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Bob McLeod Talks Inspiration and Legacy at Wizard World Philadelphia

by Laura Cerroneon July 4, 2018
Back in May, the Geek Chic Elite attended the 18thannual Wizard World Philadelphia. Amidst having a great time at the convention, we also got down to business and talked with artists, creators, and other pop culture movers and shakers. Our latest GCE podcast is with Bob McLeod, who we met at the convention and spoke […]
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Wizard World Philadelphia Highlights

by Laura Cerroneon June 6, 2018
The City of Brotherly Love opened its arms up to fans of all kinds for the 18th Wizard World convention to take place in Philadelphia. Boasting a wide range of celebrity guests, comic creators, talented vendors and Instagram-worthy opportunities, the convention was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from May 17 to May 20. Invited […]

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The GCE Podcast Presents: Artist/Animator Ellie Morlino at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon June 3, 2018
Ellie Morlino is a 21-year old computer animation student at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL. As she hones her craft in animation, she was inspired to pick up the pen and display her work as an illustrator. She exhibited for the first time at Wizard World Philadelphia this past May. […]

Interview: Writer/Director Rob McCallum Talks ‘Galaxy of Hope’

by Jeff Fountainon May 31, 2018
Recently we had the chance to talk with writer/director Rob McCallum about “Galaxy of Hope: An Unofficial and Unauthorized Star Wars Documentary”, a film that centers around collecting rare and unique Star Wars memorabilia which will be then auctioned off to raise money for the Children’s Health Foundation. So where did the interest in filmmaking […]

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Becoming a Hero with Extra Life at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 28, 2018
Having raised more than $40 million in the ten years its been in motion, there’s no stopping Extra Life from changing the lives of kids at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. I met with Mike Torres, a representative for the organization at Wizard World Philadelphia. Mike, along with his team, were on hand to enlighten […]

Wizard World Philadelphia 2018 Cosplay Gallery

by Laura Cerroneon May 21, 2018
Cosplayers of Philadelphia brought their A-Game to the four day Wizard World convention held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. In this gallery, you’ll find a range of extraordinary craftsmanship with cosplayers dishing their own take on their favorite characters and concepts. Know someone featured in the gallery, share it with them and let them know […]

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What to Expect at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 8, 2018
With just a week left until Wizard World Philadelphia, it is the perfect time to see what is the seasoned convention has in store for its 18thyear. Jerry Milani, public relations manager for Wizard World, was kind enough to answer questions that may come in handy for prospective attendees.   Wizard World Philadelphia runs from […]
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Wizard World Returns to Philly This May

by Laura Cerroneon May 6, 2018
The GCE will be attending our first Wizard World comic convention this year, and there’s no better place to take in the sights and sounds of what this convention has to offer than at Wizard World Philadelphia. The city, still brimming with energy off their big Super Bowl win, is ready to invite fans of […]

The Geek Chic Elite Podcast Returns… with John Boyega!

by Laura Cerroneon March 22, 2018
Awesome Con returns for its fifth year, running from March 30 to April 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. Founded by Ben Penrod, who stumbled his way into the industry by buying and selling comics and launching the online comic book store Ninja Pirate Gear, the convention has seen growth […]

Seth Gilliam Talks Acting, The Walking Dead at Toronto Comic Con

by Jeff Fountainon March 22, 2018
Most of us know actor Seth Gilliam from his work on The Walking Dead as Father Gabriel Stokes but his excellent work in front of the camera began long before then. He garnered rave reviews for his work on the prison series Oz, then the highly acclaimed crime drama The Wire, where he played Ellis […]