Don't miss Steven Spielberg at Big Apple Comic Con
STEVEN SPIELBERG HEADED TO BIG APPLE COMIC CONPop culture fans can take a photo with Steven Spielberg at Big Apple Comic Con; or at least with his museum-quality wax likeness. The Stephen Spielberg figure will be provided by Madame Tussauds New York for the entire day on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Big Apple Comic Con.

"It's exciting for a local landmark like Madame Tussauds New York to partner with us by bringing such an iconic pop culture figure to our event. I know the fans are going to get a kick out of posing with the creative force behind so many of their favorite films," said Gareb Shamus, CEO of New York-based Wizard Entertainment and producer of Big Apple Comic Con.

The Steven Spielberg figure will be on display Saturday, October 17 at Big Apple Comic Con. Fans are encouraged to interact with the figure, just like at Madame Tussauds New York. There is no additional charge for snapping your photo with the Steven Spielberg display.

"Being on location at Big Apple Comic Con gives us a chance to bring a sample of the Madame Tussauds experience to fans that can appreciate not only the artistic talent of the piece, but also its interactive and entertaining value," said Tom Kovacic, Promotions Manager, Madame Tussauds New York.

Big Apple Comic Con is the longest running comic book convention in New York. It is a major pop culture convention bringing fans the latest information on Hollywood, comics, toys, gaming, collectibles and connecting attendees with celebrity guests, artists and industry professionals. Willem Dafoe & William Shatner headline this year's celebrity guest list. Tickets are on sale now at 1-866-882-5860 or online at Advance purchasers will save up to 15% on tickets. Tickets are $5 more at the door. All the event information with full guest list is available at

Madame Tussauds New York is an interactive must do attraction that provides guests with unique opportunities to create memories with some of the world's biggest icons. Prominently located in the heart of Times Square, Madame Tussauds New York is open 365 days a year.

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Big Apple Comic-Con returns October 16-18, 2009 at Pier 94 in New York City.

Save up to 15 percent off the price of tickets by ordering now! All advance orders also receive a free Trade Paper Back or Hard Cover comic as available.

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