Category: Features

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

Kevin Sorbo to Appear at Wizard World Chicago

Wizard World Kevin Sorbo as Hercules Kevin Sorbo, known across the globe for his portrayal of the title character in the popular “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” series, will appear as a special guest at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 9-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.  Sorbo, who has enjoyed continuous success on…

2012 Hugo Voter Packet Released

Chicon Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, has released the 2012 Hugo Voter Packet, an electronic package of nominated works graciously made available to voters by Hugo nominees and their publishers. The 2012 Hugo Voter Packet is available to Supporting, Attending, and Young Adult members of Chicon 7 to help inform them about…

Patrick Stewart Added To Wizard World Phila lineup – All 5 Star Trek Captains on Board

Wizard World PHILADELPHIA – Patrick Stewart, known to millions of fans as “Captain Jean-Luc Picard” on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and “Professor Charles Xavier” in the X-Men film series, will attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, Stewart and Wizard World, Inc. announced today. He joins William Shatner (“Captain Kirk”), Avery Brooks…

Stan Lee Among 250+ Talented Creators Set For 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con

Wizard World Whether it’s “The Avengers,” “Superman,” “Spider-Man,” zombies, vampires or just about any character ever, more than 250 talented creators at Artist Alley at 2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con have probably drawn them. Fans can meet superstars like Stan Lee, Mike Deodato Jr., George Pérez, Greg Capullo, Harvey Tolibao, Phil Foglio, Carlo Pagulayan,…

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…