Catch the Wave

The next Fan Expo Dallas is coming up soon on March 31 through April 2, 2017. The convention will be held at the Dallas Convention Center, 650 South Griffin Street, Dallas, TX.

There will be over 200,000 square feet of shopping for attendees, artist alley, and small press/indy pavilion. Events include Stan Lee’s final appearance in Dallas, retro ’90s dance party, ultimate ’80s dance party, dead dog karaoke party, Rocky Horror Picture Show experience, new gaming rooms, panels and Q&As with guests, Halo ODST drop pod experience, workshops and seminars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer 20th anniversary celebration, voice actor live script reading, and more.

Artists and writers are Stan Lee (Marvel character creator), Jim Lee (DC co-publisher), Scott Snyder (All-Star Batman), Greg Capullo (Batman), Tom King (Batman), Adam Kubert (Action Comics), Gail Simone (Batgirl), Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets), Olivier Coipel (Unworthy Thor), Arthur Adams (Fantastic Four), Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Tony Harris (Star Wars: C3PO), Jae Lee (Superman), Mike Zeck (Amazing Spider-Man), and Christopher Golden (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), among others.

Media guests are Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Tim Curry, Meat Loaf, Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn, and Nell Campbell (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Khary Payton (The Walking Dead), Catherine Tate, Alex Kingston, and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us), Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries), Willa Holland and John Barrowman (Arrow), Karl Urban (Star Trek), Alan Tudyk (Con Man), Adam West and Burt Ward (Batman), Tom Wilson (Back to the Future), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Robin Lord Taylor (Gotham), Eliza Dushku, James Marsters, and Charisma Carpenter (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Katee Sackoff (Battlestar Galactica), Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco (The Boondock Saints), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), and Drew Struzan (movie poster artist).

Con hours are Friday 4 PM to 9 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM.

Tickets for Friday are $25, Saturday are $50, Sunday are $40, and the kids passes are $10. There are also VIP packages.

Check out the website to get tickets and learn all about the convention.