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

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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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Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (July 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)
07/20/2014
About This Convention
The Jersey Shore Comic Book Show will be holding a show on Sunday July 20, 2014 at the Toms River Elks Club 600 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ. From 10am to 4pm. FREE Admission, FREE Parking.

Come out and meet the Writers, Creators and Artists of the comic business in our “ARTIST LOUNGE” with over 20+ guests !!

Special Appearances by the Imperial Klingon Forces, The Finest G.I.JOE costume club and more!!!

Door prizes, $how Ca$h and hourly drawings for great prizes!

Dealer and Vendor tables available…please see our Web page for information or contact us
at howellmanforyou@aol.com or Dan/Mary (609) 242-7756

Venue Name and Address
TOMS RIVER ELKS CLUB
600 WASHINTON STREET
TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY 08753
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
46
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Collectibles
Guests
Rusty Gilligan, Paris Cullins, Neil Vokes, Tom Smith, Howard Bender, Paul Castiglia, Don Smith, Chris Ring, Jim Main, Robert Sodaro, Emilio Velez Jr, David Hardy, Michael Grassia, John Pross, Edward Dipollito, Rose Arenas, Mina Sanwald, Tom Schloendorn.

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The Wayne NJ Toy and Collectibles Show Returns for Independence Day Weekend 2013

Press Release:

A Independence Day Weekend, Toy, Comic & Collectibles Show will be held on Sunday July 7th from 8AM to 2PM , at Company #1 Firehouse, 97 Parish Drive Wayne NJ 07470.

Comic Artist Rusty Gilligan will be greeting fans with a free print for all along with Steve Savino from the “Toy Hunter” Show.

Rusty Gilligan

There will be over 80 jammed packed tables of current & vintage Toys, Comics and Collectibles. Admission is only $2.00 per adult and kids under 12 are always free. There is a home cooked snack bar for breakfast and lunch. There is free parking in front of the firehouse and if it gets full there is plenty of parking on Taylor Drive a short walk under the bridge to us.

Get up to date information on our website at www.waynenjtoyandcollectiblesshow.com and see photos at https://plus.google.com/photos/102704443809176869716/albums/5797683193273418801 or call 973-726-9897.

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show (July 2013)

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)
07/14/2013
About This Convention
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show is proud to announce our very first show here on the Jersey Shore in Forked River, New Jersey. The show will be held at the Community Center here in Forked River from 10am to 4pm and admission is FREE! Easy to find, exit 74 off the Garden State Parkway onto Lacey Road East about 2 miles and the Community Center is on the corner of Lacey Road and Route 9.
Fun for the entire family! We will be featuring several comic artists, Rusty Gilligan, Howard Bender, David Hardy and Samuel Guerrero Jr. for starters. There will be several dealers with tons of comic books for sale, as well as non-sport cards and comic collectibles and toys.
We will be offering door prizes, such as show cash and other items and will hold an auction as well. Come on out and join us, don’t miss out on the fun!
Venue Name and Address
Lacey Township Community Hall
101 Route 9 (corner of route 9 and Lacey Road)
Forked River, New Jersey 08731
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
26
Projected Attendance
300
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Howard Bender, Rusty Gilligan, Samuel Guerrero jr., David Hardy

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Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns in June 2013 with Arthur Suydam, Matt Triano, Etc.

X-Men Variant Arthur Suydam

Press Release:

It is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday June 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 close to exit 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, 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 Arthur Suydam, Matt Triano and Rusty Gilligan.  Fantasy artist Arthur Suydam has a long and illustrious career dating back to the 1970’s with his covers for Eerie and Creepy magazines.  He is best known now for being the Zombie King for Marvel Comics.  He has painted all the covers for the various Marvel Zombies series since the title started in 2005.  Matt is currently drawing the Sherlock Holmes comic book published by Dynamite Entertainment.   Rusty has worked for Heavy Metal Magazine in the past and is currently working on all sorts of projects creating sketch cards.  One of his claims to fame is that he was the first artist in the card industry to work on a sketch card back in the early 1990’s.

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.

East Hanover NJ Comic Book Expo (October 2012)

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Convention Name
October East Hanover NJ Comic Book Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.njcomicbookshows.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
10/28/2012
About This Convention

Sun October 28th, 10-4
East Hanover Comic Book Expo
Ramada Inn Conference Center Hotel
130 Rt 10 West, East Hanover, NJ
Admission: only $2 (2nd parent and kids under 12 free)
Parking is easy & FREE!
Keepin’ comics fun since 1991!

The best dealers in the northeast with hundreds of thousands of comics for sale. We have everything from Golden Age to this week’s current comics. Hot titles, variant editions and investment grade CGC books, too. Don’t miss our unbeatable selection of comics for serious collectors and thousands of bargain comics for beginners or folks that just love to be able to buy tons and not break the bank. Our notorious no minimum bid auction is at noon!

Several dealers will have a great inventory of Walking Dead comics!

Guest artist is Rusty Gilligan. Rusty is the originator of the concept of the “sketch card”. This will be his first NJ appearance.

And don’t miss the 1960’s Batmobile we will have parked outside!

Seeya at the show,
JP

Upcoming shows:
Clifton 11/11
Meadowlands 11/25
Clifton 12/9
East Hanover 12/30
Clifton 1/13
Meadowlands 1/27

Venue Name and Address
Ramada Inn Conference Center Hotel
130 Rt 10 West
East Hanover, NJ 07936
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
40
Projected Attendance
200
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Collectibles
Guests
Rusty Gilligan

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