2010

2010

January 13: The FX network debuts Archer, an animated series featuring 3-D backgrounds by Trinity Animation of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

February 28: KC Fan Con #24 is held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Jeremy Haun. The event also features a promotion for the film The Crazies.

March 6: HurleyCon is held at the Jack Lawton Webb Convention Center in Joplin, MO. Guests included Jason Aaron, Jeremy Haun, Brian Koshak, Kevin Mellon, Mike Norton, Javier Saltares, Steven Sanders, and Kyle Strahm.

March 27-28: Planet Comicon is held at the Overland Park International Trade Center. Announced comics guests include: Jason Aaron, Dane Ault, Eric Basaldua, Scott Beaderstaedt, Rick Burchett, Talent Caldwell, Tommy Castillo, Trent Coffin, Anna-Maria Cool, Grant Cooley, Clayton Crain, Steve Daniels, Rob Davis, Dr. Fantastic, Dave Dorman, Tony Fleecs, Sam Flegal, Nathan Fox, Travis Fox, Gary Friedrich, Rudy Garcia, Stephen Gilpin, Michael Golden, Rob Granito, Alex Grecian, Chris Grine, Jeremy Haun, Phil Hester, Saturday only, Dennis Hopeless, Greg Horn, Brian Hurtt, Damont Jordan, Joe Jusko, Matt Kindt, Ed Lavallee, Lee Leslie, Cynthia Martin, Monte May, Sean McKeever, Holly Messinger, Arie Monroe, B Clay Moore, Mario Mora, Bill Morrison, Jeff Moy, Phil Moy, Jai Nitz, Phil Noto, Ande Parks, Brent Porter, Brian Pulido, Chris Rich-McKelvey, Tone Rodriquez, Don Rosa, Stephane Roux, Javier Saltares, Steven Sanders, Dan Scott, Steve Scott, Chad Spilker, Daniel Spottswood, Chris Sprouse, Cat Staggs, Rick Stasi, Arthur Suydam, Amber Stone, Herb Trimpe, Ron Wagner, Tyler Walpole, Bryan Ward, Jesse Weedon, Renee Witterstaetter, Kevin Wolf, Seth Wolfshorndl, Darryl Woods, and Mike Worley. Media guests include Ashley Eckstein, Lou Ferrigno, Mira Furlan, Tom Kane, Helen Slater, Jane Wiedlin, and Matthew Wood.

May 22: The 2010 Free State Freecon is held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Lawrence, Kansas. Guests include Tara Avery, Steve Daniels, Kevin Dilmore, Brent Engstrom, Geekvolution, Rudy Garcia, Alexander Grecian, Chris Grine, Bill Hook, Dennis Hopeless, Ed Lavallee, Bethany Leslie, Lee Leslie, Dale Martin, Kevin Mellon, Mickmo, Mario Mora, Jai Nitz, Ande Parks, Steven Sanders, Kyle Strahm, Mike Sullivan, Three Trees Studios, Dayton Ward, and Kelsey Wroten. Attendance is down compared to prior years, which promoter Craig Klotz attributes to “graduations and the best weather day of the year.”

May 24: Jason Aaron’s Scalped (Vertigo) is nominated for two Eagle Awards.

August 1, 2010: KC Fan Con #26 is held at the newly renamed Plaza Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Mario Maro.

September 26, 2010: KC Fan Con #27 is held at the Plaza Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Kyle Strahm.

November 7, 2010: KC Fan Con #28 is held at the Plaza Hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. The featured guest is Brent Engstrom.

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