New Jersey Collector Fest 2020

If collectibles are your thing, then New Jersey Collector Fest has got you covered! After a brief pause during quarantine, Collector Fest made a big comeback on October 18 inside the Wayne PAL with nearly 100 tables of vendors & artists. It was an entire day chock-full of treasure hunting with masks & social distancingContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest 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)”

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”

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”

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”

Mainframe Comic Con 2020

Mainframe Comic Con was an online convention hosted by Chicago Comics boasting “the largest celebrity event of the season” with special guests from movies, television, and comic books! With the theme of “Stay Home & Nerd Out”, Mainframe Comic Con offered 20+ hours of streaming content and 50+ guests donating their time to charity, andContinue reading “Mainframe Comic Con 2020”

CRM Online Comic Con 2020

With all that’s going on in the world right now, one Facebook community put together a free online comic con for all the events that aren’t going on right now. Comic Related Madness is a Facebook group run by Pops Van Zant that is centered around sharing, supporting, and loving all things comic book related!Continue reading “CRM Online Comic Con 2020”

South Coast Toy And Comic Show 2020

The South Coast Toy And Comic Show returned in a big way this year! After a short break since their last show in 2014, this collectibles show filled two epic banquet halls in Venus de Milo in Swansea, MA. On February 22 & 23, collectors were able to access over 75 vendors and 25 artistsContinue reading “South Coast Toy And Comic Show 2020”

The Mall Collectibles Show (Winter 2020)

The Mall Collectibles Show returned February 15 & 16 to the Brunswick Square Mall in East Brunswick, NJ. For two days, collectors and regular mall shoppers alike could find themselves hunting for vintage & modern collectibles like Matchbox Cars, Lego Minifigures, full trading card sets, Happy Meal toys, video games, original movie posters, and evenContinue reading “The Mall Collectibles Show (Winter 2020)”

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)”

Top 10 Posts of 2019

2019 consisted of visits to some amazing pop-ups, exhibits, and conventions! With 53 articles here, 34 videos on YouTube, and 243 posts on Instagram, I can’t wait to see where we’ll go in the new year! In case you’ve missed them, here are just 10 of the top performing posts of the year, and beContinue reading “Top 10 Posts of 2019”