Planet Comicon Kansas City celebrates three days of superheroes, comics, fun, and fandom

Planet Comicon Kansas City’s meteoric rise to the top of the pop culture world continues with attendees from 48 states during star-studded 2017 show KANSAS CITY, MO – After soaring to new heights in 2016, Planet Comicon Kansas City wrapped three more days of superhuman fun, cosmic adventure, and unparalleled fandom during a 2017 convention that […]


Planet Comicon Kansas City announces winners of the 2017 cosplay competition

Cosplay stars shine at a night of the region’s most spectacular costume designs KANSAS CITY, MO – Saturday night is the night of creatures, pixies, heroes, princesses, and monsters at Planet Comicon Kansas City’s annual cosplay competition. Each year, the creative costumers showcase the elaborate and innovative designs based on comics, movies, video games, or the […]


Download the official Planet Comicon Kansas City mobile app!

Have App, Will Travel! The Planet Comicon Kansas City app is your ultimate guide to Kansas City’s fantastic, fun-filled festival for fans of all ages and it’s back for 2017. This carefully crafted pocket pal includes a list of all schedules as well as details on celebrities, comics creators, cosplayers, and more. Create your own […]


Planet Comicon Kansas City superheroes prepare to lend a helping hand

A variety of events and activities allow fans to put their superpowers to work during the annual pop culture extravaganza April 28-30 KANSAS CITY, MO — While fans from across Kansas City and the region gather to see the biggest stars in pop culture and comics at Planet Comicon Kansas City, their superpowers will also be […]


15 events you don’t want to miss at Planet Comicon Kansas City this weekend

Explore three huge days of pop culture mania during the annual event at Bartle Hall, April 28 – 30 KANSAS CITY, MO — Planet Comicon Kansas City takes over Downtown Kansas City and Bartle Hall this weekend, April 28 – 30. One of the region’s biggest pop culture extravaganzas, there are hundreds of events and activities […]


After Hours: Cosplay Dance Party

Bust-a-move and get in the groove at the Historic Aladdin Hotel for our new after hours dance party. Come as your favorite character or as yourself and dance the night away! There will be a DJ, themed drinks, photo-ops and plenty of space to relax and wind down before the last day of Planet Comicon […]

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A Galactic Guide to Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017

Planet Comicon Kansas City, this region’s biggest fan extravaganza, returns to Bartle Hall April 28-30, 2017, with a star-studded lineup featuring first- time guests, returning fan favorites and more entertainment than ever before! Featuring over two dozen celebrity guests, hundreds of creators from the worlds of comics, animation, novels, and video games, 300,000+ square feet […]

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Digital Download: Program Guide for Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017

Plan your perfect Planet Comicon experience! Get ready for the most geektastic, fanfabulous, nerdtacular weekend in the history of Kansas City! We’re celebrating comic books, games, celebrities, cosplay, animation, science fiction, fantasy, and much more. Make the most of your experience; download the Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017 Program Guide as a PDF. Get a […]


Bill Amend

Cartoonist Bill Amend, known for his popular comic strip Foxtrot, will appear as part of the GoComics.com Creator Showcase which features more than 30 comics creators. Launched in 1988, FoxTrot is a comic strip with attitude, wit, and a big dose of reality. Bill Amend’s brilliant understanding of sibling rivalry and generational struggles comes to […]


Maria Scrivan

Cartoonist Maria Scrivan, known for her comic strip Half Full, will appear as part of the GoComics.com Creator Showcase which features more than 30 comics creators. Half Full appears in newspapers nationwide including the Los Angeles Times and online on GoComics.com. Her work has been published in Mad magazine, Parade, National Lampoon, Prospect Magazine, Funny […]


Kevin Kuramura

Cartoonist Kevin Kuramura, known for his popular comic strip Pear-Shaped Comics, will appear as part of the GoComics.com Creator Showcase which features more than 30 comics creators. Pear-Shaped Comics is a weekly webcomic with intentions of making you laugh and sometimes think. It often experiments with the webcomic format itself, surprising you with twists in […]


Sarah Andersen

Cartoonist and illustrator Sarah Andersen, known for her popular comic Sarah’s Scribbles, will appear as part of the GoComics.com Creator Showcase which features more than 30 comics creators. Andersen’s comics are semi-autobiographical and follow the adventures of Sarah, her friends, and her beloved pets. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art […]