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LEGENDARY ROCK ICON AND KISS FRONTMAN GENE SIMMONS ANNOUNCES SPECIAL APPEARANCE AT WIZARD WORLD COMIC CON RICHMOND, VA, SEPTEMBER 10TH

Wizard World, Inc., (WIZD) the preeminent producer of Wizard World Comic Cons across North America, is proud to announce that legendary KISS frontman, bassist and rock icon, Gene Simmons will appear at Wizard World Richmond on September 10. Simmons will meet fans, sign autographs, take photographs and participate in a Q&A discussion from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, held September 9 – 11.

During the Q&A discussion, Simmons will show the never before seen, short film titled GENE SIMMONS: ROCK ICON & MEDIA MOGUL.

“I’m excited to bring Rock & Roll to Wizard World Comic Con in Richmond,” says Simmons. “It’s gonna be a killer time, so I hope to see you there!”

Gene Simmons is a multi-hyphenate entrepreneur and one of the world’s most recognized personalities. He co-founded KISS 42 years ago. KISS has sold over 100 million CDs and DVDsworldwide, is celebrating its 42nd year, and continues to sell out stadiums and arenas around the world, breaking box-office records set by Elvis and the Beatles. KISS was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at the 2014 induction ceremony, and the band is recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for its pioneering work.  

“We’re incredibly excited to have Gene Simmons join us at Wizard World Richmond,” says John Maatta, Wizard World President and CEO. “This is the kind of exclusive and exciting programming that Wizard World is all about.”

Located at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Gene Simmons will join previously announced guests including Jewel Staite (Firefly; Serenity), Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek), Lindsey Morgan (The 100; General Hospital), Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, The Legendary Journeys), Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy), Joey Fatone (*NSYNC), and more.

For more information on Gene Simmons’ appearance, and to purchase general and VIP admissions for the event, view the schedule, location, show hours, hotel and travel information, please visit:http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/richmond