Catch the Wave

Get ready Kansas City, the countdown to a family-friendly weekend of fun has begun! Planet Comicon is heading your way on April 28-30, 2017, located at Bartle Hall on 301 West 13th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

This star-studded convention will host media guests Adelaide Kane and Rachel Skarsten (Reign), Allison Scagliott (Warehouse 13), Arryn Zech (Red vs. Blue), Anna Silk, Zoie Palmer, and Emmanuelle Vaugier (Lost Girl), Billie Piper (Doctor Who), Bret Iwan (Mickey Mouse Clubhouse), Catherine Tate (The Office), Emma Caulfield and Clare Kramer (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Elizabeth Maxwell (Attack on Titan), Felicia Day (Eureka), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Jerry Lawler (WWE), Jim Beaver (Supernatural), John Barrowman (Torchwood), John Dimaggio (Futurama), Kara Eberle (Weiss Schnee), Maggie Geha (Gotham), Stephen Amell and Michael Rowe (Arrow), Ron Pearlman (Hellboy), Shannon Elizabeth (Scary Movie), Spencer Wilding (Rogue One), Tara Reid (Sharknado), Summer Glau (Firefly), Teddy Sears (The Flash), and Wil Wheaton (Big Bang Theory).

Comic guests attending include Alé Garza (Ninja Boy), Alex Grecian (Proof), Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Ande Parks (Green Arrow), Ant Lucia (Bombshells), B. Clay Moore (Hawaiian Dick), Bill Amend (FoxTrot), Bob Camp (Ren & Stimpy), Buzz (JSA), Caleb Goellner (TMNT), Carole Barrowman (Hallow Earth), Wallace Wood Estate (Daredevil), Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men), Chris Grine (Wicked Crispy), Colleen Doran (Troll Bridge), C.W. Cooke (Solitary and Barrens), Cullen Bunn (Sinestro), Dan Scott (Conan), Dennis Hopeless (Super-Woman), Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge), Dirk Manning (Nightmare World), Frank Brunner (Doctor Strange), Frank Tieri (Wolverine), Ebas (Suicide Squad), Greg Horn (Venom), Greg Smallwood (Moon Knight), Howard Chaykin (The Shadow), Greg Land (Iron Man), Jason Aaron (Thor), Jermey Haun (The Darkness), and Joel Adams (King of the Hill).

Planet Comicon will also feature a GoComics Creator Showcase, in addition to a Cosplay Competition and Masquerade Party. The Planet Entertainment Zone includes interactive exhibits, performances, demonstrations, sci-fi speed dating, and a cosplay-oriented Makers Space. On Friday, the fan fun continues outside the convention hall with a Planet Party in Barney Allis Plaza. This party will feature live music, dancing, cosplay, and a wrestling showdown! There will also be a tabletop gaming station, kid zone, photo and autograph opportunities, and plenty of exciting panels.

The con is running Friday 12 PM to 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. One-day passes for adults are $24 for Friday, $38 for Saturday and $30 for Sunday. While one-day passes for children (8-12) are $8 for Friday, $15 for Saturday and $10 for Sunday. A full weekend pass is available for $65 (adults) and $25 (children), and children 7 and under are admitted for free.

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase your tickets, visit planetcomicon.com.