New Jersey Collector Fest (Spring 2021)

On February 28, New Jersey Collector Fest had an amazing show to kick off the 2021 convention season. As a one-day show, it always pulls out all the stops by bringing in great vendors, artists, and celebrities guests. But especially in current times where conventions hardly assemble (let alone bring in celebrities), seeing actors, voiceContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest (Spring 2021)”

Trading Card Expo (2021 Debut)

On February 27, 2021 the Trading Card Expo debuted their 1-day show of all things trading cards. Featuring sports, entertainment, CCG cards, and even playing cards, the show was perfect for any card collector whether they’re new to the hobby or have been invested in the industry for decades! With trading card sales booming andContinue reading “Trading Card Expo (2021 Debut)”

Inside The Brand New “Jay And Silent Bob’s Secret Stash”

The doors to the brand new edition of “Jay And Silent Bob’s Secret Stash” opened today, February 22, just one block away from its old location of 23 years. Now adorned with an all new entryway filled with geekdom, the relocated comic book shop at 65 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ is a brighter versionContinue reading “Inside The Brand New “Jay And Silent Bob’s Secret Stash””

Sakura Japanese Sake Kit Kats (Valentine’s Day 2021)

It’s a Valentine’s Day tradition here at LesDudis to take a look at a limited flavor of Nestlé’s (or Hershey’s, here in the states) Kit Kat. And since this past year was a bit more on the “sucky” side, I thought I’d mix things up with “Sake” (pronounced /sakeh/)! That’s right! The Sakura Japanese SakeContinue reading “Sakura Japanese Sake Kit Kats (Valentine’s Day 2021)”

My Top 5 Super Bowl LV Commercials

It’s the rematch we’ve wanted since Week 12 as the Kansas City Chiefs went head-to-head against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and, man, who expected a game like this! With the Bucs winning (31-9), what a 7th win for Tom Brady. Plus, The Weeknd switched things up and made the Pepsi Halftime show “cinematic” (read: interesting)Continue reading “My Top 5 Super Bowl LV Commercials”

Garden State Comic Fest (Winter Edition 2021)

Garden State Comic Fest: Winter Edition returned in a special way that was both safe and exciting for all. Complying with state COVID-19 restrictions, GSCF required everyone to fill out a symptom screening questionnaire, receive a temperature check, and of course wear a mask. Plus, Aerus ActivePure products were installed to help reduce coronavirus-causing pathogensContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest (Winter Edition 2021)”

Spotlight: MattApplegateDraws (Matt Applegate)

Today’s Spotlight is on the one and only Matt Applegate! Matt Applegate, or MattApplegateDraws, is an amazing artist from Kentucky. He creates photorealistic portraits typically on trading card sized stock and has worked on licensed properties like Star Wars, Stranger Things, and Marvel through trading card companies like Topps and Upper Deck Entertainment. When heContinue reading “Spotlight: MattApplegateDraws (Matt Applegate)”

Anthony’s Comic Book Art: The Show! (2021 Debut)

The inaugural event for Anthony Snyder‘s “Anthony’s Comic Book Art: The Show!” was held on January 10, 2021, from 10am-4pm, at the Baymont Hotel by Wyndham in Pompton Plains, NJ. Here at the show, Anthony’s immense inventory of original comic art was for sale, including pieces by Esad Ribic, Neal Adams, John Buscema, Art Adams,Continue reading “Anthony’s Comic Book Art: The Show! (2021 Debut)”

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Movie Review

Wonder Woman squares off against Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility. The “truth” is… Wonder Woman 1984 was an exciting sequel that continues to convey the joy and wonder that was captured in the 2017 film. The long-awaited DC Comics movie will finally hit theaters and HBO MaxContinue reading “Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Movie Review”

Devoshion Comic Art Sale 2020

The Devoshion store in Commack, NY hosted a one-day comic art event featuring Larry Stroman, Keith Williams, and nearly a dozen local artists. As one of the last in-person events of the year, fans & collectors were able to come in with their masks into the safe & small event from 11am-4pm on December 12Continue reading “Devoshion Comic Art Sale 2020”

Beyond Rubik’s Cube at Liberty Science Center

You might know that the Rubik’s Cube was invented by Hungarian sculptor Ernő Rubik, but did you know that the world-renown exhibit “Beyond Rubik’s Cube” is now at New Jersey’s Liberty Science Center? As one of the world’s biggest inventions & puzzles, it’s said that one in seven people on the planet has played withContinue reading “Beyond Rubik’s Cube at Liberty Science Center”