It’s just the thing for that nerd in your life. A big city Comic-Con festival is coming to the Quad Cities June 22-23 to the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

Planet Funk Con is a premiere comics, arts, and entertainment convention, and the largest of its kind in the area.

The two-day event will bring a variety of vendors, artists, celebrity guests, game tournaments, and live entertainment.  Kids 12 and under accompanied by an adult get in free.

Guests Include:

Hacksaw Jim Duggan - WWF Pro Wrestler,

Max Mittelman - One Punch Man, Spiderman Animated

Samantha Newark - Jem and the Holograms, Transformers

Brian Colin - Creator of “Rampage”

Planet Funk Con will feature artists, entertainers, and over 90 vendors from all over the Midwest.

There will also be live panels and workshops and a Cosplay competition with a $500 grand prize.

The event runs Friday, June 22 1-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 23 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tickets can be ordered online at planetfunkcon.com.  $11 per day; $16 two-day pass; kids 12 and under accompanied by an adult get in free. Tickets will be available at the door without a service charge for $10 and $15.

[source: planetfunkcon.com]