NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Comic fans assemble! Celebrities from movies, comics, and video games will combine forces to take part in the Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con at the Penn Plaza Pavilion, one of the premier exhibition spaces in New York City, and New York's Hotel Pennsylvania. The 2010 Comic Con runs from October 1st through October 3rd, 2010.
The Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con is part of North America's largest pop-culture touring expo. Fans and special guests attend to celebrate all the best in pop-culture from movies, comics, video games, and much more, with celebrities also making appearances to support the convention. Celebrities include Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Majors, and the boys from The Brady Bunch television series.
As an added bonus for comic, film and television fans, the producers will display three popular cars outside of the hotel and Pavilion on 7th Ave., including: the original Batmobile from the 1960's Batman TV series; Black Beauty, the 1966 Imperial Crown sedan from the original Green Hornet television series; and the DeLorean DMC-12 from the Back to the Future films. The cars will be on display from the afternoon of Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 3, 2010. Note: Dates/cars may change without notice.
"With our prime location across from Penn Station and in the heart of the city, and a chance to host some of the most well-known pop culture stars and cars made this the perfect fit," noted Kenny Thompson, Penn Plaza Pavilion's Manager. "We worked closely with Wizard World and the great New York City Police Department to ensure that we are ready for all the expected fans."
The Penn Pavilion frequently works in concert with the adjacent Hotel Pennsylvania and has direct access into its lobby. As an Energy Star awarded property, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is the fourth largest hotel in Manhattan.
About New York's Hotel Pennsylvania and Penn Plaza Pavilion
Since 1919, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania has been host to millions of visitors in Manhattan, more than any other hotel in the world. The property is one of only two hotels in Manhattan to earn the prestigious ENERGY STAR award, which exemplifies superior energy performance and efficiency. Extensively renovated, the property has 1,700 rooms and with Penn Plaza Pavilion, over 90,000 square feet of meeting and adjacent exhibit space. New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is capable of handling conventions, tours, and individual traveler requirements. Its location on 7th Avenue at 33rd Street is convenient to the business and fashion districts, as well as the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The property is known for having the longest-running telephone number in New York City, immortalized in Glenn Miller's famous song, "Pennsylvania 6-5000." Reservations can be made to this number locally 212-736-5000, toll free 800-223-8585, or on-line at www.hotelpenn.com. The World's Most Popular Hotel® is a registered trademark of New York's Hotel Pennsylvania. Penn Plaza Pavilion can be reached at 212-502-8100 or on-line at www.pennpavilion.com
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