Rich Howells

Inaugural Williamsport Comic Con flies into Genetti Hotel on April 23

Inaugural Williamsport Comic Con flies into Genetti Hotel on April 23

The inaugural Williamsport Comic Con will bring artists, writers, vendors, bands, podcasts, cosplayers, and more to the historic Genetti Hotel in Williamsport on Sunday, April 23. Sponsored by Williamsport comic shop Isle of Comics, the convention will run from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. at the hotel (200 W. 4th St., Williamsport), with hourly door […]

 Rich Howells

Pottsville hard rock band Crobot creating epic sci-fi comics based on their music with fans’ help

Pottsville hard rock band Crobot creating epic sci-fi comics based on their music with fans’ help

Pottsville heavy groove rockers Crobot have always been a very visual band, from their 1960s-inspired look that pairs with their sound to their striking album and merch artwork to the trippy visualizers they made to go along with their music, and sci-fi stories are embedded in many of their lyrics, so it’s no surprise that […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Comic Con returns for fall edition at the Radisson Hotel on Nov. 20

Scranton Comic Con returns for fall edition at the Radisson Hotel on Nov. 20

The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., bringing writers, artists, cosplayers, dealers, and some colorful characters to downtown Scranton. Guests will include Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. Thing,” “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Animated ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ movie screening one night only in NEPA theaters July 25

Animated ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ movie screening one night only in NEPA theaters July 25

From a press release: The dark journey into insanity begins as “Batman: The Killing Joke” gets the big-screen treatment for one night only on Monday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Fathom Events, in partnership with Warner Bros., is teaming up with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, and DC Entertainment to […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 05/15/16

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 05/15/16

The Scranton Comic Book Convention returned to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in downtown Scranton for its spring edition on Sunday, May 15, filling a ballroom with comics, collectibles, and plenty of geeky fun. Guests in attendance included Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. Thing,” “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s Modern Life,” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Comic Con is back for spring edition at the Radisson Hotel on May 15

Scranton Comic Con is back for spring edition at the Radisson Hotel on May 15

The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel on Sunday, May 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., attracting writers, artists, cosplayers, dealers, and some colorful characters to downtown Scranton. Guests will include Darren Auck (veteran illustrator for Marvel Comics, including “Hulk vs. Thing,” “Ren & Stimpy,” “Rocko’s Modern Life,” and “What […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

3 NEPA comic stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 7 with sales, artist signings, and more

3 NEPA comic stores celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 7 with sales, artist signings, and more

Now in its 15th year, the first Saturday in May is always Free Comic Book Day, when comic shops across the country give away special comics to fans of all ages, and three local comic shops in Scranton, West Pittston, and Honesdale will be celebrating again on May 7 with giveaways, sales, artist signings, cosplayers, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pocono Comic Expo bringing pop culture to Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on April 23

Pocono Comic Expo bringing pop culture to Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on April 23

From a press release: The Pocono Comic Expo, the only pop culture experience in the Pocono Mountains, is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort (100 Shawnee Inn Dr., Shawnee on Delaware). Dedicated to creating awareness and appreciation for all things comic books and pop culture, […]

 Ken Jones

VIDEO: Talking comic books and superhero movies/TV shows with Comics on the Green in Scranton

Founded in 1992, Comics on the Green is not only the most successful comic book shop in Scranton, but in all of Northeastern Pennsylvania, so who better to talk all things geek with than owner and lifelong comic fan Dave Romeo? In this video interview, we discuss how the shop has remained a thriving business […]

 Rich Cicci

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: Avoid the crowds – a local yuletide nerd shopping guide

WILDLY FRUSTRATED: Avoid the crowds – a local yuletide nerd shopping guide

It’s Dec. 17 and, as of today, we are just one week away from Christmas! Malls are bustling with shoppers scrambling for presents to place under their Christmas trees for their loved ones. The problem with trying to find those gifts is that you are forced to witness the continuous commercialization of the holiday. Worse […]

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