Planet Comicon 2014 Guest: Andrews McMeel Publishing and GoComics

Kansas City’s own Andrews McMeel Publishing and GoComics will exhibit at Planet Comicon for the logo-uclick-gocomics-stackedfirst time! They will feature daily giveaways and prizes drawings for items such as The Complete Calvin and Hobbes Collection, autographed comic prints and more.

Additionally, they haveamp_logo a full schedule of free cartoonist signings and panels for Planet Comicon guests. As a special treat, if you drop by Booth #1325 and show your social media mention of #GoComics or your downloaded free GoComics app, they will have a very special prize for guests, while supplies last. Read more here – http://bit.ly/MRd1ct

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Femi Taylor

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Sunday, March 16th
11:00 – 11:50 AM

The delightful Femi Taylor is best known for playing Jabba the Hutt’s Twi’lek slave dancer Oola in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. She is a Nigerian-born British dancer and actress who spent years training with the London Contemporary Dance Company and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. In addition to RotJ, she appeared in the original London cast of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical Cats! – ROOM 3501 (Upper level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: DC Universe: Best of the Best

EventDCU_FBDC Universe: Best of the Best
Sunday, March 16th
11:00 – 11:50 AM

A celebration of the best of DC Comics through the years, from the Golden Age to today. Join leading creators for a discussion of the DC Comics that inspired them! Moderated by long-time DC editor and writer Paul Kupperberg. – ROOM 2502 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Karate Chopping Robots & Killer Carnies

EventKarateRobots_FBKarate Chopping Robots & Killer Carnies: The Art and Science of Digital Comics and Games
Sunday, March 16th
11:00 – 11:50 AM

Mobile-based comics and games are transforming the entertainment industry. Indie game and comic developers have more opportunity than ever before to make their mark and create some major waves. Join Kung Fu Robot creator Jason Bays and Burn the Lot co-creator Cameron Calder as they share their experiences in mobile-based interactive comic and game development. From concept to development to launch and beyond, these Kansas City-area veterans will offer their unique perspective to this exciting and ever-changing scene. – ROOM 2503 (Lower level)

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Planet Comicon 2014 Event: David Yost

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Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

The Blue Power Ranger has arrived! David Yost played Billy Cranston, the Blue Ranger, on the international television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo, and the film Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: the Movie. – ROOM 3501 (Upper level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event:Eddie McClintock

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Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Eddie McClintock is best-known for his role as Secret Service agent Pete Lattimer on the Syfy series Warehouse 13. But, the actor is also an artist, who was inspired to purse his passion by comic books. He says, “It all started with Herb Trimpe and The Incredible Hulk.” Now is your chance to meet Pete Lattimer and learn the answers to your Eddie McClintock questions. – ROOM 2505 (Lower Level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Timey Wimey Puppet Show

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Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Direct from the YouTube web series and packed appearances at DragonCon and Gallifrey One, we’re pleased to present  this family-friend Punch-and-Judy-inspired Doctor Who comedy puppet show.  The show is for all ages! – ROOM 2502 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Khemia Creations: Cosplay Photography and Modeling

EventKCcosplay_FBKhemia Creations: Cosplay Photography and Modeling
Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Whether you’re in front of behind the camera, this is the panel for you! We will be discussing techniques on how to make your cosplay photography go from a snapshot to a work of art! For those with camera in hand, we’ll tell you how to make the most of your environments, angles, and lighting to ensure you can capture the best images at every convention. For those wanting to show off their costume creations, we’ll give beginner modeling tips to offer your best side to camera every time! – ROOM 2503 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: So You Want to Build an R2 Unit

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Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Come join us for the in’s and out’s of building your own R2D2 or other Astromech droid. We will give you an idea of what it skills are needed, and the resources available to help you on your journey. – ROOM 2504 (Lower level)

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Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Lee Majors

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Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

An actor of international importance, Lee Majors has  continually proven himself to be a favorite of audiences worldwide. Lee Majors’ performances and personas have made an indelible impact on television programs. From his initial role of Heath Barkley on The Big Valley to the Men From Shilo to Owen Marshall Counselor at Law to The Fall Guy and Raven. It was his starring role as Steve Austin on the overwhelmingly popular The Six Million Dollar Man that Lee became an icon and part of the American culture. – ROOM 3501 (Upper level)

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