Tomorrow, the city of brotherly love hosts one of the first summer conventions as Wizard World Philadelphia hits town! While NECA will not have a booth at the show, there will still be plenty for NECA fans to check out as Director of Product Development Randy Falk and other NECA representatives will be featured in several panels and demonstrations throughout the weekend. Check out the complete NECA-related schedule below!

5 PM – 6 PM
ToyFare Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – ToyFare Theatre, RM 201C: As we announced in this news update last month, NECA Director of Product Development will be honored by ToyFare magazine in their first annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for his contributions to, and impact on, the toy industry. Join us in honoring Randy this Friday!

11 AM-12 PM
How to Sculpt – Wizard School Room, RM 202A: NECA Featuring Lead Sculptors & Director of Product Development Randy Falk. Learn the ins and outs of action figure sculpting from Kyle Windrix, Jason Frailey, and Randy Falk of NECA – the minds behind such toy lines as Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter and 300!

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Portfolio Reviews – Wizard Booth, Exhibit Hall: Randy Falk and some of NECA‘s top sculptors will be on hand to review work, offer tips and advice on working as a professional sculptor.

5 PM – 6 PM
Big Toy Industry Panel – ToyFare Theatre, RM 201C: Come and see representatives from almost a dozen toy companies answer questions about the industry! Featuring folks from C.S. Moore Studio, Diamond Select, the Four Horsemen, Mezco, NECA, the Shiflett Brothers, Sideshow Collectibles, Tonner Inc. and more!

3 PM – 4 PM
Look Ahead – ToyFare Theatre, RM 201C: Director of Product Development Randy Falk gives you the lowdown on NECA‘s plans for the remainder of 2008 and a glimpse into 2009 with numerous announcements, world premieres, teasers and prizes!

We’ll see you all in Philly and make sure to check back at NECAonline tomorrow when we unveil another San Diego Comic Con Exclusive!