Schedule highlights for first Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh

Written by Sharon Eberson on .



Calling all Browncoats, Trekkers and X-philes in the Pittsburgh area! Just got a schedule update for the first Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh Sept. 11-13. Thought I'd share:


Q&A sessions with “The X-FIles” duo of David Duchovny and Mitch Pileggi , the “Firefly” tandem of Jewel Staite and Adam Baldwin, William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark,” The New Adventures of Superman,” "God’s Not Dead"), James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”), WWE star Dean Ambrose and Diva Paige, screening of the new CBS series “Supergirl,” costume contests, comics-themed sessions and more are among the showcases scheduled at Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh, Friday through Sunday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


Most programming is included as part of the standard event admission. Some highlights of the more than 50 panels scheduled include:


  • Interactive Q&As with Duchovny and Pileggi (Saturday, 4:30 p.m.), Shatner (Saturday, 3 p.m.), Staite and Baldwin (Saturday, 1 p.m.), Cain (Sunday, 12:30 p.m.), Marsters (Saturday, 2 p.m.), Sean Pertwee (Saturday, 2:30 p.m.), Eddie McClintock (Saturday, 4:30 p.m.), The Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.).

  • Screening of the new CBS series “Supergirl” (Saturday, 1:30 p.m.).

  • Industry-themed sessions with Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz (Friday, 5:30 p.m.), “The Crow” author/creator James O’Barr (Saturday, 6:30 p.m.), storytelling with Michael Golden (Saturday, 12:30 p.m.), Rob Leifeld (Saturday, 1 p.m.), Mike McKone, Scott McDaniel, Thom Pratt, Don Simpson and Billy Martin (Sunday, 1 p.m.) and more.

  • Go “Hunting for Ghosts” with professional ghost hunter Steve Gonsalves.

  • Step into the ring with the WWE's Dean Ambrose (Friday, 8 p.m.), Diva Paige (Saturday, 3:30 p.m.).

  • CONtv presents a Q&A session with Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) (Saturday, 3 p.m.). Then join him for the “Green Power Ranger Half-Hour of Power” karate class for all ages (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.).

  • Costume contests for adults (Saturday, 7 p.m.) and kids (Sunday, 3 p.m.), plus cosplay-themed sessions.

  • Meet-and-greet with Jason David Frank (Saturday, 5:30 p.m.; paid event).


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


A full list of Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh programming is available at (subjects, guests, times and rooms subject to change).


Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh is the 17th of 24 events in the 2015 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. For more on the event, visit


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