Planet Comicon, one of the largest pop culture and comic book conventions in the Midwest, opens it’s 2012 edition this weekend, March 24 and 25, at the Overland Park International Trade Center in Overland Park, Kansas. The show runs from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday the 24th and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday the 25th.
As usual, actors and artists from every area of pop culture will be appearing live to meet and greet their fans. Major attendees at Planet Comicon 2012 include Oscar nominated actor Edward James Olmos (“Stand and Deliver,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “Miami Vice”) and Billy Dee Williams (“The Empire Strikes Back,” “Batman,” “Brian’s Song”).
Other guests appearing include Jake Lloyd (young Anikan Skywalker in “Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace”), Gil Gerard, Erin Grey and Felix Silla from “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,” and Amy Okuda and Robin Thorsen from “The Guild.”
There will also be a plethora of comic book artists as well as a jam packed dealers room. Admission is $20 for an Adult Weekend Pass, $15 for a one day Adult Pass and $5 for kids ages 7-14. Kids under 7 are admitted free.
For more information head to http://www.planetcomicon.com/