Celebrity guests and comic creators announced for Planet Comicon Kansas City 20th anniversary event, March 29 – 31, 2019

Celebrity guests and comic creators announced for Planet Comicon Kansas City

20th anniversary event, March 29 – 31, 2019 

Discounted tickets are now available for the three-day celebration of superheroes, comics, celebrities and

more at Bartle Hall


KANSAS CITY, MO (Nov. 26, 2018) – Planet Comicon Kansas City, the largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture event in the region, returns to Bartle Hall for its 20th anniversary March 29 – 31. To celebrate two decades of the pop culture extravaganza, Planet Comicon Kansas City announces discounted ticket packages and a few of the exciting comic creators and celebrity guests attending this year’s event. 

Planet Comicon Kansas City is proud to share the first-round of celebrity announcements including

James and Oliver Phelps, best known for playing Fred and George Weasley in “Harry Potter”, Bonnie Wright, best known for playing the role of Ginny Weasley in “Harry Potter”, and Tara Strong, best known for her voice work in numerous animations and video games. Dozens of celebrity guests will be on-site at Planet Comicon Kansas City in 2019 giving fans the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite stars.

In addition, hundreds of creators from the world of comics will be on-hand to greet their fans, sign autographs, offer exclusive collectibles and show off their incredible work. A few of the creators that comic book fans can look forward to seeing are Chris Claremont, the legendary comic book writer and novelist best known for his contributions to “X-Men”, Amanda Conner, comic book artist and commercial art illustrator best known for her work on “Harley Quinn”, and Jimmy Palmiotti, the multiaward-winning writer and comic artist.

Many more celebrity and comic guest announcements will follow over the coming months.  

Cyber Monday Planet Comicon Kansas City Tickets

To celebrate Cyber Monday and the 20th anniversary of Planet Comicon Kansas City, the following tickets are discounted until 11:59 p.m. tonight:

  • 20% off single-day adult tickets
  • 20 % off three-day adult tickets
  • $20 three-day youth tickets
  • Special pricing on Fast Passes and Merch Packages

SuperHero fans won’t have to wait until March to begin the celebration as Planet Comicon Kansas City is also announcing several upcoming themed-game nights with the Kansas City Mavericks professional hockey team.

KC Mavericks + Planet Comicon Kansas City Upcoming Events

In partnership with Planet Comicon Kansas City, the Kansas City Mavericks are offering discounted tickets for five themed game nights including Marvel Night, Star Wars Night and more! Click here and use the promo code PLANET to purchase discounted tickets for the games below.

  • December 1 – Marvel Night o Fans are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Marvel SuperHero at the game and participate in a “SuperHeroes on Ice” photo shoot immediately following the game as they try to break an ECHL record.
  • December 8 – Star Wars Night
  • January 19 – Wizarding World
  • March 2 – Cheeze’s Princess Party
  • March 16 – Game of Thrones Night

A Mavs PhotoPass Ticket Package is also available for purchase to any of these games here.

  • Includes four tickets to a Mavericks game, four Pepsi products, four hot dogs, one free appetizer from Red Robin in Independence, and a FastPass to jump the line and get a free souvenir photo with characters each theme night.


FOUNDED IN 1999, PLANET COMICON KANSAS CITY IS CELEBRATING ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY as Kansas City’s largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture event. Not affiliated with any other event, Planet Comicon Kansas City is locally owned and produced and one of the region’s largest events of its kind. For more info about the 20th Anniversary of Planet Comicon, guest announcements and ticket details, visit www.planetcomicon.com; “Like” @PlanetComiconKC on Facebook and follow @PlanetComicon on Twitter.

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