Garden State Comic Fest 2021

Garden State Comic Fest has finally returned for their main event, this time at The Mills At Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth, NJ! From June 4-6, New Jersey’s Coolest Comic Con filled the old Century 21 department store with nearly 150 booths consisting of various vendors, comic book artists, and media guests like Loren LesterContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest 2021”

Pow Con 2021

Following their 2020 debut in Brooklyn, NY, Pow Con crossed over to New Jersey for their second year! Known for being a convention that focuses on all things pop culture, comic books, cosplay, and gaming, it certainly was an action-packed two days from May 29-30, 2021 at the Wayne PAL: celebrities, vendors, artists, giveaways, panels…Continue reading “Pow Con 2021”

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”

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)”

Garden State Comic Fest (Winter Edition 2021)

Garden State Comic Fest: Winter Edition returned in a special way that was both safe and exciting for all. Complying with state COVID-19 restrictions, GSCF required everyone to fill out a symptom screening questionnaire, receive a temperature check, and of course wear a mask. Plus, Aerus ActivePure products were installed to help reduce coronavirus-causing pathogensContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest (Winter Edition 2021)”

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”

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)”

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”

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”

Virtual Pop Expo 2020

Virtual Pop Expo is an online convention that takes the ever-growing virtual con experience up to a whole new level! It was certainly well-produced and that’s no surprise, considering that VPE is organized by heavy-hitters like Experience Level Entertainment (XLEVELENT) & Kaleidoko and sponsored by Wacom, Neft, Hot Topic, and FYE. But even better, VirtualContinue reading “Virtual Pop Expo 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”