ConnectiCon 2021

ConnectiCon returned for its 18th convention this year from September 9-12! As Connecticut’s longest running pop culture show, ConnectiCon is a multi-genre event that incorporates all fandoms, from collectors to cosplayers. And with a heavier focus on Japanese pop culture, you’ll also get to experience things you won’t find at other conventions like free-play importedContinue reading “ConnectiCon 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”

Morris County Card Show (2021 Debut)

Debuting their very first Morris County Card Show, Jersey Club Sports took over the Whippany American Legion building on June 19 with well-known vendors like Pokemon Puller, Gotham Card Breaks, and New Jersey Collector Fest. From 11am-4pm (for $8, or $15 for 10am Early Bird entry) fans were able to browse the dozens of vendorsContinue reading “Morris County Card Show (2021 Debut)”

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”

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”

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”

Creatorcon Q&A Live Streams Debut

Creatorcon (formerly known as Suffolk Comic & Art Expo) is an upcoming comic book convention where creators are the celebrities of the show, surrounded by thousands of wall-to-wall comics as well as countless passionate fans & collectors! The con’s owner & promoter, Phillip Russertt, has done a tremendous job with previous shows, making it allContinue reading “Creatorcon Q&A Live Streams Debut”

FunimationCon 2020

FunimationCon 2020 was a two-day virtual anime convention hosted by Funimation, an entertainment company known for dubbing and distributing Japanese anime. From July 3-4, Funimation provided a completely free online event for fans to experience live panels, Q&A’s, cosplay meetups, autograph opportunities, and even official Funimation merch! The weekend was filled with panels and contentContinue reading “FunimationCon 2020”

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”

BookConline 2020

BookCon is an annual convention that celebrates all things literary! Normally paired with its trade event BookExpo, it connects tens of thousands of readers with publishers, authors, and other creators from the book industry. But unfortunately due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BookCon had to migrate to an online format this year on May 30 &Continue reading “BookConline 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”