Comicpalooza is a three day multi-pop format celebrating entertainment that offers more than 2,000 hours of panel programming and workshops catering to interests as diverse as comics, anime, science & technology, Japanese fashion, professional wrestling, literature, film, celebrities, music and more. It features unique activities such as celebrity laser tag, live professional wrestling matches, sword fighting classes, a hackathon, courses in how to survive the coming zombie apocalypse, art events, the largest literary conference in Texas, a film festival and much more.
Comicpalooza, Texas’ largest comic and pop culture con, is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of James Cameron’s blockbuster hit movie Aliens by welcoming Three-time Academy Award nominee Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Paul Reiser, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Jenette Goldstein, Lance Henriksen, and Mark Rolston to the Comicpalooza 2016 guest lineup in the first ever US Aliens cast reunion.
Comicpalooza will host other stellar talent, including Underworld star Kate Beckinsale in one of her first comic con appearances, Lennie James (The Walking Dead), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), Eliza Dushku (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel), Walter Koenig (Star Trek), Kel Mitchell (Nickelodeon’s Game Shakers), David Prowse (Darth Vader), New York Times best-selling authors Mercedes Lackey, Leslie Klinger, and Sherrilyn Kenyon as well as comic book greats Adam Kubert, John Ostrander, and Mike Zeck.
Comicpalooza will be held on June 17-19, 2016 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.