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”

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)”

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)”

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)”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”