We are one month away from the long-awaited RETURN of ATOMICON Comics Expo XXXI, to be held on SATURDAY, August 30, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin, located at 151 RT. 72 East in Manahawkin N.J. (Exit 63 off of the Garden State Parkway) near the juncture of RT. 72 and RT.9.
*Special Holiday Weekend LOW Admission Charge of Just ONE Dollar for Adults and Teens (Kids are FREE) guarantees that YOU have MORE to SPEND in our Climate-controlled Dealers Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), DVDs, Action Figures, Supplies, and all manner of Comic Collectibles!
*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!
*Dandy DOOR PRIZES!: Our Atomicon give-aways can’t be beat: Bat-Bux $howca$h, our “famous” Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $100 value inside), the Free GAS CARD Give-away…plus a special “Dealers Only” Door Prize, awarded at end of the show!
*Garrulous Guest ARTISTS!: Rick (Zach & the Zombie) CELANO, Doug (Sugar Ray Finhead) BARON, Andrew LETA (first time at this show)…
*NEW this year: Special Charity AUCTION: a special Comic Auction will be held at 1 p.m., featuring hard-to-find collectibles, right alongside unbeatable bargains for collectors on a budget…all for a Good Cause (to be specified at the show)!
*Easy ACCESS: Take the Garden State Parkway or Route 9 (for north-south travel) and RT. 72 (east-west), to find us, quick and easy, on a 6-lane highway. No car? No problem! Use the Rt.9 BUS (Atlantic City/Lakewood line) and get off at Rt.72..!
*TRADITION!: For 15 Years (and 30 shows), ATOMICON has been synonymous with Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! DON’T let the summer pass without taking in a N.J. Shore TRADITION: the ONE…the ONLY…the ORIGINAL ATOMICON! It’s a bird…it’s a plane…It’s YOU…at ATOMICON! Be there…or Be SQUARE! – The Promotion Team at Surf Pirates Productions
Danielle Fishel, Topanga on Boy Meets World and its spinoff Girls Meets World, appears at Bookends on Tuesday, September 9th at 6:00 pm to sign her new memoir!
Appearing authors will only autograph books purchased at Bookends and must have valid Bookends Receipt.
Availability & pricing for all autographed books subject to change.
Bookends cannot guarantee that the books that are Autographed will always be First Printings.
Autographed books purchased at Bookends are non-returnable.
While we try to ensure that all customers coming to Bookends’ signings will meet the author and get their book signed, we cannot guarantee that all attendees will meet the author, or that all books will be signed. We cannot control inclement weather, author travel schedules or authors who leave signings prematurely.
211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) appears on Saturday August 16th at 1:00 pm at the unveiling of the new FYE Woodbridge, a pop culture destination for fans across the Tri-State area! Join Ashley for an in-store Cosplay Contest judged with Miggy Jagger (Heroes of Cosplay).
1st Place Winner will receive a Her Universe tote bag with a copy of Entertainment Weekly signed by the Doctor Who cast, signed autographs from the judges and a $100 FYE Gift Certificate.
Woodbridge Center Mall
250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Meet author Kazu Kibuishi at Barnes & Noble on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM! He is the Eisner-nominated creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Amulet series and a collection of his popular webcomic, Copper. Kazu also illustrated the covers of the latest edition of the Harry Potter series.
Barnes & Noble
3981 US Hwy 9, Freehold, NJ 07728
Ignatz Awards nominated indie writer Adam McGovern, the co-creator of Image Comics’ newest and highly anticipated NIGHTWORLD series, will be signing copies of the first issue, Saturday, August 9th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, at Dewey’s Comic City, 13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ. Issue #1 arrives on Wednesday, August 6th.
Created by McGovern and Paolo Leandri, NIGHTWORLD is an all-new series that brings humor, horror and tragic romance together with blockbuster monster fights! “If you like occult super heroics, gothic romance, classic pathos, modern existential slapstick, emo-vampire telenovelas, big-monster smack downs and hipster retro,” said McGovern, “there’s something in it for you!”
And really, who doesn’t….
McGovern’s credits include the Ignatz Awards nominated indie title Dr. Id, Psychologist of the Supernatural (with Nightworld co-creator Leandri), work for Image Comic on their Next Issue Project anthology series, and numerous contributions to the acclaimed indie comics newspapers Pood and Magic Bullet. He also writes for The Kirby Collector, the website HiLoBROW and others.
Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
Chris Eliopoulos appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Marvel Universe Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on Saturday August 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM!
Barnes & Noble
765 Route 17 South, Paramus, NJ 07652
Writer Brandon Montclare and illustrator Amy Reeder present Rocket Girl Volume 1 at the WORD Bookstore on Wednesday, July 30th from 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Get a behind-the-scenes look at comic creation and Kickstarter crowd-sourcing, and learn about the teen police force of the future.
WORD Jersey City
123 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
ToyConNJ will premiere on June 28 & 29th in 2014 and be hosted at the Parsippany P.A.L. Building on 33 Baldwin Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054. There will be over 170+ tables of Celebrity Guests, Comic & Graphic Artists, Exhibitors, Current & Vintage –Toys, Comics, Movie Memorabilia and collectibles all for a regular admission price of $5.00 and children under 12 free. There is a full access weekend pass available for $20 on the website.
Anyone attending in full costume will be admitted free and will be eligible to enter the cash prize costume contest on Saturday Evening from 4 to 5 PM. Attendees are also welcome to bring their Toy & Collectible items that they can enter into the live auction, also on Saturday Evening from 5 to 8 PM. There will be door prizes given away every hour on the hour.
This show is being brought to you by the same promoter, that has for over 23+ years,’ brought full family fun Toy & Collectibles Shows to NJ.
Information can be found on the show website at www.toyconnj.com or by calling 973-726-9897. ToyConNJ will be back again at the same location on October 18 & 19 / 2014.
We’ll be celebrating Batman’s Diamond Jubilee at Atomicon XXXI Comics Expo on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin, N.J. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Exit 63 off of the Garden State Parkway, at the junction of Rt. 72E and Rt. 9)!
* LOW, Low Admission Price of Just $2 for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE to SPEND in the climate-controlled Dealers’ Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), Action Figures, Toys, DVDs, and other Comics Collectibles!
* 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!
* Dandy DOOR PRIZES: Bat-Bux $howca$h (use these Gotham City banknotes like REAL $$ anywhere in the Dealers Room), our infamous Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $100 value inside), Comp Movie Tickets (see your favorite summer super-hero movie on us) and the Free Gas Card Give-away (win Free Gas for your return trip home)..!
* Guest CREATORS in attendance! Check our listing on ConventionScene.com for Attending Guest announcements. Meet and greet Real Comic ARTISTS signing autographs, selling sketches and making COMICS come alive right before your eyes!
* Easy ACCESS: via Rt.9 or the GSP (north-south) and Rt. 72 (east-west). No car? No problem! Use the Rt.9 Bus (Atlantic City/Lakewood line). Just 10 minutes from Long Beach Island…and 30 minutes from Atlantic City!
* For 15 Years (and 31 shows), Atomicon has always stood for Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! It’s the Caped Crusader’s 75th Birthday…Don’t miss it! – The Promo Team at Surf Pirate Productions