Adam West and Burt Ward will appear at the inaugural Wizard World Richmond Comic Con, running Sept. 12-14 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The show is being headlined by former WWE star Dave Bautista, aka Drax the Destroyer from “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the year’s top-grossing movie, who will appear Sept. 13.
Ward and West will discuss their bat cave adventures during a 2 p.m. panel Sept. 13. Later that day at 5, Bautista and Michael Rooker (“The Walking Dead”) will talk about their work on “Guardians of the Galaxy.”
- Sarah Wayne Callies
Other celebrities appearing at the convention will include former “Walking Dead” stars Sarah Wayne Callies and Jon Bernthal, Giancarlo Esposito (Gus Fring from “Breaking Bad”), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk”), James Marsters (Spike from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Ernie Hudson from “Ghostbusters.”
Comics legends appearing will include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman and Batman artist Neal Adams.
Three-day tickets for the convention are $75. Photo ops and autographs are available for extra fees, ranging from $30 to $110. Show information at wizardworld.com/home-richmond.html.