The Avenger’s “Hawkeye” Jeremy Renner will make a special appearance at Comicpalooza, The Texas International Comic Con.
Official Press Release:
HOUSTON, TEXAS – Comicpalooza proudly welcomes Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (Avengers: Age of Ultron, American Hustle, Bourne Legacy, The Hurt Locker) to appear at this year’s convention on Saturday, May 23. Jeremy Renner will also star in the upcoming Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation and Captain America Civil War.
Comicpalooza will take place May 22 -25, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. With over 2,000 hours of programming running from 10 am until 2 am and 1.1 million square feet of exhibit and event space, Comicpalooza is the largest pop-culture event in Texas after SXSW. Visit Comicpalooza.com for information and to register for the event.
Other guests include Stan Lee, George Takei (Star Trek), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), Linda Blair (The Exorcist), Gotham stars Camren Bicondova, Donal Logue, Sean Pertwee, Cameron Monaghan, and Cory Michael Smith, also Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead), Joel Hodgson (MST3K), and in attendance celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show are Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn and Nell Campbell. Other guests include comic book legends Kevin Eastman, Walt Simonson, Peter David, Simon Bisley, and Jeff Smith, wrestlers include Sting, Rowdy Roddy Piper, and Bobby Heenan, novelists Mercedes Lackey, Raymond E. Feist, Jonathan Maberry and many more. Major guest announcements will continue throughout April.
Friday, May 22 is Education Day, featuring art, writing, and science panels and seminars. Schools field trip classes to the con at discounted rates; teachers and chaperones attend for free. To register a class for a field trip, email email@example.com
Veterans and currently military personnel are admitted free on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 with proper ID.
Comicpalooza sponsors include McDonalds, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, 104 KRBE, Santikos Theaters, BackstageOL, Texas Renaissance Festival, Metal Geeks, Clutch City Productions.
For the most up to date information on guests, admission prices and schedules, visit www.comicpalooza.com.