Planet Comicon Kansas City Cancels 2020 Event

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Courtesy of Planet Comicon Kansas City.

Planet Comicon Kansas City is one of the largest and longest-running comic book convention and pop culture events in the region. Due to ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19, it was announced that the three-day pop culture celebration has been canceled. Planet Comicon Kansas City was set to celebrate it 21st annual event, which was already rescheduled once from its original date back in March.

PCKC founder and CEO, Chris Jackson said,

“The health and safety of those attending Planet Comicon Kansas City is paramount. After consultations with the convention center management, as well as many exhibitors, creators, guests and fans, we do not see a way to move forward that would allow an event that resembles Planet Comicon Kansas City to proceed while also protecting the health and safety of the thousands of people who attend PCKC.”

All current 2020 event ticket holders will be able to automatically transfer tickets for the 2021 event, which will occur April 16-18, 2021 at Bartle Hall, if they choose. If not, full refunds will be available from now through April 5, 2021

Several 2020 guests have already confirmed their attendance at the 2021 event, including the trio from Karate Kid/Cobra Kai, Roy Thomas, and Garth Ennis. Additional guests will be announced in the upcoming months.

For more information in regards to Planet Comicon Kansas City, check out their website.

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