From some of the biggest franchises in entertainment to the freshest up and coming properties, Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans has something to offer geeks, nerds and fans of all stripes. This year’s show promises fans the chance to meet favorite stars of television and film, comic artists & creators, legendary animators, sports entertainment icons, and even Kato Kaelin!

This weekend the Morial Convention Center will be filled with fans hoping to meet a favorite celebrity guest, score some unique memorabilia, or just talk shop with fellow geeks about their shared love of sci-fi, comics, movies and pop culture.

The guest list for this year’s show is loaded with familiar faces from film and television including: Christopher Lloyd and Tom Wilson (Back to the Future), Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek), David Duchovny (The X-Files), Peter Mayhew (Star Wars), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy & WWE) and dozens more!

The three-day show will also include live entertainment, vendors, artists, screenings, costume contests, and over 50 panels!

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A full list of Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans programming is available at (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change).

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About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. ( produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, cosplay, graphic novels, toys, 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 ComicConBox™ (, a premium subscription-based monthly box service and Wizard World Rewards among its initiatives. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.

The Wizard World 2017 schedule is available at:

January 6, 7 & 8, 2017

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial

Convention Center