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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 […]

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Exclusive! Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti Merch Package

Exclusive! Order your poster, comic book, and t-shirt featuring fan favorite artist Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti Save $7.00 when you purchase a 3-day admission membership with your exclusive merch package. The Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti Merch Package includes three items available only at Planet Comicon Kansas City: one major publisher comic book (exact […]

Special Valentine's Day package for Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017

Be a Valentine’s Day Hero!

Give the gift of Planet Comicon Kansas City Give your geeky girl or guy a Valentine’s Day thrill with this special gift idea. Receive two 3-day admission memberships to Planet Comicon plus $50 in Planet Comicon branded merchandise. Save $21 to spend on flowers and chocolate! It’s a $180 value for only $159.* Order now! […]

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, […]

Cosplay at Planet Comicon Kansas City 2016

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 […]