Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns Sunday, August 9th, 2015

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Press Release:

It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday August 9th.  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 off of exit 9A from 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 this show are Greg Larocque (“The Flash”), Paris Cullins (“Blue Devil” “WWE Superstarz”) and Chris Campana (“Hyperkind” “Negative Burn”).

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.

NJ – Free Comic Book Day 2015

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Writer Frank Barbiere and artists Chris Campana and Nick Justus appear at Zapp Comics on Saturday May 2, 2015 for Free Comic Book Day!

RSVP on Facebook!

Zapp Comics
574 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
973-628-4500

Nittany-Con (March 2014)

Michael Keaton’s Batman RETURNED!  Even Thomas Hardy’s Native RETURNED!  And so shall it be when Nittany-Con RETURNS on Sunday, March 30th, 2014, at the Quality Inn on Rt. 150 N. in Milesburg, PA  (Exit 158 off of Rt. 80) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.!

*LOW Admission Price of Just $3. 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), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Novelties 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!

*Great DOOR PRIZES: Nittany-Con $howca$h, Mystery Give-Away Box (over $100 value inside), Silver-Age Comic Give-Away…and the Free GAS Card Give-Away…win FREE GAS for your return trip home!

*Guest CREATORS in attendance! Ted RIDDLE, Jared BROWN, Joe FREISTUHLER, Chris CAMPANA, Thom & Kambrea PRATT, Brendan HYKES, Dani KAULAKIS, Jason LENOX, Robert HACK, and Daniel HORNE! The Keystone State’s most exciting cutting-edge Comic-Art talents will be out in force: greeting fans, signing autographs, selling original art, sketchies, and special publications! Look for our postings on ConventionScene.com or the Nittany-Con Facebook Page (new)! Watch for announcements from now until…Showtime!

*Easy Access: via Rt. 150 (the Benner Pike, north-south) and Rt. 80 (east-west). Con hotel is 15 miles and 20 minutes away from State College, home of Penn State University.

*New, New, NEW!: Watch for: NEW Events, NEW Guests, NEW Surprises coming your way!

*NITTANY-CON is produced by Surf Pirates Productions (15 years of experience in producing comics shows) and Way Cool Comics of Huntingdon, PA. Comics Celebrity appearances subject to Guest Availability. NITTANY-CON is TM and (C) 2013 by Surf Pirate Productions, ARR.

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NITTANY-CON 1 (March 2013)

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Be part of Comics History when NITTANY-CON 1 makes its debut on SUNDAY, March 24th, 2013, at the Quality Inn on Rt. 150 N. in Milesburg, PA. (Exit 158 off of Rt. 80) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

*LOW Admission Price of Just $3. 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), Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Comics Supplies 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: Nittany-Con $howca$h (use these faux banknotes like REAL cash anywhere in the Dealers Room), Mystery Give-Away Box (over $100 merchandise inside), Silver-Age Comic Give-Away…and the Free GAS CARD Give-Away…ONE lucky winner gets FREE GAS for the return trip home!

*Guest CREATORS in attendance!  Independent Comics Artists JASON LENOX and BRIAN ALLEN from Ugli Studios, Lucasfilm-licensed Star Wars artist TOD ALLEN SMITH, IDW Comics Artist (Dr.Who and Kolchak the Night Stalker) ROBERT HACK! Indy Artist/Illustrator DANI KAULAKIS, Disney Artist THOM PRATT…and ROBB HORAN, who will be M.C.-ing the World-Premiere Re-Launch of POISON ELVES! Indie comic Creator CHRIS CAMPANA and Artist/Illustrator NIKOLAS HAGLIAKIS!  The Guest List is always finalized one week before the show. See Comics Creators in ACTION: greeting fans, signing autographs, selling original art, sketches and special publications!

*Easy ACCESS: via Rt. 150 (the Benner Pike, north-south) and Rt. 80 (from east, take Exit 158, go to bottom of ramp, make left at stop-sign, after McDonald’s and Subway, look for Quality Inn on the right…from west, take Exit 158, follow signs for Rt. 150 North, pass same restaurants, hotel on right). Con hotel is 15 miles and 20 minutes from State College, home of Penn State University.

   *NITTANY-CON is a co-production of Surf Pirates Productions (15 years of experience in producing comic conventions) and Way Cool Comics of Huntingdon, PA. Comics Celebrity Appearances subject to Guest Availability. Check for periodic announcements via Way Cool Comics Facebook page or ConventionScene.com. For dealer and vendor info, contact Way Cool Comics at 517 Washington St., Huntingdon, PA. 16652 or email beezee622@netzero.com.

*NITTANY-CON is TM and (C) 2013 by Surf Pirate Productions, ARR.