Capicons Comic Book and Pop Culture Con (August 2013)

Capicons

Convention Name
Capicons Comic Book & Pop Culture Con
Convention Website Address
http://capicons.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/04/2013
About This Convention
Buy, sell & trade: Gold, Silver, Bronze Age comics; Indie & Modern comics, Publishers & Creators, TV & Movie Collectibles. Non-sport cards; Videos & DVDs; Horror/Sci-Fi; figures, toys; Star Wars & Star Trek memorabilia; original artwork, posters and other comic-related collectibles.
Venue Name and Address
Dunn Loring Vol. Fire Dept,
2148 Gallows Rd,
Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
50
Projected Attendance
250
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Tim Dzon, Chris Flick, Keir Lyles, Bill McKay, James Monticone, Dan Nokes.

Non-Sport Update Magazine Introduces the Pop Art Con in June 2012

Press Release:

Introducing….Pop Art Con

New Artists’ Show featuring Incredible Trading Card and Comic Book Artists Line-Up

Pop Art ConHarrisburg, PA – May 17, 2012 – The first ever “Pop Art Con” will take place Sunday June 10 at the Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia/Ft. Washington (530 West Pennsylvania Ave., Ft. Washington, PA 19034). Pop Art Con is a brand new artists’ show run by Non-Sport Update magazine, promoters of the Philly Non-Sports Card Show, a collectors’ show that has been run continuously since the 1980s and is currently run twice per year in Allentown, PA.

Pop Art Con will feature the best in trading card and comic book creators. The artist line-up includes: Kate Bradley, Edward Cherniga, Rusty Gilligan, Robert Hack, Meghan Hetrick, Laura Inglis, Gary Kezele, Brian Kong, Jim Kyle, Jerry Ma, Bill McKay, Joseph Miller, Veronica O’Connell, Rhiannon Owens, Sean Pence, David Quiles, Scott Rorie, Tim Shay, and The Sucklord. At the show, collectors will be able to meet the artists and commission them, as well as purchase sketch cards, prints, sketchbooks, artists returns and proofs, and more. Many of the artists will be selling exclusive items to the show and giving away original art. A John Carter of Mars card featuring art by master artist Joe Jusko will be available from Non-Sport Update at a special show-reduced introductory price.

The show is sponsored by Cryptozoic Entertainment, Versicolor Productions, Breygent Marketing, and SideKick. Cryptozoic will be doing on-site portfolio reviews and actively looking for new artists for their various trading card lines. The company will also sponsor a special dinner on Saturday night that is free to collectors with paid admission to the show (details at http://bit.ly/IIOgJX). Many free promotional cards will also be available (while supplies last) such as Tarzan 100th anniversary (from Cryptozoic Entertainment), Deadworld (Breygent Marketing), Blood and Glory (Asylum Studios), and Bettie Page Private Collection Box 2 (Versicolor Productions).

Admission to Pop Art Con is just $8. Show hours are 10 AM to 4 PM. Complete show details can be found on Non-Sport Update’s website at: popartcon.com.

Pop Art Con (June 2012)

Pop Art Con

Convention Name
Pop Art Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.popartcon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/10/2012
About This Convention
Pop Art Con features your favorite trading card and comic book artists. At Pop Art Con, we’ll all about the artist! Collectors can meet the artist, commission them, and purchase sketch cards, artists returns and proofs, sketchbooks, prints, and more. We’ll also have several dealers on-hand to purchase non-sport and entertainment trading cards from as well as trading card manufacturers like Cryptozoic Entertainment, Breygent Marketing, and SideKick. Are you an aspiring artist? Bring your portfolio and have it reviewed by Cryptozoic Entertainment’s art director. This brand new show is promoted by Non-Sport Update magazine, promoters of the Philly Non-Sports Card Show.
Venue Name and Address
Hilton Garden Inn – Ft. Washington/Philadelphia
530 West Pennsylvania Ave
Ft. Washington, PA 19034
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
35
Projected Attendance
1000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Collectibles
Additional Categories
  • Comic Books
Guests
Kate Bradley, Edward Cherniga, Rusty Gilligan, Robert Hack, Meghan Hetrick, Laura Inglis, Gary Kezele, Brian Kong, Jim Kyle, Jerry Ma, Bill McKay, Joseph Miller, Veronica O’Connell, Rhiannon Owens, Sean Pence, David Quiles, Scott Rorie, Tim Shay

Pop Art Con

Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns for March 2012 Show

March 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Pennsylvania

Flash

Press Release:

It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday March 18th.  This comic book convention is held at the Ramada Philadelphia Airport located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029.  The hotel is conveniently located between exits 8 and 9A off of I-95.  It is also close to I-76,I-476 and most bridges from New Jersey.  Show hours are 10 AM to 4 PM.  Admission is only $3 per person.  Students of any age are admitted free with a current id.   Parking is also free on premises.  For those of you that do not drive Septa Bus Route 37 stops directly in front of the hotel.

It is quite a site to behold with 60+ tables at the show in the 4,500 square foot ballroom of the hotel.  Dealers from 6 states setup there selling, buying and even trading with collectors. Thousands and thousands of comic books from the 1940′s to present day will be for sale at the show.  Also available will be collecting supplies, graphic novels, action figures, statues, non-sportcards, dvd’s and original artwork.  The show has become a fan favorite for years with people travelling up to 3 hours one way just to shop at the show.

Special guests this show are Zenescope Comics, Greg Larocque and Bill McKay.  Greg Is best known for his work on “The Flash” by DC Comics.  Zenescope is a locally based publisher based out of Fort Washington who have achieved international success with their hit comic series “Grimm Fairy Tales” which has also spawned an entire line of related collectibles.  Bill McKay is an Artist based out of the Washington, DC area who is making the trip up here just for the show.  Bill has done work on Lady Death and Grimm Fairy Tales trading cards.

Any questions about the convention can be sent to dwoywood@yahoo.com or we can be reached by phone at 856-217-5737.  Fans can also check us out on the web at www.philadelphiacomic-con.com.  Or on Facebook at facebook.com/comicbookshows.

Annapolis Comic-Con Fall Spectacular (October 2012)

Annapolis Comic-Con

Convention Name
Annapolis Comic-Con Fall Spectacular
Convention Website Address
http://www.annapoliscomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
10/27/2012
About This Convention
Everything you love about the Annapolis Comic-Con with a Halloween theme!! Spooky!
Venue Name and Address
Roger “Pip” Moyer Community Center
273 Hilltop Ln
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
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Projected Attendance
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Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Capicons Comic Book and Pop Culture Con (December 2011)

Convention Name
Capicons Comic Book and Pop Culture Con
Convention Website Address
http://capicons.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
12/04/2011
About This Convention
Capicons Comic Book & Pop Culture Con
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011
10 am – 3 pm
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Hall,
2148 Gallows Rd, Dunn Loring, Virginia
Admission $3 – Kids FREE!
Open to the public from 10 am – 3 pm. Buy, sell & trade: Gold, Silver, Bronze Age comics; Indie & Modern comics, Publishers & Creators, TV & Movie Collectibles. Non-sport cards; Videos & DVDs; Horror/Sci-Fi; figures, toys; Star Wars & Star Trek memorabilia; original artwork, posters and other comic-related collectibles.
Venue Name and Address
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire & Rescue Hall, 2148 Gallows Road,
Dunn Loring, VA 22027
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
55
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
Guests
John Dimes, Tim Dzon, Chris Flick, Bill McKay, Michael Munshaw, Dan Nokes, Pete Tapang

Lehigh Valley Comic Con (December 2010)

Convention Lehigh Valley Comic Con
Convention Website http://LehighValleyComicCon.com
Start Date 12/04/2010
About This Convention: Show Hours: 10:00 – 4:00pm

Awesome door prizes, costume contest, free parking, tons of comics, and something for everyone.

The show is close to many major cities in the Northeastern part of the United Sates. It’s a fun show. 60 plus tables with:

Gaming
Manga
Star Wars
Heroclix
Star Trek
Buffy
Non Sports Cards
Toys
Action Figures
Statues
Sideshow Collectibles

The show was established in 2001

Convention Guests Greg “Dark One” Williams – Cry For Dawn, Animal Mystic, Heavy Metal Magazine
Timothy Truman – Star Wars, Grimjack, Conan
Bill McKay – Zombies vs Cheerleaders Geektacular
Venue Name Schnecksville Fire Hall
Venue Address 4550 Old Packhouse Rd.
Schnecksville, PA 18078
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 60
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? - Anime
- Collectibles
- Gaming
- Other