Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen and heard news about the financial and legal troubles faced by Wizard World. CMO Stephen Shamus was unceremoniously fired, and then Wizard World sued him over allegations that he’d defrauded the company and finagled autographs and collectibles for his own personal pockets.
Then we got word that Wizard World as a company was in the hole for a lot of money. Have they over-extended? Have they reached the point where it’s impossible for them to recover?
This week, we go through the timeline and opine about the state of Wizard World — and by extension, other really big conventions.