The monthly Toy & Card Show by J&J Authentics and Leeloo Multiprops returned to the APA Hotel in Woodbridge, NJ for a February 12th show, this time featuring special guests like wrestlers Mandy Leon & Shawn Donavan, “Jason” actor Ari Lehman, and American baseball player Lenny Dykstra.
On top of getting your favorite memorabilia & collectibles signed, you could pay an additional fee for a photo op with the special guests! A big focus of the toys being sold by the vendors at this show was sports & wrestling, which makes it easy to get additional items signed if you were interested or didn’t have any to begin with. But there were nearly 60 vendor tables selling a variety of collectibles like Funko Pops (Chase, Exclusives, Autographed, etc.), video games, graded trading cards, vintage sports publications, retro & modern action figures, pre-signed photos, Hot Wheels, and graded & raw comic books!
The Toy & Card Show is great for all ages and even admits children 12 & under for free (with even a free sports poster)! Everyone else can get in at a very affordable $5 entry, which leaves plenty of budget to spend during the 9am-3pm show hours or to even commission one of the comic book artists on-site for an original piece of art:
Keith Williams (The Phantom, Web of Spider-Man, Sensational She-Hulk) and Will Torres (Mr. Venture, KillBorg, The Saint of Assassins) were tabling with comic books they worked on, in addition to ready-to-go sketches for sale. Fans were also able to request custom drawings to take home that very day!
The J&J Authentics Toy & Card Show is a nice small show to see if you can find something new or different for your collection. Vendors, product selection, and guest appearances will vary from show to show but with monthly offerings, it could be fun to check out if you’re around the area! Check out the J&J website or Facebook page for updates on upcoming shows.