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Mr Crowley, OK2Much11 and I are going to the Minneapolis Comic Con next week.  We will post pictures and talk about how crazy the nerds get here.  Nathan Fillion and William Shatner are the headliners.

As of today here is the most updated news:

‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Firefly,’ William Shatner Q&A’s, Evening Parties Headline Programming @ Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
Sessions With James Marsters, Ralph Macchio, Sean Astin, Robert Englund, Michael Rooker, Speed Dating, Film Festival, Top Comics Creator Discussions Among Dozens Of Panels At Minneapolis Convetion Center, May 2-4
Question-and-answer sessions featuring stars of “Firefly” and Serenity Nathan Fillion and Adam Baldwin, individual discussions with “Doctor Who” headliners Matt Smith and Karen Gillan and panels featuring William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), James Marsters (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Caprica”), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy) and other celebrities top the robust programming schedule at the inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, Friday through Sunday, May 2-4 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission.
Some of the highlights of the schedule include:

• Interactive Q&A sessions with the “Firefly”/Serenity stars (Sat., 5 p.m.), Smith (Sun., 12:15 p.m.), Gillan (Sat., 3 p.m.), Shatner (Sat., 2 p.m.), Astin (Sat., noon), Marsters (Sat., 1 p.m.), “Karate Kid” Ralph Macchio (Sat., 11:45 a.m.), Nightmare on Elm Street star Robert Englund (Sat., 12:30 p.m.) “The Walking Dead’s” Michael Rooker (Sat., 4 p.m.), “Superman” Dean Cain (Sun., 11:30 a.m.), “Arrow” headliner Manu Bennett (Sun., 12:30 p.m.) and other celebrities
• Informative discussions with noted comics creators Dan Jurgens (Fri., 6 p.m.), Michael Golden (Sat., 11 a.m.), Mitch Gerards, Kevin Maguire, Barry Kitson, Chaz Truog and Doug Wheatley (Sat., 3 p.m.), Tom Cook (Sun., 12:30 p.m.) and more
• Screening of the 1930 film classic The Bat Whispers, with live soundtrack by Chris Strouth and Paris1919 (Sat., 5:30 p.m.)
• Evening parties on Friday (“Wizard World Creator Pro Am: Drink & Draw,” 8:30 p.m.) and Saturday (“Wizard World Official After Party,” 7 p.m.) (21+ only)
• Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7:15 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
• Sci-Fi Speed Dating (Fri., 5 p.m.; Sat., noon, 4 p.m..; Sun., 1 p.m.), 90-minute sessions
• Wizard World Comic Con Film Festival, featuring selected shorts and music videos (Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat.. 1-5:15 p.m., Sun., 1-4:30 p.m.)
• Meet-and-greets with Jason David Frank (Sat., 10:30 a.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.) (paid events)
• Kids Day (Sunday), with an array of kids and family activities designed just for the younger set, highlighted by the Green Ranger Power Hour with Frank (1:30 p.m.)

Unless noted, programming events take place in the designated General Programming Rooms at the Minneapolis Convention Center. VIP tickets or additional costs may apply to ensure access to select activities, as noted.

http://www.wizardworld.com/home-minneapolis.html

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Just found out The Ultimate Warrior was supposed to be there...
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This awaits us...

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Are we going to come up with an itinerary or fly by the seat of our pants?
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I figure as long as we know when the big Q&As are that we want to see we can just plan around that.  
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I figure as long as we know when the big Q&As are that we want to see we can just plan around that.  


I'm on board with this plan

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Nice thing is we are basically in between the convention center and the venue (Insert Coins Minneapolis). Walking distance to both!
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What time are we leaving on Friday?
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We should head out around 10am if we want to be there by the start of everything.  
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We are planning on attending at least one of the costume contests. Will post pictures if we can take them.

http://www.wizardworld.com/home-minneapolis.html

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Between the 3 of us we took about 200 pictures.  We will post the link to the Drive where they are hosted tomorrow!
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So much fun!!!  Thinking of doing it again for the Chicago Con!
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Can't wait to see the pictures!?  Did you guys meet Fillion or Shatner?
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Ha thats fantastic!   
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