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May 19-20-21, 2017
Fri–Sat–Sun
LOCATION Iowa Events Center 730 Third Street Des Moines, IA 50309
SHOW HOURS Friday, May 19, 2017 – 5pm - 10pm Saturday, May 20, 2017 – 10am - 7pm Sunday, May 21, 2017 – 10am - 4pm

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Wizard World in the News

►Accredited Press: Click here for a link to 2017 Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines Press Credential Application, deadline April 29




2016


10/26
CW-San Diego - Ultimate Costume Matchup/Jedi/Elsa 

Today.com - Dad's 'Jedi Elsa' costume for daughter brilliantly blends 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen' 

KCCI 8 News 6 pm - Wizard World To Return to Des Moines 

KCCI 8 News 5 pm - Wizard World To Return to Des Moines 

10/25
►Des Moines Registe
r - Wizard World returning to Des Moines in May

8/27
EW.com
- Here's why Giancarlo Esposito turned down a Marvel TV role

5/23
Collider- Superhero Rundown (Bennet)

5/20
The Geekiary - ‘Once Upon A Time’ Cast at Wizard World – Not As Wicked As They Seem 

HitFix - Possibly the Best (& Cutest) Frozen/Star Wars Mashup Yet: Jedi Elsa Rey 

SFGate.com - ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Actress Complains Marvel Doesn’t ‘Seem to Care’ About ABC Drama 

Yahoo! Celebrity - ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Actress Complains Marvel Doesn’t ‘Seem to Care’ About ABC 

IMDB.com - ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Actress Complains Marvel Doesn’t ‘Seem to Care’ About ABC Drama 

GamenGuide - Agents of SHIELD,' Season 3 Finale: Cast Emotional Over Deaths Of Two Characters: Why It Was Moved To A 10 PM TV Slot? 

Hey Poor Player - Bandai Namco Announces The Tekken 7: King Of The Iron Fist Tournament 2016 In North America! 

5/19
ReBrn - Got to meet this guy at Wizard World last weekend! 

MovieWeb - Spider-Man: Homecoming to Crossover Daredevil's Kingpin? 

Vine Report - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' news: Chloe Bennet says Marvel does not care about the show 

5/18
ScienceFiction.com - ScienceFiction.com - Daisy Is No Wallflower: Chloe Bennet Wonders Why Marvel Studios “Don’t Seem To Care” About ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ 

Nerdist - R-E-S-P-E-C-T 

AV Club - Chloe Bennet says Marvel doesn’t care enough about its Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 

Digital Spy - Chloe Bennet says Marvel movies "don't seem to care" about Agents of SHIELD 

Latin Times - Marvel's Agents Of SHIELD' Cast: Chloe Bennet States Marvel Does Not Care For Its TV Shows 

TheMovieNetwork.com - Chloe Bennet Blasts Marvel Studios for Connectivity Issues 

I4U News - Chloe Bennet Says Marvel Don’t Acknowledge Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Show

TechTimes - Does Marvel Not Care About 'Agents Of SHIELD' Anymore?

Sinema Blaze - SHIELD's Chloe Bennet: Marvel Movies Love to Pretend Everything Is Connected Sinema Blaze

Bleeding Cool - Bri Pi Crozier – Making A Career Out Of Her Comics Already

5/17
Pajiba
- Chloe Bennet Wants to Know What Marvel Has Against Its Own TV Shows

Gizmodo - Agents Of SHIELD Star Says Marvel Doesn't Care Enough About Its Own TV Show

Blastr - S.H.I.E.L.D. star says Marvel doesn't care enough about connecting to the MCU

IMDB.com - 'Agents of Shield' Star Chloe Bennet Calls Out Marvel for Ignoring the Show

Inverse - 'Agents of SHIELD' Stars Think Marvel Doesn't Care. Marvel Just Proved Them Right

Cinema Blend - One Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Star Is Really Mad About The Lack Of Movie Crossovers

ScreenRant - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Star: Marvel ‘Loves To Pretend’ The MCU is All Connected

Bleeding Cool - Batman As Hamlet, With Kevin Conroy and Loren Lester

ScreenCrush - Chloe Bennet Calls Out Marvel Movies for Ignoring ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Nerd Reactor - Chloe Bennet upset that Marvel shows aren’t getting recognized by the films

MovieFone - 'Agents of SHIELD' Star Chloe Bennet Calls Out Marvel for Ignoring the Show

HitFix - SHIELD’s Chloe Bennet: Marvel Movies Love to Pretend Everything Is Connected

Nerdist - Chloe Bennet Wishes the MCU Would Acknowledge Marvel TV

GeekNation - Chloe Bennet Says Marvel Doesn’t Care Enough About Agents of SHIELD

Bleeding Cool - Sunday Cosplay And Con Floor Pictures From Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con 2016

ComicBook.com - Chloe Bennet Wants The Marvel Movies & TV To Interact More

Cosmic Book News - Dear Chloe Bennet: Ask Ike Perlmutter Why Marvel Isn't Connected

5/16
►WOI-TV Local 5 News at Six
- Morning Meteorologist Sam Shreier Met Spiderman

►WOI-TV local 5 News Midday - Wizard World Comic Con recap

WOI-TV Good Morning Iowa - Another Successful Comic Con (tease)

►WOI-TV Good Morning Iowa - Wizard World Comic Con Recap

5/15
YourFortDodge.com - Jay Goes to Comic Con….Again!

►Bleeding Cool - 116 Amazing Cosplay Photos From Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con – Are You Here?

Bleeding Cool - Chloe Bennet Asks Why The Marvel Movies Won’t Acknowledge The TV Shows – At Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con 

Bleeding Cool - Kevin Sorbo - The Bleeding Cool Interview At Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con

►Bleeding Cool - Through The Wind And The Rain – Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con

5/14
►Des Moines Register
- 58 photos: Saturday at Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines 2016

DM Juice - 58 photos: Saturday at Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines 2016

►Des Moines Register - WATCH: Take a stroll through Wizard World Comic Con 2016

WOI-TV Local 5 News at 6
- Wizard World Comic Con (tease)

►WOI-TV Local 5 News at 6 - Wizard World Comic Con Saturday recap

WOI-TV Local 5 News at 10 - Wizard World Comic Con (tease)

WOI-TV Local 5 News at 10 - Wizard World Comic Con Saturday recap

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Wizard World Comic Con Opens (tease)

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Wizard World Comic Con Opens

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Wizard World Comic Con Opens (tease)

►KCCI-TV 8 News this Morning - Wizard World Comic Con LIve from Iowa Events Center (Clinton Hobart)

5/13
►KCCI-TV News
- (video) Superheros, fantasy come to life at Wizard World Comic Con (superfan/dinosaur)

►Des Moines Register - 9 photos: Wizard World Comic Con in Des Moines

DM Juice - 9 photos: Wizard World Comic Con in Des Moines

►WOI-TV Local 5 News Midday - Wizard World Comic Con Preview

►KCCI-TV 8 News at Noon - Wizard World Comic Con Preview

►WHO-TV Channel 13 News at Noon - Wizard World Comic Con Preview

KCCI-TV 8 News at Five - Wizard World Comic Con Opens

►WOI-TV Local News at Five - Wizard World Comic Con Preview/Iowa Lottery

WOI-TV Local News at Six - Wizard World Comic Con Opens

KCCI-TV 8 News at Six - Wizard World Comic Con Opens (tease)

►KCCI-TV 8 News at Ten - Wizard World Comic Con Opens

WOI-TV Local 5 News at Ten - Wizard World Comic Con Opens (tease)

WOI-TV Local 5 News at Ten - Wizard World Comic Con Opens (tease)

►WOI-TV Local 5 News at Ten - Wizard World Comic Con Opens

Radio Iowa - Iowa Lottery announces Ghostbusters ticket tie-in with Comic Con

411 Mania - Sasha Banks and Dean Ambrose Set For Comic Con

KCCI-TV News This Morning at 4:30 a.m. - Wizard World Comic Con Set Up 

WOI-TV Good Morning Iowa - Wizard world Preview 

WHO-TV Today in Iowa at 5 am - Josh Nguyen Live at Convention Center (JM) 

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Live from Convention Center Floor (Victor Dandridge) 

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Live from Convention Center Floor (tease) 

WHO-TV Today In Iowa at 5:30 a.m. - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (tease)  

WHO-TV Today In Iowa at 5:30 a.m. - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (Victor Dandridge) 

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (JM)  

WOI-TV / Good Morning Iowa - What Is happening/Wizard World 

WHO-TV / Today in Iowa at 6 - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (DeLorean) 

KCCI-TV 8 News This Morning - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (Batmobile) 

WHO-TV Today In Iowa at 6 - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (tease) 

KCCI 8 This Morning - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (tease) 

KCCI 8 This Morning - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (close/costume) 

WHO-TV Today In Iowa at 6 - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (Sorbo) 

KCCI 8 This Morning - Wizard World Live From Convention Center Floor (Sorbo)

►KCCI-TV - (video) ‘Hercules’ visits Des Moines for Comic Con

►WHO-TV - (video) ‘Comic Con’ Back in Des Moines this Weekend 

►ABC5 / Good Morning Iowa - (video) Artist Clinton Hobart helps GMI kick off Wizard World Comic Con 

►WHO-AM Newsradio 1040 - (audio) Hercules Was In The House

►CW Iowa - (video) Kevin Sorbo Part Two - May 13, 2016 

►CW Iowa - (video) Kevin Sorbo Part One - May 13, 2016 

►CW Iowa - (video) Clinton Hobart & Victor Dandrich Part Two - May 13, 2016 

►CW Iowa - (video) Clinton Hobart & Victor Dandrich Part One - May 13, 2016 

►KIOA Radio Morning Show - (audio) The Voice of Super MARIO! 

►Star 102.5 Radio - (audio) The Voice of “Mario”, Charles Martinet 

5/12
WHO-TV Channel 13 news at Four - Wizard World Comic Con

KCCI-TV News at 10 - Wizard World Comic Con Set Up 

WHO-TV Channel 13 Live at Five - Wizard World Comic Con Set Up 

KCCI-TV 8 News at Five - Wizard World Comic Con Set Up 

WQAD-TV Davenport News 8 at 6 - Wizard World Comic Con Set Up

►KCCI.com - Comic Con is back in Des Moines 

►WHOTV.com - Des Moines Enters ‘Wizard World’ for Comic Con this Weekend 

►Lazer 103.3 Radio - (audio/video) Kevin Sorbo Interview 

►ABC5/We Are Iowa / Good Morning Iowa - (video) Kevin Sorbo stops by Good Morning Iowa 

KCCI News This Morning - (video) Set Up Begins Today  

WHO Today in Iowa - (video) Wizard World Preview/What's Happening  

ABC5/We Are Iowa / Good Morning Iowa - (video/Tease) 

KCCI News This Morning - (video) Set Up Begins Today

Minnesota Skinny - Blackjack, Coffee and Cosplay: Meet Hannah Éva

5/11
KCCI News at 10 - (video) Set Up Begins Tomorrow  

5/10
Juice Des Moines - Guide to this week's Wizard World Comic Con in Des Moines 

5/9
►Des Moines Register - Guide to this week's Wizard World Comic Con in Des Moines 

5/5
Catch Des Moines - Celebrating Heroes in Greater Des Moines - Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines


5/2
The Comics Reporter
- Forthcoming Comics-Related Events, Through June 2016

4/28
Lazer 103.3
- PHOTOS: Rock Girl Miranda Gears Up for Wizard World

4/28
Des Moines Register
- May's best entertainment events: Wizard World Comic Con

4/24
Event Hint
- Wizard World Des Moines Comic Con

4/15
Graphic Policy
- Doran, David, Hester, Gilchrist To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

Major Spoilers
- Colleen Doran, Peter David, Phil Hester, Guy Gilchrist Among Top Comics Creators To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

4/14
First Comics News
- Doran, David, Hester, Gilchrist To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

PR Log
- Doran, David, Hester, Gilchrist To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

4/1
Comics Reporter - Forthcoming Comics-Related Events, Through May 2016

3/29
OpenPR - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd ATo Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

3/28
Events.org - 2016 Wizard World Des Moines

3/26
PR.com - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd to Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

3/25
Pop Culture HQ - More Names Announced As Guests For Wizard World Des Moines (May 13-15)

411 Mania - Chloe Bennett, Kevin Conroy Set For Wizard World Des Moines

OnlinePR Media -  Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

3/24
PR Genie - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-12

PR 4 Us - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-13

BigNews Biz - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-14

PR Urgent - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

UpComing Cons - 2016 Wizard World Des Moines

Yelp Des Moines - 2016 Wizard World Des Moines

EventSetter - 2016 Wizard World Des Moines

Eventful - 2016 Wizard World Des Moines

Eleventary - 2016 Wizard World Des Moines

PR Sync - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines

Press Release Ping - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines

Press Release Circle - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines

PR Log - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines

The Ultimate Fan - Chloe Bennet, Casper Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Billy Boyd Among Top Celebrities Scheduled To Attend Wizard World Des Moines, May 13-15

FPR - Bennet, Crump, WWE® Diva Sasha Banks™, Boyd To Attend Wizard World Des Moines

3/18

TWNP - Sasha Banks’ First Wizard World Gig

411 Mania - Sasha Set For Wizard World Des Moines

Daily Wrestling News - Sasha Banks News

PWPIX - First Sasha Banks Wizard World Gig

The Daily Draught - Sasha Banks' First Wizard World Gig







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