See WWE Superstar” and reality TV star will be on site from 5-7:30 p.m.

First introduced to TV audiences as one of the seven strangers on The Real World: Back to New York, The Miz and his outspoken personality have helped him rise to Superstar status.

The Miz made his rounds on the reality TV circuit, including four seasons of the Real World/Road Rules Challenge Bravo’s Battle of the Network Reality Stars, and as a competitor on a special edition of Fear Factor. The Miz’s outgoing personality and charm made him a fan favorite.

“I’m looking forward to an ‘Awesome’ appearance next month at Portland Comic Con. It will be great to meet so many WWE and reality TV fans”, said The Miz.

John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO added, “Having The Miz continues our commitment to our fans to bring their favorite WWE Superstars to the Wizard World Tour. We are thrilled to have the ‘Most Must See WWE Superstar’ in The Miz.”

The Miz joins comics legend Stan Lee, “Happy Days” star Henry WinklerEvil Dead star Bruce Campbell, “Homeland” headliner Morena Baccarin and Norman Reedus of “The Walking Dead” at the top of the standout lineup of celebrities scheduled to attend the event, held from Feb. 22-24.  They will be joined by a top-drawer collection of well-known artists and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions in the first event on Wizard World’s 2013 calendar and the first Wizard World event in the “City of Roses.”

The Miz competed on the fourth season of ‘Tough Enough’ in hopes of winning a contract to become a WWE Superstar. After finishing as the runner up, The Miz didn’t give up on his dream and continued to train once the ‘Tough Enough’ competition ended. He began his WWE career on Friday Night SmackDown.

Wizard World Portland Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD.PK), will bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.  Admission is free for kids 10 and under, and Sunday, February 24, is “Kids Day,” an array of programming specially designed for children.

Event hours are Friday, Feb. 22, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more on the 2013 Wizard World Portland Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-portland.html.

About Wizard World:
Wizard World produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The 2013 event schedule to date can be found at www.wizardworld.com.

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February 22-24 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con
March 22-24 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
May 30 – June 2 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 8-11 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 20-22 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 18-20 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
November 22-24 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
February 7-9, 2014 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con

NY – Superfly Signs

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Meet WWE Hall of Famer and Iconic Wrestling Great Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka as he signs copies of his autobiography “Superfly” with co-author Jon Chattman at the Microsoft Store in the Westchester Mall on Saturday, January 19th at 3:30 p.m. The signing will take place hours before Snuka is honored at the first ever A-Sides Music: Pop Goes the Culture Awards Show at White Plains Performing Arts Center.

Microsoft Store – The Westchester Mall
125 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 323-2150

NY – Superfly Signing

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Author and WWE legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka appears with co-author Jon Chattman on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM! Meet the WWE Hall of Famer who singlehandedly influenced the development of sports entertainment. Sure to be a fun time!

Barnes & Noble
Central Plaza, 2614 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710
914-771-6400

CT – Superfly Signing

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Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka signs on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM.

Author Event
Meet Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Jimmy Snuka with co-author Jon Chattman introducing Superfly: The Jimmy Snuka Story. A most remarkable life, both in the ring and outside of it.

Barnes & Noble – Stamford Town Center
100 Greyrock Place Suite H009, Stamford, CT 06901
203-323-1248

CT – A Most MIZerable Christmas Signing

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WWE superstar Mick Foley signs  at Barnes & Noble on Saturday. December 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm.

Special Instructions
You will receive a wristband upon purchasing Mick Foley’s A Most MIZerable Christmas. Come early — limited to first 400 fans.

About the book:
For  years The Miz has bullied his classmates—including Sheamus, Kelly Kelly, Wade  Barrett, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, and Natalya—yet managed to stay on  Santa’s list of good boys. When a new kid arrives in town, he shakes the  foundation of The Miz’s selfish beliefs, and sets in motion a chain of events  that results in The Miz trying to fool Santa Claus and his new helper, The  Cenelf, on Christmas Eve! Will the new kid help everyone on Wrescal Lane enjoy  the holidays while teaching The Miz a lesson, or will it be A Most MIZerable  Christmas for everyone?

Barnes & Noble
1375 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT 06460
203-301-0371

NY – A Most MIZerable Christmas Signing

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Author and former WWE Wrestler Mick Foley returns to Book Revue to speak and sign his new book on Sunday, December 16th, 2012, at 7:00 pm.

For years The Miz has bullied his classmates—including Sheamus, Kelly Kelly, Wade Barrett, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, and Natalya—yet managed to stay on Santa’s list of good boys. When a new kid arrives in town, he shakes the foundation of The Miz’s selfish beliefs, and sets in motion a chain of events that results in The Miz trying to fool Santa Claus and his new helper, The Cenelf, on Christmas Eve! Will the new kid help everyone on Wrescal Lane enjoy the holidays while teaching The Miz a lesson, or will it be A Most MIZerable Christmas for everyone?

IMPORTANT! All books signed at Book Revue events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchase the book prior to the event please save your receipt. If you have purchased the book from somewhere else you can still get your book signed, we just ask that you make a purchase in our store of equal or greater value to that of the book.

Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743

NH – A Most MIZerable Christmas Signing

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Mick Foley signs at Santa’s Village on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 3:00pm!

Please note. this event is from 3pm-5pm and separate admission to the park is also required.

For years The Miz has bullied his classmates—including Sheamus, Kelly Kelly, Wade Barrett, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, and Natalya—yet managed to stay on Santa’s list of good boys. When a new kid arrives in town, he shakes the foundation of The Miz’s selfish beliefs, and sets in motion a chain of events that results in The Miz trying to fool Santa Claus and his new helper, The Cenelf, on Christmas Eve! Will the new kid help everyone on Wrescal Lane enjoy the holidays while teaching The Miz a lesson, or will it be A Most MIZerable Christmas for everyone?

Santa’s Village
Route 2, Jefferson, NH 03583

IN – A Most MIZerable Christmas Signing

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WWE superstar Mick Foley signs at Barnes & Noble on Saturday. November 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm.

About the book:
For years The Miz has bullied his classmates—including Sheamus, Kelly Kelly, Wade Barrett, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, and Natalya—yet managed to stay on Santa’s list of good boys. When a new kid arrives in town, he shakes the foundation of The Miz’s selfish beliefs, and sets in motion a chain of events that results in The Miz trying to fool Santa Claus and his new helper, The Cenelf, on Christmas Eve! Will the new kid help everyone on Wrescal Lane enjoy the holidays while teaching The Miz a lesson, or will it be A Most MIZerable Christmas for everyone?

Barnes & Noble
150 Sihavy Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383

IL – A Most MIZ-erable Christmas Signing

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WWE legend Mick Foley signs his new release A Most MIZ erable Christmas on Thursday November 15, 2012 at 6:00 PM. Mick has a strong message to his fans, young readers and to Miz delivering a valuable lesson about not being a bully in school.

Special Instructions
Mick will be signing his new book and having a conversation with fans. You will receive a wristband when purchasing Mick Foley’s A Most MIZ erable Christmas at the store the day of the signing.

Barnes & Noble – Cherryvale Mall
7200 Harrison Ste 5, Rockford, IL 61112
815-332-3069

NJ – A Most Miserable Christmas Signing

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WWE superstar Mick Foley and artist Josh Adams sign the new holiday title, A Most Miserable Christmas, on Tuesday October 09, 2012 at 6:30 PM. This heartwarming story features many of the top WWE superstars as kids and is sure to be on the top of any child’s wish list.

Barnes & Noble – The Hamilton Marketplace
425 Marketplace Boulevard, Hamilton, NJ 08691
609-581-2523

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