Kansas City's Planet Comicon has steadily grown into what may be the biggest comics and pop culture convention in the Midwest. After spending several years in the Overland Park Convention Center, a mid-sized facility in a suburb of Kansas City, last year Planet Comicon moved to Bartle Hall, a much bigger facility in the heart of downtown. This year, the convention doubled in floorspace, drew cosplayers likes flies to vinegar, and brought in a litany of television and pop culture stars, including legendary rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, pretty much the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the puffy one himself, Sir William Freaking Shatner.
But this site is called ComicsAlliance, and what we really care about are the comics and the creators who make them. Click onwards for a sometimes-blurry Blackberry camera gallery of guests, friends, and artist alley residents of one of the fastest-growing cons in the country.
Symbiosis is a combination universe bible, concept art collection, and visual narrative created by Steven Sanders, who's probably best known to ComicsAlliance readers for his contributions to Wolverine and the X-Men, S.W.O.R.D. and Our Love Is Real. Stevens' first solo project, the world of Symbiosis is one in which humans have beco
Kansas City-based artist Steven Sanders has for the past few years been working on books for Marvel's X-Men line: Wolverine and the X-Men, Wolverine, and S.W.O.R.D.; as well as the original alternate history graphic novel The Five Fists of Science and s
Major comics publishers were pretty light on holiday stories and holiday specials this year, but there's no need to be blue this holiday season - CA's still got plenty of Great Holiday Comics That Never Happened to enjoy from artists like Steven Sanders, Nate Bellegarde,Dean Trippe and Kevin Mellon. You can counter
Between writer Sam Humphries and artist Steven Sanders, they've rocked Fraggles, mutated beastly X-Men and reimagined national history. Despite these respective forays into comic weirdness, it's their united effort that may shatter your doggone senses
Music: The title track from Kirby Krackle's upcoming album, Super Powered Love is now available for download via outlets like iTunes. The album itself is also available for pre-order as its Comic-Con release approaches.
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