March 26, 2012

Wizard World Toronto Comic Con - April 2012

Toronto Comic Con is scheduled as the second stop on Wizard World's 2012 North American tour. “Toronto and the entire region have embraced Wizard World Toronto Comic Con over the past two years, and we're excited to bring a first-class event to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre,” said John Macaluso, Wizard World Board of Directors. “From well-known, relevant stars like Paul Wesley and Jeri Ryan and classic and cult actors and actresses to an outstanding collection of big-time artists and a unique array of exhibitors and vendors, there's something for everyone.

Scott Bakula
Popular screen stars Paul Wesley, Jeri Ryan, Scott Bakula and Amy Acker will be joined by WWE® Superstar Edge®. Wizard World shows always have top-notch comics creators on hand as well, and Toronto Comic Con boasts one of the most impressive rosters ever. Headlining the group are Mike Deodato Jr. (“Amazing SpiderMan,” “Wonder Woman”), “Jock” (“Detective Comics,” “Batman”), John McCrea (“Hitman,” “Transmetropolitan”), Javi Fernandez (“Flashpoint: The Outsider,” “Captain America: First Vengeance”), Dale Keown (“Hulk,” “The Pitt”), Tyler Kirkham (“Green Lantern Corps,” “Blackest Night”), Marcus To (“The Huntress,” “The Authority”), Ken Lashley (“Batwing,” “Avengers”), David Mack (“Kabuki,” “Daredevil”), Greg Tocchini (“Batman and Robin,” “Hulk”), Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”), Greg Horn (“Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark,” “X-Force”) and Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”).

Sam Witwer
Other popular celebrity guests scheduled for Toronto include Dean Stockwell (Married to the Mob, “Battlestar Galactica”), Colin Ferguson (“Eureka,” The Opposite Sex), Sean Maher (“Serenity,” “Firefly”), Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars: Episode V, VI, III, “Doctors”), Sam Witwer (“Smallville,” The Mist), Sam Huntington (Superman Returns, Fanboys), Meaghan Rath (“Being Human,” Lost and Delirious), Lance Guest (The Last Starfighter, Jaws: The Revenge) and Catherine Mary Stewart (Weekend at Bernie’s, The Last Starfighter ).

Children and adults are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite villain, superhero or pop culture personality for the chance to win special prizes in costume contests. This is just too fun to pass up!

Wizarld World Toronto Comic Con will be at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. Tickets are available in advance online or at the door. Advance adult single-day tickets are priced at $25 ($38 on site); two-day tickets are $40 ($55 on site), and tickets are free for children age 10 and under when accompanied by a paid adult (limit two children per adult). VIP packages with special entry and exclusive items are also available on a limited basis. The full event schedule can be found at

Photo Credit: Wizard World Comic Con.

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