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”

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)”

Sugarloaf Craft Festival 2019 (Oaks, PA)

Sugarloaf Craft Festival is one of the biggest handcrafted art festivals in America and holds 11 shows annually in 5 locations in the mid-Atlantic area! Showcasing hundreds of talented artists, Sugarloaf offers all kinds of handmade crafts including sculptures, clothing, jewelry, clocks, and even treats! This year’s Fall festival in Oaks, PA ran from NovemberContinue reading “Sugarloaf Craft Festival 2019 (Oaks, PA)”

Sellersville Museum: Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society

For two days only on September 14 & 15, 2019, the Sellersville Museum in southeastern Pennsylvania housed a special Star Wars exhibit hosted by PSWCS (the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society). Since exhibits regularly rotate at this volunteer-run museum, I’m glad I got to check out this limited engagement! As always, admission to the SellersvilleContinue reading “Sellersville Museum: Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society”

Retro Con 2019

You won’t find another convention featuring nearly 200 vendors specializing in all things retro: Retro Con brings it all under one roof, from classic toys & collectibles to nostalgic television shows & movies! Held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Retro Con was an action-packed 2-day event from September 14-15. (Be sure to check outContinue reading “Retro Con 2019”

Keystone Comic Con 2019 (Philadelphia, PA)

For Keystone Comic Con‘s second convention in Philadelphia, organizer ReedPOP upped the ante since last year’s gathering. With entertainment headliners such as Tom Holland, James & Oliver Phelps, Bonnie Wright, and John Carpenter, the autograph hall was constantly buzzing with excitement. And there were also top name comic guests like Jim Steranko, Jimmy Cheung, AmyContinue reading “Keystone Comic Con 2019 (Philadelphia, PA)”

Fan Expo Boston 2019

Fan Expo Boston (presented by Boston Comic Con) took over the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center from August 16-18, 2019 with countless artists, celebrities, panels, vendors, and so much more! With featured creators like Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Mike Mignola, and Greg Capullo, comic book fans were arriving with much anticipation all weekend long. AndContinue reading “Fan Expo Boston 2019”

Central-Con 2019 (Central Regional High School)

Central-Con held its first annual convention at Central Regional High School in Bayville, NJ on August 3, 2019. Featuring wall-to-wall vendors specializing in comic books & toys, and artists in the comic book industry, fans were able to have a “comic con experience” without stepping into large crowds or paying for a premium ticket. ForContinue reading “Central-Con 2019 (Central Regional High School)”

Valley Con 2019 (Jefferson Valley Mall, NY)

The Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown Heights, NY in conjunction with Funtime Amusements held its second annual Valley Con on July 20 & 21 throughout its two floors. With dozens of vendors, artists, and activities, Valley Con was a family-friendly event with a multitude of ways to spend your time at the mall! (And beContinue reading “Valley Con 2019 (Jefferson Valley Mall, NY)”

The Brick Bar: The LEGO-Themed Pop-Up Bar

Following their successful pop-ups in London, Sydney, and Melbourne, The Brick Bar is finally making its debut in New York City at The Bogart House in Brooklyn, where they’ve utilized over 1 million bricks to create the ultimate Instagram Lego Playground! With a local DJ pumping out the tunes all night long, attendees can expectContinue reading “The Brick Bar: The LEGO-Themed Pop-Up Bar”