Get ready, Houston — Comicpalooza is coming. The annual comic convention will take place Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12, and it will be jam-packed with celebrity guests, including Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones), Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei from Game of Thrones), John Barrowman (Arrow, Doctor Who), Billy Zane (Titanic, The Phantom), Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation), and so many more.
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This will be the first time ever that Clarke will appear at a comic convention where fans have the chance to see her on a panel and get photos and autographs from the TV and movie star.
A Huge Lineup of Celebrity Guests
In addition to stars from Game of Thrones, Comicpalooza will feature a host of other guests from TV, movies, and the comic book world.
Star Trek fans will have the chance to see Michael Dorn and Gates McFadden, both from The Next Generation series, all weekend long. Wilson Cruz from Star Trek: Discovery will also appear.
Love the Flash? Grant Gustin from CW’s The Flash will be appearing as will John Wesley Shipp, the original Flash!
Other stars include Peter Serafinowicz (The Tick), John Barrowman (Doctor Who, Arrow, The Flash), Billy Zane (Titanic), and comic book guests like Neal Adams (Batman, X-Men, Superman, etc.), Chris Claremont (The Uncanny X-Men, Batman, Ms. Marvel, etc.), and Dan Jurgens (Superman, Batman Beyond, Nightwing, etc.).
Fun for the Whole Family
While the celebrity guests may grab the headlines, Comicpalooza has so much more to offer.
Saturday offers a Cosplay competition, and Sunday afternoon features the super cute Kids Cosplay competition.
There’s also a literature festival with some excellent authors, workshops, roundtable talks, a film festival, live entertainment, and a whole lot more.
If you’re a fan of comics and pop culture, this is the best event in Texas, so don’t miss out.