Atomicon XXVIII Comics Expo (October 2012)

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Dear Comics Fans: The Jersey Shore’s LONGEST-RUNNING Comic Book Show RETURNS to the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin, N.J. (Exit 63 on the GSP) when Atomicon XXVIII Comics Expo takes place on SATURDAY, OCT.6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

   *Low LOW Admission Price!: Admission is STILL Just $2 for Adults and Teens, leaving YOU with MORE to SPEND in our comfortable Dealers Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), DVDs, Toys, Action Figures, and all manner of Comics Collectibles!

*Free, Free, FREE!: FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-Under! FREE Parking at the Con hotel! FREE Gifts at the door for the first 100 patrons!

   *Dandy DOOR PRIZES: (a) Our “infamous” Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $125 in cover-price Comics inside!),(b) Bat-Bux $howca$h (Gotham City banknotes, good like REAL cash anywhere in the Dealers Room!), (c) Gas Card GiveAway: for ONE Lucky Winner, Free GAS for the return trip home! (d) Indian Summer Door Prize: a special “pre-Silver Age” Comic Give-away (wait ’til you see what it is)!

   *Great GUEST CREATORS: Meet-and-greet Fandom’s Elite! See Creatrive Folk in person and in action: signing autographs, sketching for fans, selling original art and special publications! Confirmed Guests: DC Inker BOB PETRECCA (Batman, Green Lantern, Justice League)…Artist SCOTT BARNETT (Dead Man’s Party)…

   *Easy ACCESS: Use Rt. 72 (east-west) and either the Garden State Parkway or Route 9 (north-south) to get to the show. No car? No problem! Use the Atlantic City/Lakewood Rt. 9 Bus and ask the driver to stop at Rt. 72! The Con hotel is about 1 long block away on the SW corner!

   *Our HOST HOTEL: The Holiday Inn of Manahawkin is a FIRST-CLASS facility, with indoor pool and spa, sports-bar and lounge, and indoor, full-service restaurant! Make a “Comic-Book-Safari” weekend out of it and plan your end-of-summer getaway NOW!

   *For over a DOZEN years (and over TWO DOZEN shows), Atomicon has been your GUARANTEE for Always-Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! It’s our Last Blast of the Season…and an Indian Summer event you WON’T want to miss! So be there, Kemo Sabe…or Be SQUARE!!  -  S.P.P. Promotion Team

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Atomicon XXVI Spring Fever Comics Expo (April 2012)

UPDATE: Due to a scheduling problem with the host hotel, Atomicon XXVI Comics Expo has now been MOVED UP ONE DAY to SATURDAY, April 28th!

Dear Comics Fans: The weather’s getting WARMER…and SCHOOL is in the Rear-View MIRROR! It’s Atomicon XXVI Spring Fever Comics Expo, returning to the heart of the Jersey Shore at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin, N.J. on Saturday, April 28th, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Exit 63 off of the GSP, junction of Rt. 72 and Rt. 9 in Stafford Township)!

*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, Comic 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!

*SUPER Door Prizes: Bat-Bux $howca$h (use this Gotham City currency like REAL cash anywhere in the Dealers Room), the Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $125 value inside), Super-Hero Movie Tickets Give-Away (the Avengers and Spider-Man 4 are just around the corner!)…and the triumphant return of the Free Gas Card Give-Away (FREE GAS to one lucky winner for their return trip home)!

* Guest CREATORS in attendance! E-mail us for the latest updates…or look for our postings on ConventionScene.com. 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!

* Easy Access: via Rt. 9 or the Garden State Parkway (north-south) and Rt. 72 (east-west). No car? Use the Rt. 9 Bus (Atlantic City-Lakewood line). The show is ten minutes from the beaches of Long Beach Island…and thirty minutes from all of the activity of Atlantic City!

* For over a dozen years (and over TWO dozen shows), Atomicon has stood for Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN!  Spring has SPRUNG…so don’t miss the PARTY!  Be there…or Be SQUARE!  -  S.P.P. Promotion Team

Atomicon XXV Comics Expo (October 2011)

Jersey Shore’s Big Halloween Comics Show!

It’s Ghosts and Goblins ‘neath the eclipsed sun…and a MegaTON of HAUNTED Comics FUN! The Atomicon XXV Comics Expo/Halloween Edition will be returning to the heart of the Jersey Shore at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin, N.J., on Sunday, Oct.30, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Exit 63 off of the GSP, junction of Rt.72 and Rt. 9 in Stafford Twp.)

*LOW Admission Price of Just $2 for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE TO SPEND in the Dealers Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Comic Supplies, other Comics Collectibles…and even Monster Magazines!

*FREE, FREE, FREE! : FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-Under!  FREE Parking for Con attendees in the hotel parking lot!  FREE Trick-or-Treat GIFTS for the first 100 patrons!

*GREAT Door Prizes: Bat-Bux $howca$h (use these Gotham City banknotes like REAL cash anywhere in the Dealers Room), the House-of-Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $125 value inside), Silver-Age Comic Give-away, and the Halloween Monster Magazine Give-away!

*Guest CREATORS in attendance! E-mail us for the latest updates or check here. The Guest List is always finalized one week before the show. See Comics Creators in ACTION: greeting fans, signing autographs, and selling original art, sketches, and special publications!

*EASY Access: via Rt. 9 or the Garden State Parkway (north-south) and Rt. 72 (east-west). No car? Use the Rt. 9 bus (Atlantic City/Lakewood line). We’re 10 minutes from the beaches of Long Beach Island…and 30 minutes from all of the action/activity of Atlantic City…

*Since 1998 (and over two dozen shows), Atomicon has stood for Always-Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! Halloween comes but ONCE a year; celebrate it in grand Comic fashion! And don’t forget our Costume Contest…with Prizes and Trophies for the Winners! Be There…or be SQUARE!!  -  The Promo Team at S.P.P.

Atomicon XXIV Comics Expo (July 2011)

Jersey Shore’s BIG Summer Comics BLAST!

Dear Comics Fans: It’s sand…it’s sun…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! It’s Atomicon XXIV Comics Expo, returning to the heart of the Jersey Shore at the Holiday Inn of Manahawkin N.J. on Sunday, July 31, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Exit 63 off of the G.S.P., junction of Rt. 72 and Rt. 9 in Stafford Township).

*LOW Admission Price of just $2 for Adults and Teens means YOU have MORE to SPEND in our AIR-CONDITIONED Dealers Room on TENS of THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), Toys, Action Figures, Comics Supplies, 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 through the door!  FREE Education via the College of Comic-book Knowledge (just ask any of our dealers)!

* Great DOOR PRIZES: Bat-Bux $howca$h (use these Gotham City banknotes like REAL cash anywhere in the room), Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (Over $100 value inside), Super-Hero Movie Tickets (see Captain America, Conan the Barbarian or the new Planet of the Apes movie on us!), and the Free GAS-CARD Give-away (win Free GAS for your return-trip home)!

* Guest CREATORS in attendance: Come and meet Comics Creators John B. LAI (Ultimate Comics Group), Doug BARON (Sugar Ray Finhead) and Bob PETRECCA (Batman, JLA, others) as they show off their latest wares and creations!  Need last-minute Updates? Check our listing on ConventionScene.com

* Easy Access: via Rt. 9 or the Garden State Parkway (north-south) and Rt. 72 (east-west). No car? Use the Rt. 9 Bus (Atlantic City-Lakewood line). We’re ten minutes from the beaches of Long Beach Island…and thirty minutes from all the action /activity of Atlantic City…

* For a DOZEN years and TWO DOZEN shows, Atomicon has stood for Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! Bring your flip-flops…your sunglasses…your Bermuda shorts…your Hawaiian shirts…and your “Want Lists”! This is ONE Comics Beach Party you WON’T want to miss!

*As the Mighty THOR is known to have said: “Be thou there…or be thou SQUARE!”  -  The Promoters at Surf Pirate Productions

 

Atomicon XXIII Comics Expo (May 2011)

Affordable Family Fun at Local Comic Show

America’s Favorite “Mom-and-Pop” Comic Book Show RETURNS to the Jersey Shore when Atomicon XXIII Comics Expo comes to the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin, NJ, on Memorial Day, MONDAY, May 30, 2011, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

THOUSANDS of Comics (from the Golden Age to the Present) will be available for sale, along with DVDs, Toys, Action Figures and other Comics Collectibles.

Mindful of tough economic times, Atomicon strives, as ALWAYS, to provide Family Fun at an Affordable Price. Admission for adults and teens is STILL only $2 and kids 12-and-under are admitted FREE. Lots of FREE Parking is available at the hotel, plus FREE COMICS for the First 100 patrons!

Guest Creators will also be in attendance. Check our announcements online at ConventionScene.com and SCOOP, or you can always e-mail us for dealer-table information or guest-artist appearance updates at beezee622@netzero.net

Our popular Door Prizes are back for paying attendees: Silver Age DC, Marvel, and Archie Comics Giveaways, Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $100 value), GREEN LANTERN and THOR Movie Tickets, Bat-Bux $howca$h (good like real money anywhere in the dealers’ room)…PLUS(!) the Return of the Free GAS card (to one lucky winner): $20 in FREE gasoline for your trip home!

You never know what Great Stuff you’ll find (or win) at Atomicon…always a MegaTON of Comic FUN! Be There…or Be SQUARE!

Atomicon XXII Comics Expo Welcomes Tom Palmer This Halloween

October 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, New Jersey

Press Release:

Dear Comics Fans: Surf Pirates Productions proudly welcomes long-time Marvel mainstay TOM PALMER (famous for his work on X-Men and Tomb of Dracula) to the Atomicon XXII Comics Expo on Halloween Sunday (10/31/10) at the Manahawkin N.J. Holiday Inn from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. DON’T MISS this RARE APPEARANCE by a Talented Artist! Joining Mr. Palmer will be DC Inker BOB PETRECCA, fresh off his latest stint on Batman Confidential! And MAZZ PRESS’ Creator of the Carrion Crow, STEVE PYTAK, will be returning with his latest Independent Press efforts!

Art by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer

In addition to our Guests, Dealers from 3 states will be offering THOUSANDS of COMICS (Golden Age to Present), DVDs, Toys, Action Figures, and other Comics’ Collectibles available for sale!

DOOR PRIZES for Paying Attendees: Comp MOVIE TICKETS! The (House of) Mystery BOX ‘O’ STUFF! Classic 60s MONSTER MAG Give-away (for Halloween, of course)…and BAT-BUX $howca$h (the Joker’s favorite)! Plus…some SPOOKY Surprises!

FREE STUFF!: FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-under! FREE Parking for Con Attendees! FREE Comics for the first 100 patrons! FREE Air for Super-Villains to breathe (we’ll let ‘em live THIS time!)

LOW Admission Price: just $3 for Adults and Teens (save $1 OFF with Special “Old Witch” Flyer…available at selected outlets and comic shops)!

Halloween Costume Contest: Prizes for Best Adult Costume and Best Child Costume at the show! Trophies for the Winners…too!

ATOMICON (held on a Fifth Sunday of a month, except during Winter) means Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN! Join us for the Last Big Comics Blast at the Jersey Shore this year! It’s ONE Halloween Party you WON’T want to miss! Be THERE…or BE SQUARE!!! – The Promoters at S.P.P.

Atomicon XXI Comics Expo (August 2010)

The summer months are flying by! Make sure YOUR plans are in place to attend the Jersey Shore’s finest Comics Beach Party at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin, NJ (Exit 63 on the GSP) when Atomicon XXI delivers the goods on Sunday, August 29, from 10 am to 4 pm! Rain or shine, THIS party will ROCK ON…!

DOOR PRIZES for Paying Attendees: Bat-Bux $howca$h! Super-Hero Movie Tickets (use ‘em to see your favorite summer blockbuster)! Classic 60s Monster Magazine Give-Away! The irresistible, intriguing, ever-amazing Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $150 value inside)! Plus our Special Dealers’ Drawing at the end of the show! Plus…MORE surprises!

FREE, FREE, FREE: FREE Admission for Kids 12-and-under! FREE Comics to the First 100 Patrons! FREE Parking for con attendees!

And, of course…THOUSANDS of COMICS, DVDs, Action Figures, Toys and other Comics Collectibles available for sale! Everything from 25-cent bargain books to Pedigree Treasures!

Atomicon means Always Affordable Family Entertainment….and a MegaTON of Comic-Book FUN!! Be there…or BE SQUARE! – The Crew at Surf Pirates Productions

For Dealer Table information or guest-artist appearance updates, send an e-mail to beezee622@netzero.net

Atomicon XX Comics Expo (May 2010)

Atomicon XX Comics Expo will be held Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin, NJ (junction of Rt. 72 and Rt. 9) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DOOR PRIZES: Bat-Bux $howca$h Drawing, Super-Hero Movie Tickets (see Iron Man 2 on us!), Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $100 value), Classic 60s Monster Magazine Giveaway, PLUS some NEW surprises!

GUEST ARTISTS
will be in attendance, sketching for fans and displaying their latest works.

* Stephen Pytak, Creator of .40 Caliber Mousehunt
* Freelance Author Chris Campanozzi
* Tedd Hazard (Spookyman Comics)
* J.B.Lai, Creator/Publisher of Ultimate Comics Group
* Kenly Dillard, Super-Hero Caricaturist

ADMISSION
for adults and teens is STILL only $2 and Children are ALWAYS admitted FREE. There’s always FREE Parking available at the con hotel. There’ll be FREE COMICS for the first 100 patrons through the door!

THOUSANDS of COMICS
(from the Golden Age to the Present) will be available for sale, along with DVDs, Action Figures, Toys, and other Collectibles!

For Dealer Table information or guest-artist appearance updates, send an e-mail to beezee622@netzero.net

In the immortal words of Marvel/DC inker Jack Abel: “Be there…or Be SQUARE!”



Atomicon XIX Comics Expo (April 2010)

Atomicon XIX Comics Expo will be held Sunday, April 18, 2010, at the Comfort Inn in Huntingdon, PA. (junction of US Rt. 22 and Fourth St.) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DOOR PRIZES: Bat-Bux $howca$h Drawing, Free Movie Tickets Drawing (save ‘em for Iron Man 2!), Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $100 value), Classic 60s Monster Magazine Drawing are ALL for PAYING Attendees.

GUEST ARTISTS
will be in attendance, to be confirmed in the week preceding the show.

ADMISSION
is STILL only $2 for Adults and Teens; Fans 12-and-Under are admitted FREE. There’s always FREE Parking available at the con hotel (or visit us via Amtrak; station only 3 blocks from con hotel). There’ll be FREE COMICS for the first 100 people through the door!

THOUSANDS of COMICS
(Golden Age, Silver Age, Current Age), DVDs, Action Figures, Toys, and other Comic Collectibles available!

For Dealer Table Info, send an e-mail to beezee622@netzero.net

This Spring Show’s theme: A Salute to STEVE DITKO (originally from Johnstown, PA.; famous artist/creator of Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Capt. Atom, and many other famous comic characters).

In the immortal words of Marvel/DC inker Jack Abel: “Be there…or Be SQUARE!”

Atomicon Comics Expo XVIII (November 2009)

October 30, 2009 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention Profiles, Pennsylvania

Convention Atomicon Comics Expo XVIII
Start Date 11/29/2009
About This Convention: Atomicon XVIII Comics Expo will be held Sunday, No. 29th, 2009, at the Comfort Inn in Huntingdon, PA (junction of US Rt. 22 and 4th Street), 10 am to 4 pm.

Our Bat-Bux $howcash Drawing, Free Movie Tickets Drawing, Mystery Box ‘o’ Stuff and Classic 60s Monster Magazine Drawing are ALL for PAYING attendees. Dealers ONLY: Special End-of-Day Drawing for a FREE Dealers’ Table at our next show.

Prices for 6 ft. tables are as following: $40/1, $75/2, $100/3 if paid by November 15. AFTER November 15: $45/1, $80/2, $110/3 until day of show. NO tables sold on day of show; YOU MUST PREPAY. The Atomicon GUARANTEE: You WILL get a wall-space table until they are SOLD OUT! Island Tables (NO free-standing displays) assigned after ALL wall-spaces are GONE, or upon Special Request.

Admission is STILL Only $2 for Adults and Teens; Kids 12-and-under are ALWAYS FREE.

FREE Parking is still available at the hotel.

Convention Guests Guests appearing at Atomicon XVIII: Horror Artist STEVE BLICKENSTAFF and Star Wars Artist TOD SMITH (confirmed)… (furnish your e-mail address for weekly updates; contact us at beezee622@netzero.net).
Venue Name Comfort Inn
Venue Address 100 S. 4th Street
Huntingdon, PA
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 25
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books

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