Philly Comic Con Announcement

Tomorrow Pure Nerd Nip will be reporting from the Philadelphia Comic Con!

We’ll try to live tweet if they have decent wifi access; and if you have nothing to do tomorrow, come on down, tix are still available!

Below is my proposed schedule, come find me!

 

 

 

11:00-11:45AM STAN LEE Q&A

The comic book king Stan Lee, is ready to rumble at Philadelphia Comic Con. The creator, writer, editor, producer, publisher, and television personality, will share his inspiring story and answer questions from his biggest fans. (THEATER)

12:00-12:45PM HAYDEN PANETTIERE Q&A

Don’t miss this blonde bombshell, best known as Claire Bennett from the supernatural show “Heroes,” or from dozens of other film and TV credits, including Remember the Titans, Scream 4 and I Love You Beth Cooper! Hayden Panettiere dishes about her rise from child star to one Hollywood’s sweethearts. (ROOM A)

12:00-1:30PM JEDI LIGHTSABER MASTER CLASS

Learn lightsaber fighting from Star Wars stunt coordinator and sword master Nick Gillard, who choreographed the fight scenes for Star Wars I, II and III. In this 90-minute master class, Nick will teach a complicated run from Revenge of the Sith, which will cover all of the moves and the rules involved in Jedi fighting. Separate ticket required for this class. Visit Nick Gillard’s booth #704 for more information. (SHOW ARENA – SHOW FLOOR)

1:00-1:45PM TROMA ENTERTAINMENT

Lloyd Kaufman, legendary President of Troma Entertainment & creator of The Toxic Avenger will be speaking, and showing clips from Troma’s current & upcoming projects. Highlights will include details of Lloyd’s upcoming film; a revisiting of his 1986 classic Class of Nuke ‘Em High, and the current theatrical tour of the breakout hit Father’s Day. A Q&A will follow. (ROOM A)

1:15-1:45PM CHRIS HEMSWORTH Q&A

Join Hollywood heartthrob, Chris Hemsworth, as he makes his debut at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con. The Australian native, best known as Thor, in the record breaking blockbuster “The Avengers” has taken the world by storm, starring in other dynamic features including “Thor”, “Cabin in the Woods”, and “Snow White and the Huntsman”. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity for Chris to answer some his fans most burning questions. (THEATER)

2:00-3:30PM JEDI LIGHTSABER MASTER CLASS

Learn lightsaber fighting from Star Wars stunt coordinator and sword master Nick Gillard, who choreographed the fight scenes for Star Wars I, II and III. In this 90-minute master class, Nick will teach a complicated run from Revenge of the Sith, which will cover all of the moves and the rules involved in Jedi fighting. Separate ticket required for this class. Visit Nick Gillard’s booth #704 for more information. (SHOW ARENA – SHOW FLOOR)

3:00-3:45PM BRUCE CAMPBELL Q&A

Best known for his roles on the big screen in cult classics “Army of Darkness” and “Evil Dead”, as well as his take on Sam Axe in the hit TV series Burn Notice, Bruce Campbell has proven to be a force to be reckoned with as an actor, director and author. Don’t miss your chance to ask him your most interesting questions as he makes an appearance at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con. (ROOM A)

4:00-4:45PM STAR TREK CAPTAINS REUNION

Boldly go where no one has gone before, as the legendary Star Trek captains unite! William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk), Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard) Avery Brooks (Captain Benjamin Sisko), Kate Mulgrew (Captain Kathryn Janeway), and Scott Bakula (Captain Jonathan Archer), storm the stage as one to take on the galaxy and discuss all things Star Trek. (THEATER)

4:00-4:45PM JAMES HONG Q&A

You may recognize him as the voice of Mr. Ping in the hit kid’s movie Kung Fu Panda or from the hilarious comedy Balls of Fury as Master Wong, the blind mentor for down-and-out former professional ping- pong phenom that went from zero to hero. No matter what character he plays, there are always laughs to be had. Don’t miss your chance to ask James Hong a few questions about how he became a popular funny man in the industry and see what he has cooking for the future. (ROOM A)

6:00-9:00PM WIZARD WORLD ADULT COSTUME CONTEST

Hosted by our very own superhero Jarrett “The Defuser” Crippen, the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con adult costume contest is no joke. The best of the best will be dressed to impress in their superhero finest, so be prepared for some serious cosplay. Grab your buddies and suit up to take a chance at bringing home the gold! (ROOM A)

7:00-9:00PM

LLOYD THE CONQUEROR SCREENING 1ST US ADVANCE SCREENING – FREE for Wizard World VIP Ticket Holders, General Tix $5 @ BOOTH 953

Lloyd the Conqueror takes place in the eccentric and comedic world of Live Action Role Playing (LARPing). King of Nerds and Heavy Metal/Comedian god Brian Posehn, stars in this instant cult classic with Harland Williams and Mike “Bubbles” Smith. When LLOYD and his friends realize they must defeat the Darth Vader of LARPing to graduate college, they must enter this bizarre world and conquer very real and frightening foes on the battlefield while trying to woo damsels not-so in distress. Rated R for language and sexual reference. LLOYD THE CONQUEROR is ANIMAL HOUSE meets MONTY PYTHON. This is an epic comedy releasing January 2013 worldwide! (THEATER)

8:00PM-2:00AM GEEKNATION LAUNCH PARTY PRESENTED BY WIZARD WORLD

Come celebrate GeekNation’s all star VIP launch party at the Field House Philadelphia on Saturday, June 2nd, 8pm – 2am where you’ll enjoy the company of celebrities, delicious cocktails, $3 beers, exciting giveaways, nerd rock by Kirby Krackle, intergalactic good times and so much more! GeekNation is your online source for entertainment: Videos, podcasts and exclusive content. Visit GeekNation.com and join the nation! Follow GeekNation on Facebook and Twitter @GeekNation. The Field House is located at 1150 Filbert Street

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Posted on June 1, 2012, in Nerdy Shit. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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