Entertainment

Nothing provides more fun than a great show. This year entertainment includes live magician performances, K-pop and J-pop dancers and demos, live music and so much more!

Friday Night Rave

Comicpalooza teams up with Club Kaiju for our Friday Night Rave! Club Kaiju is a leading force in the Anime + Pop culture community for nightlife events in Texas! Dive into the best of the best fusion of comic and anime dance/japanese club music and find your home for otakus and weebs alike that wish to experience a comfortable nightlife event!

Cosplay encouraged. 18+

Live Art Mixer

Comicpalooza has a unique opportunity to engage the talents of our guests and our attendees for a night of live pieces being created during our Live Art Mixer. Learn more here.

KLOVR

Have you ever wanted learn Kpop, but don't know where to start? Returning favorite, KLOVR, will be performing all weekend long and hosting demonstrations, workshops, and/or discussions. No dance experience is required!

Texas All-Star Wrestling Matches

Texas All-Star Wrestling returns Friday night! Cheer on for your favorite wrestlers as they battle it out for the Comicpalooza Dragon Belt.

The Kendolls Burlesque Show

The Ken Dolls' innovative and dynamic burlesque show will leave you in awe with their expertly-crafted performance that combines singing, martial arts, fire, pole, and aerial arts.

The Classical Theatre Company

The Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is dedicated to boldly re-envisioning classical drama on the stage through engaging and enlightening plays that brings them new life and relevance while maintaining the integrity that the works deserve. CTC is the only professional theatre company in the Houston area that produces year-round classical drama and will be here Comicpalooza weekend!

ComedySportz

An interactive and improvised comedy show that pits two teams of improvisers against each other in a hilarious battle of wits. Using audience suggestions and willing volunteers, CSz Houston professionals created short games, scenes, and songs on the spot!

Dim n Wit

Two Fairy brothers trying to make the world smile ONE HUG AT A TIME. Who are these guys? Dim N Wit, have been entertaining crowds, lines, and themselves since 2010. They have brought their unique brand of kindness and smiles to numerous events across multiple states.

Drew Heyen

Drew Heyen has been performing magic since 1985. He had a very slow beginning, performing very simple tricks for friends and family (a traditional start for magicians). His real interest developed when he began playing Gin Rummy with assorted friends on a nightly basis. Drew found that he was very comfortable with a deck of playing cards. Starting with flourishes, he quickly moved on to more complicated effects, giving an audience the impression that he could cause a deck of playing cards to respond to his every whim.

El Airiachi

Witness the best show that has never been seen and experience the air and the fury of the El Airiachi!

House Party Comedians

Get ready for Geeks of Comedy, a nerd-based comedy show, and House Party Comedy, a collective of comedians influenced by the iconic film House Party.

Inked Magic

Determine for yourself if it's magic, superpowers, or something else entirely as the Inked Magician shares stories about his life as a magician while bending metal like Magneto, reading minds like Xavier, and much more.

Kommander Kibbey

A comedy magic show with a steampunk theme! Lanny Kibbey is an award-winning magician and was a house magician at the world-famous Magic Island in Houston TX for 18 years where he performed over 30,000 shows.

Nerdcore Musical Artist - Big Xodia

Nerdcore music is a genre that celebrates geek culture through hip-hop and other subgenres of music. Artists in this genre incorporate references to video games, comic books, and other nerdy interests, creating clever and humorous lyrics. It provides a unique platform for expressing a passion for all things nerdy and connecting with a like-minded audience.

Nerdcore Musical Artist - Deacon Rap

Nerdcore music is a genre that celebrates geek culture through hip-hop and other subgenres of music. Artists in this genre incorporate references to video games, comic books, and other nerdy interests, creating clever and humorous lyrics. It provides a unique platform for expressing a passion for all things nerdy and connecting with a like-minded audience.

LUCiD

As LUCiD dreamers, they like to dream big. Come support them and make their wildest dreams come true, as they bring you an amazing set full of your favorite K-Pop hits! Comprised of a group of seven dancers, all working their hardest to bring joy to everyone who comes to see them. Come hang out for a while in their dream world, and enjoy the music and performance experiences!

Hero Vs. Villain Dance Battle

The ultimate dance battle arrives at Comicpalooza! Watch and cheer as 4 underground villains and 4 prospect heroes duke it out with their dance moves for the spot as ultimate champion.

Elixir JPop Dance Group

Welcome to the wonderful world of Kaigai Idols! Kaigai idols, or overseas idols, are people who present themselves with the JPOP formula while performing. Dancing, singing, wota chanting - the whole works! Get ready for a magical show put on by Elixir, a Houston based idol group, with feature groups Sworn Oath and See.ker!

Quadball

Quadball is based on Quidditch from the Harry Potter series. It is a fast-paced, contact sport created in 2005 and played in over 39 countries with a unique mix of elements from rugby, dodgeball, wrestling, flag football and other sports. Come learn the basics and try out chasing, beating, keeping, or even seeking!

Sassterpiece Theater Presents DUNE (1984)

Arrakis. Dune. Desert planet. Premier movie-mocking group Sassterpiece Theatre returns to Comicpalooza for their live comedy commentary of DUNE! No, not DUNE. Not even *that* DUNE. The Sassters will be riffing and cracking wise against the ultra-rare “Alan Smithee” version of what was formerly a David Lynch movie. End your convention day with 90 minutes of belly laughs