NJ – Becoming Maria Signing


Sonia Manzano, the actress who played Maria on Sesame Street for over 40 years, appears at WORD Bookstore on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM to sign her memoir BECOMING MARIA.

Written for young adults, Sonia’s memoir traces her life from troubled home in the Bronx to her success on Sesame Street. She talks openly about her difficult childhood but also what inspired her to want to be an actress (a school trip to see West Side Story!) Bring kids of all ages, or just your sense of nostalgia, to this reading and signing with Sonia Manzano.

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

NJ – East Side Mags Signing


Artists Anthony Marques, Fernando Ruiz, Dan Parent, and Soo Lee appear at East Side Mags for a signing on Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 1:00 till 5:00 PM!

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

NJ – Dragons Beware Signing


Writer Jorge Aguirre, creator of GIANTS BEWARE and DRAGONS BEWARE, appears at East Side Mags for a signing on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from noon till 4:00 PM!

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

Special Guests Appear at NJCE 2015


New Jersey Comic Expo (#NJCE) makes its debut this weekend on November 21st and 22nd with several special guests!

Best-selling and fan favorite superstar comic book artist Jim Lee will be making a rare appearance at NJCE on Sunday, November 22nd. Jim’s appearance at NJCE is his final U.S. convention appearance of the year! Attendees will have the chance to line up for a special TWO HOUR hour signing with a two-item limit! The signing will begin at 10AM and will be first come, first served.

Writer Garth Ennis, best known as the co-creator of the Vertigo comic Preacher with Steve Dillon, which is coming soon to AMC, and his fan beloved nine-year run on Marvel’s Punisher. So if you have a stack of the plethora of comics authored by Mr. Ennis, you may want to bring them to the 2015 NJCE, because this will be his ONLY appearance in the great state of New Jersey.

Superstar Comic Book artist John Cassaday will be making a rare appearance this weekend at the New Jersey Comic Expo! Appearing both Saturday & Sunday, John who most recently handled the art on the first six issues of Marvel’s flagship Star Wars book, will be signing books for fans and will also be available for meet & greet session via our VIP packages.

Angel and Person of Interest’s Amy Acker will be joining us on Saturday and Drea de Matteo (The Sopranos, Sons of Anarchy) and from Marvel’s Daredevil on NetFlix Peter Shinkoda and Tommy Walker will be there all weekend. In addition to signing autographs for fans (Additional fees apply) at their tables in our Celeb Signing Area we will also be offering the opportunity to have a professional photo with your favorite celeb taken by Epic Photo-Ops, the convention photo pros.

Other guests include: Mark Bagley, Frank J. Barbiere, Chris Batista, Ryan Bodenheim, Ivan Brandon, June Brigman, Jim Calafiore, Dennis Calero, Joe Caramagna, Paul Castiglia, Chris Claremont, Toby Cypress, Vito Delsante, Todd Dezago, Steve Ellis, The Fraim Bros, Bryan J.L. Glass, Justin Gray, Scott Hanna, Joe Harris, Edwin Huang, Jamal Igle, Jeff King, Joseph Michael Linsner, Shawn Martinbrough, Ben McCool, Mark Morales, Rags Morales, Rudy Nebres, Fabian Nicieza, Cary Nord, Carl Potts, Rodney Ramos, Tom Raney, Ivan Reis, Rod Reis, Dave Roman, Craig Rousseau, Fernando Ruiz, Buddy Scalera, Bob Schreck, Jeffery Shultz, Alex Simmons, Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Frank Tieri, Peter J. Tomasi, Ethan Van Sciver, Charles Paul Wilson III, and more! For the full guest list, tickets, and further details please check the website: www.newjerseycomicexpo.com

NJ – Celebrity Nerd-Off


Join Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, for an evening of conversation and fun with director J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek, Lost) on ​Saturday, November 21 at 8:00 PM​. This event features the pair in a wide-ranging, onstage discussion of their influences, ideas and creative work. See which geek shall inherit the Earth!

Proceeds from this event benefit The Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading film non-profit.

Co-Presented with NJPAC

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St, Lodi, New Jersey 07102
(973) 642-8989

ToyConNJ (August and November 2016)


Convention ToyConNJ
Convention Website Address http://www.toyconnj.com
Dates 2015 Schedule:            8/29 & 30                  11/14 & 15
Venue Name Police Athletic League
Venue Address 33 Baldwin Rd
Parsippany  NJ 07057
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 230
What category best describes your convention? Collectibles
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? – Comic Books

NJ – Whoopi Goldberg Signs


Whoopi Goldberg appears at Books and Greetings on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm to sign her book, “If Someone Says “You Complete Me,” Run!: Whoopi’s Big Book of Relationships.

This is a ticketed event. When you purchase your book you will receive a numbered ticket, which is your number in the signing line. Each person attending needs to have their own book/ticket. If you can’t attend the event we can have books signed and shipped for you. All books must be purchased from Books & Greetings to attend the event.

Books & Greetings
271 Livingston Street, Northvale, NJ 07647

NJ – Star Wars Reads Day 2015


May the Force be with you as the Maplewood Memorial Library celebrates Star Wars Reads Day at the library on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm! Put on your best Star Wars gear and join us for robot demonstrations from the CHS Robotics Club, a presentation by Star Wars expert Jason Fry, LEGO Creations from the Garden SLUG (Garden State Lego Users Group), Star Wars trivia and prizes, scavenger hunt and Star Wars themed crafts.

Maplewood Memorial Library
51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 762-1622

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (November 2015)

New Jersey

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
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Once again the folks at the Jersey Shore Comic Book Show will be hosting another GREAT show on Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 10am to 4pm at the Toms River Elks Lodge in Toms River, New Jersey.
This promises to be our biggest show yet! A Walking Dead films production in association with Scream HQ presents “100 Acres of Hell”…Attending the con is CEO of Walking Dead Films, Jason Koerner, co-founder and partner, Ed McKeever and Jay Lee who is the director of the film also directed “Zombie Strippers” and “Alyce Kills” as well as some crew members and stars of the film. Also appearing will be former WWE Superstars Samu Anoa’i and Gene “SNITSKY” Snisky. Also joining us will be the North Jersey Ghostbusters and the 501st Legion. MAC the cat will also be there!
We will be featuring over 20+ guest artists, writers and creators of comics and over 50+ Vendors offering up comics, non-sport cards, toys, pop-culture, anime, steam-punk, collectibles and so much MORE!! So…get an early start on Christmas shopping! Original Art-Work makes a great gift, not to mention rare comics or a hard to find collectible.
Show time will be 10am to 4pm and there will be NO EARLY ADMISSONS!
ADMISSION $5.00 Kids under 12 are Free
For more show information and guest list, please go to our website.
Venue Name and Address
Toms River Elks Lodge
600 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
United States
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Comic Books
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  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Jason Koerner (actor,producer), Ed McKeever (actor,producer) Jay Lee (director), Samu Anoa’i (wrestler), Gene Snisky (wrestler), Rusty Gilligan, Bob Petrecca, Paris Cullins, Tom Smith, Howard Bender, Darren Auck, Joe Delbeato, David Hardy, Mackenzie Rose Hawk, Dave Ryan, Joe Martino, Eric Cooper, Frank Cuonzo, Jay Taylor, Jenaro Pagan, Philip McNulty, Jen Tracy, The Real Black and White Artist, Tina Marie Monerreo

New Jersey

NJ – David Spade Signing


David Spade (Saturday Night Live, Joe Dirt, Tommy Boy) appears at Bookends on Tuesday, October 27th at 7:30 PM! The stand-up comedian, actor, writer, musician and television personality will sign his book: David Spade is Almost Interesting: The Memoir. Each person attending must purchase one or more books.

211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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