2021 Special Attractions
The 501st Legion is a Star Wars fan group centered around 3 pillars: to promote interest in Star Wars, to facilitate the use of costumes, and to contribute to the community as a whole. Attendees were able to stop by and check out all the awesome Star Wars props and costumes on display.
Itasha Showdown: A Car Runway Experience
The coolest cars on the block made their Comicpalooza debut this year. Themed with beloved anime and other pop-culture fandoms, this sight was one to see.
A cross between paintball, airsoft, and traditional laser tag with all of the options of a video game, it was a memorable and exhilarating game with Battlefield Houston.
Blackwolf Armory & Props
Attendees were fascinated and snapped some photos of TV and movie props and replicas from Texas-based designer Blackwolf Armory & Props.
Brazen Monkey brought your favorite He-Man cats to life. Attendees stopped by to snap a picture with full-size replicas of Battle Cat and Panthor.
Dragon Ball Z Statues
There were life size versions of your favorite Dragon Ball Z props and characters including Vegeta, Frieza, Goku, and a life size Saiyan Pod.
Attendees were able to step into the virtual reality world with ExitusVR, the first and only VR game in Houston. They immersed themselves in a variety of thrilling escape room quests that took the classic escape room experience to a new level.
Fandom Court: State Your Case
Have you ever wanted to present to a jury of your peers why Superman would beat Goku? Well we gave Comicpalooza fans a chance to participate in mock trials all weekend featuring a wide variety of topics to argue about.
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? Attendees watched Full Steel Combat all weekend and rooted for their favorite knights!
LEGO - Houston Brick Builders
Houston Brick Club is a varied group of people who enjoy building, displaying and collecting anything made from LEGO parts.
Ever wanted to drive a giant robot armed to the teeth with lasers, cannons, and missiles to own the battlefield? Mech Corps let you fight one on one, free for all, or against the computer in these pods created uniquely for this game.
The National United States Armed Forces Museum
The National United States Armed Forces Museum is a non-profit 501( c )(3) organization and museum focused on educational historical exhibits and dedicated to preserving the memory of those citizens who have served in our nation's armed forces.
Connect 4, Jenga, the classic games that anyone can enjoy but with one big twist...they were larger than life (or at least larger than the versions you have at home). You could challenge friends, strangers, and staff alike to a game to see who was the best.
With a multitude of diverse podcasts getting their ‘geek on’, the Comicpalooza Podcast Program entered another year of liveliness. The program hosted sessions throughout the weekend with educational panels, game shows, live podcasts, covering various pop culture topics, and exclusive panels featuring special guests.
Red Carpet Experiences
Make your presence known and your cosplay shine. New this year, Comicpalooza provided you the star treatment with several red carpet experiences around the show that gave you the opportunity to strut the red carpet like the superstar you are.
Renegade the Supernatural Tribute Impala
Spanning 15 seasons and countless fans worldwide, Renegade is the vehicle of choice for the main heroes of the hit TV series Supernatural.
Ultimate Werewolf is one of the most engaging party games you'll ever play. You and others were divvied up between werewolves and villagers. For villagers the goal was simple, don't get turned into a werewolf and figure out who is a werewolf. For the werewolves, you had to eliminate one villager a night until you and your were brethren are the only ones remaining.