Baltimore Comic Con 2018

For its 19th annual convention, Baltimore Comic Con really took it to the next level inside the Baltimore Convention Center. From September 28 to September 30, BCC was packed with amazing comic book creators, artists, cosplayers, and even media guests for 3 epic days. I was able to attend the private panels for Scott SnyderContinue reading “Baltimore Comic Con 2018”

CradleCon 2018 (Cradle of Aviation Museum, Long Island NY)

CradleCon is brand new non-profit comic, collectible, and pop culture convention at the Cradle of Aviation Museum (Long Island, NY). Sponsored by Best Comics International, all proceeds benefit the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s mission in supporting Education and Preservation Programs. And to kick off this first-ever con, CradleCon brought some amazing guests: Harmontown’s Dan HarmonContinue reading “CradleCon 2018 (Cradle of Aviation Museum, Long Island NY)”

Denny’s Solo: A Star Wars Story Inspired Menu & Topps Trading Cards

Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters May 25, 2018 but that doesn’t mean we can’t get a head-start on merchandise! Believe it or not, Denny’s heads into lightspeed first this week with the release of a limited time Star Wars inspired menu and exclusive Topps trading cards (with a portion of the card salesContinue reading “Denny’s Solo: A Star Wars Story Inspired Menu & Topps Trading Cards”

Zapp Comic Con 2 – Wayne, NJ (March 31, 2018)

Happy 25th anniversary to Zapp Comics! Zapp Comic Con 2 is a sequel to last year’s ZCC and because it’s such a momentous anniversary, I knew I couldn’t miss this one! I had heard a lot of great things about their first con so I was looking forward to checking this one out. (Be sureContinue reading “Zapp Comic Con 2 – Wayne, NJ (March 31, 2018)”

Spotlight: KSGeekMan (Ben AbuSaada)

Today’s Spotlight is on a fantastic artist, musician, and Star Wars collector. Ben AbuSaada, or KSGeekMan, is an artist in the Kansas City region who freelances and also sketches for trading card giants Topps and Upper Deck Entertainment. You can catch him at local comic cons for his art but he’s also got an amazingContinue reading “Spotlight: KSGeekMan (Ben AbuSaada)”

Play Fair 2017 – The Ultimate Experience In Toys & Family Entertainment

Play Fair is a celebration of play and entertainment for all ages. It’s an immersive, experience-rich event for children, parents, families, and teenage and adult fans. With hands-on exhibits, awe-inspiring displays, dozens of toy and entertainment brands, and never-before-seen exclusives, attendees can feel, touch, and take home their favorite toys and games — and beContinue reading “Play Fair 2017 – The Ultimate Experience In Toys & Family Entertainment”

New York Comic Con 2017

It’s that time of year again for the biggest pop culture event on the East Coast! This marks my 6th year attending New York Comic Con, home to the latest in comics, video games, movies, toys, anime, and much more! If you’ve only attended small cons before, New York Comic Con is exactly the same… exceptContinue reading “New York Comic Con 2017”

Force Friday II (The Last Jedi)

With Disney kickstarting a whole new trilogy of Star Wars movies, Force Friday made an epic comeback with a midnight event in 2015 in anticipation of Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Last year there was a “Force Friday” type event (#GoRogue) but wasn’t technically a sequel to 2015’s event. However, with the coming of EpisodeContinue reading “Force Friday II (The Last Jedi)”

Garden State Comic Fest 2017

There are Comic Cons and there are Comic Fests. No, but seriously – Garden State Comic Fest does stand out from many comic book conventions (and trust me, I’ve been to a lot just within the last year). Reason being that it’s very comic book focused, very affordable (about $30 a day), and gives offContinue reading “Garden State Comic Fest 2017”

Star Wars Day 2017 (40th Anniversary of A New Hope)

Today, Star Wars fans around the world annually celebrate the saga, the franchise, the life-changing experience that is Star Wars! Why today? Because it’s May The 4th, as in May The Fourth (Force) Be With You! How does one celebrate Star Wars Day, you ask? You could go to one of the many shops offeringContinue reading “Star Wars Day 2017 (40th Anniversary of A New Hope)”

Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017

“Star Wars Celebration – The Ultimate Fan Experience” is a giant convention specifically for Star Wars starting in 1999 just before the release of Episode I: The Phantom Menace. I realized the huge traction it was gaining with Celebration III in 2005 with the release of their exclusive Darth Vader figure. I still remember payingContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017”

Topps Star Wars Masterwork 2016 Trading Cards

For almost 80 years, Topps has been producing high desirable collectible trading cards. They’re best known for their baseball cards, basketball cards, and also their non-sports cards such as Star Wars or Dr. Who. Masterwork is one of their newer Star Wars sets and is a high-end line of cards. Some of the great collectiblesContinue reading “Topps Star Wars Masterwork 2016 Trading Cards”