Press Release: Gareb Shamus Announces Dates For 2011 Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con
Event To Return to Anaheim Convention Center April 29 – May 1, 2011
NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., August 10, 2010 – Following a successful debut at the 2010 Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con, Wizard Entertainment CEO Gareb Shamus today announced that the event will return to the Anaheim Convention Center, April 29 through May 1, 2011.
The inaugural Anaheim Comic Con, held April 16-18, featured a rare reunion of “Batman’s” Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Lee Meriwether and Yvonne Craig and more than 250 celebrities, comic artists and writers. Comic book legend Stan Lee, TV icon William Shatner and legend Mickey Rooney were among the other headline guests. Numerous well-known producers and directors, including Avi Arad and Don Murphy, comprised a special section, and the popular Voice Actors Pavilion is scheduled to return in 2011. The 2010 event brought together fans of pop culture, comics, toys and collectibles and offered a chance to see the best each industry has to offer.
“Our first Anaheim Comic Con was a smashing success, and Wizard World is pleased to have secured a date for 2011,” said Shamus. “We have just scratched the surface of what this event can be, and we look forward to bringing an even bigger and better show back to the Anaheim Convention Center.”
About Wizard Entertainment:
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. Chicago Comic Con – The Pop-Culture Capital of the World!