Planet Comicon Kansas City, the largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture event in the region, is getting ready to rumble with two huge superstars of the wrestling ring – WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley and legendary cruiserweight champion Rey Mysterio!
Wrestling legend, author, comedian, color commentator, actor, and voice actor Mick Foley is is the current on-screen General Manager of WWE Monday Night RAW. Foley has wrestled under his real name and various personas, including Dude Love, Cactus Jack, and Mankind. Foley is a four-time world champion (three WWF Championships and one TNA World Heavyweight Championship), an 11-time world tag team champion (eight WWF Tag Team Championships, two ECW World Tag Team Championships, and one WCW World Tag Team Championship), a one-time TNA Legends Champion, and the inaugural WWF Hardcore Champion. Foley will be appearing at Planet Comicon all three days.
Rey Mysterio is widely regarded as the greatest cruiserweight wrestler of all time and is known for his high-flying lucha libre wrestling style, which is credited with having helped kick-start the emergence of cruiserweight wrestling in the United States in the mid-1990s. Championships held by Mysterio over the course of his career include WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship, the WWE Championship, WCW/WWE Cruiserweight Championship, WCW World Tag Team Championship, WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Championship, WWC World Junior Heavyweight Championship, WWE Tag Team Championship, and WWE Intercontinental Championship. Mysterio is also the twenty-first WWE Triple Crown Champion and the winner of the 2006 Royal Rumble match. He will be appearing at Planet Comicon on Saturday and Sunday only.
In addition, hundreds of creators and exhibitors will be in attendance all weekend long. Esteemed creators Bob McLeod (The New Mutants), Iain McCaig (Star Wars, Harry Potter), Brian Gordon (Fowl Language), Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun, Uncanny X-Men), David Yardin (Marvel cinematic universe, Justice League, The Flash) are just a few of our recently announced additions.
And there’s many more creator, cosplay and celebrity announcements to come!
Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) – Fri./Sat. only
Tom Welling (Smallville, Lucifer)
Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) – Sat./Sun. only
James and Oliver Phelps (Harry Potter Series)
Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter Series)
Tara Strong (Teen Titans Go!, Powerpuff Girls)
John Wesley Shipp (The Flash)
Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride, Stranger Things)
Chris Sarandon (The Princess Bride, The Nightmare Before Christmas)
Kevin Eastman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Doug Mahnke (Detective Comics, Superman, Justice League)
Jason Aaron (Star Wars, Thor)
Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men)
Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn, Justice League of America)
Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn, Painkiller Jane)
CW Cooke (Solitary, Stillwater)
Phil Hester (Batman Beyond, Shipwreck)
Megan Levens (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek)
Ant Lucia (DC Bombshells)
Ande Parks (Batman Beyond, Daredevil, Ant-Man)
Skottie Young (Spider-Man, Avengers, Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy)
Kamui Cosplay (Internationally acclaimed costume designer and author) – Sat./Sun. only
For more information about the 2019 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.