Special Attractions

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2024 Special Attractions

Avatar: The Last Airbender Appa Life Size Statue

Fans embarked on a magical photo op with our life-size Appa statue! Fans immersed themselves in the enchanting world of Avatar: The Last Airbender as they posed alongside the iconic, larger-than-life creation. Capture the spirit of adventure and nostalgia with Appa, the lovable sky bison, for a photo memory that transported fans straight into the heart of this beloved animated series.

Comic Couture

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

The designs were a culmination of hard work and dedication over the past few months.

Final Fantasy VII

Attendees could check out the Final Fantasy VII Remake with our photo op booth featuring the iconic save bench. You could pose with the bench, complete with a replica Buster sword, and capture memories reminiscent of the game's beloved scenes. Plus, you could immerse yourself in the world of Midgar with a Chocobo sign and custom backdrop, creating a memorable photo experience for fans of all ages.

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? You could watch Full Steel Combat at the U.S. Army Combat Theater all weekend long 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 included information about the library and table activity.

Itasha Showdown: A Car Runway Experience

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

Jurassic Park Motorpool

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

LEGO - Houston Brick Club

Fans could check out custom LEGO creations from local builders centering on Star Wars, comic, pop-culture, and fantasy-related themes. Each creation was on a custom display for you to admire and take a pic or two! Plus, fans could enjoy a magnificent mosaic that was 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 let 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 was a 1:28 MiniZ Racing & 1:10 Drift Car Experience that intrigued the nerd, geek, or weeb in you.

Red Carpet Experiences

Make your presence known and your cosplay shine! Fans got 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.

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, fans admired bespoke fashion designs from participants of Comic Couture from Houston Community College students.

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.