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)”

Wayne NJ Toy Show (July 2020)

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many events to go virtual these past few months. But as things begin to slowly normalize, the Wayne NJ Toy Show made a comeback this past weekend as one of the first shows in the tri-state area to resume in-person gatherings! Let’s check out what this show is all aboutContinue reading “Wayne NJ Toy Show (July 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”

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)”

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”

Phillipsburg Comic-Con 2019

Phillipsburg Comic-Con is an annual comic book show run by Phillipsburg High School’s Comic and Anime & Manga clubs, bringing comic creators, educational panels, and local comic shops to a low-income community! For its fifth annual show on Saturday, May 11, Phillipsburg Comic-Con hosted an exciting day filled with activities, raffles, and even freebies. TheContinue reading “Phillipsburg Comic-Con 2019”

Big Apple Comic Con 2019

Big Apple Comic Con celebrates its 22nd year in New York City! On March 9 & 10, Michael Carbonaro’s long-running show returned to Penn Plaza Pavilion inside Hotel Pennsylvania with celebrity headliners like William Shatner, Mike Colter, Brent Spiner, Kathleen Turner, as well as comic creators like Frank Cho, Tony Isabella, Ramona Fradon, Peter David,Continue reading “Big Apple Comic Con 2019”

Rhode Island Comic Con 2018

Rhode Island Comic Con, “the BIGGEST show in the smallest state”, returned this year to The Rhode Island Convention Center, Dunkin Donuts Center, and now the Omni Hotel as well! With three action-packed days from November 2-4, RICC 2018 was a massive force to be reckoned with! Organized by Altered Reality Entertainment, this year’s convention continued theirContinue reading “Rhode Island Comic Con 2018”

ComiCONN 2018 (Foxwoods Resort Casino)

ComiCONN, “A Show For The Fans By The Fans!”, was back at Foxwoods Resort Casino on June 30 & July 1 for their 9th convention. I was able to attend and had a great time scouring the show floor, checking out various panels, and meeting celebrity guests like Robert Englund (the original Freddy Krueger), Kane HodderContinue reading “ComiCONN 2018 (Foxwoods Resort Casino)”

Toys R Us Times Square Grand Opening 2017

Almost 2 years after Toys R Us closed down its flagship store in Times Square, the company opened a temporary holiday store today at 1466 Broadway, New York, NY! They announced: Good things DO come in small(er) packages! The opening of our temporary holiday store in Times Square is set for 9am, Sat., Aug. 26.Continue reading “Toys R Us Times Square Grand Opening 2017”