The 13th annual Planet Comicon, billed as the biggest one ever, kicks off Saturday morning in Overland Park, Kansas, bringing more than 150 comics creators to the Overland Park International Trade Center.
“This is the biggest and best Planet Comicon ever,” promoter Christopher Jackson tells The Kansas City Star. “We’ve got the most celebrities, the largest array of creators and a large exhibitor area filled with collectibles for sale. There will be stage presentations throughout the day featuring the celebrities, artists, writers, illustrators and more.”
The comics lineup includes Jason Aaron, Jeremy Bastian, Cullen Bunn, Blair Butler, Gary Friedrich, Michael Golden, Jeremy Haun, Phil Hester, Brian Hurtt, Dave Johnson, Joe Kelly, Jason Latour, John Layman, Mike McKone, Kevin Mellon, B. Clay Moore, Mike Norton, Phil Noto, Dan Parent, Rick Remender, Duncan Rouleau, Tim Sale, Steven T. Seagle, Cat Staggs, Joe Staton, Arthur Suydam, Ben Templesmith, Bernie Wrightson and Skottie Young.
The Star also has a profile of Butler, who has Kansas City roots.
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