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)

Way Cool Comics

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.

PA – Doctor Who Signing

Artist Robert Hack signs on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at Way Cool Comics. Mr. Hack has done work for Doctor Who (IDW), Kolchak, the Night Stalker (Moonstone), Spawn, Big Bang Comics, and others. In addition, as a prolific Trading Card artist, he has produced work for Doctor Who, CSI, Hammer Horror, The Avengers, Vampirella, Red Sonja, Sherlock Holmes, and Dracula, among others. Doors open at 12 Noon (open until 5:30 p.m.)

Way Cool Comics
517 Washington Street, Huntingdon, PA, 16622

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)

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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