and Guardians of the Galaxy star Karen Gillan and Batman artist Greg Capullo will appear at a number of upcoming Wizard World conventions in 2014, convention organizers announced today. Karen Gillan appeared in Series 5-7 of Doctor Who, beginning in 2010, as Amy Pond, the new companion to the eleventh Doctor Matt Smith. She will appear at shows in Philadelphia (June 19-22), Chicago (Aug. 21-24) and Austin (Oct. 2-4). The Inverness, Scotland, native has added numerous theater roles, starred in the film Not Another Happy Ending last year, is a regular on Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV and portrays the mercenary Nebula in the upcoming James Gunn/Marvel Studios film, Guardians of the Galaxy.
Capullo, the artist on DC Comics's bestselling and critically-acclaimed Batman series with writer Scott Snyder, will appear at the Philadelphia and St. Louis conventions coming up this year, as well. The veteran artist, currently working on the epic Batman: The Zero Year storyline, will take time out to appear at the shows in the late spring and early summer. Fans can see him April 4-6 at America's Center and June 19-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.