Special Attractions

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2024 Special Attractions

Avatar: The Last Airbender Appa Life Size Statue

Embark on a magical photo op with our life-size Appa statue! Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Avatar: The Last Airbender as you pose alongside this iconic, larger-than-life creation. Capture the spirit of adventure and nostalgia with Appa, the lovable sky bison, for a photo memory that transports you straight into the heart of this beloved animated series.

Comic Couture

Students will showcase their creative flare at the inaugural Comic Couture. Blending fashion and their love for comic books and anime, students from Houston Community College will display their unique creations show weekend for you, the fans, to vote on.

The designs are a culmination of hard work and dedication over the past few months. Make sure you stop by to see their one-of-a-kind designs and vote on your favorite!

Full Steel Combat

Knights are a part of the fantasy psyche as much as dragons and tyrant kings. Have you ever wanted to watch knights participate in melee combat, to hear the ringing of steel and the clashing of swords? Watch Full Steel Combat at the U.S. Army Combat Theater all weekend and root for your favorite knights!

Houston Public Library Planetarium

Go on a journey through space without leaving the city! Learn about the wonders of the night sky in HPL's inflatable planetarium dome. The exhibit also includes information about the library and table activity.

Itasha Showdown: A Car Runway Experience

The coolest cars on the block return to Comicpalooza! Themed with beloved anime and other pop-culture fandoms, this sight is one to see.

Jurassic Park Motorpool

The Texas Division of the Jurassic Park Motorpool proudly displays vehicles and props from the famous Jurassic Park!

LEGO - Houston Brick Club

Check out custom LEGO creations from local builders centering on Star Wars, comic, pop-culture, and fantasy-related themes. Each creation will be on a custom display for you to admire and take a pic or two! Plus, enjoy a magnificent mosaic that will be displayed onsite.


Have you ever wanted to drive a giant robot armed to the teeth with lasers, cannons, and missiles to the battlefield? Mech Corps lets you fight one on one, free for all, or against the computer in these pods created uniquely for this game.

RC Car Expo

The RC Car Expo is a 1:28 MiniZ Racing & 1:10 Drift Car Experience that will intrigue the nerd, geek, or weeb in you.

Red Carpet Experiences

Make your presence known and your cosplay shine! Prepare to get the star treatment with several red carpet experiences around the show that gives you the opportunity to strut the red carpet like the superstar you are.

The Collection

A mysterious collector stopped by Comicpalooza to show off their wares for fans to inspect. Beyond their limited but enchanting pop-culture collection, expect to see bespoke fashion designs from participants of Comic Couture, and cosplay displays from some of our past Cosplay Contest winners.

The Star Wars Alliance

The Star Wars Alliance is a group of Star Wars centered fan groups who believe in 3 pillars: to promote interest in Star Wars, to facilitate the use of costumes, and to contribute to the community as a whole.

Society for Creative Anachronism

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an inclusive community pursuing research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts, combat and culture. The lives of participants are enriched as we gain knowledge of history through activities, demonstrations, and events.