Catch the Wave

Artists, writers, celebrities, and cosplayers will be heading to the Midwest this summer for Wizard World Chicago. Scheduled for August 23-26, 2018, the con will be held at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 North River Road, Rosemont, IL.

Artists and writers in attendance include Mike Grell (Green Arrow), Ryan North (Adventure Time), Jonathan Glapion (Dark Knights Metal), Bob Camp (Ren & Stimpy), Tony “KO!” Kordos (Cyborg), Mostafa Moussa (Superman), Joe Linsner (Dawn), Kristina Deak-Linsner (Dawn), Greg Horn (Phoenix), Phil Ortiz (The Simpsons), Shawn Coss (Cyanide & Happiness), Arthur Suydam (Deadpool), Steve Lavigne (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Kathryn Hudson (Dreamworks Trolls), Jeremy Clark (Grimm Fairy Tales), Rebecca Rothschild (Warshiner), and more.

Wizard World will host an Outlander reunion with Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe, Sophia Skelton, Richard Rankin, Lotte Verbeek, Graham McTavish, and Diana Gabaldon; and Boy Meets World reunion with Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Will Friedle, and Rider Strong.

Celebrity guests are Sebastian Stan (Captain America), Tom Welling and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville), Ian Somerhalder (The Vampire Diaries), Dave Bautista and Pom Lementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy), Matt Ryan (Constantine), Nichelle Nichols, and several others.

There will be panels and Q&As, after hours events, fan groups and vehicles, gaming, programing for kids, workshops, and more going on throughout the weekend.

The con hours are Thursday 4 PM to 9 PM, Friday 12 PM to PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM.

Four-day admission is $95, Thursday is $35, Friday is $45, Saturday is $55, and Sunday is $45, plus there are VIP packages.

To see all of the details, visit the Wizard World Chicago website.