Catch the Wave

Pop culture is invading Kansas City! On March 20-22, 2020, Planet Comicon is taking place at the Bartle Hall Convention Center on 301 West 13th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Media guests attending the show include Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars), Booker T and Diamond Dallas Page (pro wrestlers), Caity Lotz, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, and Jes Macallan (Legends of Tomorrow), Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, and Gabriella Pizzolo (Stranger Things), Charles Martinet (Super Mario Bros.), Luci Christian, J. Michael Tatum, Eric Vale, Clifford Chapin, David Matranga, and Colleen Clinkenbeard (My Hero Academia), John Cleese (Monty Python), Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series), Lisa Corrao (Every Witch Way), Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Martin Kove (Karate Kid), Miles Luna (RWBY), Nolan North (Avengers), Phil LaMarr (Justice League), Rachel Skarsten (Batwoman), Susan Eisenberg (Wonder Woman Animated), and Troy Baker (Last of US). 

Comic guests attending the show include Afua Richardson (Black Panther), Allen Williams (The Labyrinth), Ande Parks (Daredevil), Andy Brase (Predator), Ant Lucia (DC Bombshells), B. Clay Moore (Killers), Baldemar Rivas (Unearth), Bill Amend (Foxtrot), Bill Morrison (Simpsons), Brian Gordon (Fowl Language), Bryan Fyffe (Disney), Bryan Timmins (Sharkfin), Cullen Bunn (Harrow County), Cyntha Sheppard (Magic: The Gathering), Ed McGuinness (Avengers), Garth Ennis (The Boys), John J. Hill (Harley Quinn), Kevin Mellon (Archer), Phil Hester (Batman Beyond), Roy Thomas (Wolverine), Scott Beaderstadt (The Trollord), Seth Peck (The Realm), Timothy Zahn (Dragonback), and Travis Fox (Foxymoron).

What began as a small show in 1999 has grown into a three-day extravaganza. Planet Comicon features some of the best in comic books, as well as fantasy, sci-fi, and superhero television and film. Along with special guests and vendors, the show will also showcase a variety of panels and workshops. As the show approaches, more activities and guests will be added to the show’s website. 

The con is running Friday 1 AM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. Adult one-day passes are $30 for Friday, $50 for Saturday, $35 for Sunday, and $76 for the entire weekend. Youth (8-12) passes are $10 for Friday, $18 for Saturday, and $22 for all three days. Children 12 and under are admitted for free on Sunday. 

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