Philadelphia Comic-Con Returns for April 2011 Show

March 30, 2011 by  
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Press Release:

Louis Small Jr Black CatIt is the return of the Philadelphia Comic-Con on Sunday, April 3rd. The 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. Also admitted free are active military personnel and their families. 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 just to shop at the show.

Special guests this show are Louis Small, Jr., Dawn Griffin and publisher Ultimate Comics Group.
Louis is a New Jersey native now located in North Carolina. He is taking the drive all the way from there just to meet with his local fans. Louis is known for his work for DC Comics, Marvel Comics and Harris Comics. Louis will be siging both his comics he has worked on along with doing sketches for the fans. Dawn is a Havertown, PA resident who is doing her own webcomic nowadays along with still writing her celebrated childrens book series. Dawn will be selling her books and also taking commissions for sketches. Ultimate Comics Group is taking the ride from their Jersey Shore base and will be selling their own books “Stormblazer”, “MetaPatriot”, and “Stiletto.” Publisher John B. Lai will be inhouse and promises to bring along a creator or two from his company.

Any questions about the convention can be sent to or we can be reached by phone at 856-217-5737. Fans can also check us out on the web at

The Great Allentown Comic Con! (October 2010)

Convention Name
The Great Allentown Comic Con!
Convention Website Address
This convention will take place:

  • for one day only.
About This Convention
The Great Allentown Comic Returns Saturday October 30th! Come Dig up great savings and have a spooktacular time!

Saturday, October 30th, 10am-4pm
Admission: $4 all children 12 and under FREE! with adult.
Over 600 free spaces for parking, Easy exit from Route 78 ->Lehigh St exit.

We have over 75 Dealer tables available, with comics from the Silver Age to New releases, Action Figures, Cards, and Clothing and Much More!

A fun-filled day for eveyone, with hourly Door Prizes, a No-Minimum Bid Auction at 2pm, and Costume Contests and Prizes!
Costume Contest will occur at:
12pm – Kids Costumes – 12 and under only please!
2pm – Auction
3pm – Team and Themed Group costumes
4pm – Best Male and Best Female individual Costume
4:30 – Additional kids costume – 12 and under only, late arrivals, and non-winners from earlier 12pm contest only please!

Special Guests:
Dave Wachter! – Dave is the artist, co-creator and co-writer of the epic adventure web comic The Guns of Shadow Valley, which was nominated for Best Digital Comic in the 2010 Eisner Awards. He began his career as the artist and co-creator of the critically acclaimed independent comic series Scar Tissue. His work has been featured in various anthologies, including: Fiendish Fables, PKD Media Presents, and Hope: New Orleans.

Nick Mockoviak – Nick is a freelance illustrator. His talents have been put to good use as an artist on the “Night of the Living Dead: Re-Animated” project as well as being featured in the Drawgasmic Underground Artists Art Show. Currently he is developing a comic book that will see the light of day at the end of 2010, so be on the look-out!

Shawn Alleyne – Shawn was born and raised on the island of Barbados but later moved and set up in Philadelphia. From an early age he knew he wanted to be involved with art in some capacity and is currently working as a freelance artist, with many clients ranging from the field of comics, to music and film. Shawn is setting up a studio by the name of PYROGLYPHICS, a stylistic name that translates to “Hot Images”, to reflect his self-taught style.

John Kovaleski – John is the creator of the comic strip Bo Nanas and a contributor to MAD Magazine, making him one of the usual gang of idiots. His humorous scribblings have adorned magazines,
newspapers, greeting cards, puzzles, billboards, and that new-fangled Internet that all the kids
are talking about. His new comic strip “Infant Fred” will be coming to an iPhone, Blackberry or hand-held device near you this Fall. In his spare time he practices the ukulele and does the occasional escape-artist trick.

Bill Ellis – All New Issues is a web comic by Bill Ellis. The strip is a humorous look at relationships, being poor, the comic book retailing industry, gaming, and much more through the eyes of some, to put it kindly, flawed individuals.

Publishers/Industry Professionals:
Elizabeth Amber-Love Delaney – Elizabeth is a journalist, blogger, costumer and model who spends her Wednesdays slaving away at Comic Fusion in New Jersey. She is addicted to Nathan Fillion and Tiny Titans. She is best known as New Jersey’s Wonder Woman while participating and promoting an annual comic art auction raising money for domestic violence awareness month.
In Addition she will be participating as our Celebrity Costume Judge – deciding who will win for each Costume category!

The Ultimate Comics Group – NJ Based Ultimate Comics Group, LLC. ( has been publishing amazing FULL COLOR comics since 2005. With 4 comics for sale and a full length Mature Audience Novel, UCG will have something exciting for ALL AUDIENCES!

Mytron Comics – Mytron Comics was formed in November 2009 by Victoria Conrad and Corey Conrad. We are based out of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Our first series, Livid Outbreak, was launched in January 2010. Currently, we have 3 issues online and were happy to see a good number of people checking it out. We love making comics, so we hope you enjoy reading them!

The Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society – The PSWCS is dedicated to enhancing the collecting experiences of Star Wars memorabilia, share a wealth of information, and socialize. The PSWCS is open to all collectors who currently live in Pennsylvania.
Additional Guests To Be Announced Soon!

Visit our site for additional information about all our guests or email for more information:

Dealer inquiries: Tables still available- Act soon as tables are running out!

Venue Name and Address
Merchant Square Mall
1901 S. 12th Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
Projected Attendance
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories

  • Anime
  • Gaming
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Great Allentown Comic Con! Returns This Weekend

Press Release:

The Lehigh Valley’s Largest Comic and Pop Culture Con returns this weekend!

Our 10,000 sq foot Show room – over 90 Tables loaded with Comics, Toys, Movies, Action Figures, Cards, Clothing and more!

Lee Weeks

Merchants Square Mall
1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103

Directions from the East taking route 78W
-Exit 57/Lehigh St
-Keep Right toward Allentown City Center
-Turn Right on Vultee St.
-Arrive at Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103
Directions from the West taking route 78E
-Exit 57/Lehigh St
-Left at Lehigh St Exit -toward Allentown City Center
-Turn Right on Vultee St.
-Arrive at Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S. 12th St. Allentown, PA 18103

Special Guests:
Mark McKenna – Artist
Lee Weeks – Artist
Kenly Dillard – Artist
Tedd Hazard – Creator/Artist
Gus Fink – International Artist/toy designer
Emi Boz – Artist
Nick Mockoviak – Artist
The Fraim Bros – Artists
Steven Wilson – Author and Former DC Comic writer on Warlord and Star Trek!
Ultimate Comics Group – Publisher
Arch Nemesis – Publisher
Seize Your Turn! â„¢ – Games and Gaming
Comic Geek Speak – Comic and Industry News

Deadpool art by Mark McKenna

And Many More!

Door Prizes!

  • First 50 Attendees receive a FREE comic!
  • Free World of Warcraft miniatures – While supplies last!

Hourly Prizes include:

  • Limited Edition 13″ Green Lantern Figure
  • Limited Edition porcelain cast Batman busts
  • 9.6 CGC graded copy of Ultimate X-Men #1
  • Copies of Marvel Best of the Fantastic Four Edition and Marvel Visionaries – Stan Lee!
  • And Many More!

Confirmed Dealers:

Riverside Comics
Zapp Comics
Americas Most Wanted Collectibles
The Encounter
New World Manga
Wrestling World
Graphic Novel Discount
Wild Pig Comics
Comic Cubes
Argo City Comics
Mithrandir Comics
Comic Warehouse
Derek Woywood
Joe Rogers
Gary Platt
Bob Fox
Ryan Terlesky
Mike Williams
John Paul
Steve Snyder
Gene Carpenter
Jason Shannon
Dominic Abruzzese
Tom Beverly

And More!

The Great Allentown Comic Con!

The Great Allentown Comic Con! (July 2010)

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Convention The Great Allentown Comic Con!
Convention Website
Start Date 07/17/2010
About This Convention: Hours: 10am-5pm

Admission: $2; all children 12 and under FREE! with adult.

Over 600 free spaces for parking, Easy exit from Route 78.

We have over 80 Dealer tables, with comics from the Golden Age to New releases, Graphic novels, Action Figures, Toys, Clothing, CCG and Non-sport Cards, and Much More!

A fun-filled day for everyone, with hourly Door Prizes, A No-Minimum Bid Charity Auction at 1pm!

Convention Guests Gus Fink!
Emi Boz!
Tedd Hazard!
Steven H. Wilson!
The Ultimate Comics Group!And Many More!

Please visit our website for detailed Bio’s and updates/additions as new guests are added!

Venue Name Merchants Square Mall
Venue Address 1901 S. 12th St
Allentown, PA 18103
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 80
Projected Attendance 500
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? – Anime
– Collectibles
– Gaming
– Science Fiction and Fantasy
– Other

Atomicon XX Comics Expo (May 2010)

Atomicon XX Comics Expo will be held Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday, May 30, 2010, at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin, NJ (junction of Rt. 72 and Rt. 9) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DOOR PRIZES: Bat-Bux $howca$h Drawing, Super-Hero Movie Tickets (see Iron Man 2 on us!), Mystery Box ‘O’ Stuff (over $100 value), Classic 60s Monster Magazine Giveaway, PLUS some NEW surprises!

will be in attendance, sketching for fans and displaying their latest works.

* Stephen Pytak, Creator of .40 Caliber Mousehunt
* Freelance Author Chris Campanozzi
* Tedd Hazard (Spookyman Comics)
* J.B.Lai, Creator/Publisher of Ultimate Comics Group
* Kenly Dillard, Super-Hero Caricaturist

for adults and teens is STILL only $2 and Children are ALWAYS admitted FREE. There’s always FREE Parking available at the con hotel. There’ll be FREE COMICS for the first 100 patrons through the door!

(from the Golden Age to the Present) will be available for sale, along with DVDs, Action Figures, Toys, and other Collectibles!

For Dealer Table information or guest-artist appearance updates, send an e-mail to

In the immortal words of Marvel/DC inker Jack Abel: “Be there…or Be SQUARE!”

Ultimate Comics Group at East Hanover Expo November 22nd

November 12, 2009 by  
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Ultimate Comics Group, the publishers of Stormblazer, Essence, Metapatriot & more will be featured guests on November 22 at the East Hanover, NJ Comic Book Expo – Ramada Inn Conference Center Hotel, 130 Rt 10 West, East Hanover, NJ. Find out more about them at
To find out more about the East Hanover Comic Book Expo, go to

Ultimate Comics Group Guests at 9-13 Clifton NJ Expo

September 9, 2009 by  
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Press Release:

Ultimate Comics Group, the publishers of Stormblazer, Essence, Metapatriot & more will be featured guests at the September 13 Clifton, NJ Comic Book Expo. Find out more about them at

To find out more about the Clifton Comic Book Expo, go to