Category: Features

Feature stories and interviews about the community, state and fandom.

Anime Midwest 2012 Announces Appearance of Panty and Stocking Cast Members

Anime Midwest Anime Midwest 2012, one of the largest up-and-coming anime conventions to happen in the Chicagoland region, is tremendously exuberant to announce the appearance of three cast members from the new FUNimation Panty and Stocking dub will be appearing at the Anime Midwest 2012 convention. Voice actors Jamie Marchi (Panty), Ian Sinclair (Chuck), and…

Sean Astin To Appear At C2E2

C2E2 Sean Astin Show organizers at C2E2, which is set take place this coming weekend, April 13 – 15 at McComick Place in Chicago, have announced that Sean Astin will appear as a guest at the show. In addition to featuring top artists and creators from the world of comics, C2E2 is a showcase for…

Chicon 7 Announces 2012 Hugo Award Nominees

Chicon CHICAGO – Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), is proud to present the 2012 Hugo Award and John W. Campbell Award nominees. The winners will be announced Sunday, September 2, 2012, during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at Chicon 7 in Chicago, Illinois. 1101 valid nominating ballots were received and counted. Best…

Wizard World Announces Guests for Chicago Comic Con

Wizard World Photo: Wizard World William Shatner will be among the celebrities appearing atChicago Comic Con in August. Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, which for nearly two decades has thrilled hundreds of thousands of fans with standout celebrities, top-notch superstar artists, VIP experiences and more, rolls out an expanded, full four-day show, August 9-12 at…

Wizard World, Inc. Names John Macaluso to New Position of CEO

Wizard World NEW YORK – Wizard World, Inc. (symbol: WIZD) (“Wizard World” or the “Company”), one of North America’s most diverse digital entertainment and events companies, announced that John Macaluso, a successful businessman and entrepreneur, has been named the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer. He had previously been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors…