Dallas Comic Con Fan Days Adds More Celebrity Guests & Activities
As anticipation builds for this fall’s most exciting fan adventure, Dallas Comic Con Fan Days presented by FAN EXPO adds even more celebrity guests and activities to the event, which takes place Oct. 16-18 at the Irving Convention Center. More than 20,000 fans will geek out over the worlds of comics, sci-fi, TV and film. The excitement now includes:
THE KARATE KID REUNION
“Wax on . . . wax off.” If these words mean something deep and philosophical to you, then you can unleash your inner child of the ’80s and celebrate as actors Ralph Macchio, William Zabka and Martin Kove gather for The Karate Kid reunion at Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. They will be signing autographs and taking photographs with fans all three days and answering your lifelong questions during a Q&A. Will we see a demonstration of Daniel-san’s winning front kick? Who knows!
CELEBRITY Q&A WITH LUCY LAWLESS & RENEE O’CONNOR
Has it really been 20 years?! Celebrate one of the most beloved television series in history with stars Lucy Lawless and Renee O’Connor as they reminisce and share stories about their time on Xena: Warrior Princess.
We expect the battle cries to be heard for miles!
MEET THE STARS OF LOST GIRL!
This may be your last opportunity to see Anna Silk and Zoie Palmer on stage together before Lost Girl wraps up its final season. Don’t miss out on tantalizing behind the scenes stories from these lovely and talented ladies, and find out what their favorite memories have been from the fan-favorite series.
CLASSIC COMIC BOOK MASTERS WITH PAUL RYAN, HOWARD MACKIE & VAL MAYERIK
Join us to hear from the men who refined the standards of how to draw comics the Marvel way! These are the creators who have worked on such titles as Spider-Man, Ghost Rider, Conan, Fantastic Four, Avengers and Howard the Duck!
COSPLAY MEGA Q&A: JENNIFER VAN DAMSEL, MISSY, HIOSHI JACKSON & KRYSTAL STARR
Be sure to come with your questions ready, and join fellow cosplayers for this panel delving into everything cosplay; from construction questions to modeling queries and anything in between. Our expert panelists will go through tips and tricks on everything from posing for cosplay photography to how to get the most for your cosplay budget.
COMIC BOOK LEGENDARY CREATOR Q&A: CHRIS CLAREMONT
His contributions on the X-Men and Wolverine comic books shook the foundation of the industry, and he’s given us some of the coolest Marvel characters ever to grace the pages of our favorite titles. Join an intimate discussion with superstar writer Chris Claremont as he talks about how he came up with characters like Gambit, Mystique, Kitty Pryde, and Rogue.
COSPLAY RED CARPET
At 3:00pm on Saturday, grab your camera and stop by our famous Cosplay Red Carpet. You’ll see just about every single talented cosplayer at the show walk the carpet and show their impressive work. This is the perfect opportunity to grab some treasured snapshots of all the exciting costumes at the event, all in one place!
SKYWALKING: THE UNIVERSE OF CHARITY PANEL WITH THE 501ST AND PALS
Join the fine folks of The 501st, Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs, Astromechs and Galactic Academy as they speak a bit on the purpose of their amazing groups, how they serve our communities and how aspiring congoers can help. They’ll also touch on aspects of collecting and give opinions about the future of the Star Wars franchise.
** ADDED GUESTS **
Newly added to the constellation of stars at Dallas Comic Con Fan Days are actors Martin Kove (The Karate Kid), C. Thomas Howell (The Outsiders), Renee O’Connor (Xena: Warrior Princess), Anna Silk and Zoie Palmer (Lost Girl). Voice actors Steve Blum (Cowboy Bebop, Star Wars Rebels) and Mary McGlynn (Ghost in the Shell, Naruto) will also be on-hand to sign autographs and take pictures with fans. Fans can get their tickets at dallascomiccon.com/tickets/.
Dallas Comic Con Fan Days is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. The fall edition is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrities. 2015 Celebrity Guests include Lucy Lawless (Battlestar Galactica, Xena: Warrior Princess), Renee O’Connor (Xena: Warrior Princess), Shawn Ashmore (X-Men films), Jason Momoa (Aquaman, Game of Thrones), James Marsters (Angel, Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Aaron Ashmore (Killjoys, Smallville), Ralph Macchio, Martin Cove and William Zabka (The Karate Kid), Anna Silk and Zoie Palmer (Lost Girl), Chris Claremont (The Uncanny X-Men) and more! October 16-18, 2015 at the Irving Convention Center, Irving, Texas.
FAN EXPO HQ is one of the largest entertainment convention groups in the world. Collectively it hosts over 250,000 fans annually at FAN EXPO CANADA™, FAN EXPO VANCOUVER™, FAN EXPO REGINA™, FAN EXPO DALLAS™, Toronto ComiCon, MegaCon, and Dallas Comic Con.