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)”

Rhode Island Comic Con 2019

Thousands of comic book & pop culture fans filled the streets of Providence, RI for the 8th annual Rhode Island Comic Con from November 1-3. With over 200 comic book creators & celebrities under the roofs of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Rhode Island Convention Center, and the Omni Hotel, the weekend was absolutely packed withContinue reading “Rhode Island Comic Con 2019”

Baltimore Comic Con 2019 (20th Anniversary)

Celebrating its 20th year, Baltimore Comic Con once again delivered an amazing comic-focused convention of massive proportions with an immense roster of guests all under one roof! Read through for some of the highlights and be sure to check out the full photo gallery and video recap at the end of the article! Baltimore ComicContinue reading “Baltimore Comic Con 2019 (20th Anniversary)”

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”

ToyConNJ – Fall 2018 (Parsippany, NJ)

ToyConNJ came back to the Parsippany P.A.L. for their second toy convention of the year, following their very successful April show. With two gatherings, you have double the chance of scoring some amazing toys for your personal collection! If you missed my post from Spring 2018, you’ll want to scroll through – and be sureContinue reading “ToyConNJ – Fall 2018 (Parsippany, NJ)”

Fan Expo Boston 2018

I’ve heard a lot of great things about Fan Expo Boston (formerly Boston Comic Con), so you can imagine how excited I was to finally attend! Held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in the heart of Massachusetts, thousands of comic book and pop culture fans gathered from August 10-12, 2018 to celebrateContinue reading “Fan Expo Boston 2018”

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)”

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)”

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)”