ArlingCon 2020

ArlingCon is a free pop culture convention held annually in Arlington, TX by the Arlington Public Library in conjunction with UTA Libraries. Featuring workshops, panel discussions, vendors, artists, and cosplay, ArlingCon 2020 was converted into a virtual event with much of the area still recovering from COVID-19 and still in the process of re-opening. Nevertheless,Continue reading “ArlingCon 2020”

EMcon Online AnimeFest 2020

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, EMcon of Long Island’s East Meadow Public Library held its first online convention from May 16-17. It’s normally a show that brings in thousands of attendees but unfortunately due to the pandemic, had to convert itself into a virtual experience this year. Free to attend, EMcon Online AnimeFest was broadcast liveContinue reading “EMcon Online AnimeFest 2020”

Mainframe Comic Con 2020

Mainframe Comic Con was an online convention hosted by Chicago Comics boasting “the largest celebrity event of the season” with special guests from movies, television, and comic books! With the theme of “Stay Home & Nerd Out”, Mainframe Comic Con offered 20+ hours of streaming content and 50+ guests donating their time to charity, andContinue reading “Mainframe Comic Con 2020”

Virtual Art Con 2020

The first ever Virtual Art Con was a free one day convention held online on April 18, 2020 and featured over a dozen special guests including artists, fashion designers, and musicians. In this day and age, virtual conventions have been popping up more & more – not only to allow fans to enjoy the funContinue reading “Virtual Art Con 2020”

CRM Online Comic Con 2020

With all that’s going on in the world right now, one Facebook community put together a free online comic con for all the events that aren’t going on right now. Comic Related Madness is a Facebook group run by Pops Van Zant that is centered around sharing, supporting, and loving all things comic book related!Continue reading “CRM Online Comic Con 2020”

Sugarloaf Craft Festival 2020 (Edison, NJ)

Sugarloaf Craft Festival kicked off their 2020 tour with their first spring show in Edison, NJ! From March 6-8, Sugarloaf filled the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center with over 200 vendors featuring high quality handcrafted original crafts. This was just the first of their 11 dates this year so be on the lookout forContinue reading “Sugarloaf Craft Festival 2020 (Edison, NJ)”

The Mall Collectibles Show (Winter 2020)

The Mall Collectibles Show returned February 15 & 16 to the Brunswick Square Mall in East Brunswick, NJ. For two days, collectors and regular mall shoppers alike could find themselves hunting for vintage & modern collectibles like Matchbox Cars, Lego Minifigures, full trading card sets, Happy Meal toys, video games, original movie posters, and evenContinue reading “The Mall Collectibles Show (Winter 2020)”

Garden State Comic Fest (Winter Edition 2020)

Garden State Comic Fest kicked off the new year & new decade with a special 1-day show at the Fairbridge Inn (now the OYO Hotel) in East Hanover, NJ. Paying tribute to the very first Garden State Comic Fest 6 years ago held in January, this special Winter Edition was held on January 25 followedContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest (Winter Edition 2020)”

The Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum (Cheshire, CT)

The Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum (BCCCM) and Barker Animation Art Gallery are both located in Cheshire, CT and have recently been named one of the most underrated places in Connecticut! Founded by lifelong collectors and enthusiasts Herb & Gloria Barker, the museum is filled with over 40 years of collecting. And with someContinue reading “The Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum (Cheshire, CT)”

Top 10 Posts of 2019

2019 consisted of visits to some amazing pop-ups, exhibits, and conventions! With 53 articles here, 34 videos on YouTube, and 243 posts on Instagram, I can’t wait to see where we’ll go in the new year! In case you’ve missed them, here are just 10 of the top performing posts of the year, and beContinue reading “Top 10 Posts of 2019”

Star Wars Exhibition (Dolby SoHo NYC)

A brand new Star Wars exhibition has popped up in New York City at the Dolby SoHo flagship store. From December 6, 2019 to January 5, 2020, get ready to make the jump to lightspeed as you’re transported to a galaxy far, far away via 11 interactive exhibits including photo ops, art galleries, and more!Continue reading “Star Wars Exhibition (Dolby SoHo NYC)”

New Jersey Collector Fest 3 (Fall 2019)

New Jersey Collector Fest returned for their Fall edition on November 30, 2019 in a new venue at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton. Boasting an artist alley of nearly 20 creators and a hall full of vendors carrying everything from vintage comics to modern collectibles, New Jersey Collector Fest brought a ton of deals into ThanksgivingContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest 3 (Fall 2019)”