Put your cosplay thinking hats on, and mark your calendars – passes for Comicpalooza are now on sale! Assembling fans near and far, the pop culture convention will inspire con-goers to embrace their inner superhero among a community of fellow pop-culture aficionados for a weekend of anime, comics, gaming, literature, cosplay and more. The festival returns to the George R. Brown Conventions Center July 15-17, 2022.

“We’re looking forward to another phenomenal event for fans of all ages.” said Aimée McCurtain, Chief Strategy Officer for Comicpalooza and Vice President of Enterprise Strategy for Houston First Corporation. “Whether it’s your first time at Comicpalooza or you’re a veteran of the show, there’s nothing quite like it. Phenomenal celebrity guests, shopping, and programming are on display throughout the weekend. Many of the popular features we added last year are coming back and we’re adding new experiences, so the event feels both familiar and different.”

Festivities will kick-off in style Friday night with the inaugural Comicpalooza Launch Night. Rolling right into the weekend, fans will have plenty to do with cultivated programming covering an array of fandoms and topics; unique local and national exhibitors sharing their diverse collection of handmade goods, art and collectibles; and who can forget the must-see panels featuring some of the hottest stars in the industry!

Fans will also be delighted to see the return of the ever-popular Cosplay contest showcasing some of the most unique and creative cosplays.

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About Comicpalooza

Comicpalooza is a unique, multi-format pop culture event, owned by the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, that features hours of diverse, interactive programming that spans anime, comic books, cosplay, gaming, literature along with kid’s activities, entertainment, and more.

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