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1st look: The Situation gets a comic book

The abs of Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino have been immortalized in comic book form. The "Jersey Shore" personality and Wizard World unveiled the cover of his new comic Wednesday, in which Sitch is a superhero.

Created by Sitch and artist Greg Horn, the Situation comic book is expected on shelves in time for the Aug. 9-12 Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. Wizard World and MPS Entertainment are producing the comic.

"I was confident that an amazing artist like Greg Horn would come up with a great look, but I was still blown away by his painting," Sorrentino said in a press release. "It has me more excited than ever to see what's coming next."

The team working with Horn and Sorrentino on the book includes writer Paul Jenkins ("Wolverine: Origins," "Batman," "Hulk," "Spider-Man"), pencil and inks by Talent Caldwell ("Superman," "X-Men," "G.I. Joe"), and coloring by Paul Mounts ("Avengers," "Ultimate X-Men," "Wolverine," "Thor").

Sorrentino will make his first appearance in support of his new comic at Wizard World Chicago, which already jam-packed with great guests from the worlds of comics, film and TV.

Among the TV guests are "The Walking Dead' stars Norman Reedus and Jon Bernthal, "Spartacus" alums Craig Parker and Katrina Law, "True Blood" actors Sam Trammell and Denis O'Hare, and alums from various "Star Trek" shows such as William Shatner, Avery Brooks, Scott Bakula and Kate Mulgrew. Check out the more complete list below.

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
When: August 9-12
Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL.
Info and tickets: wizardworld.com

TV GUESTS

  • Amy Acker ("Angel," "Alias," "Dollhouse")
  • Scott Bakula ("Star Trek: Enterprise," "Quantum Leap," "Chuck,""Men of a Certain Age")
  • Amber Benson ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Supernatural")
  • Jon Bernthal ("The Walking Dead")
  • Lesley-Ann Brandt ("Spartacus: Blood and Sand" "Zombie Apocalypse")
  • Booker T ("WWE")
  • Avery Brooks ("Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Spencer for Hire")
  • Jeremy Bulloch ("Star Wars: Episode V, VI, III" [Boba Fett], "Doctor Who")
  • Dean Cain ("Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," "Smallville")
  • Bruce Campbell ("Burn Notice," "Xena," "Hercules")
  • Holly-Marie Combs ("Charmed,""Picket Fences")
  • Jarrett Crippen ("Who Wants to Be a Superhero?")
  • Nina Dobrev ("The Vampire Diaries")
  • Sherilyn Fenn ("Twin Peaks")
  • Colin Ferguson ("Eureka")
  • Lou Ferrigno ("The Incredible Hulk," "The King of Queens")
  • Sean Patrick Flanery ("Boondock Saints I & II," "The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones")
  • Melissa Joan Hart ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," "Melissa & Joey")
  • John Hennigan (WWE Superstar John Morrison)
  • Lauren Holly ("NCIS," "Picket Fences")
  • James Hong ("The X-Files," "Seinfeld,""Hawaii Five-O")
  • Doug Jones ("Buffy: The Vampire Slayer")
  • Robert Knepper ("Prison Break," "Heroes," "Stargate Universe," "Cult")
  • Brian Krause ("Charmed")
  • Juliet Landau ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Ben 10: Alien Force")
  • Katrina Law ("Spartacus: Blood and Sand: and "Vengeance," "Legend of the Seeker")
  • Joey Lawrence ("Melissa & Joey," "Blossom," "Gimme a Break!")
  • Sheryl Lee ("Twin Peaks")
  • James Marsters ("Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Caprica,""Torchwood," "Smallville")
  • Kate Mulgrew ("Star Trek: Voyager")
  • Denis O'Hare ("American Horror Story,""True Blood")
  • Hayden Panettiere ("Heroes")
  • Craig Parker ("Spartacus: Blood and Sand: and "Vengeance," "Legend of the Seeker," "Xena")
  • Luke Perry ("Beverly Hills, 90210," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Oz")
  • Jason Priestley ("Beverly Hills, 90210," "Call Me Fitz,""Haven")
  • CM Punk ("WWE")
  • Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead")
  • Jeri Ryan ("Star Trek: Voyager," "Boston Public,""Body of Proof")
  • William Shatner ("Star Trek," "Boston Legal," "T.J. Hooker")
  • Dean Stockwell ("Battlester Galactica," "Quantum Leap")
  • Scottie Thompson ("NCIS")
  • Camden Toy ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel")
  • Sam Trammell ("True Blood")
  • Laura Vandervoort ("Smallville,""V")
  • Frank Vincent ("The Sopranos")
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