Stan Lee, Star Trek and More to Collide with the Whedonverse at Dallas Comic Con


Boy, does Dallas Comic Con keep getting better and better. This weekend’s tenth anniversary of Dallas Comic Con not only features the return of comic book legend Stan Lee, but also brings Star Trek stars Sir Patrick Stewart and John de Lancie, 1960’s television dynamic duo Adam West and Burt Ward, and Whedonverse veterans  Summer Glau and James Marsters.

Here’s the details on this Dallas Comic Con, May 19-20, 2012:
WHAT:
Serving Dallas area fans since 1994, the Dallas Comic Con returns with an even bigger guest lineup than 2011 which helped greet more than 11,000 pop culture fans from all over the world!

WHERE: Irving Convention Center 500 W Las Colinas Blvd Irving , TX (At intersection of 114 and NW Highway). Click here for map.

BOX OFFICE HOURS:

Friday May 18th: 4:30-7:00pm,
Saturday May 19th: 9:30am,
Sunday May 20th:  10:00am

EVENT HOURS:

Saturday 11:00am – 7:00pm,
Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm.

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE CONVENTION:

Saturday $25.00,
Sunday $20.00.
Kids ages 5-12 $5.00,
Under age 5: free.

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Stan Lee – creator of SPIDER-MAN, HULK, THE AVENGERS (Friday evening / Saturday only),

Sir Patrick Stewart – Captain Picard from STAR TREK: TNG (Saturday only),

Summer Glau – star of Firefly/Serenity, Terminator: Sarah Conner Chronicles, and more!
James Marsters – Spike from Buffy / Angel, Brainiac on Smallville.

There were some late changes to the DCC lineup to note:

  • Originally Kristanna Loken was to appear but there was a Terminator for a Terminator last minute (and more exciting IMHO) substitution for Summer Glau.
  • Val Kilmer’s scheduling with his one-man show, Mark Twain, caused him to miss this appearance.
  • Stan Lee will only be appearing on Saturday due to unforeseen personal circumstances, but he will also be signing from 5-7pm on Friday to accommodate more fans.

ATTENDING MEDIA GUESTS INCLUDE:

Laura Vandervoort – Supergirl on SMALLVILLE, star of V,
Adam West- TV’s BATMAN, voice of Mayor West on FAMILY GUY,

Burt Ward – Robin the Boy Wonder, The Dynamic Duo appearing together,

John de Lancie – Q on STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION ,

Kevin Conroy – voice of animated BATMAN, also in ARKHAM CITY,  (signing free!)

Dave Prowse – the man who played Darth Vader in STAR WARS,

Peter Mayhew – the man who played Chewbacca in STAR WARS,

Jeremy Bulloch – the man who played Boba Fett in STAR WARS,

Tim Taylor – the Gamekeeper in THE HUNGER GAMES.

 

Attending comic artists and creators include:

Neal Adams – legendary artist of BATMAN, GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW,

George Perez – legendary artist of SUPERMAN, WONDER WOMAN, CRISIS,

Len Wein – co-creator of WOLVERINE and SWAMP THING, writer of HULK,

Arthur Suydam – Zombie King! Artist for MARVEL ZOMBIES covers,

Doug Sneyd – legendary PLAYBOY artist – just added, rare appearance,

Jimmy Palmiotti – writer/inker of JONAH HEX, ALL-STAR WESTERN, PUNISHER,

Cully Hamner – co-creator of RED, artist of THE SHADE, BLUE BEETLE,

Brian Stelfreeze – cover artist BIRDS OF PREY, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT,

Greg Horn – covers SHE-HULK, MS. MARVEL, SECRET INVASION, EMMA FROST,

Norm Breyfogle – artist 1987-1995 SHADOW OF THE BAT, BATMAN, DETECTIVE,

Mitch Breitweiser – artist of CAPTAIN AMERICA: PATRIOT and ZERO POINT,

Elizabeth Breitweiser – colorist WINTER SOLDIER, CAPTAIN AMERICA,

Alex Saviuk – 7-year artist of WEB OF SPIDER-MAN, artist of Stan Lee’s MIGHTY 7,

Joe Eisma – Eisner-nominated artist and co-creator of MORNING GLORIES,

Kristian Donaldson – artist THE GUILD, DR. HORRIBLE, DMZ, CHUCK, MASSIVE,

Josh Howard – creator and artist of DEAD@17, artist of CLUBBING,

Tom Fleming – cover artist ELEKTRA, CAPTAIN MARVEL, GREEN LANTERN,

Guo Jingxiong – artist JLA 80-PAGE GIANT, STAR WARS ADVENTURES,

Kerry Gammill – artist SUPERMAN, POWER MAN/IRON FIST, MARVEL TEAM-UP,

Kez Wilson – artist/inker of HAMMERLOCKE, SCARLETT, STAR TREK,

Steve Erwin – artist BATMAN RETURNS, DEATHSTROKE, STAR TREK,

Sam de la Rosa – artist/inker AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, IRON MAN, VENOM,
plus dozens of small press artists!

Among the small press artists will be Erik Reeves – cover artist for Alexis Cruz’s THE UNPROFESSIONALS, so don’t miss him!

 

Click here for the schedule of activities for Dallas Comic Con.

 

Now Available Friday Evening:

1) The Box Office will be selling Admission badges for Saturday/Sunday from 4:30pm-7pm.

2) Official Pix booth in main lobby selling Stan Lee and Patrick Stewart autograph tickets.

3) Froggy photos selling photo op tickets for all photo shoots.

4) Stan Lee signing autograph for fans with tix at the Official Pix booth from 5-7pm.

5) Froggy photos has a photo shoot with Stan Lee Friday evening 6pm.

Saturday and Sunday general admission tickets available Friday 4:30-7pm,
and again Saturday morning when box office opens at 9:30am. 

Media guests and Stan Lee charge a fee for autographs, professional photo ops available for purchase with select guests.  Most comic guests will sign your items for free. Pricing info on the website.  All four floors of the convention center are being used on this one, our biggest show ever!

For directions to the convention, guest details, travel help, and much more, visit dallascomiccon.com!


Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer
Written by Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer

is Senior Managing Editor for SciFi Mafia.com, skips along between the lines of sci-fi, fantasy, and reality, and is living proof that geek girls really DO exist!

4 Comment responses

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    May 18, 2012

    How can it be the 10th anniversary if it’s been on since 1994?

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      I believe it is the ten year anniversary because it has been ten years since C2 Ventures began producing the event.

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    May 17, 2012

    I wish i could go to Dallas to meet the beautiful and talented Summer Glau!

    I think it is a crime against humanity and good taste that she is not in 3 blockbuster film a year!

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      Summer was a last minute add to the lineup! I hope next time, she’ll give more notice to her fans, but it’s a true delight to have her visit DCC!

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