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)”

Trading Card Expo (2021 Debut)

On February 27, 2021 the Trading Card Expo debuted their 1-day show of all things trading cards. Featuring sports, entertainment, CCG cards, and even playing cards, the show was perfect for any card collector whether they’re new to the hobby or have been invested in the industry for decades! With trading card sales booming andContinue reading “Trading Card Expo (2021 Debut)”

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)”

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”

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”

Suffolk Comic & Art Expo (Fall 2019)

Just six months after its second show, Suffolk Comic & Art Expo was back with a third show featuring an Artist Alley comprised of over 80 creators & 40 vendors for an epic day at the Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, NY. On Saturday, October 26, special guests like Adam Kubert, Jim Steranko, ArtContinue reading “Suffolk Comic & Art Expo (Fall 2019)”

New York Comic Con 2019

New York Comic Con returned to the Javits Center from October 3-6, 2019 and it was bigger than ever! Occupying not only the main convention center, The Manhattan Center, and Madison Square Garden, but now Hudson Yards Park as well, NYCC was absolutely packed with special guests, content, exclusive products, and so much more! WithContinue reading “New York Comic Con 2019”

Sellersville Museum: Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society

For two days only on September 14 & 15, 2019, the Sellersville Museum in southeastern Pennsylvania housed a special Star Wars exhibit hosted by PSWCS (the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society). Since exhibits regularly rotate at this volunteer-run museum, I’m glad I got to check out this limited engagement! As always, admission to the SellersvilleContinue reading “Sellersville Museum: Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society”

Keystone Comic Con 2019 (Philadelphia, PA)

For Keystone Comic Con‘s second convention in Philadelphia, organizer ReedPOP upped the ante since last year’s gathering. With entertainment headliners such as Tom Holland, James & Oliver Phelps, Bonnie Wright, and John Carpenter, the autograph hall was constantly buzzing with excitement. And there were also top name comic guests like Jim Steranko, Jimmy Cheung, AmyContinue reading “Keystone Comic Con 2019 (Philadelphia, PA)”

Suffolk Comic & Art Expo (Spring 2019)

Suffolk Comic & Art Expo invaded the Stony Brook University Student Activity Center on April 14, 2019 with a bigger & better show since its debut in 2018! The one-day show boasted wall-to-wall Golden, Silver, Bronze, and Modern age books, various collectibles, and custom crafts. You could also find CGC authorized dealers Android’s Amazing ComicsContinue reading “Suffolk Comic & Art Expo (Spring 2019)”

New Jersey Collector Fest 2 (Spring 2019)

New Jersey Collector Fest is back and bringing the best & rarest in toys, sci-fi, horror, comics, and art! For one day only on April 6, 2019, the event took place on the entire second floor of the Meadowlands Holiday Inn in New Jersey and brought in dozens of vendors offering a variety of collectiblesContinue reading “New Jersey Collector Fest 2 (Spring 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”