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  • Friday, Nov. 30, 20185:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    learn to play pokémon workshop!

    Calling all Pokémon fans! Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the official Pokémon Trading Card Game? I mean it’s only been around for 20 years! Like many people, you buy the cards because of your love for Pokémon but haven’t exactly mastered how to play the game with the correct rules. Well now you can learn how to play with the help of Pokémon YouTuber RealBreakingNate! Bring your own deck or learn play with one of our pre-made decks! Come learn to play as RealBreakingNate takes you through the game card. Breaking down what cards do and a step by step play through of the game. Not only will you get an introduction on how to play the game but every paid attendee will walk away with a Burning Shadows booster pack! This is a great opportunity to bond with your child and learn how to play the game together or to finally put all those cards to use after buying them for years on end! *All children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult! Unpaid adults won't receive a booster pack.


  • Friday, Nov. 30, 20186:00 PM - 8:00 PM location: Mendota 7

    beyond the comic panels preview screening and artist q&a

    Featuring the creative talents of: Jeff Butler, Mark Kistler, Mark Stegbaur, Mostafa Moussa, Nick Choles, Samantha Gorel, Steve Geiger, Steve Lavine & Tom Cook and filmed at Wizard World Madison 2017, Beyond the Comic Panels is a documentary film that highlights comic book creators on how they started and gives various pointers that can help you achieve your dream of getting into this very creative field. After a preview screening of this "work in progress" film, join producer and cinematographer Jason C. Gares along with Tom Cook, Steve Geiger and Mostafa Moussa in a Q&A session revealing interesting points in their careers and what it was like being filmed for the documentary.

  • Friday, Nov. 30, 20187:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    marvel vs dc: the great debate

    Which company has better heroes, villains, cartoons, movies, storylines, etc? Join comic industry pro’s, cosplayers and professional nerds as they discuss all aspects of this age old rivalry and with the help of the crowd declare a winner.

  • Friday, Nov. 30, 2018TBA


    Laugh Your Asgard Off with improvisers, as they battle for your laughs Thunderdome style in a head to head battle of wits using your nerdiest suggestions and featuring cosplay volunteers from the audience.

  • Friday, Nov. 30, 2018TBA

    cosplay 101

    Want to begin cosplaying but don’t know how to get started? Join Wizard World Cosplay Guests in a discussion that will provide you with a guideline on crafting supplies, wigs, contacts, makeup, etc! Bring your questions for this Q&A and get some answers!

  • Friday, Nov. 30, 2018TBA

    youtube 101:where do i start?

    YouTube is one of the greatest platforms of our generation! A place where you can voice an opinion, share your love of a fandom, or just post daily updates about your cat! Whatever it is you want to do you can do it on YouTube and YES you can make a living out of it all you nay sayers! BUT…getting started on YouTube can be one of the scariest journeys on the interwebz and in life! With over 300 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute how do you get noticed? Join YouTuber RealBreakingNate as he breaks down all the details that go into having your own channel and answers whatever questions you may have. Don’t forget to like, comment, and SUBSCRIBE!

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 201811:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    introduction to sculpting workshop

    Learn how to sculpt and model your own clay creations with Expert Sculptor & Prop builder Calen Hoffman of “Propcustomz". The workshop will provide everything attendees need to make their own mini clay sculpt! Several physical pre-made examples will be shown along with attendees receiving one on one instructions throughout the course of the workshop! Come for the fun and leave with your own creation!


  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 20187:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    wizard world costume contest

    Hosted by our very own superhero RealBreaking Nate, the Wizard World Comic Con Costume Contest is no joke. The best of the best will be dressed to impress in their superhero & pop culture finest, so be prepared for some serious cosplay. Grab your buddies and suit up to take a chance at bringing home the gold! Categories include Best in Show, Best Hero, Best Villain, Best Group and Best Anime (Prize Package Sponsored by!

    Anyone interested in participating can sign-up at the SHIELD LABS Booth on Saturday. Registration closes at 5PM! We’ll see you there! (Recommended for ages 13+)

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018TBA

    trailer park

    Wizard World will be screening some of the newest and most anticipated trailers from upcoming movies/tv series and discussing them with you the fans! Join SuperKayceCosplay & RealBreakingNate to discuss our initial thoughts and fears for each trailer, and maybe learn a thing or two about the latest and greatest news regarding newly announced film and tv projects.

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018TBA

    disney trivia against thomas ian nicholas

    Calling all Disney fans! Join us as audience members battle it out against Walt Disney himself, from ‘Walt Before Mickey’ Thomas Ian Nicholas, in this epic trivia event! Questions could cover anything….Disney Movies, Parks, and even Walt Disney himself! There will be tons of fun and even more laughs! So come test your skills and win some prizes along the way!

  • Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018TBA

    the nerd off

    Just because we are all nerds doesn’t mean we are all on the same side or know what the heck we are talking about when it comes to a fandom. During this panel hosted by YouTuber RealBreakingNate two audience members at a time will debate on which is better and why. For example a single round debate could be who would win in a battle Batman vs. Iron Man or which franchise is better Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter? Has this description already started an argument? Then this is your type of panel. Oh and did I mention…..PRIZES!

  • Sunday, Dec. 2, 201811:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    introduction to resin casting workshop

    A step by step introductory to making silicone molds and solid urethane resin cast, along with hands on resin casting with professional Maker & Prop builder Casey McBroom of “Shield Labs". This workshop will involve a walk through on making various types of Silicone molds. An in depth Q&A on the process along with pre-made examples and resource guides. Attendees will also make and take home their very own Resin Castings from molds provided at the Workshop!


  • Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018TBA

    cosplay on a budget

    Cosplay doesn’t need to be expensive to be awesome! Come learn from Wizard World Cosplay Guests, about the different ways to make your cosplays on a budget.

  • Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018TBA

    pokémon game show

    Calling all Pokémon fans! Join 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!

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