Several members of ARMA Denton were invited to attend Comicpalooza 2019 as guests of the Houston Study Group. Comicpalooza is the largest annual, multi-genre, comic book, science fiction, anime, gaming, and pop-culture convention in the Southern United States. This year it was held on 10-13 May and attracted thousands of visitors. Special guests included Emilia Clarke and Nathalie Emmanuel of HBO's incredibly popular television series Game of Thrones.
The ARMA booth included a wide array of period weapons that visitors were encouraged to pick up and handle. Hundreds of interesed attendees also took advantage of the introductory lessons on the knightly art of combat, including the longsword, dagger, spear, and shield. Betwen classes, ARMA members were on hand to answer questions. A small gallery of photos is included below.