Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns in March 2016

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Press Release:

It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday March 20th. This comic book convention is held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029. The hotel is conveniently located between exit 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 (including college) 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 5 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, gaming cards, 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 guest artists this show are Paris Cullins (creator of DC’s Blue Devil), Ron Wilson who had worked on over 20 different Marvel Comics titles in the 1970’s and Bob Petrecca who has drawn Batman and a whole host of other characters for DC Comics.

Any questions about the convention can be sent to derekwoywood@gmail.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.com/PhiladelphiaComicCon.

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (April 2016)

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Convention Name
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
04/03/2016
About This Convention
Comic book show featuring Star Guests, Sharon Smyth Lentz of Dark Shadows Fame, Christopher Weite from The Walking Dead and Zombie Queen Carolyn Seibert. Also on hand will be models and cosplayers Jennifer Lee and Amanda Jade. The New Jersey Ghostbusters and the 501st Star Wars Legion will be on hand as well greeting fans of all ages and posing for photos. We will have over 20+ guest artists and over 40 Vendors offering up Comics, Non-Sport Cards, Toys, Comic themed crafts, Collectibles and so much more!
Venue Name and Address
Toms River Elks Lodge
600 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
46
Projected Attendance
800
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Collectibles
Guests
Sal Otero, Jim Brenneman, David W. Fox, Rusty Gilligan, Bob Petrecca, Mackenzie Hawk, Joe DelBeato, Bun Leung, Mike Chan, Tim Aichele, Super Jeffo Man, Outpouring Comics, Howard Bender….more to be announced later.

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (November 2015)

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Convention Name
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Convention Website Address
http://www.jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/15/2015
About This Convention
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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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
75
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
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

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show Flemington Comic Fest (August 2015)

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Convention Name
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show Flemington Comic Fest
Convention Website Address
http://www.JerseyShoreComicBookShow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
08/09/2015
About This Convention
Come on out and join us for a Comic Fest in Flemington, New Jersey on Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 10am to 4pm. We promise you will not be disappointed. We will be featuring 20 guest artists, writers and creators of comics and pop culture, as well as vendors and dealers offering up comics from the Golden Age to Present, as well as toys, non-sport cards, figurines, crafts, steampunk, collectibles and more!!
Joining us for this first time Fest will be the North Jersey Ghostbusters, the 501st Legion (a huge Star War Costume Club) and the 405 HALO group, all of which will be huge crowd pleasers for sure!
Raffles for some great prizes will be held thru-out the day.
Admission is $3 and Kids under 12 are FREE
Venue Name and Address
Flemington Elks Lodge
Route 31 South
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
46
Projected Attendance
800
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (July 2015)

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Convention Name
JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW
Convention Website Address
http://www.jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
07/19/2015
About This Convention
Come out and join us for another great show at the Jersey Shore on Sunday, July 19, 2015. This show will be held at the Elks Lodge in Toms River, NJ from 10 am to 4 pm.
We will be featuring over 20+ guest artists, writers and creators of comics. We will also have more than 30 vendors and dealers with comics from the golden age to present, as well as non-sport cards, toys, action figures, comic crafts and collectibles.
Also on hand will be the New Jersey Ghostbusters and the 501st Legion, always a BIG hit with kids and adults. Appearing for the first time will be the 405th HALO costume group.
Vendor/Dealer tables still available, as well as Artist tables, but they are going FAST. You can find table information on our website or by e-mail: howellmanforyou@aol.comAdmission $3.00 Children under 12 FREE
Venue Name and Address
Toms River Elks Lodge
600 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
1,000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Collectibles
Guests
Bob Petrecca, Neil Vokes, David DeVries, Paris Cullins, Howard Bender, Steve Lesfiki, Tom Schloedorn, Joe DelBeato, David Hardy, Tony Townsend, Mackenzie Rose, Jeff Maksuts, Jeff Shultz, Michael Pagdon, Jay Taylor, Bettina Denonno….more to be announced, check webpage.

Jersey Shore

Atomicon Comics Expo XXXII (May 2015)

We’ll be distributing “Gotham City Tax Refunds” at Atomicon Comics Expo XXXII on Sunday, May 31, 2015, to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin, NJ (Exit 63 off of the Garden State Parkway)!

*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), DVDs, Action Figures, Toys, and dozens of 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!

*Garrulous Guest CREATORS in attendance!: See Comics Creators in ACTION: signing autographs, greeting fans, doing sketches, selling original art and publications available nowhere else! Comico Artists MIKE LEEKE and CHRIS KALNICK will be on hand, showcasing their latest wares (along with DC Artist BOB PETRECCA) filling in the gaps re: Comics History! Meet and greet Comicdom’s Elite!

*Dandy DOOR PRIZES: Every hour, on the hour, starting at 11 a.m., we’ll be awarding lucky recipients “Gotham City Tax Refunds” which can be “cashed” day-of-show anywhere in the Dealers Room on the items you REALLY want! Don’t MISS this latest, greatest Give-Away…available ONLY at Atomicon!

*Easy ACCESS: take the Garden State Parkway or Route 9 (north-south) to get to Rt. 72 (east-west). The 6-story Holiday Inn towers over the junction of Rts. 72 and 9. No car? No problem! Take the Rt.9 Bus (Atlantic City/Lakewood line) and get off at Rt. 72. We’re 10 minutes from the beach and 30 min. from Atlantic City!

*Since 1998, Atomicon, the NJ Shore’s LONGEST-RUNNING Comic Book Show, has stood for Always Affordable Family Entertainment…and a MegaTON of Comic FUN!
Start the Summer off with a BANG and partake of a NJ Shore TRADITION: the ONE…the ONLY…the ORIGINAL…ATOMICON! Be THERE…or Be a Total SQUARE!! – S.P.P. Promotion Team

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (March 2015)

Jersey

Convention Name
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Convention Website Address
http://jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com/
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/15/2015
About This Convention
The Jersey Shore Comic Book Show will be holding another great show at the Toms River Elks Lodge, 600 Washington Street in Toms River, NJ on Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 10am to 4pm.

We will be featuring over 20 guest artists, writers and creators of comics. Some of the artists we will be featuring are Alexander Simmons, Rusty Gilligan, Bob Petrecca, Joe DelBeato, Howard Bender and Eric Cooper, just to name a few. Also on hand will be a variety of vendors offering up comics from the Golden Age to Present, as well as Toys, Non-Sport Trading Cards, Action Figures, T-Shirts, Comic Crafts, Collectibles and More!!

Back by popular demand and joining us again will be the 501st Legion, a huge Star War Costume Group that allows people to interact with them and even battle it our with Storm Troopers (and even Darth Vader himself!) with their ever popular “Blast a Trooper” game. They are a wonderful group and involved in Children’s Charities and all monies collected at shows goes towards this Charity. Another great group joining us again is the North Jersey Ghostbusters. And….of course MAC the famous cat from the comic book, “Mac and Trouble” based on the real life pets owned by artist Rusty Gilligan will be on hand again handing out goodies and posing for photos, so don’t forget to bring your camera!!

Since this show is just two days before St. Patrick’s Day, we will be celebrating the “Wearin’ of the Green” and holding a Leprechaun contest opened to Adults and Children, with prizes for the best Leprechaun. Cosplay Contest for Adults and Children will be held also. There will also be drawings thru-out the day for some great prizes and $how Cash, which can be used for purchases at the show.

Admission is $3.00 Those in (Adult only) Costume $1.00 and all kids under 12 FREE

Please check our web-site for further information and up dates regarding guests, etc.. Artist and Vendor information can also be found on our web-site: jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com OR call: 609 242-7756

LIKE us on Facebook: Jersey Shore Comic Book Show

Venue Name and Address
Toms River Elks Lodge
600 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
60
Projected Attendance
800
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Alexander Simmons, Rusty Gilligan, Bob Petrecca, Joe DelBeato, Howard Bender, Eric Cooper, Marc Hayhoe (Little Blokes), Tony Townsend, Tom Schloendorn, Jeff Maksuta, Steve Lisefski, Michael Grassia and More!

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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (November 2014)

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Convention Name
JERSEY SHORE COMIC BOOK SHOW
Convention Website Address
http://jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/16/2014
About This Convention
The Jersey Shore Comic Book Show will be hosting another show on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the Toms River Elks Club, 600 Washington Street Toms River, New Jersey for what promises to be yet another GREAT show for everyone attending.
Once again we will be featuring our “Artist Lounge” with over 20 Comic Artists, Writers, and Creators showing off their great and unique work, as well as offering them up for purchase to attendees. We will also be having new faces joining us this time, Joe DelBeato, Dave Ryan and Joe Martino.
We will also be having not one, not two, but THREE huge cosplay/costume groups joining us for our November Show. THE NORTH JERSEY GHOSTBUSTERS, THE 501ST LEGION ( get ready to battle it out with the Storm Troopers! ) and the U.S.S. IWO JIMA INDEPENDENT STAR TREK GROUP.
Also making his debut, will be “MAC” the famous cat from Rusty Gilligan’s comic strip about his pets, “Mac and Trouble.” MAC will be on hand for photo’s and will be handing out goodies and tickets for a surprise raffle drawing for some great prizes!
AND…parents, Don’t Forget to Bring the KIDS!! Why?? Because SANTA arrives at 1pm with goodies for everyone!!!!Drawings for Door Prizes will be held thru-out the day with some great prizes and our popular $how Ca$h !
Goodie bags for the first 50 attendees and for those in cosplay costumes! Yes, be sure to wear your cosplay costume, as we will be having a cosplay costume contest with judging to take place at 2pm.

ADMISSION is $2.00 Kids under 12 FREE Those in Cosplay Costumes also FREE !
FREE parking!!

For Artist, dealer, vendor table inquiries please contact Dan or Mary at howellmanforyou@aol.com OR call (609) 242-7756

LIKE us and visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jerseyshorecomicbookshow

Venue Name and Address
Toms River Elks Club
600 Washington Street (Corner of Washington and Clifton)
Toms River, New Jersey 08753
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
70
Projected Attendance
750
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
JOE DELBEATO, BOB PETRECCA, DAVE RYAN, JOE MARTINO, RUSTY GILLIGAN, NEIL VOKES, HOWARD BENDER, EMILIO VELEZ JR., LITTLE BLOKES, MICHAEL GRASSIA, TONY TOWNSEND, TOME SHCLOENDORN, ROSE ARENAS, DAVID HARDY, BRITTANY DVORSCAK, STEVEN LISEFSKI, BETTINA FILOMENA DENONNO.

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DE – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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The Comic Book Shop welcomes special guests inker Bob Petrecca (Blue Beetle), Dawn Griffin (Zorphbert and Fred), Alitha Martinez (WWE Superstars), Eric Grissom (Dead Horse), Erica Schultz (M3), Amy Chu (Girls Night Out), Claire & Page Connelly (ThINK Illustration), Louie Chin (Museum of Chinese in America), Phil Chan (Reading with Pictures) on Saturday May 3, 2014 for Free Comic Book Day!! Plus, meet the podcasters from PAPERKEG and COMICS TANGO!

RSVP on Facebook!

The Comic Book Shop
1855 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 477-1119

Greg LaRocque and Bob Petrecca Set for March 2014 Philadelphia Comic-Con

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Press Release:

Web of Spider-Man Annual 3It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday March 16th.  This comic book convention is held at the Clarion Hotel (formerly the Ramada) located at 76 Industrial Highway (Route 291) in Essington, PA 19029.  The hotel is conveniently located off of exit 9A on 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 (including college) 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 5 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 guest artists are Greg Larocque and Bob Petrecca.  Both artists have long and illustrious careers in the field working for both DC and Marvel Comics.

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.

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