Celebrity guests booked (subject to change) include:
- Emmy Award-winning actor William Shatner of Star Trek and Boston Legal appearing Friday evening and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan appearing Friday
- Boxer Mike Tyson, the former WBA/WBC & IBF Heavyweight Champion, appearing Saturday and Sunday
- WWE’s Dave Bautista on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
- WWE Diva Eva Marie
- Actresses Sonequa Martin-Green and Emily Kinney of The Walking Dead appearing Saturday and Sunday
- Karl Yune of Arrow and Real Steel appearing Saturday and Sunday
- Ross Marquand of The Walking Dead appearing Saturday and Sunday
- Actor Ralph Macchio of The Karate Kid
- Michael Rooker of Guardians of the Galaxy
- Actor Lou Ferrigno of The Incredible Hulk
- Jason David Frank of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers appearing Saturday and Sunday
Wizard World Comic Con Columbus will also feature comic artists and writers in Artist Alley. The event will also include costumed play (cosplay) and the best of pop fiction, movies, graphic novels, comics, television, science fiction, toys, video games, gaming, original art, collectibles and contests.
Show hours are:
- Friday, September 18 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Sunday, September 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ticket packages range from a variety of one-day admission packages to three-day weekend passes. Friday admission is $39.95, while Saturday’s general admission cost is $49.95 and Sunday’s is $44.95. Each adult paid admission includes free admission for up to two children age 10 and under. All full-price admission attendees will receive a limited edition variant cover of The Walking Dead comic while supplies last.
The complete event schedule is available at www.wizardworld.com.
“We’re excited that Wizard World is returning for a fifth consecutive year. This show, welcoming fans of all ages, is a fabulous showcase of the best of pop culture in one setting,” said Greater Columbus Convention Center General Manager John R. Page.