This year will be covering the event again, but the cool thing is that Wizard World is having a big pre-convention party and everyone is invited.
Here's the official details from Wizard World themselves:
ROSEMONT, Ill., August 12, 2015 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced details of “ Kick off the Con,” the first official event of Wizard World Comic Con Chicago. The evening features some of the top celebrities, cosplayers, and artists in comic and sci fi entertainment on Wednesday, August 19, from at Level 25 (2 Woodfield Mall, Unit A, Schaumburg, located between Sears and the entrance to Stir Crazy on the lower level, east side of Woodfield Mall).
Special guest celebrities expected to attend include Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, "The Walking Dead"), Milo Ventimiglia ("Heroes," "Gotham"), Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints), Barry Bostwick (Rocky Horror Picture Show, “Spin City”), Chris 51 ("Epic Ink") and others.
Tickets for “Kick off the Con,” which include a one-hour Level Up card for free game play at Level 257, one house cocktail, beer, or wine and complimentary appetizers, are $20 “early bird,” $30 with transportation to and from Hyatt Regency O'Hare, available at wizd.me/KOTCChicago.
This will be a fun event to meet some celebrities and maybe have a conversation with us about your favorite post on our site...or just have a drink and talk about geeky stuff.
See you all next week.