New Jersey Collector Fest (Fall 2021)

New Jersey Collector Fest upped the ante for their Fall edition this year by turning their one-day show into two! Held inside the gym of the Wayne PAL on October 16 & 17, Collector Fest took advantage of the bigger space this time around and filled it with nearly 100 tables of vendors, artists, andContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest (Fall 2021)”

Garden State Comic Fest (Six Flags Great Adventure 2021)

The Garden State Comic Fest Great Adventure Edition returned for Labor Day Weekend 2021 (September 4 & 5) at Six Flags in Jackson, NJ! Located in the Metropolis / Movietown section of the amusement park, fans were able to get a taste of what Garden State Comic Fest’s all about with comic book & collectiblesContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest (Six Flags Great Adventure 2021)”

The Legendary Art Show (2021 Debut)

Where else besides The Legendary Art Show could you find Sean Chen, Keith Williams, Scott Hanna, Chris Batista, Khoi Pham, and dozens of other artists under one roof for a one-day original art event? Sponsored by the Art and Fashion Institute (Scott Hanna & Pamela Ptak) and organized by the people who brought you theContinue reading “The Legendary Art Show (2021 Debut)”

Garden State Trading Card Show (Summer 2021)

New Jersey’s ultimate trading card show returned on August 28 at an all-new location at the La Quinta Inn & Suite in Secaucus, NJ. The Garden State Trading Card Show took their second event to the next level by featuring over 100 tables of vendors, an artists’ room, and appearances by actors Brett Azar, Taimak,Continue reading “Garden State Trading Card Show (Summer 2021)”

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)”