Long Island Tropic Con: Outdoor Summer Market 2021

Why settle for one weekend of Long Island Tropic Con when you can attend all summer long? That’s what’s happening outside the Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, NY every other weekend through August! Kicking off a new way to “con”, Long Island Tropic Con debuted their summer market on July 10, 2021 with over 50 popContinue reading “Long Island Tropic Con: Outdoor Summer Market 2021”

Garden State Comic Fest 2021

Garden State Comic Fest has finally returned for their main event, this time at The Mills At Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth, NJ! From June 4-6, New Jersey’s Coolest Comic Con filled the old Century 21 department store with nearly 150 booths consisting of various vendors, comic book artists, and media guests like Loren LesterContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest 2021”

Pow Con 2021

Following their 2020 debut in Brooklyn, NY, Pow Con crossed over to New Jersey for their second year! Known for being a convention that focuses on all things pop culture, comic books, cosplay, and gaming, it certainly was an action-packed two days from May 29-30, 2021 at the Wayne PAL: celebrities, vendors, artists, giveaways, panels…Continue reading “Pow Con 2021”

Big Apple Comic Con: Summer In The City 2021

Something was different in the air today and it wasn’t because it was 90 degrees in Brooklyn! Big Apple Comic Con made its triumphant return to the New York convention scene at the Greenpoint Terminal Market along the East River, and the excitement was palpable! Everything you love about Big Apple Comic Con could beContinue reading “Big Apple Comic Con: Summer In The City 2021”

The Big Kid Toy Show (Spring 2021)

On May 1, The Big Kid Toy Show returned for its 4th annual event at the New Egypt Flea Market Village! Hosted by one of the village’s very own shops, The Big Kid Store, the show featured dozens of pop-up vendors in addition to the village’s existing 40+ shops so that you can re-discover thatContinue reading “The Big Kid Toy Show (Spring 2021)”

Smithville Art Walk (Spring 2021)

The Smithville Art Walk is a curated biannual art show at the Historic Smithville & Village Greene. This year’s Spring show featured nearly 75 artists showcasing their work for attendees to browse for free on the village grounds from 10am-5pm. On either side of the Village Greene bridge you could find artists specializing in allContinue reading “Smithville Art Walk (Spring 2021)”

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)”

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)”

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”

Pulp Adventurecon 2020

November 7, 2020 was the new date of the rescheduled Pulp Adventurecon in Mount Laurel, NJ where over a dozen vendors gathered at the Clarion Hotel to showcase an amazing assortment of pulp magazines, vintage comic books, paperbacks, and more! Although Pulp Adventurecon’s Florida show was unfortunately canceled in February, the New Jersey show wasContinue reading “Pulp Adventurecon 2020”