KS – New Super-Man #20 Signing

Artist Brent Peeples appears at Elite Comics on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM to sign NEW SUPER-MAN AND THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF CHINA #20 prior to his appearance at Planet Comicon.

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

Afterparty Schedule for Planet Comicon 2018

January 25, 2018 by  
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Press Release:

As Planet Comicon Kansas City (PCKC) grows, there are an increasing number of after hours events popping up around the city! Most of these are within walking distance of the convention center. This means that your convention weekend fun can continue into the evening! This is a wonderful way to experience the many great restaurants and bars and other attractions in the downtown loop. Here is a list of events we know about.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15th

Battle for Midwesteros
A Game of Thrones themed pub crawl (5:00 – 9:30 PM)
[Credential pick-up and registration until 4:30pm]
Winter is here at Planet Comicon. We are teaming up with Boulevard Brewing Co. to bring Westeros to downtown KC creating a fun off-site excursion for Planet Comicon attendees. Four teams of 50 (Starks, Lannisters, Targaryens, and the Night King’s Army) will compete to take the Iron Throne. Each team will work together to conquer the Seven Kingdoms by completing tasks at each participating location along the KC Streetcar route to gain points. In addition to the small challenges, there will be costumed “characters” on the streetcar and an extra secret scavenger hunt element.

Elite Comics Drink and Draw
@ The Muehlebach Bar (6:00 – 9:00 PM)
Want to join some of the incredibly talented artists from Planet Comicon Kansas City for a Drink n’ Draw Party? Well here is your big chance! Meet us on Thursday night at The Muehlebach Bar connected to the Marriott Hotel for live drawing, drink and food specials, special promo items, and fun with The Elite Flight Crew, Planet Comicon staff, and the amazing talent of Artist Alley! Free to all PCKC members

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16th

Ultimate Geek Trivia Showdown Vol.2
@ Aladdin Hotel (6:30 – 10:30 PM)
[Registration & Check-in @ 6:30 PM // Game starts at 7:30 PM]
Bring your smartest and geekiest friends and win wonderful prizes. Cash! Passes to Planet Comicon! Random swag! Pure geeky glory and bragging rights! The event will consist of eight rounds of trivia ranging from comics to the cinematic/television universe. All fandoms are fair game. Entry fee is $10 per person with teams of up to 6 players. $15 at the door. Discounted price for a full team registration of 6 ($50) There will be complimentary snacks and drinks in addition to two full bars. A raffle benefiting Hope House will be happening throughout the night with a chance to win additional prizes. Space is limited, so make like the Flash and register your team now!

@ The Muehlebach Bar (8:00 PM – 1:00 AM)
Join us for a fun night of comedy and music featuring Little Beard and The Scally Wags Pirate Comedy Show! Other acts include: Clearly Guilty, Crazy Boy Coy, Roscoe and Rose Red, Rum Runners and more! $5 for everyone

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17th

The Elite Comics ‘Be The Hero!’ Dance Party & Masquerade Parade!
Convention Center Lobby 1501 (9:00 PM – 1:00 AM)
[FREE to convention attendees.]
It’s a Dance Party! Last year’s dance party was such a success that a bigger venue was in order! Elite Comics is kind enough to host this year’s dance party! This will be the party of the year! Starting directly after the costume contest, come downstairs and bust-a-move and get your groove on! Come as your favorite character or as yourself and dance the night away! DJ Joe and DJ Ice Kole are bringing their very best beats and light show and we doubt you will be able to resist jumping on the dance floor! Look for themed drinks, photo-ops, and plenty of space to relax and wind down before the final day of Planet Comicon 2018. It’s a Masquerade Parade! This year the Masquerade Parade will unfold during the party! Signups for the masquerade parade start at 9:45 and the parade begins at 10:30. The first 75 to sign up get to strut their stuff and show their cosplays to an adoring crowd! There are no prizes but this one is always fun! It’s a fundraiser! Donations to the Hero Initiative are being solicited all night long to help struggling comic book artists! (Read more about this wonderful charity here.) Be the hero!
For more information about the 2018 show, event photos, interviews and more, “Like” Planet Comicon on Facebook and follow @PlanetComicon on Twitter. Planet Comicon Kansas City is always available online at www.planetcomicon.com.

KS – Wonder Woman: True Amazon Signing

Jill Thompson, creator of Scary Godmother, Magic Trixie; artist of Sandman, Beasts of Burden & more, appears at Elite Comics on Saturday, September 30th at 2:00 PM to sign Wonder Woman: True Amazon.

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

KS – The Realm #1 Variant Signing

Creators Seth Peck and Jeremy Haun plus cover artists Ande Parks and Megan Levens appear at Elite Comics on Wednesday, September 20th at 4:00 PM to sign the Exclusive Cover for The Realm #1 from Image Comics. This cover will be strictly limited to 500 copies worldwide so don’t miss your chance to score a copy or two!

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

KS – Angel City Signing

Janet Harvey and Megan Levens appear at Elite Comics on Saturday, August 19th from noon till 2:00 PM to sign ANGEL CITY from Oni Press.

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

KS – Curse Words Van Tour Signing

Writer Charles Soule (Daredevil, Letter 44, Poe Dameron) and artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts) appear at Elite Comics on Wednesday, July 26th from 4:00 till 10:00 PM signing and selling the Curse Words Van Tour EXCLUSIVE hardcover from Image Comics! 

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

KS – Throwaways Signing

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Steven Sanders (Throwaways) signs at Elite Comics on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM for Image Day 2017. *JUST ADDED* MEGAN LEVENS (Madame Frankenstein)

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

KS – UFOlogy #1 Signing

March 30, 2015 by  
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Artist Matthew Fox appears at Elite Comics on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM to sign the first issue of UFOlogy from BOOM! Studios!

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

KS – Solitary Signing

December 8, 2014 by  
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CW Cooke appears at Elite Comics on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM to sign his new comics SOLITARY!

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Elite Comics
11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 345-9910

DMC Appears at Planet Comicon 2014

February 27, 2014 by  
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Press Release:

Elite Comics is bringing in a special guest for Planet Comicon: Darryl McDaniels of RUN DMC!

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, a founding member of iconic rap group, RUN DMC is embarking on his next project that is aiming to change the face of pop culture forever! Combining two of his first loves, hip hop culture and comic books, DMC is ready to throw his hat into the ring as an independent publisher with an original comic DMC.

Elite Comics will have an Elite Comics Exclusive cover of the #0 issue of DMC for sale at Planet Comcon 2014! Check out the awesome work they are doing over at www.dmc-comics.com!

Planet Comicon is Kansas City’s largest comic book and pop culture convention. Now in its thirteenth year! The convention will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center on March 14-16th. Please visit their website for the full guestlist, ticket information, and more!