Press release: Fandemic Tour, a new type of comic con, will bring their new tour to Sacramento this June. Brought to you by the same people who originally created Wizard World Comic Con, Sacramento will be their very first official city stop, followed up by Houston, Sept. 14-16, 2018 as a make-up due to Hurricane Harvey. Fandemic Tour will feature celebrities including: Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“The Walking Dead”), Michael Rooker (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Sean Gunn (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Milo Ventimiglia (“This is Us”), Dave Bautista (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) Sean Patrick Flanery (“The Boondock Saints”), and Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”). Fandemic Tour is a brand new experiential convention weekend that will bring together celebrities, well-known and emerging comic artists, cosplayers of all shapes and sizes, and exhibitors with merchandise designed to offer something for every type of pop culture fan. All confirmed talent will make appearances on at least two days of the weekend, and many will appear on all three days. All guest appearance dates are listed at www.FandemicTour.com.
Fandemic Tour will offer attendees the opportunity to purchase autographs and photo opportunities with their favorite celebrity talent and artists. Photos come in the form of 8x10” printouts.
In addition to celebrity acting talent, Fandemic Tour will boast a host of exciting guest artists such as Neal Adams (Batman, X-Men), Phil Ortiz, animator from The Simpsons and Muppet Babies, of Marvel and DC Studios fame, Rob Prior, amazingly talented two-handed live pop artist with notable credits (Game of Thrones, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), and Arthur Suydam (Deadpool, The Walking Dead). Other notable artists including: Renee Witterstaetter, Mike DeCarlo, John Beatty, Rodney Ramos, Ric Meyers, Clinton Hobart, Rags Morales, and Jim Salicrup.
During the weekend, Fandemic Tour bring back the fan favorite Friday night “Drink and Draw”, a festival component that will allow fans to mingle, receive drawing instructions from an expert artist, and have an all-around fantastic evening of revelry while imbibing their favorite adult beverage. Saturday night will showcase one of the highlights of the weekend in the form of a Costume Contest, which will begin at 7:00 PM when the show floor closes. Guest judges will critique the best of the best in the cosplay world. The Costume Contest is open to all who are interested in participating.
“Fandemic Tour is something I’ve been thinking about for some time now, and it represents everything I think fans will want from a comic con event,” said Fandemic Tour CEO John Macaluso. Macaluso added, “We pledge to present an event that brings the highest tier celebrities, artists, and exhibitors and to create immersive programming thatis both fun and educational. Our mission is simple: take care of the fans.”
Fandemic Tour is Macaluso’s first foray into the comic con space as an entrepreneur. Formerly the CEO of Wizard World, Macaluso is anxious to bring his unique brand of fanexperience to Sacramento for the first time through Fandemic Tour. Macaluso noted, “Sacramento has a great comic con fan base and we are excited to sharethis new experiential event with them. Fandemic Tour is poised to bring the utmost in fan engagement to the Sacramento Convention Center for an interactive, fun-filled weekend.”
Fandemic Tour willcontinue to announce additional big-name guests in the coming weeks leading upto its inaugural event, June 22-24th at the Sacramento ConventionCenter in Sacramento, Calif.
General Admission tickets are available at the following price points:
$35— Friday Pass
$45— Saturday Pass
$40— Sunday Pass
$75— Full Weekend Pass
$150— Fandemic Fanatic VIP
Tickets, celebrity packages and Photo Ops are available now at www.FandemicTour.com for each day of the weekend.
Sponsorship and booth space are still available. To apply, please go to www.fandemictour.com and downloadthe forms.