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Peoria to host comic convention

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A Comic Con will soon play in Peoria.

The Wizard World Comic Con is set to hit the Peoria Civic Center November 3-5. Celebrity guests include Matt Ryan of "Constantine," Craig Parker of "Lord of the Rings," Gareth David-Lloyd of "Torchwood" and Naoko Mori of "Doctor Who." 

“We are excited that Wizard World has chosen Peoria as the newest addition to their national tour,” says Anne Clayton, General Manager of the Peoria Civic Center. “The Comic Con offers a unique experience for Central Illinois fans to converse together and celebrate pop culture.”

The comic convention has also added locations in Biloxi, Miss. and Winston-Salem, N.C. For more information, click here

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