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: 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: Star Wars in American Culture

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Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

Explore the influences and impact of the single most important film of the twentieth century. We will take a look at the many ways this pop culture phenomenon connects to our everyday lives. Presented by Dr. Bradley Will, Dr. Stephen Schleicher, and Dr. Scott Robson of Fort Hays State University. – ROOM 2503 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Star Wars Costuming: Meet and Greet

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Saturday, March 15

11:00 – 11:50 AM

Star Wars Costuming: Meet and Greet – Get to know the local Star Wars Costuming Group Chapters: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs, and The Dark Empire. ROOM 2505 (Lower level)

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Planet Comicon 2014 Guest: Matt Kindt

mbrittany_kindt_interview_5imagesComic book writer/artist Matt Kindt is the New York Times best-selling and Harvey Award–winning writer and artist of the comics and graphic novels MIND MGMT, Red Handed, Revolver, 3 Story, Super Spy, 2 Sisters, and Pistolwhip.

Matt has also been working with DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Valiant, and is working on Star Wars: Rebel Heist for Dark Horse.

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Planet Comicon 2013 Creator Guests of Honor

Advance tickets
are available online through February 28, 2014.

See details HERE!

Planet Comicon 2014 Guest: Femi Taylor

Femi Taylor in Return of the JediFemi 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 also returned for the role to shoot new footage for Return of the Jedi: Special Edition.

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