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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2016: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2016: Recap and Photo Highlights

This past weekend, the sixteenth Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con presented a four-day festival of pop culture entertainment. Traditionally the second largest event hosted by Wizard World (second only to the one in Chicago), this year’s Philadelphia event featured panel sessions and autograph opportunities with a roster of celebrities from popular movies and television shows. … Continue reading Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2016: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard World, which hosts more than two dozen comic cons around the U.S. each year, returned to the Philadelphia Convention Center this past weekend with Philadelphia’s largest pop culture convention. Wizard World doesn’t provide specific attendance numbers other than to say that Philadelphia Comic Con attendance was in the “tens of thousands,” positioning the event … Continue reading Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2015: Recap and Photo Highlights

Wizard World Philadelphia: Bigger Than Ever

Wizard World Philadelphia: Bigger Than Ever

Recap and Photo Highlights from Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2014 While the previous weekend was filled with two pop culture festivals focused squarely on comic books — New York Comic Fest and Special Edition: NYC — this past weekend Wizard World Philadelphia¬†Comic Con brought a broader spectrum of popular culture activities to the mid-Atlantic … Continue reading Wizard World Philadelphia: Bigger Than Ever

Wizard Entertainment CEO John Maatta: Balancing Act

Wizard Entertainment CEO John Maatta: Balancing Act

Wizard seeks to balance fan experience against costs, and looks to expand Wizard World Comic Con returned to Philadelphia this past weekend, one of over a dozen pop culture fan fests the company plans to host around the U.S. this year. During the event, I spoke with Wizard Entertainment president and CEO John D. Maatta … Continue reading Wizard Entertainment CEO John Maatta: Balancing Act