Heroes & Villains Fan Fest NJ 2018

Year four at Heroes & Villains Fan Fest and this time they've upgraded the venue! I was really pleased to find out that the makers of Walker Stalker Con moved HVFF from the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus to the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison! The space was large, there was plenty … Continue reading Heroes & Villains Fan Fest NJ 2018

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White Plains Comic Fest 2018

Cosplay! Video Game Tournaments! Panel Discussions! Kids' Activities! Original Art! And tons more at the White Plains Comic Fest this past weekend in The Galleria at White Plains. Best of all, it was a free Comic Fest (with a small fee for the video game & cosplay competitions)! For its fourth year, White Plains Comic … Continue reading White Plains Comic Fest 2018

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con (April 27-29, 2018)

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con was back at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center this year for yet another fantastic gathering! It felt like Artist Alley was bigger than ever, the Celebrity Guests were top notch, and the space was really maximized! So let's check out some of my favorite highlights of the weekend and be … Continue reading The Great Philadelphia Comic Con (April 27-29, 2018)

Spotlight: KSGeekMan (Ben AbuSaada)

Today's Spotlight is on a fantastic artist, musician, and Star Wars collector. Ben AbuSaada, or KSGeekMan, is an artist in the Kansas City region who freelances and also sketches for trading card giants Topps and Upper Deck Entertainment. You can catch him at local comic cons for his art but he's also got an amazing … Continue reading Spotlight: KSGeekMan (Ben AbuSaada)

Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (Baltimore, MD)

Tucked away in Baltimore, MD and hidden from plain sight is Geppi's Entertainment Museum. Opened over 11 years ago in September 2006, Geppi's is a moderately sized pop culture museum. Special exhibitions are constantly rotating but inside you'll always find a collection of over 60,000 amazing items including retro posters & artwork, collectibles, and rarities. … Continue reading Geppi’s Entertainment Museum (Baltimore, MD)

East Coast Comic Con 2017

This is our second time attending East Coast Comicon and we came back because the first time was so much fun & was a meaningful trip for us. Again at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ, there were some great guests, vendors, and vehicles for attendees to experience. The Guests As always, ECC had … Continue reading East Coast Comic Con 2017

Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017

"Star Wars Celebration - The Ultimate Fan Experience" is a giant convention specifically for Star Wars starting in 1999 just before the release of Episode I: The Phantom Menace. I realized the huge traction it was gaining with Celebration III in 2005 with the release of their exclusive Darth Vader figure. I still remember paying … Continue reading Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con (April 7-9, 2017)

Last year I traveled to cons all over the place: northern NJ, central NJ, NYC, Long Island, Queens, Westchester, Richmond VA, and even Providence RI. For the second con of the year, we drove down a couple hours to The Great Philadelphia Comic Con. I had been monitoring this show for a while because I … Continue reading The Great Philadelphia Comic Con (April 7-9, 2017)

Topps Star Wars Masterwork 2016 Trading Cards

For almost 80 years, Topps has been producing high desirable collectible trading cards. They're best known for their baseball cards, basketball cards, and also their non-sports cards such as Star Wars or Dr. Who. Masterwork is one of their newer Star Wars sets and is a high-end line of cards. Some of the great collectibles … Continue reading Topps Star Wars Masterwork 2016 Trading Cards

WinterCon 2016 (Resorts World Casino, Jamaica, NY)

Brace yourselves... WinterCon. Alas, my last convention of the year but this one did not disappoint! Exhibitors, artists, panels, and celebrity appearances. And this con almost felt like a mini Star Wars convention: Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca from Episodes III-VIII), Mike Quinn (Nien Nunb from Episodes VI-VIII, and some Ree-Yees/Yoda/Jabba), Garrick Hagon (Biggs Darklighter from Episode … Continue reading WinterCon 2016 (Resorts World Casino, Jamaica, NY)