Catch the Wave

On May 25-27, 2018, Comicpalooza is bringing together comic books, science fiction, anime, gaming, and pop culture in one big convention. The show is taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center on 1001 Avenida De Las Americas in Houston, Texas. 

Media guests attending the show include Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones), Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Michael Chiklis (Fantastic Four), Walton Goggins (Tomb Raider), Tricia Helfer and Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica), Levar Burton and Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Orlando Jones (American Gods), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Patrick Warburton (Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events), Nestor Carbonell, Michael Emerson, Henry Ian Cusick, Francois Chau, and M.C. Gainey (Lost), Ray Park (Star Wars), Dante Basco (Hook), Ross Marquand (The Walking Dead), Jimmie Walker (Good Times), David Faustino (Married with Children), Jamie Marchi (Soul Eater), and Brittney Karbowski (Hakuoki).

Comic guests attending the show include Skottie Young (Rocket Raccoon), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), Joe Eisma (Morning Glories), Sanford Greene (Powerman and Iron Fist), Paul Pope (Battling Boy), Daniel Warren Johnson (Extremity), Nick Pitarra (The Red Wing), Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm), Joel Adams (King of the Hill), Sara Richard (Deadpool), Vita Ayala (Rebirth Wonder Woman), Amy Chu (The Green Hornet), Ruth E. Carter (Black Panther), and coslayers Ani-Man, Fighting Dreamers Production, and Akrcos.  

Much like the prior conventions, Comicpalooza 2018 will include a film festival, gaming competitions, cosplay contests, and a live art auction. The exhibit hall will be filled with specialty retailers for comics, popular artists, and exciting games. In addition, the Maker’s Space will showcase old and new technology ranging from small electrical parts to towering 3D printers. The Kid’s Zone will allow children to play with Legos, learn to draw and create comics, along with art, singing, dancing, face painting and story time.

The show is running Friday 10 AM to 12 AM, Saturday 10 AM to 12 AM, and Sunday 10 AM to 8 PM. One-day passes for adults are $38 for Friday, $55 for Saturday, $42 for Sunday, with a full weekend pass available for $78. One-day passes for children 6-12 are $10 any day, with a full weekend pass available for $15. VIP packages are also currently available. 

For more information on the upcoming convention, or to purchase tickets, visit comicpalooza.com.