Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews

We know many of you aspiring creators have been preparing for having your portfolios reviewed at Planet Comicon. Well, we have Marvel Editor CB Cebulski will be on hand to do portfolio reviews.

marvel  We will have portfolio review on Friday March 14 and Saturday March 15.  Submit your portfolio by 2 PM on Friday or by Noon on Saturday at the Planet Comicon merchandise and information booth (Booth 1303 at top of escalators in Hall D).  The editor will examine the portfolios and contact those with whom he wishes to meet with directly for further discussion.

You must provide information on how you may be contacted during the show to set up this meeting (preferably a mobile phone number).  We will also have a list of those whose work is selected for further review at the Planet Comicon booth.  Please be SURE not to include any original work in the portfolio as we cannot guarantee that it will be returned.  

dynamiteJoseph Rybandt, editor of Dynamite Entertainment, will also be present at Planet Comicon and available to talk with aspiring creators. He will be in space 1540 in artists alley.

universaluclickShena Wolf,  acquisitions editor for Universal Uclick, will will be in space 1742 in artists alley at Planet Comicon and is also available to talk with aspiring creators .

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EventBreaking_FBCB, Joseph and Shena will take part in the Saturday Panel, Breaking into Comics, Saturday, March 15, 3:00 – 3:50 PM, with tips on being professional in the realm of comics.

Planet Comicon 2014 Program Available Online

Planet Comicon 2014 Program Cover

Planet Comicon 2014 Program Cover

Planet Comicon is pleased to offer an advance PDF preview of the 2014 Program Guide (right click the link to download the PDF). This 16-page comic book size publication features listings of media guests, artists alley tables, exhibitors, and a listing of panel programming. The 2014 Program Guide will be distributed free to Planet Comicon attendees while supplies last.

The cover of the program guide is by Kansas City’s Charlie Podrebarac who has produced the popular comic strip CowTown since 1984. The cover was coordinated by the team at GoComics.com and Andrews McMeel Publishing. Planet Comicon extends a hearty thank you to Charlie Podrebarac and Andrews McMeel/GoComics.com.

Planet Comicon 2014 Guest: Rick Stasi

181659_189074534460714_7289458_nPlanet Comicon favorite Rick Stasi is back for 2014. A talented cartoonist, voice actor, and performer, Rick is known for his artwork on a variety of comics including DC’s Shazam!, Bugs Bunny, and Disney characters.

105396_20090318150140_largeRick is also an accomplished art instructor who has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute. He’s always one of the favorite sketch artists in Planet Comicon’s Artists Alley.

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Planet Comicon 2013 Creator Guests of Honor

Advance tickets
are available online through February 28, 2014.

See details HERE!

Artists Alley application now available

Creators! The application form for Artists Alley space at Planet Comicon 2014 is now available. Use the link to download the PDF form and follow the instructions to book your space. To ensure inclusion in the program book (which will be awesome this year, by the way), you must submit your application no later than February 21st.

Why is this the best year ever to appear in the Artists Alley at Planet Comicon? This will be the largest comics and pulp culture event in Kansas City history, with three full days of programming and double the available exhibit hall space as last year’s huge show. We have barely scratched the surface of exciting guests and attractions that will appear at the show.

Download and submit your application now!

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