In case you missed my post earlier this week with the amazing news that I will be attending Comicpalooza this year let me tell you now how excited I am about this opportunity!

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I have always been a fan of all things considered to be “for the boys”. I was a tomboy growing up and not one of my “girlfriends” understood my fascination with super heroes, wrestling, sports, and being outside getting dirty. Even to this day you will not find me shopping for make up or playing dress up. You will find me looking at stats from games,at a sports bar having a beer, planning movie days with my family that involve all things Marvel, and seeing if I can add a new t-shirt to my growing collection.

And now I get the chance to be with people who think the same way I do, that love the same things I do and I do not have to worry about feeling different! This may be one of the most amazing events that I ever get to do and the best part is, I get to share it with my family who LOVE this kind of stuff!

This will be our first year at Comicpalooza and I have no idea what to expect! I know it will be loud and busy, but I also know that there is nothing like it and I will be making memories with my family that will we will never forget!

As a matter of fact, I have not even TOLD my kids yet. Their reaction is sure to be priceless and I will be sure to share it with you guys!

I can not even imagine how they will react to be honest or who they will be most excited to see and possibly meet. This mom is crossing all crossables for the opportunity to meet Jeremy Renner. Seriously. He is all my all time favorite Avenger and I totally think Hawkeye needs his own film! I should start a petition and get signatures for this. Although, if I met him I am not sure I could put one coherent sentence together in his presence.

Jeremy Renner

 

My husband has already said the one person he would want to meet is Stan Lee. I mean, who wouldn’t want to meet Stan Lee?!

Stan Lee

 

My 6 year old has an obsession with “Agent Carter” and is a big fan of the new TV Series so I am sure he would be over the moon to meet Hayley Atwell. I think if we had the opportunity to actually meet with her and ask her a few questions I would let him have control of the interview and ask her whatever his little heart desired. Could be interesting!

Hayley Atwell

Who would be your dream meet and greet at Comicpalooza this year?! You can see the guest line ups on their website.

 

With a special discount code just for you guys, you could be at Comicpalooza with me! Head on over to the registration page and enter the code HoustonNerdsUnite2015.

 

Now, if you want to wait and see if you can WIN some tickets from me…..NOW is your time!!!

 

I have a family 4 pack of tickets to giveaway! Tickets are for ALL FOUR days at Comicpalooza!

 

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**Disclsoure: As an Official Comicpalooza blogger, I received tickets for my family to attend the event in exchange for social media shares. No monetary compensation was made and all opinions expressed are 100% my own.

 

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If you are a newbie around here at My Kinda Rain then this post may be a bit of a surprise to you.

The regulars, sit back and enjoy the epic nerd information that I am about to unleash.

I found out last week that I am an Official Comicpalooza Blogger for 2015!

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What is Comicpalooza you ask?! Well it is the Texas International Comic-Con! Held in Houston, Texas May 22-25. Comic Book and Sci-Fi fans rejoice! Tons of stars descend on Houston for the weekend and give the best fans in the world, a chance for a meet and greet!

This year there are stars such as Stan Lee, George Takei, Haley Atwell, Jeremy Renner, Jason Issacs, and many many more! So much more! It is a good thing this event last 4 days because you will need it to see all your favorites!

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You all know my family is BIG into Comic Books. My 6 year old has a knowledge of comic books like I have never seen before and the kids just started being able to read! It is amazing. Older kids and adults are so impressed with his knowledge.  My other two are big fans as well. We have all the movies on DVD we can find and also write down all new release dates on a calendar. My kids KNOW when a new movie is coming and YES we are their opening night! That is right, I am “THAT MOM” with her kids out late at night watching a movie. Another notch in the ole perks of homeschooling belt! No early morning wake up calls the next day! ;)

 

What does it mean to be an Official Comicpalooza Blogger?!
This means I get to attend all 4 days with my family, post pictures on Instagram, send tweets of what and WHO we see, and it also means I get to giveaway lots of goodies in the process!

This means you have to follow me! Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and yes even here on the little ole blog. The more places you follow me means you have a higher chance of winning prizes and being one of the first to learn about what will be going down at Comicpalooza!

 

First up, I have a discount code for you guys! Head over the Comicpalooza Register page and enter in coupon code HoustonNerdsUnite2015 to get a discount on your tickets! I would love to see you there!

 

 Stay tuned because more information is headed your way…including my first GIVEAWAY!

 

**Disclosure: As an Official Comicpalooza Blogger I am given tickets for my family to attend the entire event. No monetary compensation has been made and all opinions expressed are 100% my own.

 

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