Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (July 2013)

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
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About This Convention
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show is proud to announce our very first show here on the Jersey Shore in Forked River, New Jersey. The show will be held at the Community Center here in Forked River from 10am to 4pm and admission is FREE! Easy to find, exit 74 off the Garden State Parkway onto Lacey Road East about 2 miles and the Community Center is on the corner of Lacey Road and Route 9.
Fun for the entire family! We will be featuring several comic artists, Rusty Gilligan, Howard Bender, David Hardy and Samuel Guerrero Jr. for starters. There will be several dealers with tons of comic books for sale, as well as non-sport cards and comic collectibles and toys.
We will be offering door prizes, such as show cash and other items and will hold an auction as well. Come on out and join us, don’t miss out on the fun!
Venue Name and Address
Lacey Township Community Hall
101 Route 9 (corner of route 9 and Lacey Road)
Forked River, New Jersey 08731
United States
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Comic Books
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  • Collectibles
Howard Bender, Rusty Gilligan, Samuel Guerrero jr., David Hardy

Jersey Shore Flyer

Atomicon XXIX Summer Blast Comics Expo (June 2013)

It’s SAND…it’s SUN…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN!!  It’s Atomicon XXIX Summer Blast Comics Expo, returning to the heart of the Jersey Shore at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin N.J. on Sunday, June 30, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Exit 63 off of the Garden State Parkway, junction of Rt. 72 and Rt. 9 in Stafford Township)!

*Low, Low, LOW Admission Price of Just $2 for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE to SPEND on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (golden Age to Present), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Comics Collectibles…and even your favorite Monster Magazines!

*Free, Free, FREE!: FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-Under! FREE Parking for Con Attendees in the hotel parking lot! FREE Comics for the First 100 patrons! FREE Air for Super-Villains to breathe (we’ll let ‘em LIVE this time)!

*Dandy DOOR PRIZES: Bat-Bux $howca$h (use these Gotham City banknotes like REAL Cash anywhere in the Dealers Room)…the Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $125 value inside)…The Free GAS Card Give-away ( FREE GAS to One Lucky Winner for their return trip home!)…plus the Return of the Comp Movie Tickets Give-away (YOUR chance maybe, to see Superman, the Man of Steel…for FREE!)

*Great Guest CREATORS in attendance!  Look for our postings on!  The Guest List is always finalized one week before the show. See Comics Creators in ACTION: greeting fans, signing autographs, selling art and special publications!

*COSPLAY Costume Contest!: NEW to this show! Cosplay is the sensation that’s rockin’ the nation! Come dressed as YOUR favorite character and WIN Bat-Bux $howca$h Prizes! One Adult Winner and One Child Winner! NOT to be missed!

*Easy ACCESS: via Rt. 9 or the GSP (north-south) and Rt. 72 (east-west). No car? Use the Rt. 9 Bus (Atlantic City/Lakewood line). The show is 10 minutes from the beaches of Long Beach Island…and 30 minutes from all of the action in Atlantic City!

*For nearly 15 years (and nearly 30 shows), Atomicon has always stood for Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN!  Bring your SHADES and FLIP-FLOPS, dude! This is ONE Comics Beach Party you DON’T dare MISS!  Be there…or Be SQUARE! - S.P.P. Promo Team


NJ – The Reluctant Assassin Signing


Author Eoin Colfer signs at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday May 07, 2013 at 7:00 PM!

Barnes & Noble
765 Route 17 South, Paramus, NJ 07652

NJ – FCBD: Superior Spider-Man Signing


Writer DAN SLOTT signs at Zapp Comics from noon until 5:00 pm on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day! Autographs will be FREE with a limit of 2 per person.

Zapp Comics
574 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973-628-4500

NJ – The Boy Who Loved Batman Signing


Michael Uslan appears at Rutgers University on April 18th at 8:00 pm as part of Geek Week! RSVP on Facebook!

Join the Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA) and Geek Week for an in depth conversation with one of the key people behind the masterpieces of the Batman films, Michael Uslan. Come and listen as he speaks about his journey to bring Batman to the big screen.

NJ – The Nerdist Way Signing


Chris Hardwick appears with moderator Adam WarRock at Rutgers University on April 16th at 7:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room of the Rutgers Student Center as part of Geek Week!

RSVP on Facebook!

Press Release:

7:30 PM- Book Signing (books will be available for purchase at the event through Barnes and Noble)

8:30 PM- Event begins

Multipurpose Room, Rutgers Student Center

Chris Hardwick is coming to Rutgers! The creator of The Nerdist podcast network, one of Time Magazine’s 140 Most Influential People on Twitter, author of The Nerdist Way, and perpetual nerd and geek advocate, will share stories and insights from his book and his career. Moderated by nerdcore hip-hop artist Adam WarRock, this is the keynote speaker of Rutgers University Geek Week, and an event you do not want to miss! The event will also include a book signing. Chris’s book, The Nerdist Way, will be available for purchase on site from Barnes and Noble.

Tickets are free to Rutgers students and will be first-come, first-served. More details on ticketing coming soon.

NJ – Secret Identities Panel

sisLarry Hama, Natalie Kim, Robin Ha, and Adam WarRock join Jeff Yang, Keith Chow, and Jerry Ma for a panel at Rutgers University on April 15th at 8:30 pm in the Multipurpose Room of the Rutgers Student Center as part of Geek Week!

Press Release:

Four years ago, “Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology, the ground-breaking graphic novel collection of original stories of Asian Americans told through the narrative of heroes and villains, was launched right here at Rutgers.

On the heels of releasing their second anthology, “Secret Identities, Volume 2: Shattered”, SI comes back to Rutgers. Joining SI editors Jeff Yang, Keith Chow, and Jerry Ma will be nerdcore rapper Adam WarRock, Marvel Comics and SI artist Robin Ha, co-host of InkedTV and creator of the web series Super Twins Natalie Kim, and writer, artist, editor, and creator of the GI Joe mythology Larry Hama!

Join the panel for an in-depth multimedia presentation on Asian American identity, comics, and more. The panelists will need audience assistance to create an original hero and villain on stage. Don’t miss out!

For more information, visit the Secret Identities website.

Free admission. RSVP on Facebook!

NJ – Five Ghosts Signing


Writer Frank Barbiere signs at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday April 13, 2013 from 1:00 till 3:00 pm!

First Printings of the otherwise SOLD OUT FIRST ISSUE will available during the signing!

Besides his work on FIVE GHOSTS, Frank is penning the forthcoming Dark Horse superhero series Blackout, debuting next month in Dark Horse Presents’ May issue, and then in it’s own title. Barbiere has also written the The White Suits DHP series for Dark Horse and Divine Intervention at Arcana Studio.

Mark the date and make your plans today to attend this signing!

Please note! 1st printings will be available ONLY for signing on a strictly first come, first serve basis – one per person/family and only during Frank in-store appearance! Supplies are limited! Come early! We also hope to have a limited number of issue #1 Phantom Variant covers by Ben Templesmith and advance copies of 2nd printings!

Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940

Captain Action to Be Featured at April 7, 2013, Wayne NJ Show

Captain Action Wayne

Press Release:

The Wayne NJ Toy, Comic & Collectibles Show returns on Sunday April 7, 2013 to Company #1 Firehouse, 97 Parish Drive Wayne NJ 07470 with over 80 tables of vintage and current Toys, Comics, Movie Memorabilia, Action Figures, Star Wars, Non-Sport Cards, Die-Cast, Trains, Small Antiques and so much more.

Some dealer highlights are Vintage Star Wars Toys & Figures-Mint in Original Boxes, Vintage Disney, Bandai Godzilla, Marvel Secret Wars, Masters Of The Universe, Autographs. Steve  from the “Toy Hunter” has promised to bring a collection from an old toy store that includes, Dinky, Tonka, Fisher Price, Dolls, Plastic Soldiers, Mego and more.

We are excited that Joe & Ed from Captain Action will be our special guests displaying their Action Figure Line Up  and Spiro from SuperHeroes For Hospice will be bringing hundreds of Comics where the proceeds go directly to Hospice.

Doors open at 8AM and close at 2PM with admission of $2.00 per Adult and Kids under 12 free. There is plenty of free parking and a home cooked snack bar. Additional parking can be found on the other side of the bridge on Taylor Drive.

Please log on to or call  973-726-9897 for additional information.

NJ – The Last Threshold Signing


Author R.A. Salvatore signs at Barnes & Noble on March 6, 20103 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm!

R.A. Salvatore is the NY Times best-selling author of more than 40 science fiction/fantasy novels, including the popular Forgotten Realms series The Legend of Drizzt. His newest is the final book of the #4 Neverwinter Saga, The Last Threshold.

Barnes & Noble - Clifton Commons
395 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ 07014

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