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Dallas Fan Days

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CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favorite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting.

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AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favorite celebrity! Be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out! NOTE: Some guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.

PANELS / Q&As

They say knowledge is power. If you don’t know, all you have to do is ask…and you shall receive! The pros will be here to answer all your questions about the industry and to talk about their latest projects. You never know what they might say!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is sometimes called, is a BIG part of the weekend. Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favorite characters or come dressed up yourself. It's all good!

MEET COMIC CREATORS

Comics Legends and Professional Comic Book artists and writers like Neal Adams, Brandon Peterson, Jim Calafiore, Ty Templeton and more are invading Dallas for Fan Days!

GET YOUR COMICS SIGNED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors at Dallas Fan Days for elusive back issues and graphic novels by our many creator guests.
Note: some guests may have autograph fees and/or signing limits. Please check with creators individually.

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favorite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a ”must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!

SHOPPING MADNESS!

Hundreds of retailers from all over will join us to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming, these retailers have what you need. It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for – whether it’s a comic books from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirts – you will find it all here.

SKETCHES AND ART PRINTS

Many of our artist guests and Artist Alley creators will have original art, art prints and be producing original sketches and commissions for fans at Dallas Fan Days.
Note: Fees vary, please check with creators individually for prices and availability.

COSTUME CONTEST

This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to hot anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage. Stay tuned for sign-up details!

COSPLAY RED CARPET

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!

COSPLAY HIDEAWAY

The Cosplay Hideaway provides an area to repair an element of your costume, or simply a place to sit for 15 minutes and recharge your batteries (literately or figuratively). 

FAN DAYS KIDS COSTUME CONTEST

Kids 11 and under will have their Costume Contest on Sunday, Oct. 16, on the ground floor at 3PM on the Cosplay Red Carpet! Signups beginning at 2:30PM in the same area. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The Kids Costume Contest is the time for the younger cosplayers to shine in a special contest focused specifically on them. With great support and encouragement, these energetic boys and girls will become the next generation of fandom and are the future of Cosplay.

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. VEHICLE

Come and see a tricked out Acura MDX; a replica of the vehicle as seen on the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D television series. What does the MDX stand for? "Multi-Dimensional luxury" of course. Okay, here's an easier one, what does S.H.I.E.L.D stand for? Yeah, you got it, "Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division."

THE 501ST LEGION STAR WARS UNIVERSE INTERACTIVE DISPLAY

Join the fine folks of The 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, Mandalorian Mercs, Astromechs, Galactic Academy and bring your camera! Be sure to visit their amazing Star Wars interactive display on the Third Floor, where you can see authentic looking props, costumes and even blast a Stormtrooper!

FULL SCALE T-47 SNOWSPEEDER REPLICA

Dallas Comic Con Fan Days is thrilled to have the full scale, T-47 Snowspeeder replica at the show! Bring your camera and get ready to travel to Echo Base on the ice planet Hoth and blow away all your friends on your social network!

NEW! DOCTOR WHO THEMED ACTIVITY ROOM

Brought to you by the members of the DFW Cosplay Gallifrey group! Come and take part in all kinds of free activities such as; a video shoot, contests, games, cosplay panels and more. And don’t miss out on getting your picture taken with the TARDIS! Activities running all weekend long in Meeting Room #3 on the Third Floor.
Click here to see the full schedule!

PHOTO OP WITH TARDIS (ALL DAY)

What’s the big deal? It’s just an old English Police Box! Come and take your photo in the TARDIS and you may discover what it looks like on the inside. MEETING ROOM 3 ALL WEEKEND!

500 MILES VIDEO SHOOT

Come on, you know the song! “I’m Gonna Be” by The Proclaimers was already world famous, but the cast and crew of the Doctor Who series turned it into somewhat of an anthem for all Whovians. Now it’s your chance to be part of it. 1PM, SUNDAY, MEETING ROOM 3.

ADIPOSE FLY HOME GAME

The Adipose Fly Home Games features a small catapult ready to launch the poor baby Adipose marshmallows home into their Mothership. Join us in a rain of marshmallows surrounded by Whovians. 3PM, SATURDAY, MEETING ROOM 3.

INTRO TO DOCTOR WHO COSPLAYING PANEL

Where to start? The Doctor Who Universe can be so overwhelming! In this friendly and informal panel, you can glean some solid advice from experienced Doctor Who cosplayers who have seen a lot of things. But, some of which, they can never, ever, talk about! 6:30PM, FRI. & 11AM, SUN., MEETING ROOM 3

DOCTOR WHO COLORING CONTEST

Be sure to visit Meeting Room 3 to pick up you coloring sheet and have it back before the deadline of 3PM Saturday! Prizes will be awarded for the best coloring from each different age divisions. And don’t worry, we will have plenty of blue crayons!

THRIFT SHOPPING COSPLAY PANEL

How are you at “poppin’ tags”? If you don’t know what that means, and you love to cosplay, perhaps this is the panel for you! This friendly and informal panel will cover the best strategies on finding the solid Cosplay items on a thrifty budget. 2PM, SAT. & 4PM, SUN., MEETING ROOM 3

DOCTOR WHO IMPROV (HOW TO BECOME YOUR CHARACTER)

Do you know what “Role Playing” is? Well, here is a session that will teach you all about it in the vein of the Doctor Who Universe. Bring your character, question and share! You are among friends here. 5PM, SAT. & 12PM SUN., MEETING ROOM 3

DOCTOR WHO TRIVIAL PURSUIT

Whovians know that nothing is “trivial” but here you can test that with over 600 questions with varying levels of difficulty. 6 different custom Doctor Who categories covering 50 years of the show! 7PM, FRIDAY, MEETING ROOM 3

ALWAYS BRING BANANAS TO A PARTY GAME

To the delight of Whovians, this is a game that captures all humor of the series by putting together all the strange and unusual party moves by the Doctor. Remember the title before you attend and watch it all collide in a beautiful way. 3PM, SUNDAY, MEETING ROOM 3.

BAD WOLF FAREWELL

You may have your favorites, you may have shed a tear, but the Doctors last words are memorable to all Whovians and an appropriate way to say, “Farewell.” 4:30PM, SUNDAY, MEETING ROOM 3

DOCTOR WHO RISK BOARD GAME

Multiple Dalek armies descend from the skies, seeking to conquer the world. Play as one of 5 different armies, with Classic or New Dalek Paradigm, as you fight for supremacy. The Doctor will do his best to stop you, bringing peace on each turn. The game of Risk is an epic battle for control of the planet Earth and the universe! 6PM, SATURDAY, MEETING ROOM 3

DOCTOR WHO MINI COOPER

Some fans wear their Doctor Who heart on their sleeve, for others it's worn on their… cars? Be sure to come and see this lovely TARDIS-inspired Mini Cooper only at Dallas Fan Days! A delightful photo op for all of those WHO appreciate all things unique! Let's just face it, it's adorable!

NEW! FAN DAYS GAMING ROOMS

Gamers rejoice! Dallas Fan Days is proud to unveil our new gaming rooms that are running events all weekend! Selections for advanced players and beginners including; D&D Adventurer’s League Events, Star Wars: The Force Awakens RPG, Magic The Gathering, Marvel Legendary Board Game, Ascension Deckbuilding Game, Star Realms Card Game, The Magic: The Gathering Arena Of The Planeswalkers, Heroclix Miniature Battles, Pandemic Board Game, Ticket To Ride Board Game, Space Cadets – Dice Duel and Chupacabra And Zombie Dice Games to name a few.

Click here to see the full Gaming schedule!

D&D ADVENTURER’S LEAGUE EVENTS

New to the world of Dungeons & Dragons? Here's the place to start. The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official organized play campaign for Dungeons & Dragons. It uses the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons rules, and features the Forgotten Realms setting. Come and play the newest Dungeons & Dragons story Storm King’s Thunder and begin your epic journey.
Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS RPG

Gather your friends and prepare for adventure in the Star Wars galaxy! Whether you’re new to roleplaying games or just a Star Wars fan the Star Wars®: Force Awakens™ Beginner Game is the perfect starting point. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

MAGIC THE GATHERING – BUILD AND PLAY

Experience the new Magic the Gathering release by learning how to play, building your own deck and engaging fellow Magic gamers in friendly one on one or group battles. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

MARVEL LEGENDARY BOARD GAME

In Legendary, you recruit and lead the best Marvel heroes, including the Avengers and X-Men, to defeat an evil Mastermind. Earn the most Victory Points and you too can become a legendary hero. Learn how to play and engage fellow Marvel fans in this friendly cooperative battle game. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

ASCENSION DECKBUILDING GAME

The game takes place in Vigil, a world that has been protected for millennia by the Great Seal. Now the Seal is failing, and nightmarish Monsters that had been forgotten are breaking through.
Defeat Samuel the Fallen and win the most honour in this easy fast paced card game. Have some fun by learning how to play and engaging fellow fantasy fans in this friendly cooperative deckbuilding game. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

STAR REALMS CARD GAME

Star Realms is an award-winning spaceship combat deckbuilding game designed by Hall of Famers Darwin Kastle and Rob Dougherty. The game offers all the thrills of traditional trading card game style combat, combined with the fun of a sci-fi deckbuilding game. Play powerful ships, destroy enemy bases or blast your opponent directly on your way to victory!

THE MAGIC: THE GATHERING ARENA OF THE PLANESWALKERS

This is a tactical board game that is great for new players and Magic fans alike. Both types of players can enjoy this figure-based game of strategy. While fans can appreciate references to the world of Magic: The Gathering, no prior knowledge is needed to play. Players can have fun summoning creatures and choosing the right spells to change the game! Who will be the last player standing?

HEROCLIX MINIATURE BATTLES

HeroClix is a collectible miniatures game that uses the Clix system that centers on the world of superhero comic books, especially the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Have some fun by learning how to play and engaging fellow Marvel and DC fans as you battle one of the several pre-defined scenarios. Beginners welcome! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

PANDEMIC BOARD GAME

Can you save humanity in this cooperative game where deadly viruses are spreading across the globe? Together, you will treat diseases, share knowledge, and fly all over the world to prevent outbreaks and slow down the epidemic. The fate of humanity is in your hands! Have some fun by learning how to play and save the world!! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

TICKET TO RIDE BOARD GAME

In Ticket to Ride you journey in your cross-country train towards adventure. Players collect and play matching train cards to claim railway routes connecting cities throughout North America! Have some fun by learning how to play and save the world!! Space is limited so be sure to register in the Game Room.

SPACE CADETS – DICE DUEL

In this Team vs. Team, Real-time, Dice-Rolling Game of Starship Combat! - pits two spaceships against one another in quick-paced combat. Roll some dice and destroy the other’s teams ship, winning or losing will depend on how well you perform together!

CHUPACABRA AND ZOMBIE DICE GAMES

Protect your chickens and your brains! Can you survive the night? Night falls, and the Chupacabra ... and Zombies come out to play. This fun and easy game will have you smiling as you take all the other player’s dice and win the game!!

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