Coming up in the first weekend of October, the 4th -6th, is the return of Fan Days, presented by Dallas Comic Con! The guest line-up covers the whole gamut of popular sci-fi/fantasy genre, featuring Hellboy himself, Ron Perlman, Torchwood and Arrow’s John Barrowman, Harry Potter’s Tom Felton, Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, Defiance’s Grant Bowler and Stephanie Leonidas, Star Wars’ Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Tom Kane, Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff and Jamie Bamber, Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito and Charles Baker, Smallville’s Michael Rosenbaum, Green ranger Jason David Frank, comic legend Neal Adams, legendary artist Simon Bisley, horror artist icon Bernie Wrightson, 30 Days of Night writer Steve Niles, FaceOff artist RJ Haddy, and so many more!
Make sure you can get in to see your fave stars, artists, and creators and buy your tickets online by Monday, September 30, 2013 to guarantee pre-registration for your admission tickets. This is the first time Fan Days is doing this, but they “will not sell tickets at the convention box office until all pre-registered guests who pre-ordered their tickets have entered the building.”
Here are the deets:
When: October 4-6, 2013. Friday 2-8pm; Saturday 11am-7pm; Sunday 11am-5pm
Where: Irving Convention Center at 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Irving, TX
Box Office Hours: Friday 1pm-8pm; Saturday 9am-7pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
Tickets: Best Deal is the 3-Day Pass for $60. General Admission by day varies between $25-$40. Kids 5-12 are $5 each and kids 4 and under are free. BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE BY MONDAY, SEPT. 30TH!
Here’s a full list of the celeb guests, artists, and creators c/o C2 Ventures:
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MEDIA GUEST LINEUP
Ron Perlman – star of HELLBOY I and II, PACIFIC RIM, PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS, DRIVE, ALIEN: RESURRECTION, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, ENEMY AT THE GATES, ICE PIRATES and more. Also known for starring roles on SONS OF ANARCHY and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $55, Photo Op $60.
John Barrowman – star of ARROW, TORCHWOOD, DOCTOR WHO, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, ZERO DARK THIRTY and more. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, 8×10 photo from table +$5, Photo Op $50.
Tom Felton – played Draco Malfoy in all of the HARRY POTTER movies. Star of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, THE APPARITION, GET HIM TO THE GREEK and more. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $40.
Grant Bowler – star of Defiance, True Blood, Ugly Betty, Killer Elite, and lots more, Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $40.
Stephanie Leonidas – star of Defiance, MirrorMask, and more, Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $40.
Robert Patrick – star of TRUE BLOOD, THE X-FILES, TERMINATOR II, IDENTITY THIEF, GANGSTER SQUAD, BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA, SAFE HOUSE, LOVELACE, WALK THE LINE, SPY KIDS, COP LAND, DOUBLE DRAGON and more. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $50.
Steven Yeun – stars as Glenn Rhee on THE WALKING DEAD. Steven has appeared in shows like THE BIG BANG THEORY, WAREHOUSE 13 and NTSF:SD: SUV, along with movies like MY NAME IS JERRY. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $50.
Anthony Daniels – played C-3PO in all of the STAR WARS movies and has voiced the character on THE CLONE WARS and DROIDS. Anthony was also the voice of Legolas in THE LORD OF THE RINGS 1978 animated film. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun. Autograph $50, Photo Op $50.
Katee Sackhoff – played Starbuck on the new BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. Star of LONGMIRE, RIDDICK, 24, NIP/TUCK, Voice of Bo-Katan on THE CLONE WARS. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $40.
Jason David Frank – played Tommy Oliver aka The Green Ranger in MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS. Also starred in POWER RANGERS ZEO, POWER RANGERS TURBO and POWER RANGERS DINOTHUNDER. Jason is an accomplished MMA fighter. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun. Autograph on any item you bring $20, 8x10s, posters and more available at his table too! Photo Op in Green Power Ranger costume $50.00. Private meet and greet available. Details on ticket page here.
Jon Heder – star of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, THE BENCHWARMERS, JUST LIKE HEAVEN, SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS, BLADES OF GLORY, WHEN IN ROME and more. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $25, Photo Op $40.
Michael Rosenbaum – played Lex Luthor on SMALLVILLE. Has starred in URBAN LEGEND, SORORITY BOYS and BREAKING IN. Also voiced Wally West aka The Flash in multiple DC animated series. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $25, Photo Op $40.
Jamie Bamber – played Apollo on the new BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. Star of HORATIO HORNBLOWER television movies, BAND OF BROTHERS, and LAW AND ORDER: UK. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $40, Photo Op $40.
Shelley Duvall – star of THE SHINING, POPEYE, and more! Appearing Sat, Sun (and maybe Friday). Autograph $35.
Giancarlo Esposito – Gus from BREAKING BAD, star of Once Upon A Time, Revolution, Usual Suspects, and much more. Appearing Sat, Sun. Autograph $30, Photo Op $40.
Peter Mayhew – played the lovable wookiee Chewbacca in the original STAR WARS trilogy and REVENGE OF THE SITH. Also author of books “Growing Up Giant” and “My Favorite Giant.” Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun. Autograph $30.
Daniel Logan – played young Boba Fett in STAR WARS EPISODE II: ATTACK OF THE CLONES and THE CLONE WARS. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun. Autograph $25.
Kane Hodder – everyone’s favorite Jason. Kane played Mr. Voorhees in FRIDAY THE 13th Part VII, VIII and JASON GOES TO HELL. He’s taken on the mantle of a new horror icon in the HATCHET movies playing Victor Crowley. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun. Autograph $30.
Lou Ferrigno -TV’s Hulk, competitor on TVs Apprentice, and more. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun. Autograph. Check at actor table..
RJ Haddy – FaceOff contestant and SFX guru will be hosting professional classes on SFX makeup techniques. Check it all out here.
Tom Kane – Clone Wars voice of Yoda and WAY too much more to list here. Tom has voiced lots of cartoon characters through the years. Check out his complete IMDB listing here. Tom is coming to FAN DAYS to sign for free (limit two items per fan), and help us emcee a few of our panels! Let’s all welcome Tom back to Texas!
Charles Baker – Skinny Pete from BREAKING BAD. Charles has also starred in SPLINTER, AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS and Terrence Malick’s TO THE WONDER. Baker also provided the voice of Kuromarimo and Braham in the American Anime release of ONE PIECE. Charles will be signing for FREE in the Bigfanboy freebie room on the third floor. Limit two signatures per person. Signing: Friday 5:00pm to 6:30pm, Saturday Noon to 1:30pm – then 3:30pm to 4:30pm, Sunday Noon to 1:00pm
Prices above subject to change. We do our best to collect the information from the various agencies, actors, and managers, but on one or two occasions (over 14 years) prices at the event were different than we previously published. Always check at the actor table for any last minute changes. If we become aware of any changes, we will post it here as soon as we find out.
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COMIC GUEST LINEUP
Neal Adams – Eisner Hall of Fame legendary artist of BATMAN, CONAN THE BARBARIAN, GREEN ARROW, STRANGE ADVENTURES, SUPERMAN and X-MEN. Recently illustrated BATMAN: ODYSSEY for DC Comics and FIRST X-MEN for Marvel Comics. Co-founder of Continuity Comics. Artist of the BEN CASEY comic strip. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Herb Trimpe – industry legend, co-creator of Wolverine! Artist of THE INCREDIBLE HULK, GODZILLA, G.I.JOE, THE DEFENDERS, IRON MAN, KID COLT OUTLAW, MARVEL TEAM-UP, SHOGUN WARRIORS, TRANSFORMERS, and NICK FURY, AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. to name but a few. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Simon Bisley – artist of LOBO, HEAVY METAL, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD, TOWER CHRONICLES and more. First Dallas appearance! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Michael Golden – legendary artist of THE ‘NAM, DOCTOR STRANGE, THE MICRONAUTS, BATMAN, HOUSE OF MYSTERY, HOUSE OF MYSTERY and more. Co-creator of X-MEN’s Rogue and BUCKY O’HARE. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Kelley Jones – quintessential Batman artist who worked on BATMAN plus covers for DETECTIVE COMICS (instrumental during the Knightfall storyline where Bane breaks The Dark Knight’s back). Also with Neil Gaiman on SANDMAN and Fan Days guest writer Steve Niles on BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT and EDGE OF DOOM. His art can be seen in early issues of MICRONAUTS, as well as DEADMAN, CONAN: BOOK OF THOTH and more. First time in Dallas! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Joseph Michael Linsner – creator and artist of the DAWN comics. Artist of KILLRAVEN, CLAWS, and CLAWS II for Marvel. Cover artist for VAMPIRELLA and RED SONJA. His newest DAWN book was released in July, DAWN: THE SWORDMASTER’S DAUGHTER. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Cary Nord – quintessential artist of Dark Horse’s CONAN (#1 through 44) and CONAN THE CIMMERIAN #19 through 25. Also artist of DAREDEVIL #348 through 375, MUTANT X, SILVER SURFER, ULTIMATE HUMAN, WOLVERINE and X-O MANOWAR. Rare appearance! First time in Dallas! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Greg Horn – lead artist for Disney’s MARVEL: WAR OF HEROES and Marvel Comics cover artist for AVENGERS; GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. Cover artist of SHE-HULK, MS. MARVEL, SECRET INVASION, EMMA FROST, ELEKTRA, DEADLINE, MARVILLE and more. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Mark Texeira – artist/painter of GHOST RIDER, SABRETOOTH, PUNISHER, SPACE: PUNISHER, PANTHA, GHOSTS, HEX, BLACK PANTHER, MOON KNIGHT and more! First time at one of our events! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Bernie Wrightson – co-creator of SWAMP THING. Artist of Bernie Wrightson’s FRANKENSTEIN, BATMAN: THE CULT, CREEPY and more. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Steve Niles – creator and writer of 30 DAYS OF NIGHT, CRIMINAL MACABRE, SIMON DARK, REMAINS, THE CRYPTICS, and more. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Bill Sienkiewicz – artist of ELEKTRA: ASSASSIN, STRAY TOASTERS, and NEW MUTANTS, plus covers for DUNE, RETURN OF THE JEDI and more. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Graham Nolan – quintessential Batman artist on BATMAN: VENGEANCE OF BANE I and II, DETECTIVE COMICS #650 through 721, BATMAN: BANE OF THE DEMON and THE BATMAN CHRONICLES! Also artist of AIRBOY, HAWKWORLD #1 through 26, METAMORPHO, TEAM TITANS, X-MEN FOREVER and more! First time in Dallas! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Mark A. Nelson – original artist of Dark Horse’s ALIENS, multiple series and titles. Has illustrated books for Ray Bradbury and Joe Lansdale stories. First Dallas appearance! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Alex Saviuk – seven-year artist of WEB OF SPIDER-MAN. Artist of ACTION COMICS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, SUPERMAN and daily SPIDER-MAN comic strip. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Bo Hampton – artist of BATMAN: CASTLE OF THE BAT, BATMAN: OTHER REALMS, BATMAN AND ROBIN ADVENTURES and more. First Dallas appearance! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Mitch Breitweiser – artist of CAPTAIN AMERICA: PATRIOT, CAPTAIN AMERICA: ZERO POINT, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, SUB-MARINER COMICS and more. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Elizabeth Brietweiser – colorist for WINTER SOLDIER, SECRET AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA, CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY, and HULK. Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Joe Eisma – artist and co-creator of MORNING GLORIES, the Eisner-nominated & New York Times Bestselling series from Image Comics. Cover artist for COBRA at IDW. Other works include NOTORIOUS, EXISTENCE 3.0, DYNAMO 5, and SERPO.
Josh Howard – creator and artist of DEAD@17, artist of CLUBBING, BLACK HARVEST, and LOST BOOKS OF EVE. Collaborated on STARSHIP KANSAS with Otis Frampton.
Renee Witterstaetter – editor of SUPERMAN, BRAVE AND THE BOLD, CONAN, DAREDEVIL, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK, SILVER SURFER, you name it! Appearing Fri, Sat, Sun.
Justin Hall – cel animator for the Oscar-nominated hand-drawn animated film THE ILLUSIONIST (2011). Justin is currently developing a digital comic called SUNDOWN. He was also an editor on Gareth Edwards’ MONSTERS (2010) and played a marine in the film.
Kerry Gammill – artist of SUPERMAN, POWER MAN AND IRON FIST, UNCANNY X-MEN, MARVEL TEAM-UP, concept artist for SPECIES II and VIRUS, co-creator of Bela Lugosi’s TALES FROM THE GRAVE.
Kez Wilson – artist/inker of HAMMERLOCKE, SCARLETT and STAR TREK for DC, WHAT THE?! for Marvel, publisher of the SUPERCAR comic book, co-creator of Bela Lugosi’s TALES FROM THE GRAVE.
Steve Erwin – artist for BATMAN RETURNS ADAPTATION, DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR, STAR TREK, NEW TITANS, NEW GODS, SHATTER, CHECKMATE, GUNFIRE and more.
Ben Dunn – creator and artist of NINJA HIGH SCHOOL and MARVEL MANGAVERSE – The Godfather of American Manga.
Lawrence Reynolds – Vividfury artist of STAR WARS for Topps, and Marvel THOR and IRON MAN movie sketch cards.
Scott Harben – STAR WARS licensing artist, world class photographer who has worked on THE PUNISHER and SPY KIDS movie campaigns.
Brent Peeples – a Texas native. He started his Professional career in 2009 drawing Grimm Fairy Tales, a flagship book for Zenscope. Since then Brent has worke on books for Image, Aspen, Dark Horse and Discovery Channel. He is currently in the works on a new creator owned all ages series to hopefully be announced soon.
Don’t miss the Cosplay Red Carpet and also get your exclusive Joker collectible at the FUNKO booth!
Hope to see you at Fan Days!