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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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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).
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.