‘Saved by the Bell’ star Mario Lopez announced as first guest of Comicpalooza 2021 in Houston

HOUSTON – Ready for a 90′s throwback at Comicpalooza?

‘Saved by the Bell’ star and host of ‘Access Hollywood’ Mario Lopez joins a growing list of guests joining Houston’s biggest comic and pop culture event at George R. Brown Convention Center.

Lopez’s upcoming guest appearance was announced Wednesday morning on the Comicpalooza website and on its social media accounts.

Lopez is well known as high school football heartthrob “A.C. Slater” in the original “Saved by the Bell.” He later returned in the series revival last year as Bayside High’s football coach. The revival series of the same name is now streaming on Peacock.

Comicpalooza is set for July 17-18 at George R. Brown Convention Center. Passes are now available for purchase here.


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