Q&A Sessions With Stan Lee, William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Evening Parties, Meet-And-Greets, ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Celebration, Marvel Movie Premiere, Costume Contests Highlight Programming @ Wizard World Austin Comic Con
|Bruce Campbell, Robert Rodriguez, WWE® Superstar John Cena®, Jewel Staite, Ralph Macchio Q&A’s+!|
|Q&A Sessions With Stan Lee, William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Evening Parties, Meet-And-Greets, ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Celebration, Marvel Movie Premiere, Costume Contests Highlight Programming At Wizard World Austin Comic Con|
Bruce Campbell, Robert Rodriguez, WWE® Superstar John Cena®, Jewel Staite, Ralph Macchio Q&A’s, Comics Creator Sessions, Film Festival, Evening Parties, ‘Kids Day’ Among Full Three Days Of Panels And Events
Question-and-answer sessions with top celebrities like Stan Lee, Bruce Campbell, a dual panel with “Star Trek” captains William Shatner and Scott Bakula, evening parties, a special 50th anniversary celebration of “Doctor Who,” a screening of the new animated film Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United, meet-and-greets, adult and kids costume contests, film festival and an array of comics and pop culture themed panels comprise the robust featured programming schedule at Wizard World Austin Comic Con, Nov. 22-24 at the Austin Convention Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.
Some of the highlights of the schedule include:
• Interactive Q&A sessions with Lee (Sat., 11 a.m.), Campbell (Sat., 5:45 p.m.), Shatner and Bakula (Sat., 3:45 p.m.), WWE® Superstar John Cena® (Sat, 3 p.m.), Robert Rodriguez (Sat., 4:45 p.m.), Jewel Staite (Sun., 12:30 p.m.), Ralph Macchio (Sat., 1:30 p.m.), Erica Durance (Sat., 11:30 a.m.) and other celebrities
• Wizard World Austin Comic Con Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Celebration Event (Sat., fan meetup 1 p.m., followed by the simulcast screening of the series’ BBC AMERICA 50th Anniversary special, Doctor Who: The Day of The Doctor at 1:50 p.m.)
• World premiere of the soon-to-be-released animated movie, Marvel’s Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (Sat., 12:30 p.m.)
• The Art Of Frank Frazetta, curated by Rodriguez, with original Frazetta masterwork paintings (museum donation required)
• Informative discussions with noted comics creators Jai Nitz, David Marquez and Kody Chamberlain (Fri., 5 p.m.), Mark Bagley (Sat., 1 p.m.), Dennis O’Neil (Sat., 2 p.m.), Michael Golden (Sun., 11:30 a.m.) and others
• Jason David Frank Stunt Karate Class/Level 1 (Sat., 9 a.m.)
• Evening parties on Friday (“Wizard World Creator Pro Am Presented By UcreateComics,” 8 p.m.; “Wizard World Austin Kick Off Party,” 9 p.m.) and Saturday (“Official Wizard World Austin Comic Con After Party,” 9 p.m.)
• Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
• Wizard World Comic Con Film Festival, featuring selected shorts and music videos (Sat., Sun)
• Video gaming and table gaming tournaments all weekend
• Sci-Fi Speed Dating (Fri., 6 p.m.; Sat., noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.)
• Meet-and-greets with Lee (Fri., 4:15 p.m.) and Frank (Sat. and Sun., 11 a.m.), (paid events)
• Kids Day (Sunday), with an array of kids and family activities designed just for the younger set
Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Austin Convention Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.
A full list of Wizard World Austin Comic Con programming is below; further details on each at http://www.wizardworld.com/programming-tx.html (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change).