Rich Howells

Millie Bobby Brown, Eleven in ‘Stranger Things,’ will be meeting fans at Wizard World Philly June 3-4

Millie Bobby Brown, Eleven in ‘Stranger Things,’ will be meeting fans at Wizard World Philly June 3-4

Millie Bobby Brown became an overnight star when the sci-fi/horror series “Stranger Things” was an instant hit upon its release on Netflix in July of 2016. Less than a year later, the 12-year-old English actress who shaved her head to play Eleven, a quiet and mysterious young girl given psychokinetic abilities through torturous government experiments, […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Electric City Tattoo Convention portraits and fresh ink, 04/15-17/16 (some images NSFW)

PHOTOS: Electric City Tattoo Convention portraits and fresh ink, 04/15-17/16 (some images NSFW)

The seventh annual Electric City Tattoo Convention, held once again at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center in downtown Scranton, attracted colorful characters – both inside and out – from Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17, and NEPA Scene photographers Jason Riedmiller and Michelle Beck returned this year to shoot portraits in a private […]

 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, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Back to the Future’ stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Lea Thompson meeting fans at 2016 Wizard World Philly

‘Back to the Future’ stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Lea Thompson meeting fans at 2016 Wizard World Philly

From a press release: Hello, McFly! From the “Back to the Future” franchise to TV hits like “Family Ties” and “Spin City,” Michael J. Fox has thrilled, touched, and moved millions with his performances, as well as his commitment to the campaign for increased Parkinson’s disease research. Lea Thompson, who portrayed Marty’s mother in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Huge lineup of Marvel movie/TV stars meeting fans at 2016 Wizard World Philly, including Evans, Hemsworth, and Hiddleston

Huge lineup of Marvel movie/TV stars meeting fans at 2016 Wizard World Philly, including Evans, Hemsworth, and Hiddleston

From a press release: Marvel blockbuster films such as “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” “The Avengers,” and “Thor,” along with hit TV programs such as “Agent Carter” and “Agents of “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” have attracted millions of fans, with megastars Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Tom Hiddleston among the main attractions. Now, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Comic Book Convention returns to Radisson in Scranton on Nov. 15

Scranton Comic Book Convention returns to Radisson in Scranton on Nov. 15

The Scranton Comic Book Convention is set to return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel on Sunday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., attracting writers, artists, cosplayers, dealers, and some colorful characters to downtown Scranton. Guests will include Jared Brown (artist at Darkstream Studios), Greg LaRocque (writer/artist of “The Flash,” “Web of Spider-Man,” “The Amazing […]

 Dee Culp

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: The hopeful and heartbreaking lessons of the TransPride Pittsburgh conference

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: The hopeful and heartbreaking lessons of the TransPride Pittsburgh conference

Going home has always been bittersweet. My family moved from Pittsburgh to Hazleton in 1990, and I was never happy about it. So much has changed that it’s sometimes hard to look back and remember. As such, my family often returns to the area to visit old friends and enjoy some of the many things […]

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