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ROSEMONT, IL - AUGUST 18: Randy Malinoff, Ray Santiago, Lieutenant Michael O'Neil, Jason Mewes, Sergeant Blake Fiorito, Cerina Vincent, Sergeant Edward Karas, Ralph Macchio, Officer Nick Koletsos, Lou Ferringo, Commander John Ramirez and John Maatta at Wizard World Chicago Heroes Honoring Heroes Event on August 18, 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Wizard World)

Wizard World Chicago Hosts Heroes Honoring Heroes Event

Heroes Honoring Heroes

WIZARD WORLD CHICAGO HOSTS HEROES HONORING HEROES EVENT

WITH THE HELP OF THE ROSEMONT PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT

WHO: Wizard World, Inc., the predominant producer of Comic Cons across North America, hosted its Heroes Honoring Heroes event today, recognizing five firefighters from the Rosemont Public Safety Department at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Wizard World President and CEO John Maatta, Executive Vice President and COO Randy Malinoff, and all-star talent honored these service members who have gone above and beyond in the line of duty by delivering a speech and conducting a shield ceremony. Talent included Lou Ferrigno, the one and only Hulk; Ralph Macchio from The Karate Kid; Cerina Vincent of Not Another Teen Movie and Power Rangers; Jason Mewes, known for his role in Clerks and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; and Ray Santiago fromAsh vs Evil Dead.

WHAT: Wizard World, Inc. hosted its Heroes Honoring Heroes event in partnership with the Rosemont Public Safety Department today in Rosemont, IL.

Wizard World produces comic cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.

WHERE: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

5555 North River Road

Rosemont, IL 60018

WHEN: Thursday, August 18, 2016

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

 

About Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched the new music concert series, the Wizard World Store, CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services. Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html

 

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