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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Planet Comicon Kansas City prepares for star-studded 2017 event, adds new guests to lineup

Ron Perlman (Hellboy, Sons of Anarchy) and John Barrowman (Arrow, Doctor Who) join wrestling legend Ric Flair at pop culture extravaganza April 28-30 at Bartle Hall KANSAS CITY, MO — Planet Comicon, Kansas City’s biggest fan extravaganza, returns to Bartle Hall April 28-30, with a star-studded lineup featuring first-time guests and returning fan favorites. One […]

Planet Comicon founder and CEO Chris Jackson, GeekNation's Clare Kramer, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, and Kansas City mayor Sly James backstage at Planet Comicon Kansas City 2016. Photo by Brian Rice.

Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017 dates announced

KANSAS CITY, MO – Planet Comicon Kansas City will return to Bartle Hall on April 28-30, 2017. The event is one of the nation’s largest comic book and pop culture expos. The 2016 show drew more than 70,000 attendees to downtown Kansas City. Fans of superheroes, science fiction, and fantasy gathered to collect celebrity autographs, […]

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2016 Costume Contest Winners

The Planet Comicon Kansas City 2016 Costume Contest featured the very best of mid-America’s cosplay talents! The contestants included a variety of creative costumers in the Master, Journeyman and Novice categories. Everyone who walked the stage was deserving of recognition. Judging by the crowd response, the show was a smashing success! John Anthony of Rad Science was the […]

Planet Comicon founder and CEO Chris Jackson, GeekNation's Clare Kramer, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, and Kansas City mayor Sly James backstage at Planet Comicon Kansas City 2016. Photo by Brian Rice.

More than 70,000 Reasons

Planet Comicon Kansas City soars to galactic new heights with over 70,000 attendees Planet Comicon Kansas City celebrates a star-studded weekend as record number of attendees continue Planet Comicon’s rise to the top of the pop culture stratosphere KANSAS CITY, MO – Planet Comicon Kansas City wrapped three days of intergalactic adventure, superhero fandom, cosplay, […]

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Planet Comicon 2016: Out of this World!

Planet Comicon – Kansas City will be bigger than ever in 2016. It’s scheduled for May 20, 21, and 22 in Bartle Hall. The annual event is Kansas City’s largest comic book and pop culture convention. As always, Planet Comicon 2016 will feature an array of fandom favorites. “We work for a great balance of […]