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”

South Jersey Geek Fest Faire 2020

This year’s official South Jersey Geek Fest was unfortunately canceled due to the spread of COVID-19 but in its place, the Geek Fest organizers hosted a smaller “Faire” on October 24 with a dozen fan-favorite vendors and artists. This one day event went from 10am-6pm in the parking lot of Nerd Mall at Polsky’s Corner,Continue reading “South Jersey Geek Fest Faire 2020”

New Jersey Collector Fest 2020

If collectibles are your thing, then New Jersey Collector Fest has got you covered! After a brief pause during quarantine, Collector Fest made a big comeback on October 18 inside the Wayne PAL with nearly 100 tables of vendors & artists. It was an entire day chock-full of treasure hunting with masks & social distancingContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest 2020”

ToyConNJ 2020 (Wayne, NJ)

ToyConNJ, a pop culture & collectibles show, found a new location for their 2020 event at the Wayne PAL with nearly 100 vendors specializing in toys of every kind! Held from October 9-11, Veteri Productions made sure that their rescheduled event would not only meet safety expectations but exceed them: a temperature check at theContinue reading “ToyConNJ 2020 (Wayne, NJ)”

Art In The Garden 2020 (Calgo Gardens)

The annual Art In The Garden show at Calgo Gardens is a one-day event showcasing nearly 50 artists & vendors specializing in jewelry, home decor, soaps, pottery, sewn products, and even food & snacks! All the tables were spaced apart throughout the Freehold, NJ garden’s grounds so that the show could be safe & enjoyableContinue reading “Art In The Garden 2020 (Calgo Gardens)”