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Attention New York City
nerds! The Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con is coming this
weekend. Unlike some other comic book conventions, this one is still focused on comics, although there will still be some film, television
celebrities on hand, along with a trading card game tournament and a
On hand to meet fans, sign autographs and do sketches will be Eisner Award winners like Neal Adams, and Nick Abadzis, along with Eisner nominees including Matt Kindt, Percy Carey, Kevin Colden, Jared K. Fletcher, Michael Kupperman , Jason Little, Mark Morales, Laurie Sandel, Yuko Shimizu, Ronald Wimberly and Brian Wood.
Other comic book artists attending include Arthur Suydam, Jerry Robinson, Luke Ross, Greg Horn, Christos Gage, Ryan Otley, Alex Saviuk. Representing the movie and television industries will be Tom Felton (Malfoy from the Harry Potter movies), James Marsters (Spike from Buffy), Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3) and Morena Baccarin of Firefly and V.
Hours are Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Sunday, May 22, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets are available in advance online at a discount over tickets purchased at the door. Advance adult single-day tickets are $20; two-day weekend tickets are $35, and children age 10 and under can enter free when accompanied by a paid adult. VIP packages with special entry and exclusive items are also available. You can find more information, and buy tickets on the Wizard World website.