Elijah Wood, Dave Bautista coming to Dallas Comic Con Fan Days

Lord of the Rings actor Elijah Wood, Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista (Drax), and the eighth Dr. Who, Paul McGann, are among the first guests announced for the 2014 Dallas Comic Con Fan Days, to be held October 17-19 at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. Thousands of attendees pack the event each year, making it one of the marquee pop culture events in the Southwest.

Among the other celebrity attendees confirmed for the event are TV icons Adam West and Burt Ward (Batman), Dr. Who and Arrow actress Alex Kingston (River Song), James and Oliver Phelps (The Weasley twins, Harry Potter), and James Hong (Blade Runner, Big Trouble in Little China).

Fans of the Indiana Jones films will experience a rare joint appearance of three of the series' key actors: Karen Allen (Marion Ravenwood), John Rhys Davies (Sallah; also Gimli from The Lord of the Rings), and Ke Huy Quan (Short Round, also Data from The Goonies).

Among the comic guests attending are Josh Howard (Dead at 17), Simon Bisley (Lobo), and Val Mayerik, co-creator of Howard the Duck.

Tickets, including a three-day premium pass package, are on sale now for Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. For more information, visit the official con website: DallasComicCon.com.

Victor Medina is a freelance writer based in Dallas. He is the editor of several websites, and his writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, Cinelinx.com and SportsIllustrated.com. He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. You can follow him on his blog, VictorMedina.com or on Twitter at @mrvictormedina. He can be reached by email at vic@victormedina.com.

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