Arrow” Star at DCC on Saturday, June 14, 2014
DENVER – April 17, 2014 – Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference (DCC), a program of Comic Book Classroom (CBC)designed to help promote literacy through pop culture, today announced Stephen Amell will appear at the convention on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Amell stars in CW’s hit television show “Arrow” as Green Arrow/Oliver Queen.
“Amell’s Green Arrow is a shining example of how well DC comics is bringing its characters to television,” said Dr. Christina Angel, DCC convention director. “’Arrow’ is a hugely popular show; we’re honored to have Stephen in Denver.”
The premiere of “Arrow” in 2012 drew more than 4 million viewers, making it the CW’s most watched program in more than three years. The show is a critical success and continues to be one of the most watched shows on the network.
Prior to “Arrow,” Amell appeared in “The Vampire Diaries,” as a series regular, on the 3rd season of HBO’s “Hung,” had recurring roles on Fox’s comedy “New Girl” opposite Zooey Deschanel, as well as a romantic arc with Amy Brenneman as EMT “Scottie” on ABC’s “Private Practice.” In the fall of 2007, Stephen won a Gemini Award for Best Actor in a Guest-Starring Role for his work in “Regenesis,” a dramatic series on Canada’s, The Movie Network.
Amell joins other DCC celebrity guests such as Bruce Campbell, Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Karl Urban, Michael Rooker, Chandler Riggs and Jennifer Hale. DCC continues to add guests to its 2014 roster.
Entering its third year, the Denver Comic Con (DCC) is Denver’s premiere pop-culture fan experience, covering the worlds of comic books, film, and related media. It is also an extension of and an awareness builder for its parent organization, Comic Book Classroom. www.denvercomiccon.com.
About Comic Book Classroom
Comic Book Classroom (CBC) is a charitable organization that educates through alternative approaches to literacy, learning, and character development. CBC creates programs for underserved students, schools and communities via comic books, graphic novels, and related media. CBC is the organizer and producer for the DCC. www.comicbookclassroom.