5-6 November 2022
AIR CAPITAL COMIC CON
Wichita's Premier Comic Book and Pop Culture Expo
Two Full Days of Comic Book and Pop Culture Awesomeness
5 November 2022
6 November 20222
10:00 - 6:00
10:00 - 5:00
To bring a fun, family-friendly Premier comic book convention to Wichita, KS that is focused on comic book culture and all things geek. To keep comic books and comic book creators at the forefront, but also celebrate the wonderful artistry of cosplay and gaming in all its forms.
About Air Capital Comic Con
What is Air Capital Comic Con?
Air Capital Comic Con (ACCC) was started in 2013 by brothers Don and Drew Woodworth. Having attended many comic conventions in other cities, they were interested in bringing a similar experience to their hometown of Wichita. They both have a deep rooted love of comic books and comic book culture and they hope that the convention reflects those passions.
In it's eighth year, ACCC underwent some leadership changes. Drew stepped away from the business. Don is carrying on the torch together with his wife Barbara and daughter Kris Campbell. They hope to continue to bring you the same dedication and entertainment that you have come to know from ACCC.
AIR CAP 2022 GUEST LINEUP
ANDE PARKS - Ande Parks has worked as a comic book artist and writer for more than three decades. He has inked such titles as Daredevil, Ant-Man, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Nightwing. He is best known as an artist for his long stint on Green Arrow, with frequent collaborator Phil Hester and writers Kevin Smith, Brad Meltzer, and Judd Winick. Parks' bold style has garnered him nominations in both the Harvey and Eagle awards. Parks has written three graphic novels for Oni Press: 'Union Station', 'Capote in Kansas' and 'Ciudad'. 'Capote in Kansas' was named a Notable Book by the state of Kansas. Parks developed 'Ciudad' with the Russo Brothers and the book was adapted as a film for Netflix, titled 'Extraction' and starring Chris Hemsworth. To date, 'Extraction' is Netflix's most-watched feature film. The sequel, 'Extraction 2', will air soon. Parks has authored The Green Hornet and Lone Ranger franchises for Dynamite, and has written Daredevil for Marvel Comics. He also adapted three Jonathan Kellerman novels to the graphic novel format for Random House. He is currently developing several writing projects. Ande Parks lives in Kansas. He is fond of hats, golf, and bourbon.
BRENT FAIRCHILD - Brent Fairchild is a local artist who excels in portrait art and pop culture icons. His favorite subjects to draw are cosplay friends and comic book heroes. He probably best known for his stipple pen and inks.
BUSTER MOODY - Buster Moody is a comic creator who has provided art for IDW's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Godzilla in Hell, TMNT Universe, TMNT Amazing Adventures and more. He is also the co-creator and artist of underground comic hit TASK FORCE RAD. His current book is Vince Staples' LIMBO BEACH for Z2 Comics.
CAMERON KEIFFER - Cameron Kieffer has been enthusiastic about comics for much of his life and has been making them in one form or another since grade school. He is the creator of the webcomic Geek Theory and continues to write about comics and pop culture in general at Geek'd Out (http://geekd-out.com/). He is also a freelance artist specializing in traditional art. He resides in his hometown of Topeka with his very patient wife.
CHRIS GRINE - Chris has been working on Camp Whatever: The Doors to Nowhere, New editions of Chickenhare 1 & 2, and Anamorphs: The Encounter. Netflix has also released their adaptation of Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness.
ED LAVALLE - Ed Lavallee is a Kansas City based writer who's works include Revere: Revolution in Silver published by Boom/Archaia, Archeon, Blacklands, and he soon to be released Evolution Cop. His adrenaline-fueled, breakout series POP STAR ASSASSIN published by BEHEMOTH COMICS debuted last year with a 4 issue series and trade. His current project, Revere: Salem's Plot, the long awaited follow up to his smash horror series will be released in 2023. Visit: www.crashcomx.com to find out more.
JERRY BENNETT - Jerry Bennett is a full time comic book artist, illustrator and art director currently drawing GLAMORELLA'S DAUGHTER with co-creator Charles J. Martin for Literati Press Comics, and also writing and illustrating his own graphic novels. He was the 2018-19 Paseo Arts Association artist in residence at the historic Skirvin Hilton teaching the comic art process and creating gallery comic art. He recently finished the 2021-22 Artist in Residence at the University of Science and Arts in Oklahoma, where he taught illustration and mentored advanced students. Jerry is the Illustrator Coordinator for the Oklahoma/Arkansas region of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators.
JOHN LUCAS - John Lucas is a cartoonist whose work has appeared in more comics that he cares to recall. His ink-stained stylings have graced characters as many and varied as, but not limited to, Deadpool, Superman, Conan the Barbarian, Batman, Wolverine and the rest of the X-Men, X-Force, yadda yadda, Alfred E Neuman (Mad Magazine) Predator, Aliens, and I'm starting to run out of steam. In recent days John has co-created a series (2) historical fiction graphic novels, After Houdini and Before Houdini, and has recently completed work (words, pictures, the whole magnolia) on his own project, Monsterhands, which will be released soonish, from Les Hummanoids. Most recently John has had work published in Ahoy! Comics' Edgar Allan Poe's Sniffer of Death, he is the regular artist on Frankie Stein, for the kids' comic anthology Monster Fun, from Rebellion Books, and is working on multiple projects for new Indie publisher, Big Deal Publications.
KEVIN NOWLAN - Kevin was born in the panhandle of Nebraska in 1958, but has lived in Central Kansas since 1968. His older brother Mike's hotrod and monster drawings were an early inspiration. Former Marvel editor Al Milgrom gave Nowlan his first professional assignment, penciling Doctor Strange #57 in 1982. He followed that up with a few issues of Moon Knight before moving on to Grimwood's Daughter for Fantagraphics and The Outsiders Annual #1 for DC. Other early highlights include "The Secret Orgini of Man-Bat", "Monsters in the Closet" and Superman/Aliens. He lists "JackB. Quick, Boy Inventor" with legendary writer Alan Moor among his favorite projects. It earned him the Eisner Award for Best Penciler/Inker in 2000. He also received the Eisner for Best Inker in 1993 and the Harvey Award for Best Inker in 1995 and 2008. The Inkwell Award has given to Nowlan for "Favorite Finisher/Embellisher in 2008 and he was voted in to "The Joe Sinnott Hall of Fame" by the Inkwells in 2011. In 2015 he honored with an Inkpot Award at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Other highlights include doing pencils, inks, colors and handlettering on a few "Mignolaverse" comics for Dark Horse: Hellboy: "Buster Oakley Gets His Wish", Lobster Johnson: "Satan Smells a Rat" and Abe Sapien#23. He also helped illustrate a few chapters in Neil Gaiman's the Graveyard Book comic adaptation. Over the last couple of years he's kept busy with short stories for the Doctor Strange relaunch at Marvel and dozens of covers for both Marvel and DC, including Green Arrow, Green Lanternn, Batman and the Outsiders, and Doctor Strange. His favorite recent work is a 10-page Immortal Hulk story, "A Little Fire", written by David Vaughan. Not only was the project blessed by a string of happy little accidents, but it also gave Nowland another rare opportunity to pencil, ink, letter and color his own work.
KYLE STRAHM - Kyle Strahm is an independent comic book artist/writer whose creator-owned books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies. He is the co-creator of Twig, Spread, Into Radness, Unearth, and Horrorium. Kyle has had work published by every major comic book publisher. As an adjunct professor, he teaches Illustration to seniors at the Kansas City Art Institute. He lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri.
SCOTT DRUMMOND - Scott Drummond is an American comic book writer and artist. He has created Marvel board game art for Fantasy Flight Games and Atomic Mass Games, as well as comics with publishers like Image Comics, IDW Comics, and Lion Forge. He is the creator of the superhero webcomic NIGHTSMOKE, and shares his comic creation knowledge on his YouTube channel.
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AIR CAPITAL COMIC CON 2022 VENDOR LINEUP
Amanda Lynn Chainmail
Clary Fey Art
Crafty Sasha's Creations
Author Dennis Young
Eating Crow Comics
Esty Way Gaming
Hero Complex Games & Entertainment
ICT Comic Con
The Lanyard Lady
Lear Heath Studios
Level Up ICT
Lucy's Quest Log
Major Impact Studios
Middle School Geek
The Missing Link
Monster Lair Comics
Mopar's Discount Toys & Games
Panda Socks/Wichita Zombie
Prairie Dog Comics
Rock Candy Custom Jewelry
Sector 7G Comics
The Sewing Center
Smallville Comic Con
Sparks & Steam
This That & A Little Craft
Author William Schlichter
Wolf 'N Turtle
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Century 2 - Exhibition Hall
Adult (Ages 18+) Child (Ages 13-17)
Saturday. $12.00 $8.00
Sunday $10.00 $8.00
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Adult (Ages 18+) Child (Ages 13-17)
Saturday. $14.00 $9.00
Sunday $12.00 $9.00
VIP Weekend Pass*