ToyConNJ 2018 (Parsippany, NJ)

ToyConNJ is a family friendly event jam-packed with thousands of toys and collectibles. Back at the Parsippany P.A.L. building this year, multiple gyms are once again filled with over 200 vendor tables and displays for endless fun throughout Saturday & Sunday, April 21-22, 2018! Let’s take a look inside the con and be sure to check outContinue reading “ToyConNJ 2018 (Parsippany, NJ)”

Zapp Comic Con 2 – Wayne, NJ (March 31, 2018)

Happy 25th anniversary to Zapp Comics! Zapp Comic Con 2 is a sequel to last year’s ZCC and because it’s such a momentous anniversary, I knew I couldn’t miss this one! I had heard a lot of great things about their first con so I was looking forward to checking this one out. (Be sureContinue reading “Zapp Comic Con 2 – Wayne, NJ (March 31, 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 amazingContinue reading “Spotlight: KSGeekMan (Ben AbuSaada)”

Top 10 Posts Of 2017

What a crazy year! More than double the amount of posts from last year, and even more cons (how did that happen?). All in all, a pretty amazing year and I can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring. But join me, why don’t you, as we look at some of my most visited postsContinue reading “Top 10 Posts Of 2017”

The Jim Henson Exhibition (Museum of the Moving Image)

This was our first time visiting the Museum of the Moving Image! In such a historic location, the Museum of the Moving Image is in Astoria (Queens, NY) and is found in the former building of Astoria Studios. After intensive renovations, it reopened in 2011 and is still an amazing spot for learning about theContinue reading “The Jim Henson Exhibition (Museum of the Moving Image)”

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)”

HASCON 2017 – The Premier Hasbro FANmily Event

I had the privilege of attending the first ever HASCON this past weekend (September 8-10, 2017). This convention, right across from Hasbro’s headquarters (1 Hasbro Place, Providence, RI) is all things Hasbro! Yes, that means Star Wars, Transformers, Marvel, Nerf, G.I. Joe, My Little Pony, Dungeons & Dragons, and much, much more! Couldn’t make it?Continue reading “HASCON 2017 – The Premier Hasbro FANmily Event”

Force Friday II (The Last Jedi)

With Disney kickstarting a whole new trilogy of Star Wars movies, Force Friday made an epic comeback with a midnight event in 2015 in anticipation of Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Last year there was a “Force Friday” type event (#GoRogue) but wasn’t technically a sequel to 2015’s event. However, with the coming of EpisodeContinue reading “Force Friday II (The Last Jedi)”

Star Wars Day 2017 (40th Anniversary of A New Hope)

Today, Star Wars fans around the world annually celebrate the saga, the franchise, the life-changing experience that is Star Wars! Why today? Because it’s May The 4th, as in May The Fourth (Force) Be With You! How does one celebrate Star Wars Day, you ask? You could go to one of the many shops offeringContinue reading “Star Wars Day 2017 (40th Anniversary of A New Hope)”

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 hadContinue 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 payingContinue 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 IContinue reading “The Great Philadelphia Comic Con (April 7-9, 2017)”