2009

2009

March 1: KC Fan Con Comic & Toy Mini-Con #19 is held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Jeremy Haun.

March 7: Hurley Con 2: The Wrath of Con is held at the Jack Lawton Webb Convention Center in Joplin, MO. Guests included Jason Aaron, Nathan Fox, Chris Samnee, Steven Sanders, Jeremy Haun, B. Clay Moore, Kevin Mellon, and Dennis Hopeless.

March 28-29: Planet Comicon is held at the Overland Park International Trade Center. Headliners include Michael Golden, Matt Fraction, Jason Aaron, and Skottie Young. Media Guests include Peter Mayhew and Erin Gray. The convention will be remembered for the huge blizzard that struck Saturday afternoon.

April 7: Invincible Iron Man, written by Matt Fraction, is nominated for the Eisner Award for Best New Series.

May 16: The 2009 Free State FreeCon is held on the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Lawrence, Kansas. Advertised guests include T. Avery, Grant Bond, Hector Casanova, Renae De Liz, Ray Dillon, Kevin Dilmore, Brent Engstrom, Paul Fricke – cancelled, Alexander Grecian, Dennis Hopeless, Rob Klotz, Lee Leslie, Dale Martin, Kevin Mellon, Jeremy Mohler, Jai Nitz, Ande Parks, Chris Rieke – added, Rick Stasi, and Kyle Strahm.

June 28: KC Fan Con #21 is held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Kyle Strahm.

July 29: Invincible Iron Man, written by Matt Fraction, wins the 2009 Eisner Award for Best New Series.

August: Comics creators Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick relocate to Portland, Oregon.

August 22: KC Fan Con #22 is held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Brent Engstrom.

August 29-30: Mo-Kan Comics Conspiracy is held at the Lenexa Community Center in Lenexa, KS. Headliners include Mike Norten and Nat Jones.

September 1: Watson-Guptill publishes The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics by Freddie E. Williams II.

November 1: KC Fan Con #23 is held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Kevin Mellon.

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