Fri: 4:00PM - 9:00PM, Sat: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sun: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sketch Duels and More!

Comic Fans will have their hands full this weekend with our comic featured panels! We've got the best comic creators facing each other in a live sketch duel and even two teams of creators go head to head over the fine details of comic book continuity!

Audience participation encouraged!

Master of Cosplay Grand Prix Qualifier

This fan favorite event has reached new heights! FAN EXPO Dallas is proud to host the Central Qualifier for FAN EXPO’s very first Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix. The Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix will be the “not to be missed” event of the year. Set to take place in Toronto on September 1, 2018, the Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix will bring together “Best in Show” contestants from each of the qualifying rounds for their chance to compete for the ultimate prize of $5,000 and to be crowned as FAN EXPO’s very first Master of Cosplay Champion!

Click here for all details and entry.

The Ink-Fusion Empire Tattoo Pavillion

New this year! The Ink-Fusion Empire is the only professional Tattoo program that has a license agreement with Lucasfilm LTD. Working side by side with the likes of Stan lee, Dave Nestler, Arthur Suydam, James O'Barr, and countless other TV and Movie celebrities. Book your session with your favorite Tattoo artist in advance!

View all Tattoo artists here.

Spotlight on Illustrator Greg Capullo

In what is guaranteed to be one of the most energetic Q&As ever, join superstar Greg Capullo talks about working with Todd McFarlane on “Spawn”, with his ‘brother’ Scott Snyder on “Batman”, his current project “Reborn” with Mark Millar, and much, much more!

Spotlight on the Award Winning Scott Snyder

Join us for a special spotlight panel on superstar writer Scott Snyder to talk about his recent and upcoming work including “Batman”, “All-Star Batman”, “American Vampire”, “Wytches”, “A.D. After Death”, his work with the DC Talent Development Workshop and more.

Comics Trivia Challenge

Who: Peter Tomasi, Donny Cates, Matthew Rosenberg, Mike McKone, Jon Meyers, and Dan Panosian
When: Friday, April 6 7:00 pm - Friday, April 6 8:00 pm
Where: ROOM D1

Two teams of creators go head to head over the fine details of comic book continuity! Audience participation encouraged!

Artist Alley

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favourite 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!

Get Your Comic Book Signed

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors at Fan Expo Dallas 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.


Meet Legendary Comic Book Creators

Comics Legends and Professional Comic Book artists and writers such as Joe Quesada, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Peter Tomasi, David Finch and more are invading Dallas for Fan Expo!

Sketches, Lithographs & Limited Art Prints

Many of our artist guests and Artist Alley creators will have original art, lithographs, limited edition art prints, original sketches and take commissions from fans at Fan Expo Dallas. 
Note: Fees vary, please check with creators individually for prices and availability.



Sketch Duels

Check out your favorite comic artists as they go “pen to pen”! The original art they produce becomes up for grabs once they’re all done! See the whole schedule of events here.

Creator Spotlights

Ground breakers





Fan Expo Speed Dating

When you’re at a pop culture convention you’re surrounded by like-minded people, but sometimes meeting folks can be complicated… but not when you’re in a setting designed just for that.  This is a fun way to quickly meet and get to know some of your fellow fans, and who knows, you might just develop a very important relationship in the process. Sign up in person at the show!


For more information, please contact us.