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Past Celebrity Guests

TALENT SUBJECT TO CHANGE
* Michael C. Hall and Lou Ferrigno canceled due to filming conflicts. James Remar, Barry Bostwick, and Paul Wesley canceled due to a scheduling conflict.

Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons

Friday & Saturday
KISS

Gene Simmons

Celebrity Guests Entertainment Guests

Friday & Saturday
KISS

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James and Oliver Phelps

James and Oliver Phelps

Saturday & Sunday
Harry Potter

James and Oliver Phelps

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
Harry Potter

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Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

Saturday
The Vampire Diaries [Damon Salvatore]Lost [Boone Carlyle]

Ian Somerhalder

Celebrity Guests

Saturday
The Vampire Diaries [Damon Salvatore]Lost [Boone Carlyle]

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Evan Peters

Evan Peters

Saturday & Sunday
American Horror StoryX-Men

Evan Peters

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
American Horror StoryX-Men

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Caleb McLaughlin

Caleb McLaughlin

Saturday & Sunday
Stranger Things

Caleb McLaughlin

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
Stranger Things

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Jennifer Carpenter

Jennifer Carpenter

Saturday & Sunday
Dexter [Debra Morgan]LimitlessThe Exorcism of Emily Rose

Jennifer Carpenter

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
Dexter [Debra Morgan]LimitlessThe Exorcism of Emily Rose

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WWE® Superstar Randy Orton®

WWE® Superstar Randy Orton®

Saturday
WWE® Superstar

WWE® Superstar Randy Orton®

Celebrity Guests

Saturday
WWE® Superstar

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James Marsters

James Marsters

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Spike]

James Marsters

Celebrity Guests

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Buffy the Vampire Slayer [Spike]

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Charisma Carpenter

Charisma Carpenter

Saturday & Sunday
Angel [Cordelia Chase] • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Charisma Carpenter

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
Angel [Cordelia Chase] • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Michael Rooker

Michael Rooker

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Guardians of the Galaxy • The Walking Dead • Mallrats

Michael Rooker

Celebrity Guests

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Guardians of the Galaxy • The Walking Dead • Mallrats

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Sean Gunn

Sean Gunn

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Guardians of the Galaxy • Gilmore Girls • Super • Pearl Harbor

Sean Gunn

Celebrity Guests

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Guardians of the Galaxy • Gilmore Girls • Super • Pearl Harbor

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Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Star Trek [Uhura]

Nichelle Nichols

Celebrity Guests

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Star Trek [Uhura]

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Kevin Conroy

Kevin Conroy

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Batman: The Animated Series • Justice League • Batman Beyond

Kevin Conroy

Celebrity Guests

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Batman: The Animated Series • Justice League • Batman Beyond

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Loren Lester

Loren Lester

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Batman: The Animated Series

Loren Lester

Celebrity Guests

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Batman: The Animated Series

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Peter Tork

Peter Tork

Saturday & Sunday
The Monkees

Peter Tork

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
The Monkees

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Micky Dolenz

Micky Dolenz

Saturday & Sunday
The Monkees

Micky Dolenz

Celebrity Guests

Saturday & Sunday
The Monkees

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  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20173:00 PM - 10:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    onsite tournament registration opens!!

    This is your chance to register for one or ALL of our major e-sports tournaments. Please see tournament start times below. For more information, please visit Registration located at Wizard World Gaming, or check out our website Wizardworldgaming.com 

    REGISTRATION CLOSES FRIDAY @ 10:00PM OR WHEN BRACKETS MAX OUT

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20173:30 PM - 5:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    super smash bros. wii u: play a pro!

    “Here comes a new challenger!” Step up your game to the next level by challenging a pro. See if you got the skills to walk away with a prize.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:00 PM - 4:45 PM location: Room 151

    what not to ask at a celebrity q&a

    We'll be taking a look at questions that are typically (and repeatedly) asked at celebrity Q&A's, and explain why you shouldn't be asking these questions. Things like questions that you could google the answer to, questions unrelated to the panel, was it fun to___?, questions about fan fiction, asking if you can give the celebrity a gift, and more. We want people to ask better questions so that panels can be more enjoyable for everyone present, including the celebrities/panelists.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:30 PM - 5:15 PM location: Room 144

    yes we can!: feminism in geek media

    Join us once again as this year we take a look at how women are changing the landscape of comic books, video games, film, and more. We will discuss women creators, unusual controversy, and media that we love.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:00 PM - 5:45 PM location: Creative Stage

    the creative mind: top artists draw comics with the hulk’s steve geiger, tangled’s clinton hobart and x-men’s mostafa moussa

    Top comics artists talk about their careers, their craft, the comics business and whatever else might come up—and will show you some of their top-secret techniques as they draw live before your eyes! Join peerless pencilers Steve Geiger (Spider-Man), Clinton Hobart (Beauty and the Beast) and Mostafa Moussa (X-Men) as they pull back the curtain and tell you what it’s really like to be a comics artist! Danny Fingeroth (How to Create Comics from Script to Print; Spider-Man) moderates.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:00 PM - 5:45 PM location: Room 151

    unbreakable skin?: how to critique creations of color without sounding…you know

    As diversity continues to be a hot button issue, the spotlight on minority-rich content is at a pop cultural high.  But is it all good and can YOU question its execution without sounding...well...you know?  Join self-publishing author and comic culture enthusiast, Victor Dandridge in a light-hearted convo on aesthetics, intent and good taste!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:00 PM - 6:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    cosplay mystery party games

    Watch on as we pin our Wizard World Cosplayers against each other in a completely random party game of our choosing. Brit Bliss, Mogchelle, SuperKayce & Aaron Rabe, will play and learn on the fly to try and come out on top.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:30 PM - 6:15 PM location: Room 144

    how games can change the world

    The cultural impact of games spreads farther and wider as artists and developers stretch the idea of what a game can be. Join this panel of local game industry professionals as they explore the psychology and social impact of games and play on many professional industries - and facets of culture. Moderated by Carol Mertz, Executive Director of PixelPop Festival.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:30 PM - 6:15 PM location: Room 161

    sherlock

    From a thrilling Victorian Christmas special to an emotionally draining series finale the recent cases of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson have been controversial and intense. Join members of the St. Louis CIA as they examine the clues left from the past season and discuss the show's future.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:00 PM - 6:45 PM location: Room 151

    words into pictures: how to write comics with betty & veronica’s barbara slate, brigade’s mat nastos, origins unknown’s victor dandridge and spider-man’s danny fingeroth

    Accomplished comics writers Barbara Slate (Betty & Veronica), Mat Nastos (Rob Liefeld’s Brigade), Victor Dandridge (Origins Unknown) and Danny Fingeroth (Spider-Man) talk about how to put together a compelling comics story. Plus, they’ll answer your questions about both the creative and business sides of the comics writing profession, including how to find an artist to work with (hint: a comics convention is the number one place!) and how to write exciting dialogue!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:00 PM - 7:00 PM location: Creative Stage

    drawing disney with clinton hobart

    Watch Clinton draw and paint live!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:00 PM - 7:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    party games

    Party Games continues with Wizard World Gaming’s very own, Cesar, Trag3, DC & Esteban! Come join in on the fun and laughter as our hosts play some of the best and hilarious party games of the past year.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:30 PM - 7:15 PM location: Room 144

    the world according to captain jack with wizard world cosplay guest aaron rabe

    It’s an all ages, audience interactive, improve comedy show. Climb aboard for an adventure with the strangest pirate of them all!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:30 PM - 7:15 PM location: Room 161

    makerspaces & making - how to use the collaborative energy of your friends to create awesome things

    Making nerdy ideas come to life. How we harness the creative zeitgeist of others for fun and/or profit using 3D printers, laser cutters, Arduino, woodworking tools, sewing machines and so much more. Where you can level up your cosplay skills, shoot lightning through a 2x4, 3D print plastic boats, raspberry pi everything and still make it home in time for Archer!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:00 PM - 8:30 PM location: Room 151

    name that pokemon

    Are you a Pokémon master?! Audience members can test their knowledge of Pokémon by guessing the name of the Pokémon given by simple clues! Join SuperKayce and prove you are a Pokémon Master! Guess them all right and win unlimited bragging rights….and a prize!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:00 PM - 9:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    overwatch!

    Wizard World Gaming needs your help! We are looking for heroes to help us take on the online masses! Who will answer the call? Are you with us?

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:30 PM - 8:15 PM location: CREATIVE STAGE

    cosplay 101

    Want to get into cosplay? Don’t know where to start? Take a seat and pick the brains of Wizard World’s cosplay guests to get the information you need to get started. This panel’s goal is to give you the motivation that you need to get started making your own costumes or even learn how to closet cosplay. Your hosts have extensive experience dealing with sewing, fabrics, thermoplastics, resin, armor making, and much more. Be sure to ask your cosplay questions during this interactive panel!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:30 PM - 8:15 PM location: Room 144

    game of fandom: a ‘game of thrones’ fan experience

    Join Liz and Lindi, creators of PureFandom.com, to talk about the latest in the land of Westeros. Get your #GoT fix in during this hell-atus by getting a chance to win some awesome ‘Game of Thrones' swag and prizes and talk expert theories. Dragons allowed. Follow @Pure_Fandom on Twitter and Instagram to get a sneak peek of prizes!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:30 PM - 8:15 PM location: Room 161

    success as an artist

    This is a brief q&a session with acclaimed commercial artist Joshua Thunderbird. Having 22 years of professional experience to speak from Joshua will share: techniques, tips on setting goals, achieving those goals, networking, and other challenges you will encounter in your pursuit of success. If you have questions, ask him. Don't forget to bring a pencil, scratch paper and a sense of humor!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    masters of illusion (kids stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    "voices in his head" - three-time people's choice award winner" ventriloquist kevin horner (kids stage)

    Kevin has been a headliner at The Improv and performed for the military, colleges, city governments, fairs, festivals, TV appearances, churches, and corporate events. A versatile entertainer for all ages. Come and see why some people have said, "I never seen an audience laugh that hard before!"

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    "voices in his head" - three-time people's choice award winner" ventriloquist kevin horner (entertainment stage)

    Kevin has been a headliner at The Improv and performed for the military, colleges, city governments, fairs, festivals, TV appearances, churches, and corporate events. A versatile entertainer for all ages. Come and see why some people have said, "I never seen an audience laugh that hard before!"

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    falconry - an ancient art - wildlife flying show (entertainment stage)

    The sport of Kings has humble beginnings, some warrior in the heartlands of Asia decided that a raptor was quicker than an arrow. Listen and be entertained as Wildlife Command Center tells the tale of taking a wild and majestic bird of prey and training it to hunt alongside you to take wild quarry.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    brian pankey- celebrity juggler and magician (entertainment stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    brian pankey- celebrity juggler and magician (kids stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    clement mccrae marionette & puppet show (kids stage)

    "Puppets on Strings" The puppets dance. The puppets sing. The puppets even perform amazing tricks, and feats of strength. Come see the Clement McCrae Puppet Show's giggling cute production that kids and grandparents (and everyone in-between) will love.  

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    the art of marionette by clement mccrae (kids stage)

    Come learn the magic of puppetry with toy marionettes.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    super hero and princess dance party (kids stage)

    Get your groove on with Dream Time Princess Events' Super Hero’s and Princesses during our upbeat dance party.  All kids will enjoy this groovy time with their favorite characters!

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20173:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    character meet & greets and photo ops (kids zone)

    FREE Character Photo Ops with Princesses and Superheroes, Coloring and Games ALL WEEKEND located in the kids’ zone.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    dale the balloon twister (kids zone)

    You'll be stunned & amazed at the fabulous & fun balloon art provided by St. Louis' own - Dale the Balloon Twister! (www.DaleTheBalloonTwister.com

    FREE for Kids Friday: 4-7PM, Saturday: 1-4PM, Sunday: 11-2PM

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20175:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    dream time princess events face painter - dawn (kids zone)

    She has been professionally painting faces for over 20 years at parties, fairs, and events. Adults and children love having their faces transformed into a wonderful work of art!  Dawn works wonders and it's amazing to see how fast her brush moves! http://www.dreamtimeprincessevents.com/

    FREE for KIDS Friday: 5-8PM, Saturday: 11-5PM, Sunday: 11-3PM

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20174:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    ross christopher (entertainment stage)

    Ross Christopher is a nationally touring indie/folk songwriter, whose music has been featured in film, television, and documentaries.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20176:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    consuming kinetics dance company (entertainment stage)

    Showcasing CKDC's Contemporary and Hip Hop teaching and performing artists.

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    clement mccrae marionette & puppet show (kids stage)

    "Puppets on Strings" The puppets dance. The puppets sing. The puppets even perform amazing tricks, and feats of strength. Come see the Clement McCrae Puppet Show's giggling cute production that kids and grandparents (and everyone in-between) will love.  

  • Friday, Apr. 7, 20177:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    the art of marionette by clement mccrae (kids stage)

    Come learn the magic of puppetry with toy marionettes.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:00 AM - 1:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    super smash bros. for wii u – tournament pools

    Brought to you by popular demand, it’s Wizard World Gaming’s, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournament! The smash community will make noise as they play for glory and the prize pool of $3,000!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    cosplay workshop: working with worbla

    Worbla is a more commonly known word heard within the cosplay crafting community in armor builds.  But what is it?  How do you use it?  Where can I get it?  Come join internationally award winning cosplayer, Mogchelle, for a hands on workshop so you can try your hand at creating your own piece of armor!  Materials for this workshop will all be provided, and you get to bring home the piece you make!  In this workshop we will go step by step in creating a basic bracer(s) and how to add details to it.  From patterning to forming, this workshop will prepare you for your next steps!

    (Must Purchase Separate Ticket to the Workshop)

    Purchase ticket here

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:00 AM - 11:45 AM location: Room 141

    only sheep eat rotten tomatoes

    BEHOLD sweet children — you’re being led astray!!  Critics have roasted and lampooned the DC cinematic universe, leaving a ROTTEN taste in the mouths of fans.  But self-publishing comic writer, Victor Dandridge will reveal how Man of Steel, Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad are the foundations of possibly the greatest franchise in cinematic history.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:00 AM - 11:45 AM location: Room 151

    comics startup 101: intellectual property issues in making comics

    Join attorney Dirk Vanover (ComicsLawyer.com; Vanover Legal, LLC) for a discussion of intellectual property, protecting intellectual property, and intellectual property infringement. He’ll discuss copyrights, trademarks, right of publicity, and high-profile cases involving intellectual property disputes from the comic book world. If you want to learn more about intellectual property, then you should attend this panel.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:15 AM - 12:00 PM location: Main Stage

    the vampire diaries: a conversation with ian somerhalder

    Moderated by Lindi Smith (PureFandom.com and Entertainment Weekly)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:30 AM - 12:15 PM location: Room 144

    poe in pop culture

    In support of their book, "Portraits of Poe" Join Rocket Ink Studios' Bill Pulkovski and Tony Miello along with Bruce Gerlach to discuss the profound influence Edgar Allan Poe's writings have had on the horror and crime genres as it pertains to comic books and pop culture.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:30 AM - 12:15 PM location: Room 161

    adamantium claws and an iron fist: what is a superhero? with superhero’s peter coogan, slcc’s dan yezbick and superman on the couch’s danny fingeroth

    Wolverine: mutant powers. Iron Fist: magical powers: Batman: no powers—but cool gadgets and a great “look.” The superhero world encompasses a plethora of exciting characters with a wide range of abilities. So can any guy or gal with the will to be heroic just put on a costume (do they even need a costume to be a superhero?) and be one? Today, three guys who spend way too much time thinking about such matters—Dr. Peter Coogan, author of Superhero: The Secret Origin of A Genre, Dr. Dan Yezbick (author of The Graphic Novel Grows Up) and Danny Fingeroth (author of Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and Our Society)—talk about just what makes a character a superhero, what makes a superhero popular, why we need superheroes, and other such earth-shattering topics.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:00 PM - 12:45 PM location: Room 141

    stranger things: a conversation with caleb mclaughlin

    Moderated by Liz Prugh (PureFandom.com and Entertainment Weekly)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:00 PM - 12:45 PM location: Creative Stage

    how to draw the hulk the marvel way

    Join comic artist Steve Geiger as he teaches you how to draw the Hulk the Marvel way!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:00 PM - 12:45 PM location: Room 151

    words create worlds: lessons from a storyteller

    If you have ever thought “I want to write a book” or wonder if your story can be told in song but don’t know where to begin or how to continue, this is perfect for you! Aspiring and current writers will want to take part in this interactive workshop to ask questions and learn about what it takes to write a book and be a published author or songwriter! Come and learn about the writing process from author, singer/songwriter, and advocate James Morris (Sky Bound, Water Tower, Surface) as he shares the challenges and excitement that comes with creating new worlds. This workshop will discuss the art of storytelling and share valuable tips, tricks, and organizational skills to help get you started and keep going. Be sure to bring your questions. This workshop is perfect for writers and aspiring writers of all ages.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:15 PM - 1:00 PM location: Main Stage

    a conversation with gene simmons

    Join the Conversation!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:30 PM - 1:15 PM location: Room 144

    making games in stl

    Did you know that St. Louis has a fast-growing and successful game developer community? Our city is home to a variety of gaming studios and makers who are making their mark in the gaming world. STL is also home to events like Pixelpop Festival, specifically tailored for people who want to learn about the art and development of games. Join this panel of local professionals including Carol Mertz (Pass the Buck, PixelPop Festival), Tj Hughes (Terrifying Jellyfish, Happy Badgers), and Mary McKenzie (VolcanoBean) as they discuss educational and professional opportunities in gaming - and the expanding community of St. Louis game enthusiasts becoming game creators! Moderated by Wendy Buske, Producer and Co-Founder, Nerd For A Living.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:30 PM - 1:15 PM location: Room 161

    creativity: 20 tips for amping it up! with beauty and the beast writer, barbara slate

    Barbara Slate, comics creator—artist and/or writer of over 200 comics from Marvel, DC, Disney, and Archie—will inspire you with her top 20 creative tips. Come get some solid info from Barbara, whose published works include Angel Love, Yuppies from Hell, Beauty and the Beast, Betty and Veronica, and her how-to book, You Can Do a Graphic Novel.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:00 PM - 1:30 PM location: Room 141

    inside the ring with wwe® superstar randy orton®

    Moderated by Ryan Ball (WrestlingAudio.com)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:00 PM - 1:45 PM location: Creative Stage

    how to draft an underbust corset with wizard world cosplay guest brit bliss

    Join Wizard World's cosplay guest and host Brit Bliss to learn how to make an underbust corset pattern! In this panel, you'll learn how to use your own measurements to make a corset made to fit you or anyone else, regardless of gender. You'll see a live demonstration of how one is made using tools you already have in your sewing collection and the measurements from an audience member, who will receive the pattern at the end of the panel. This will be followed by a quick discussion about materials and sewing techniques will also be shared.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:00 PM - 2:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    party games

    Party Games returns with Wizard World Gaming’s very own, Sajam, TastySteve, Rip & DC! Come join in on the fun and laughter as our hosts play some of the best and hilarious party games of the past year.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:00 PM - 1:45 PM location: Room 151

    everything doctor who

    Join members of the St. Louis CIA as they travel through time and space to preview the new series of Doctor Who, share memories of both the classic and new series while also speculating what changes could be in store in the future.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:15 PM - 2:00 PM location: Main Stage

    a conversation with james marsters

    Moderated by Liz Prugh (PureFandom.com and Entertainment Weekly)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:30 PM - 2:15 PM location: Room 144

    disney, studios & saturday morning cartoons

    If you love Cartoons, Superheroes & old school Saturday mornings, then come and enjoy this fun Q & A panel with professional Disney Animation Artist / Marvel & DC Illustrator - Kurt Lehner. Mr. Lehner, a 25 year veteran in the industry will showcase his career while walking the audience through memory lane with the love from Saturday Morning Cartoons. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:30 PM - 2:15 PM location: Room 161

    everything you wanted to know about zombification but were infected before you could ask

    A fun panel covering the Anthropology of Zombification in myth, media & reality.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:00 PM - 2:45 PM location: Creative Stage

    you can learn to draw in 30 minutes!

    Join Emmy award winner Mark Kistler for an inspiring FUNTASTIC interactive family ART ATTACK!

    You parents remember drawing with "Commander Mark" on The Secret City PBS children's series back in the 80's and 90's! Well now YOUR kids can learn how to draw with him too! And IN-PERSON!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:00 PM - 2:45 PM location: Room 141

    batman the animated series: a conversation with loren lester

    Moderated by Victor Dandridge (Vantage Inhouse Productions)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:00 PM - 2:45 PM location: Room 151

    ​1992! how (25 years ago) the death of superman, the batman and x-men animated series, and image comics changed everything! with fingeroth, coogan, yezbick and quiggins

    So much of the popular culture we enjoy today has its roots a quarter-century ago, in 1992, when Superman died (he got better), superhero-based animation had a renaissance with both the Batman and X-Men animated series, and Image Comics changed everyone’s idea of what comics—and their creators—could do. Join comics creators and scholars Danny Fingeroth (Spider-Man), Dr. Peter Coogan (Superhero), Dr. Dan Yezbick (author of The Graphic Novel Grows Up) and Larry Quiggins (Lindenwood University) as they explore how and why 1992 was so pivotal.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:00 PM - 4:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    tekken 7 – tournament pools

    Wizard World Gaming brings back the exclusive Tekken 7 Tournament! Take on the challenge and see if you have what it takes to come out on top! Many will enter but only one can claim victory and walk away champion! $3,000 prize pool is on the line.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:15 PM - 3:00 PM location: Main Stage

    a conversation with jennifer carpenter

    Moderated by Blake Garris (Marvel.com)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:30 PM - 3:15 PM location: Room 161

    how to sell your fantasy/scifi/paranormal novel

    Do you have a novel in you? Or even a series of books? Five bestselling authors talk about the steps they took to sell their novels: from agents to publishers, networking to craft. Join Angie Fox (New York Times bestseller & USA Today bestseller), Jeannie Lin (USA Today bestseller), Kristin Bailey (author), Shawntelle Madison (author) and Brad Cook (author) and learn how to take your writing career to the next level!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:30 PM - 3:15 PM location: Room 144

    a star wars fan experience: all ages welcome!

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Liz and Lindi, creators of PureFandom.com, decided they were going to put on the ultimate Star Wars fan experience. Join the two best friends and uber-fans as they give away Star Wars prizes and swag, plus discuss their insane theories with you on who they believe Rey’s parents are, what to expect in Episode VIII, and more. Follow @Pure_Fandom on Twitter and Instagram to get a sneak peek of prizes!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:00 PM - 3:45 PM location: Room 151

    ​two centuries of genius: celebrating the spirit’s will eisner and the avengers’ jack kirby at 100 with superhero’s peter coogan, origin: unknown’s victor dandridge, cinema st. louis’s cliff froehlich & the avengers’ danny fingeroth [a will eisner week event]

    Celebrate two titans as we mark their 100th birthdays in 2017. Will Eisner was creator of The Spirit and an innovator of the graphic novel, starting with A Contract With God. Jack Kirby was co-creator of Captain America, Fantastic Four, the Avengers and more. In this follow-up to the worldwide comics and graphic novel celebration, “Will Eisner Week,” join panelists including Dr. Peter Coogan (Superhero), Victor Dandridge (Vantage: Inhouse Productions), Cliff Froehlich (Executive Director of Cinema St. Louis) and moderator Danny Fingeroth (The Avengers) as they discuss what made these two great.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:00 PM - 3:45 PM location: Room 141

    these are the droids you’re looking for

    Join the St Louis R2 Builders Group and some very famous droids to find out what goes into creating the nuts and bolts…and the heart and soul…of some of the Star Wars saga’s best-loved characters. Learn a little history about the group and discover if there's a builder inside of you.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:15 PM - 4:00 PM location: Main Stage

    guardians of the galaxy: a conversation with michael rooker & sean gunn

    Moderated by Blake Garris (Marvel.com)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:30 PM - 4:15 PM location: Room 144

    creating an audio drama podcast

    Have you ever wondered what goes into creating your favorite audio drama series like Nightvale, the Black Tapes, or Liberty: Critical Research? Maybe you’ve even wondered what it would take to make your own? Join the creators behind the Liberty Podcast as we take you through the creative process from idea to upload!  We'll cover everything from writing believable dialogue, recording, acting, creating sound effects, and answer any questions you have along the way!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:00 PM - 4:45 PM location: Room 151

    comic-con on a budget

    Having been to more than 20 conventions all over the US, we’ve developed ways to do so without breaking the bank. While there are countless panels and articles that acknowledge how expensive cosplay is, and ways you can save money when making your own costumes, there aren’t many that discuss how expensive it is to actually go to conventions. It is possible to save money while still going to conventions, and we’re going to share the ways in which we’ve been able to afford to go to ALL THE CONS!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:30 PM - 4:15 PM location: Room 161

    writing for a post-apocalyptic world

    Join authors Susanne Lambdin and Ray Wenck as they discuss their writing, developing post-apocalyptic worlds and comparing zombie versus non-zombie styles. Susanne Lambdin's Desert Hearts series has been a hit with post-apocalyptic and zombie fans around the country. She has been titled the Zombie Lady and often dresses the part. She will enthrall you with her stories and her passion for writing. Ray Wenck is the author of the Random Survival series, following the fate and struggles of a family and their attempts to survive after a mysterious catastrophic event.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:00 PM - 4:45 PM location: Creative Stage

    creating art with dramatic lighting!

    Using only traditional materials, star artist Stuart Saygers shows you how lighting effects and accents can have dynamic effects on your art!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:00 PM - 4:45 PM location: Room 141

    pokemon game show

    Calling all Pokémon fans! Join SuperKayce and RealBreakingNate as audience members battle it out in this epic game show event! You might just have to answer a simple trivia question OR you could get stuck with a Pokémon dare challenge! Either way there will be tons of fun and even more laughs! So come test your Poke skills and win some prizes along the way!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:00 PM - 5:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    party games

    Party Games continues with Wizard World Gaming’s very own, Sajam, TastySteve, Rip & Esteban! Come join in on the fun and laughter as our hosts play some of the best and hilarious party games of the past year.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:15 PM - 5:00 PM location: Main Stage

    a conversation with evan peters

    Moderated by Victor Dandridge (Vantage Inhouse Productions)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:30 PM - 5:15 PM location: Room 144

    nerd out with pure fandom: it’s time for geek trivia!

    Join Liz and Lindi, creators of PureFandom.com for a round of geek trivia in the XP Lounge. They'll be giving away prizes for winners, including a free comic con day pass and swag from your favorite fandoms like 'Doctor Who', 'Game of Thrones', 'The Walking Dead', and more. No need to be a geek expert, this is for geeks of all types. Follow them on Twitter and Instagram @Pure_Fandom for a sneak peek at prizes!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:30 PM - 5:15 PM location: Room 161

    stranger things 2

    Stranger Things season 2 is coming out this Halloween and we can't wait for this curiosity door to be unlocked! Jake Minol and Victori Belle of the Geeks + Nerds podcast (@Geeksplusnerds) have been following Season 2 since it was announced. Join us and friends of the show as we discuss everything we're excited about for Season 2!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20175:00 PM - 5:45 PM location: Creative Stage

    drawing disney with clinton hobart

    Watch Clinton paint live!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20175:00 PM - 5:45 PM location: Room 151

    back to the future: adventures in a delorean time machines

    How to: Build a Time Machine, Fall in Love, Become Rich and Famous, Travel the World, and Cure PD. Terry and Oliver Holler used inspiration from their favorite movie 'Back to the Future', and hand-built their own DeLorean Time Machine. They have taken life-threatening adversity and turned a passion toward a purpose, promoting the official website 'BackToTheFuture.com' and raising awareness and funding for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20175:00 PM - 7:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    street fighter v – top 8 finals

    It’s been a long tournament, but now only 8 remain. The finalist move on, for their chance at $2,000 cash and the title of Wizard World Gaming Street Fighter V Champion!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20175:30 PM - 7:00 PM location: Main Stage

    wizard world costume contest

    Hosted by our very own superheroes Victor Dandridge and Brit Bliss. the Wizard World Comic Costume Contest is no joke. Anyone interested in participating can sign up at the Wizard World Information booth inside the exhibition floor on Saturday. We'll see you there! (Recommended for ages 13+)

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20177:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    rocky horror picture show extravaganza!

    Buy Tickets

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza! A Wizard World St. Louis Special Event on Saturday. Doors open 7 pm. 

    Wizard World has teamed up with legendary film producer Lou Adler, FOX Studios and the Rocky Horror Fan Club to bring you a special event, an evening screening of the original Rocky Horror Picture Show movie and a display of original props and costumes from the movie! 

    Fans of the original RHPC movie, cos-players and all pop culture fans are going to love this! 

    In the main hall. Doors open 7 pm. GA ticket $15

    Limited tickets, so buy now! 

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza! Golden Circle. A Wizard World St. Louis Special Event on Saturday. Doors open 7 pm. 

    Get the best seats in the house for this special event performance. Fans of the original movie, cos-players and all pop culture fans will love our evening screening of the original Rocky Horror Picture Show movie, plus the local shadow cast, Samurai Electricians, and a display of original props and costumes from the movie! 

    In the main hall. Doors open 7 pm. Golden Circle tickets $35 

    Very limited tickets so buy now! 

    Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza! A Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and a VIP Meet n Greet on Saturday with cast member Barry Bostwick (Brad). 6 - 7 pm 

    For the biggest Rocky Horror Picture Show fans, a meet n greet, a photograph (your own camera) and autograph with original movie cast member Barry Bostwick, prior to our screening event. Package includes a Golden Circle ticket to the screening. 

    VIP ticket $89

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20178:00 PM - 10:00 PM location: The Paegant

    wizard world comic con: an evening with gene simmons and his band

    Buy Tickets

    VIP Receives M&G & Early Entry $299
    GA & VIP includes After Party $30

    $2 Minor Surcharge at the Door

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201710:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    masters of illusion (kids stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    masters of illusion- kids magic demo (kids stage)

    Masters of Illusion magician Naathan Phan shares his tricks at Wizard World. All kids are welcome to join the magic!!!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20175:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201710:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (kids stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (entertainment stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (kids stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (entertainment stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    the aristocats (entertainment stage)

    Washington University's Disney acapella group.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    the aristocats (kids stage)

    Washington University's Disney acapella group.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    the aristocats (entertainment stage)

    Washington University's Disney acapella group.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    clement mccrae marionette & puppet show (kids stage)

    "Puppets on Strings" The puppets dance. The puppets sing. The puppets even perform amazing tricks, and feats of strength. Come see the Clement McCrae Puppet Show's giggling cute production that kids and grandparents (and everyone in-between) will love.  

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201711:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    the art of marionette by clement mccrae (kids stage)

    Come learn the magic of puppetry with toy marionettes.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    clement mccrae marionette & puppet show (kids stage)

    "Puppets on Strings" The puppets dance. The puppets sing. The puppets even perform amazing tricks, and feats of strength. Come see the Clement McCrae Puppet Show's giggling cute production that kids and grandparents (and everyone in-between) will love.  

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    the art of marionette by clement mccrae (kids stage)

    Come learn the magic of puppetry with toy marionettes.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    falconry - an ancient art - wildlife flying show (entertainment stage)

    The sport of Kings has humble beginnings, some warrior in the heartlands of Asia decided that a raptor was quicker than an arrow. Listen and be entertained as Wildlife Command Centertells the tale of taking a wild and majestic bird of prey and training it to hunt alongside you to take wild quarry.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20174:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    consuming kinetics dance company (entertainment stage)

    Showcasing CKDC's Contemporary and Hip Hop teaching and performing artists.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20171:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    the retronerds (entertainment stage)

    An 80's Pop Tribute Band With Four Fun Nerds.

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 201712:30 PM - 1:00 PM

    super hero/princess dance party (kids stage)

    Get your groove on with Dream Time Princess Events' Super Heroes and Princesses during our upbeat dance party.  All kids will enjoy this groovy time with their favorite characters!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    princess etiquette lessons (kids stage)

    Join the princesses of Dream Time Princess Events by the stage area for true princess etiquette lessons!  Your child will learn about being a true princess and will receive a signed certificate from the princesses, making them an official princess!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20173:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    superhero lessons (kids stage)

    Come on over to the stage area for the super heroes of Dream Time Princess Events to give your kiddos a lesson in being a true super hero!  When the lessons are done, the super heroes will sign an authentic Super Hero Certificate, making your child an official super hero!

  • Saturday, Apr. 8, 20172:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    wizard world kids costume contest (entertainment stage)

    Calling all kids ages 13 and under to come out and strut your stuff at the Wizard World Comic Con Kids Costume Contest! You won’t want to miss this Kodak moment packed with a whole lot of fun, laughs and prizes for all participants! (Serious competitors please note: This is a lighthearted event for all skill levels. The Wizard World Adult Costume Contest should be considered for more professional-seeking participants) 

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201710:30 AM - 11:30 AM location: Wizard World Gaming

    party games

    Party Games returns with Wizard World Gaming’s very own, Sajam, TastySteve, Rip & Esteban! Come join in on the fun and laughter as our hosts play some of the best and hilarious party games of the past year.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:00 AM - 11:45 AM location: Room 141

    the monkees: a conversation with peter tork & micky dolenz

    Moderated by Lindi Smith (PureFandom.com and Entertainment Weekly)

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:30 AM - 12:15 PM location: CREATIVE STAGE

    what’s under your skirt? (or bodysuit, or costume…with wizard world cosplay guest mogchelle

    Remember when mom told you never leave the house without clean underwear?  Well, this panel is about not leaving your hotel room without proper undergarments for your cosplays!  Learn about various shapewear for women AND men that can help you look extra amazing and seamless in your cosplays!  We’ll talk about everything from proper corsetry to dance belts and any other way you can nip, tuck and boost things while in costume!  Hosted by internationally award winning cosplayer Mogchelle!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:30 AM - 12:15 PM location: Room 151

    from black panther to aqualad

    This round table discusses the progression of the Black presence in mainstream comics since the 1960s. Throughout the history of comics, the black image may have been jaded in popularity, but there have been many successes. This is an opportunity to analyze what makes a character of color successful throughout the ages despite their race, and how the diversity of these characters solidify their presence within the comic book universe.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:30 AM - 1:30 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    super smash bros. for wii u – top 8 finals

    We’ve smashed to our final 8. Who has what it takes to be the Wizard World Gaming, St. Louis, Smash Bros. Champion?

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:00 PM - 12:45 PM location: Room 141

    a conversation with charisma carpenter

    Moderated by Liz Prugh (PureFandom.com and Entertainment Weekly)

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:00 PM - 12:45 PM location: Room 161

    u cre-8 comics presents: character crafters

    Are you the next GREAT comic creator?! Take the Raconteur’s challenge and design your own character from start to finish! Establish powers, design costume ideas, create an origin story and more with U Cre-8 Comics -- the PERFECT jumpstart to YOUR comic universe! Hosted by the dreamy Victor Dandridge.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:00 PM - 12:45 PM location: Room 144

    comics startup 101: legal and business tips for comic book creators

    Join attorney Dirk Vanover (ComicsLawyer.com; Vanover Legal, LLC), Dan Dougherty (Beardo; Touching Evil), and Barbara Slate (You Can Do a Graphic Novel; Getting Married and Other Mistakes) as we discuss contracts, LLCs, crowdfunding, and many more issues creators will encounter as they start their careers.  If you want to get serious about launching a career in comics, then you should attend this panel and learn the business and legal tips you’ll need to succeed.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:30 PM - 1:00 PM location: Creative Stage

    drawing cartoons with mat nastos

    Join one of the artists behind Phineas & Ferb as he shows how to draw cartoons

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:30 PM - 1:15 PM location: Room 151

    historical accuracy and trivia in mainstream pirate media (black sails & pirates of the caribbean)

    With 4 fantastic seasons, Black Sails is a TV prequel to the famous book ‘Treasure Island,’ that mixes history with literature. Meanwhile, the Pirates of the Caribbean series combines fantasy with historical pirates. This panel is a fan discussion of the historical accuracy in these media presentations of piracy, as well as trivia (with prizes!) pertaining to the era of the show/movies.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:00 PM - 1:45 PM location: Room 141

    fred and george weasley: a conversation with james and oliver phelps

    Moderated by Blake Garris (Marvel.com)

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:00 PM - 1:45 PM location: Room 144

    storytelling in song: a songwriting workshop

    Join songwriter, music artist, and author James Morris (Catch Fire, Vans Warped Tour, Sky Bound) at the Creators Stage for an interactive workshop on writing songs. Learn the basic components of a song and how they all fit together. Learn some writing tips and hear songs broken down into their fundamental components in real time as James shares the fundamentals of songwriting and plays through the process using original songs. Come with questions and ideas- as part of the fun will be creating a song on the spot!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:00 PM - 1:45 PM location: Room 161

    what's it like to "indie": from player to maker to indie game studio

    The popularity of Indie Games is skyrocketing - with more and more studios that make games entering the fold every day. But what does it take to create or be part of an indie games studio? This panel will discuss the steps you can take to create your own studio, the trials and tribulations of making games, and the abundance of tools available online to help you get started. Learn about the career paths of indie developers, and how diverse professional backgrounds have helped them develop the skills they need to make games and put them out into the world. Join Sam Coster (Butterscotch Shenanigans/Crashlands), Ben Cook (Last Stitch Goodnight), Mary McKenzie (VolcanoBean), and Nerd For A Living Podcast host, Adron Buske for this fun and informative discussion.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:30 PM - 2:15 PM location: Creative Stage

    you can learn to draw in 30 minutes!

    Join Emmy award winner Mark Kistler for an inspiring FUNTASTIC interactive family ART ATTACK!

    You parents remember drawing with "Commander Mark" on The Secret City PBS children's series back in the 80's and 90's! Well now YOUR kids can learn how to draw with him too! And IN-PERSON!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:30 PM - 2:15 PM location: Room 151

    create-a-comics-story with spider-man’s danny fingeroth and the hulk’s steve geiger

    Ever wonder what it would be like to collaborate on making comics with top professionals? In this fun-and-educational session, celebrated writer Danny Fingeroth (Spider-Man; How to Create Comics from Script to Print) and renowned artist Steve Geiger (Incredible Hulk; Web of Spider-Man) create new characters and a story before your eyes, incorporating audience members' ideas and suggestions! Come see—and join in—the creative process!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:00 PM - 2:45 PM location: Room 141

    batman the animated series: a conversation with kevin conroy

    Moderated by Victor Dandridge (Vantage Inhouse Productions)

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:00 PM - 2:45 PM location: Room 144

    dead fans walking: ‘the walking dead’ fan panel

    Calling all ‘The Walking Dead' fans! Join Liz and Lindi, creators of PureFandom.com, for a chance to win some killer 'The Walking Dead' prizes. They'll give fans a chance to share their theories after that insane season 7B premiere! Follow @Pure_Fandom on Twitter and Instagram to get a sneak peek of prizes!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:00 PM - 3:30 PM location: Room 161

    anime trivia

    Calling all Anime fans! Join SuperKayce as teams made from audience members battle it out in this epic trivia event! Questions could cover anything….Dragon Ball Z, Fairy Tail, Naruto, etc! There will be tons of fun and even more laughs! So come test your skills and win some prizes along the way!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:00 PM - 4:00 PM location: Wizard World Gaming

    tekken 7: fated retribution – top 8 finals

    The final 8 have been determined. Who will be crowned Wizard World Gaming, St. Louis, Tekken 7 Champion?

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:30 PM - 3:15 PM location: Creative Stage

    drawing disney with clinton hobart

    Watch Clinton Paint live!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:30 PM - 3:15 PM location: Room 151

    the marvel saga: the 78-year history of the house of ideas, from the beginning to dr. strange to logan and iron fist with spider-man’s danny fingeroth

    In 1939, Marvel Comics #1 debuted, unleashing The Sub-Mariner and The Human Torch on the world, and launching what would come to be known as the Marvel Universe. Today, Danny Fingeroth (Deadly Foes of Spider-Man; The Stan Lee Universe) presents an illustrated tour through the many decades of comics, movies and TV series that make up the phenomenon that is Marvel.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201710:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:30 PM - 1:00 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    masters of illusion- kids magic demo (kids stage)

    Masters of Illusion magician Naathan Phan shares his tricks at Wizard World. All kids are welcome to join the magic!!!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20173:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    masters of illusion (entertainment stage)

    Magic to blow your mind. Direct from the hit CW Network television series and the acclaimed live touring show.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    ross christopher - violinist (entertainment stage)

    Ross Christopher is a nationally touring violinist, whose music has been featured in film, television, and documentaries.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201710:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (kids stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (entertainment stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    brian pankey - celebrity juggler and magician (kids stage)

    A Superbly Talented & High Energy Act You Have To See To Believe!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    falconry - an ancient art - wildlife flying show (entertainment stage)

    The sport of Kings has humble beginnings, some warrior in the heartlands of Asia decided that a raptor was quicker than an arrow. Listen and be entertained as Wildlife Command Centertells the tale of taking a wild and majestic bird of prey and training it to hunt alongside you to take wild quarry.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    the aristocats (entertainment stage)

    Washington University's Disney acapella group.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    consuming kinetics dance company (entertainment stage)

    Showcasing CKDC's Contemporary and Hip Hop teaching and performing artists.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    "voices in his head" - three-time people's choice award winner" ventriloquist kevin horner (kids stage)

    Kevin has been a headliner at The Improv and performed for the military, colleges, city governments, fairs, festivals, TV appearances, churches, and corporate events. A versatile entertainer for all ages. Come and see why some people have said, "I never seen an audience laugh that hard before!"

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    the art of ventriloquism with kevin horner (kids stage)

    Come by the stage and learn the skills and secret behind ventriloquism.

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201711:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    princess etiquette lessons (kids stage)

    Join the princesses of Dream Time Princess Events by the stage area for true princess etiquette lessons!  Your child will learn about being a true princess and will receive a signed certificate from the princesses, making them an official princess!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 201712:30 PM - 1:00 PM

    super hero/princess dance party (kids stage)

    Get your groove on with Dream Time Princess Events' Super Heroes and Princesses during our upbeat dance party.  All kids will enjoy this groovy time with their favorite characters!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20171:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    superhero lessons (kids stage)

    Come on over to the stage area for the super heroes of Dream Time Princess Events to give your kiddos a lesson in being a true super hero!  When the lessons are done, the super heroes will sign an authentic Super Hero Certificate, making your child an official super hero!

  • Sunday, Apr. 9, 20172:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    wizard world kids costume contest (entertainment stage)

    Calling all kids ages 13 and under to come out and strut your stuff at the Wizard World Comic Con Kids Costume Contest! You won’t want to miss this Kodak moment packed with a whole lot of fun, laughs and prizes for all participants! (Serious competitors please note: This is a lighthearted event for all skill levels. The Wizard World Adult Costume Contest should be considered for more professional-seeking participants)