Saving the Day ... And Con

Acclaimed Storyteller Neil Gaiman to Headline 2021 BrazCon

We spoke to founder Stephanie Williamson about moving Brazoria County Library System’s annual teen comic convention online.

01/18/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Bam, Pow

Third Planet Is Still Going Strong after 45 Years

Not even a pandemic could bring the oldest privately owned comic book store in Houston (and in Texas) down.

09/23/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Kids Health Annual

Teen Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Take on the Elephant in the Room With Comic Book Series

“It’s like you finally get to don the superhero’s true identity. You don’t have to be brave, or tough, or strong, or anything. You just get to be.”

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Yieeeeee!!

Microcuentos Tell Big Stories at Lawndale Art Center

A new exhibition gathers the miniature comics popular in 1970s Mexico.

02/07/2018 By Elizabeth Myong

Wah Wah

TUTS Brings a Confusing Musical Snoopy to the Hobby Center

The onstage talent shines, but the musical fails to do justice to its source material.

06/12/2017 By Doni Wilson

Watching All the People

Comicpalooza Takes Over Downtown This Weekend

Fact: This year's headliner is Chuck Norris.

05/10/2017 By Rafa Farihah

The Drawl

Introducing Houston's Newest Superhero, the Bayou Beast

In honor of Comicpalooza, Houstonia created a comic book character just for Houston.

04/17/2017 Illustrations by Robert Dibrell

Events

Comics Come Home

Local graphic novel storytellers band together at Houston Zinefest.

10/09/2015 By Sara Samora

The LBD

The Traveling Black Dress: Superhero Edition

Show your nerd love by adding some comics and Converse to your LBD.

03/04/2015 By Beth Muecke

H-Town Diary

What’s a Houston?

A special graphic feature by Mat Johnson explores what it means to call Houston home.

09/30/2013 By Mat Johnson Illustrations by Jarrod Perez