Planet Comicon Kansas City 2018 App Is LIVE

February 14, 2018 by  
Filed under Convention News, Missouri

Press Release:

The Planet Comicon Kansas City 2018 APP IS LIVE, so download the app and start your planning for the show!

It is loaded with valuable information about the upcoming show to be held on February 16-18 at Bartle Hall. This is a new App. You can delete last year’s App and download this new one from the App Store or from Google Play. Search for Planet Comicon Kansas City. 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 schedule, get the latest news and updates during Planet Comicon, and check out all the necessary show details to make your visit to our world as perfect as possible. Get it in the App Store or on Google Play. See you at the show!

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.

T-Minus 7 Days Till Planet Comicon 2018

Press Release:

The final details are beginning to lock into place at Planet Comicon Kansas City and you’re going to hear from us more frequently as we get closer and closer to next week’s comic and pop culture party, one of the largest in the nation!

As many of you veterans and superfans know, our guests make extraordinary sacrifices to carve out time from their busy shooting and appearance schedules to join us at Planet Comicon, and sometimes changes are unavoidable. However, we have good news! A number of our guests have actually extended the time they’ll be spending with us next weekend. Here are the details…

  • Sonequa Martin-Green (Star Trek: Discovery, The Walking Dead) will now be appearing on Friday and Saturday, a slight change from her previous Saturday/Sunday schedule.
  • Trish Stratus and Amy “Lita” Dumas, two dynamite divas of the ring and WWE Hall of Famers were set to appear to only appear on Saturday and Sunday. They will now be at the show for ALL THREE DAYS!
  • John Cusack (High Fidelity, Say Anything) was previously scheduled for only Saturday afternoon and early Sunday but now will be appearing for the majority of both Saturday and Sunday!
  • Pom Klementieff (Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Infinity War) has now confirmed that she will be at the show all day on Saturday and Sunday.

Remember: we have special admission prices and membership discounts for active military, teachers, and librarians…and children ages 7 and under are FREE!

Have App, Will Travel: Download the Official 2018 Planet Comicon Kansas City Mobile App!

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 2018.

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 schedule, get the latest news and updates during Planet Comicon, and check out all the necessary show details to make your visit to our world as perfect as possible. Get it in the App Store or on Google Play.

A Planet-sized Deal for our GoComics Fans!

All Planet Comicon Kansas City attendees can save 25% off any item in the GoComics Store! Find your happy place with icons like Foxtrot, Calvin and Hobbes, Garfield and Peanuts, as well as modern classics like Fowl Language, Sarah’s Scribbles, The Awkward Yeti, and many more.

Use code PCC25 at store.gocomics.com to save 25% off the entire store!

Planet Comicon Kansas City Pro Tip No. 42

Don’t get left out in the cold: So you’ve got your admission wristband, now it’s time to get in line. Planet Comicon Kansas City is all about making the fan experience a positive one and in 2018 that includes queuing for the show indoors. The line will form in the 2200 Lobby and be extended through the Convention Center and Municipal Auditorium for all waiting guests. Don’t worry about the weather and please know we’ll do our absolute best to get you into Planet Comicon Kansas City in a timely and efficient manner!

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.

Planet Comicon 2018: A Conversation with Archer’s Dr. Krieger

Archer’s Lucky Yates, Dr. Krieger himself, will be at Planet Comicon for a special hour with Archer storyboard artist Kevin Mellon. What are they going to do? Even we don’t know.

PLANET THEATER: A Conversation with Krieger
SAT 2/17 6:00PM 3501 Great Hall
From FX’s wildly popular show, Dr. Algernop Krieger himself Lucky Yates comes to Planet Comicon. Come and learn all about chokebots, goatly, and Mitsuko Miyazumi as Lucky sits down to talk and do Krieger things with Archer storyboard artist Kevin Mellon.

Full programming schedule available on the website: planetcomicon.com/panels

 

Planet Comicon 2018 Ultimate Geek Trivia Showdown

February 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Convention News, Gaming, Missouri

Press Release:

Planet Comicon Kansas City presents Ultimate Geek Trivia Showdown once again for our second year in a row!

Bring your smartest and geekiest friends and win wonderful prizes. Cash! Passes to Planet Comicon Kansas City! Free Hotel Stays! Random swag! Pure nerdy Glory!

The game 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 six players. $15 at the door. Discounted price for a full team registration of six ($50)

There will be complimentary snacks and drinks in addition to two full bars.

A 50/50 raffle benefiting Hope House will be happening throughout the night with a chance to win additional prizes.

“Hope House’s mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing safe refuge and supportive services that educate and empower those impacted by domestic violence. Hope House will advocate social change that protects and engenders a person’s right to live a life free of abuse.”

Be a hero to those who have faced real villains!

Space is limited so be sure to register your team faster than the Flash, Game on!

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE LINK

RSVP on Facebook!

The Aladdin Holiday Inn Hotel
1215 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 421-8888

Spider-Gwen Co-Creator Jason Latour Appears at Planet Comicon 2017

April 11, 2017 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Missouri

Jason Latour, co-creator and artist of the Eisner and Harvey Award winning series Southern Bastards at Image Comics, will be joining our 2017 guest line up!
Get your PASSES now: planetcomicon.com

Jason Latour is a writer and artist. He is the co-creator and artist of the Eisner and Harvey Award winning series Southern Bastards at Image Comics, as well as the co-creator & writer of Spider-Gwen at Marvel. In 2015 he won the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award for Comic Book Art.

Other featured creators include Kevin Eastman (TMNT), Dan Didio (DC Comics Publisher), Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men, New Mutants) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Chad Hardin, Joseph Michael Linsner (Harley Quinn), Jim Steranko (Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD), Neal Adams (Batman), Howard Chaykin (American Flagg!), Frank Brunner (Doctor Strange), Greg Land (Uncanny X-Men) and many, many more!

RSVP on Facebook!

For more information about the 2017 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.