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”

Toms River Card Show (2021 Debut)

With the recent growth in trading card popularity it’s no surprise that, in turn, more shows focusing on the hobby would arise. So when the folks at fan-favorite Jersey Shore Toy Show decided to put on their very first Toms River Card Show, we knew we had to be there! Held at the Clarion HotelContinue reading “Toms River Card Show (2021 Debut)”

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)”

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”

ToyConNJ 2020 (Wayne, NJ)

ToyConNJ, a pop culture & collectibles show, found a new location for their 2020 event at the Wayne PAL with nearly 100 vendors specializing in toys of every kind! Held from October 9-11, Veteri Productions made sure that their rescheduled event would not only meet safety expectations but exceed them: a temperature check at theContinue reading “ToyConNJ 2020 (Wayne, NJ)”

Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market (Summer 2020)

The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market is a punk-inspired flea market with unique collectibles, antiques, original artwork, handmade items, and other interesting curiosities. It’s held multiple times a year and for its post-quarantine comeback show, it took over the Cure Insurance Arena parking lot in downtown Trenton, NJ! Over 60 vendors assembled each day forContinue reading “Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market (Summer 2020)”