NOTICE: All guests listed are confirmed at the time of their posting. However, guests may cancel due to personal or professional conflicts. All ticket sales are final.
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Jason Aaron, writer known for his work on titles such as The Other Side, Scalped, Ghost Rider, Wolverine and PunisherMAX, will be at Planet Comicon 2014. Jason has worked for DC, Marvel, Image, Top Cow and Wildstorm Comics. He is currently writing for Marvel’s Thor: God of Thunder , and Wolverine and the X-Men.
Neal Adams is returning to Kansas City for Planet Comicon 2014! Known for helping to create some of the definitive modern imagery of characters such as Superman, Batman, and Green Arrow, and groups such as The Avengers and The X-Men.
Terry Beatty draws the Sunday edition of the globally syndicated comic strip The Phantom. He is also known for a career of work including Return to Perdition and Ms. Tree with Max Allan Collins, Mars Attacks Popeye, The Batman Strikes!, Batman Adventures, and Wild Dog.
Darwyn Cooke is an Eisner Award-winning writer, artist, and animator. He is known for his work on comic books including Catwoman, DC: The New Frontier, The Spirit and Richard Stark’s Parker: The Hunter.
Anna-Maria Cool is known for her illustration work on the Barbie and Barbie Fashion comics, and the comic-book adaptation of the film Hook published by Marvel Comics. Anna-Maria has contributed to the legend of the kingdom of OZ with her images in two Oz novels, The Hidden Prince of Oz and Toto of Oz
Rob Davis has penciled books from Malibu, Marvel, DC, and others and is best known for his work on the Star Trek books from Malibu and DC Comics working on Star Trek, Star Trek The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Alex Grecian is the author of the bestselling historical thrillers The Yard and The Black Country which take place in the early days of the creation of Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad. He is writing the third book in the series, tentatively titled The Devil’s Workshop.
He also created and wrote the critically acclaimed Image Comics series Proof, which stars a sasquatch who works for a secret government organization. Alex is a member of Bad Karma, a creative collective that also features Jeremy Haun, B. Clay Moore, and Seth Peck
Comic book artist and writer Phil Hester’s credits include quite a variety of subjects, as well as talents. He has penciled comics including Swamp Thing, Adventures of Superman, and Green Arrow. He’s also writing comics such as Image Comics’ Invincible Universe, and IDW’s T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents.
Greg Horn has been working the past year with Marvel Comics as cover artist on many of their debut releases including Wolverine, Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers. He just finished a blockbuster project with The Walt Disney Company on their Top 10 Apple iTunes game app, MARVEL: War of Heroes.
Paul Kupperberg is the author of more than two dozen books, countless short stories and articles, and more than 700 comic book stories.
Paul is the author of the comic book themed mystery novel, The Same Old, as well as the Archie Comics’ Betty & Veronica Valentine’s Day Mad Libs, and the young adult novel, Kevin, featuring the first openly gay character in Archie Comics’ history which spun from the 2012 Eisner Award and 2013 Harvey Award nominated monthly Life With Archie: The Married Life magazine, which featured the bestselling marriage of Kevin Keller and Dr. Clay Walker.
Brian Pulido is the founder Chaos! Comics. Brian has published / written Lady Death, Evil Ernie, A Nightmare on Elm St., Chucky, Friday The 13th, Texas Chainsaw Massacre and many more. He is on The Hero Initiative’s fundraising board and has received the CBLDF Defender of Liberty Award. He wrote / directed The Graves starring Tony Todd.
Andrew Robinson has produced covers DC titles like Superman, Action, Batman and The Outsiders, and The Secret Six. He has also produced variant covers for IDW’s Angel After The Fall. Andrew is creator of Dusty Star published by Image Comics.
James Robinson writer best-known for his work at DC Comics on Starman and The Shade, is coming to Kansas City for Planet Comicon in 2014. Robinson is also known for his screenplay treatment for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and for the movie Comic Book Villains.
Greg Rucka is the author of twenty novels, the latest of which, BRAVO, will be released this July, as well as more comic books than any sane person can count. In addition to critically acclaimed runs on such mainstream titles as Detective Comics, Wonder Woman, The Punisher, and Wolverine, he’s the creator of several series, including Queen & Country, Whiteout (with Steve Lieber), and Stumptown (with Matthew Southworth).
Tim Sale is known for titles such as Batman: The Long Halloween, Superman for all Seasons as well as Spider-man Blue. Tim is currently working on finishing Captain America White.
Scott Snyder is the Eisner Award-winning writer of American Vampire, Batman, and Superman Unchained. One of our most popular guests of Planet Comicon 2013, we’re delighted to welcome Scott back to Kansas City!
Jill Thompson has garnered acclaim for her work on comics including Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing, Black Orchid and the classic Sandman with Neil Gaiman. She co-created and illustrated the dark-satire Finals and wrote and illustrated Death: At Death’s Door. In 1997, Jill’s first children’s book, The Scary Godmother was released to critical acclaim. Subsequent books in the series include Scary Godmother-The Revenge of Jimmy, Scary Godmother-The Mystery Date and Scary Godmother-The Boo Flu.
Mike Worley has done work ranging from Archie to Ren & Stimpy to The Simpsons to Marvel’s Midnight Sons. A caricature artist and storyboard artist, Mike’s talents are as diverse as his subject material. He has worked for Marvel, Image and Bongo Comics. Mike is currently studying animation.
Who You’ll Find in Artists Alley
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A – C
Benjamin D Meier
BACA – Bikers Against Child Abuse
Bald Guy Studios
Black Raven Comics
Boho Pony Swag, The
Brandi Miller Art
Brick by Brick Design
Bri Pi Art
Captain Benjamina’s Salvage Emporium
Kevan P Chandler
D – F
Chris “Oz” Fulton
G – I
Grand Comics Database
Henry Cesneros Studio
Honeysuckle Rose Creations
J – L
Kim’s Chaotic Creations
Laura Siadak – Fallenlights
M – N
Mad Cat Studios
O – R
Once Upon a Doodle
One Squared Studios
Psi Phi Studios
S – T
Samantha Nowak Illustration
Scotch & Hairdye
Todd Aaron Smith
Steven K Smith Props
Strong Ave Studio
Thank You Walt Disney
John Ira Thomas
Three Trees Studios
Traveling the Vortex
U – Z
All guests listed are confirmed at the time of their posting. However, guests may cancel due to personal or professional conflicts. All ticket sales are final.
Blair Butler – Unfortunately Blair Butler has had to cancel her appearance at Planet Comicon due to a scheduling conflict.
Mark Chiarello – Unfortunately Mark Chiarello has had to cancel his appearance at Planet Comicon due to scheduling conflicts beyond his control.
Dan Panosian – Unfortunately, Dan Panosian has had to cancel his appearance at Planet Comicon due to a personal situation beyond his control.
Rick Remender – Unfortunately Rick Remender has had to cancel his appearance at Planet Comicon due to personal reasons.
Stan Sakai - Unfortunately Stan Sakai has had to cancel his appearance at Planet Comicon 2014 due to personal reasons.
* First appearance at Planet Comicon