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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 […]

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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,” […]

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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 […]

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Comedians Artie Lange and Rev. Bob Levy perform for veterans benefit in Scranton on April 8

Comedians Artie Lange and Rev. Bob Levy perform for veterans benefit in Scranton on April 8

From a press release: Laugh Out Lepka’s Comedy and the Reverend Bob Levy will present the Warrior Pointe Veterans Comedy Benefit with comedian Artie Lange at historic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in downtown Scranton on Friday, April 8. Lange, who starred on “Mad TV” and was a regular on “The Howard Stern Show,” currently hosts […]

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WWE Superstar ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan performs one-man show at Radisson in Scranton on March 25

WWE Superstar ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan performs one-man show at Radisson in Scranton on March 25

From a press release: WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is one of the most popular American professional wrestlers of all time. People everywhere know his trademark 2×4, his battle cry of “HOOO!” and his “U.S.A.! U.S.A.!” chant. He has sold out stadiums, headlined Pay-Per-Views, and is now bringing his own comical one-man show […]

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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 […]

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MTV Comedy Jam & Afterparty features stand-up from TV comedians in Scranton on Nov. 12

MTV Comedy Jam & Afterparty features stand-up from TV comedians in Scranton on Nov. 12

From a press release: Three MTV personalities will be coming to downtown Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 12 to headline a night of comedy at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. “Girl Code” star Esther Ku and “Wild ‘N Out” stars Rip Michaels and Jacob Williams will be performing live stand-up comedy at the MTV Comedy Jam […]

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Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D,’ returns to Scranton for Halloween events on Oct. 30-31

Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D,’ returns to Scranton for Halloween events on Oct. 30-31

From a press release: After stopping in Northeastern Pennsylvania last year for the Infect Scranton horror convention, actor and writer Dan Yeager, who played the infamous killer Leatherface in 2013’s “Texas Chainsaw 3D,” will return to the Electric City on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 for various Halloween-themed events. His full schedule is […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Want to know how I became a billionaire? Come to our class reunion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Want to know how I became a billionaire? Come to our class reunion

An open letter to the Brewster Academy Class of 2005 Dear Brewster Academy Class of 2005, It’s me, Hector Beluga, the one the rumors are all about. People say I’m how all those elephants ended up near Lake Scranton, that I’m eating at Pizza by Pappas with the “Game of Thrones” cast, that I shut […]

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Scranton Summer Comedy Bash stacks stand-up lineup at the Radisson on June 7

Scranton Summer Comedy Bash stacks stand-up lineup at the Radisson on June 7

From a press release: Laugh Out Lepka’s Comedy and the Beer Geeks Radio Hour on WILK 103.1 FM will present the Scranton Summer Comedy Bash with four funny headliners on Sunday, June 7 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton. The Reverend Bob Levy, Bonnie McFarlane, John Kensil, and a Wilkes-Barre native returning home, […]