NJ – Amy Schumer Signs

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Comedian Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer, Trainwreck) appears at WORD Jersey City on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM to sign limited copies of THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO.

In order to enter the signing line, you must buy a “ticket” from WORD’s website which will be $28 and will include your copy of THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO. Details on tickets are forthcoming.

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WORD Jersey City
123 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
(201) 763-6611

NJ – A Cat Named Haiku Signing

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Cartoonist Mark Poulton and special guest Dexter Weeks appear at Stormwatch Comics on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM to sign A Cat Named Haiku: Totally Pawsome Edition and offering Haiku hats, cat toys and plushies!

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Stormwatch Comics
449 N Route 73, West Berlin, NJ 08091
(856) 768-8186

NJ – Indoctrination Signing

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Artist Matt Battaglia appears at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM to sign Indoctrination!

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Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 593-0042

NJ – Savage Hawkman Signing

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Writer Mark Poulton (Savage Hawkman, Avengelyne, Koni Waves) signs at Barnes & Noble on Saturday July 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM for their Get Pop Cultured: DC Comics event!

Barnes & Noble – The Court at Deptford II
1553 Almonesson Road, Deptford, NJ 08096
856-232-3123

Manahawkin Comic Book Show (September 2016)

Convention Name
Manahawking Comic Book Show
Convention Website Address
http://comic-lair.com/show
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
09/18/2016
About This Convention
Manahawkin Comic Book show will have dealers from all over New Jersey bringing some exciting collectibles: Silver age, Bronze age, Modern comics, toys and various other collectibles.Guess will include The USS Challenger: Star Trek fan club and local artist Matt Buttich .
Venue Name and Address
Holiday Inn
151 Route 72 East
Manahawkin, NJ (New Jersey) 08050
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
25
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Star Fleet USS Challenger Fan Club, Artist Matt Buttich

Manahawkin Comic Book Show

NJ – East Side Mags Signing

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Tony DiGerolamo (The Travelers, Everknights) and Mark McKenna (Combat Jacks, Banana Tail) appear at East Side Mags on Saturday August 6th from noon till 6:00 PM, signing copies of their various comics and hanging out with fans! Mark will also be sketching for customers so make sure you get here early!

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East Side Mags
7 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
(862) 333-4961

NJ – Yoga Hosers Premiere

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Writer/Director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) premieres his latest movie YOGA HOSERS at the Count Basie Theatre on Tuesday, August 2 at 7:30 PM and celebrates his 47th birthday!

In this pre-release screening of Kevin Smith’s Yoga Hosers, 15 year old-yoga-nuts Colleen Collette and Colleen McKenzie love their smartphones and hate their after school job at Manitoban convenience store Eh-2-Zed. But when an ancient evil rises from beneath Canada’s crust and threatens their big invitation to a Grade 12 party, the Colleens join forces with the legendary man-hunter from Montreal named Guy Lapointe to fight for their lives with all seven Chakras, one Warrior Pose at a time. Johnny Depp, Depp the younger and Smith the younger are returning in the roles they created for TUSK.
After the movie is your chance to talk to/yell at director Kevin Smith LIVE in person! Following the movie, audience members will have the chance to see Kevin Smith in an hour-long Q&A. The premiere will also be filmed for Kevin’s hit TV show, Comic Book Men, which is in its sixth season on AMC.
Exclusive Kevin Smith meet & greet packages are available, for details please visit www.smodcast.com.

Tickets available at the link…

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Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St, Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
(732) 842-9000

NJ – The Fed Signing

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Tony Bourne appears at East Side Mags for a signing on Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1:00 till 6:00 PM!

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East Side Mags
7 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
(862) 333-4961

Garden State Comic Fest Announces Contests, Prizes, and Panels for July 2016

Press Release:

GARDEN STATE COMIC FEST ANNOUNCES CONTESTS, PRIZES AND PANELS

Garden State logoThe Garden State Comic Fest will be giving away (as contest prizes) a year of tickets to other great Comic Cons!   Promoter, Sal Zurzolo says, “In addition to traditional cash prizes we are giving away something much more VALUABLE and you can you get one of these much sought after items the old fashioned way, by earning it when you win one of contests.”

“We know our fans love to attend conventions and to show our appreciation to the fans we added convention tickets to GS Comic Fest 2017 and a ‘Conventions for a Year Prize Package!’  The Garden State Cosplay Showdown costume contest Best in Show winner will receive tickets for 8 other northeast conventions and $500 to cover their tickets to any other shows they choose,” said Dave O’Hare, the show’s founder. Dave added, “Those with a talent for drawing can enter the Drawing Contest which will be judged by some of our very own guest artists.”

“If you can’t draw a stick figure, then our attendees can put their knowledge of superheroes to good use by entering the Superhero Trivia Contest and prove that their intellect is superior to all challengers,” said Sal.

“The GSCF Garden State Cosplay Showdown costume contest has 2 divisions, a kids contest for children under 16 and an adult division for those 16 and up,” Dave said.

In addition, Sal said, “We are thrilled to announce several panels including the Extreme Costumes, Thomas DePetrillo’s “How to Make Giant Cosplay (like the Hulkbuster)” and Vincent Zurzolo, who’s Metropolis Collectibles owns the most expensive comic in the world at $3.2 Million, on the “20 Gotcha’s on Buying Comics & Comic Book Art in 60 Minutes,’ and many more.”

The family friendly comic fest allows all children 11 and under Free Entry with a paying adult. There will be plenty of free parking for attendees. Tickets are available on-line now and will be available at the door while supplies last. For more information check out:
www.gardenstatecomicfest.com OR https://www.facebook.com/Gardenstatecomicfest OR https://twitter.com/GS_Comic_Fest

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (July 2016)

Convention Name
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/17/2016
About This Convention
Join us once again for the “Biggest Little Con on the East Coast!” The Jersey Shore Comic Book show will be hosting a show at the Toms River Elks Lodge, 600 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ onSunday, July 17, 2016 from 10am to 4pm.
We will be featuring *Star* guests, Jim Krut from “Dawn of the Dead,” Sharon Lentz of the TV soap series “Dark Shadows,” Carolyn Seibert..the Zombie Queen herself and Corey Sosner. The 501st Legion, The NJGhostbusters, The Philly Avengers, JGDeadpool and MAC the cat!
There will be more than 20+ artists, writers and creators of comics, your chance to pick up some original artwork!
More than 40 vendors will be offering up comics from the golden age to present, as well as toys, non-sport cards, comic themed crafts, collectibles and so much more!!
Fun for the whole family!
Admission $5.00 Senior Citizens $3.00 Kids under 12 Free
Venue Name and Address
Toms River Elks Lodge
600 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
66
Projected Attendance
800
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Tony DiGerolamo, Richard Laslo “Cel King”, John Allemand, Rusty Gilligan, Isiah Puga Art, Gianna Rose Art, Tony Townsend, Mackenzie Rose Hawk “Pony Artist,” Alexander Simmons, Jim Krut “Dawn of the Dead,” Sharon Smyth Lentz “Dark Shadows,” Carolyn Seibert “Zombie Killers,” Corey Sosner (actor), Joe del Beato (Marvel comics, G.I. Joe, Inhumanoids), Darren Auck (Marvel) and Bob Petrecca (DC Comics, Batman)

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show

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