The Quad Cities’ premier comics and entertainment convention is almost here! That’s right, it’s time for Planet Funk Con!

Brough to you by What’s That Funk, Planet Funk Con 2018 is happening this Friday Jun 22 from 1-9 p.m. and Saturday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline).

A one-day ticket is $10, or you can purchase a two-day ticket for $15. Children 12 and under are free with a paid adult! To purchase tickets online, go to

This year’s Planet Funk Con will be the biggest yet! There will be over 90 vendors, video games and tournaments, board games and free giveaways, cosplay competition (with a $500 grand prize), a charity hallway for local charities and celebrity guests and artist panels!

Don’t miss out on appearances from Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Max Mittelman, Samantha Newark, Brian Colin, Mogchelle, Brad Jones, 501st, Droid Builders and more!

For more information on Planet Funk Con 2018, visit their website at

Bring the entire family out for a day filled with funk!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for