ROSEMONT, Ill. (WLS) -- Some of your favorite superhero and sci-fi stars are coming to Rosemont for the 20th Wizard World Comic Con Chicago (www.WizardWorld.com). From August 24-27, 2017 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, fans can participate in non-stop live entertainment, gaming, celebrity meet-and-greets, movie screenings and more. Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more.
Among the many stars at this year's show is "The Incredible Hulk" himself, Lou Ferrigno. He played the iconic big green superhero in the television series from 1972-82. In addition to attending up to 30 pop culture events a year, Ferrigno runs "Ferrigno Fit" with his daughter, has filmed several movies this year, and produces Ferrigno Legacy, a large bodybuilding event each year in California. He joined ABC 7 live from the Wizard World Comic Con Chicago to talk about why he loves meeting with his fans.
Event: Wizard World Comic Con Chicago
Date: Thursday through Sunday, August 24-27
Hours: Sunday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (9:30 a.m. for VIPs)
Address: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018
Admission: $40 and up