The officials behind the major fan convention in Iowa have announced some more exciting guests.

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A celebration of things comics, TV, film, anime, and more is returning to Des Moines this summer. Des Moines Comic Con will bring together fans all across pop culture sphere during the weekend of June 2nd.

Taking place from June 2nd-3rd at Hy-Vee Hall in the Iowa Events Center, DMCC has announced even more exciting guests.

Ross Marquand from The Walking Dead; Jim Cummings, the voice of Winne the Pooh; and even the sea sponge who lives under the sea Spongebob himself Tom Kenny have all just been announced as guests at the event.

Kenny has been the voice of Spongebob Squarepants for 24 years. You might also recognize him as the voice of the Mayor from the Powerpuff Girls, and the Ice King from the Cartoon Network Show Adventure Time.

The early bird special for Des Moines Comic Con is coming to a close. Monday, March 20th will be the last day that interested attendees can take advantage of these ticket deals.

Here is the full list of the rest of the guests that are scheduled to be a part of the convention.

Amy Jo Johnson:

Kimberly Hart/Pink Power Ranger on Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers

David Yost:

Billy Cranston/Blue Power Ranger on Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers

Sean Waltman:

Professional wrestler, WWE, WCW

Vincent Martella:

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

Sarah Natochenny:

Ash Ketchum Pokémon franchise

Raphael Sbarge:

Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket Once Upon A Time

Erica Schroeder:

Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, One Piece

Lisa Ortiz:

Pokemon, Sonic, Shaman King

Ming Chen:


Comic Book Men, Clerks 3

Molly Searcy:

Akame Ga Kill

Paul Rugg:

Writer for Freakazoid!

Story editor/ writer Animaniacs

Henson Puppeteer

Tom Ruegger: 

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.

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