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Big Apple Comic Con

October 17, 2009 6:49:33 AM PDT
The Big Apple Comic Con is underway this weekend. It wraps up Sunday at Pier 94 in Midtown. Some of the celebrities you'll find this year are William Shatner, Linda Hamilton, Yogi Berra and Vincent Pastore. The legendary, the loved, William Shatner joined us with details. Big Apple Comic Con

Pier 94 Event Features Cult Heroes, Sports Stars, TV Icons

WHO: William Shatner, actor (Star Trek, Boston Legal, T.J. Hooker)
Vincent Pastore, actor (The Sopranos)
Yogi Berra, Baseball Hall of Famer
Linda Hamilton, actress (Terminator, Beauty and the Beast)
Catherine Bach, John Schneider, Tom Wopat, actors (The Dukes of Hazzard)
Joe Quezada, editor-in-chief, Marvel Comics
600+ actors, sports stars, Comic artists, authors

WHAT: New York's longest running and best attended Comic Con - and it has now morphed into a weekend long Pop Culture festival featuring the best of Hollywood, comics, movies, toys, video games, collectibles, TV, celebrities, sports

WHEN: Sunday, October 18th
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE: Pier 94
55th St. at 12th Ave., Manhattan

BACKGROUND: Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991. Today, Wizard Entertainment publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare, FunFare, and numerous books about pop-culture's top talent, comic books and toys. Gareb produces Big Apple Comic-Con at Pier 94 October 16-18, Anaheim Comic-Con at the Anaheim Convention Center, April 16-18, 2010, Wizard World Philadelphia Comic-Con at the Philadelphia Convention Center June 11-13, 2010, Chicago Comic-Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, August 12-15, 2010 and Toronto Comic-Con, dates TBD.

For a full guest list and more information on the event, go to www.wizardworld.com/home-apple.html.


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