The Big Kid Toy Show (Spring 2021)

On May 1, The Big Kid Toy Show returned for its 4th annual event at the New Egypt Flea Market Village! Hosted by one of the village’s very own shops, The Big Kid Store, the show featured dozens of pop-up vendors in addition to the village’s existing 40+ shops so that you can re-discover thatContinue reading “The Big Kid Toy Show (Spring 2021)”

PEZ Visitor Center (Orange, CT)

The PEZ Visitor Center in Orange, CT is 4,000 square feet of everything PEZ! On top of being a two-floor museum, the Visitor Center is in fact a production factory as well, where you can see real workers packaging candy & dispensers (Monday through Friday)! So let’s take a look inside and be sure toContinue reading “PEZ Visitor Center (Orange, CT)”

New Jersey Collector Fest (Spring 2021)

On February 28, New Jersey Collector Fest had an amazing show to kick off the 2021 convention season. As a one-day show, it always pulls out all the stops by bringing in great vendors, artists, and celebrities guests. But especially in current times where conventions hardly assemble (let alone bring in celebrities), seeing actors, voiceContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest (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)”

Spotlight: MattApplegateDraws (Matt Applegate)

Today’s Spotlight is on the one and only Matt Applegate! Matt Applegate, or MattApplegateDraws, is an amazing artist from Kentucky. He creates photorealistic portraits typically on trading card sized stock and has worked on licensed properties like Star Wars, Stranger Things, and Marvel through trading card companies like Topps and Upper Deck Entertainment. When heContinue reading “Spotlight: MattApplegateDraws (Matt Applegate)”

Anthony’s Comic Book Art: The Show! (2021 Debut)

The inaugural event for Anthony Snyder‘s “Anthony’s Comic Book Art: The Show!” was held on January 10, 2021, from 10am-4pm, at the Baymont Hotel by Wyndham in Pompton Plains, NJ. Here at the show, Anthony’s immense inventory of original comic art was for sale, including pieces by Esad Ribic, Neal Adams, John Buscema, Art Adams,Continue reading “Anthony’s Comic Book Art: The Show! (2021 Debut)”

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”

The Mall Collectibles Show (Summer 2020)

The Mall Collectibles Show returned to the Brunswick Square Mall (East Brunswick, NJ) for the first time since quarantine on August 15 & 16! Brought to you by the same organizers as ToyConNJ, Comic Art Con, and the Wayne NJ Toy Show, Veteri Productions worked with the mall to deliver another great show with safetyContinue reading “The Mall Collectibles Show (Summer 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”

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”