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ComicPalooza is Coming to Houston

Hey y'all, as a member of the media I got one of those emails that alerts us reporters to something on the horizon so we can be prepared. With all due respect, though this is intended more for me than the general public, I think you might want to be aware of an event coming and start thinking about your wardrobe. Sweetie, you're going to be a star. So there aren't a lot of details, this is just a notice to the press, but add this to your calendar and start thinking about what you want to do. Thank you, Mary Helen Schmidt, for the heads up.

PRESS RELEASE: Good Afternoon,

The final countdown to Comicpalooza is officially on, and media credentials close tomorrowApply for credentials to capture the non-stop entertainment that will be at Comicpalooza next weekend. From celebrity guests to cosplay wonders and thrilling special attractions, Comicpalooza will captivate fans from near and far. Please see all the exciting details below.


Electrifying entertainment, iconic celebrity guests, tell-all panels, special attractions, and more at Texas’ largest pop-culture festival May 26-28! 

WHAT:              Comicpalooza returns to the George R. Brown Convention Center, May 26-28, for an epic weekend of electrifying entertainment, special attractions, and programming. Attendees can expect a premier guest lineup, featuring rising stars Tenoch Huerta, Dominique Thorne, Alaqua Cox, legendary actors William Shatner, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Jack Quaid, Lou Diamond Phillips, Chad Coleman, Alaqua Cox, Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Stephen Amell, Colton Haynes, Juliana Harkavy, Josh Segarra, Rick Gonzales, professional Hall of Fame wrestlers Mick Foley and Amy Dumas and more!

 Media is invited to capture footage of the event and attendees. For the most up-to-date information, including a complete lineup of special guests, admission prices, and schedules, visit www.comicpalooza.com.

 VISUALS:   Hundreds of exhibitors from all over the nation

·      Attendees enjoying the event in their cosplay

·      Entertainment including the second annual Friday Night Bash, Ultimate Werewolf Comicpalooza Rumble, and dance performances by KLOVR and BNDT.

·      Special Attractions including an anime car show, Robotica, Full Steel Combat and Star Wars Alliance.

·      Annual Cosplay Contest and Kid’s Cosplay Contest


WHEN:             Friday, May 26 – Sunday, May 28

WHERE:           George R. Brown Convention Center

                                   1001 Avenida De Las Americas

                                   Houston, TX 77010

About Comicpalooza

Comicpalooza is a unique, multi-format pop culture event that features hours of diverse, interactive programming that spans anime, comic books, cosplay, gaming, literature along with kid’s activities, entertainment, special attractions, exhibitors and more

Twitter: @Comicpalooza | Instagram: @HoustonComicpalooza | Facebook: @HoustonComicpalooza

 photo: Getty Images

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