Des Moines Comic Con Brings In Iowa Star And Other Big Names
Des Moines Comic Con is coming back for another year!
Last year, Iowa had its very own and very first Comic Con. Iowa Comic Con, now called Des Moines Comic Con, began last year as a celebration of fandom and all things comic book related.
This year, the event is bringing in some big names in the pop culture world to our capital city. It will be taking place over the course of two days, June 3rd-June 4th, in the Hy-Vee Hall at the Iowa Events Center.
Event officials recently announced their guestlist which includes Iowa native David Yost. Yost was born in Council Bluffs and grew up to be one of the biggest names in the Power Rangers franchise.
Here is the full list of the guests that are scheduled to be a part of the convention. Con officials did confirm on their website that more guests may be added over the next few months.
Amy Jo Johnson:
Kimberly Hart/Pink Power Ranger on Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers
Billy Cranston/Blue Power Ranger on Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers
Professional wrestler, WWE, WCW
Phineas from Phineas & Ferb
Greg on Everybody Hates Chris
Patrick on The Walking Dead
David Errigo Jr.:
Ferb from Phineas & Ferb
Various voices from the Pokémon franchise
Ash Ketchum Pokémon franchise
Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket Once Upon A Time
Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, One Piece
Pokemon, Sonic, Shaman King
Comic Book Men, Clerks 3
Akame Ga Kill
Writer for Freakazoid!
Story editor/ writer Animaniacs
Creator/Animator/Producer/Writer Animaniacs, Tiny Toons, Pinky & The Brain
You can purchase tickets to the two day event here. If you would like to be a part of the event by being a vendor, exhibitor, or are an artist interested in sharing your art, you can find that information here.