I'll appear at Comicpalooza this weekend - and so will a lot of comic book creators, entertainers, celebrities, war-gamers, and several other SF authors including Catherine Asaro, Gene Wolfe and John Moore. This is a very ambitious event. In previous years it was smaller and more specialized. This year it's at the George R. Brown Convention Center, no less. Its Twitter bio says, "Your comic, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, steampunk, gaming convention! Woot!" This should be interesting indeed.