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 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA BlogCon returns in October, hosts Blog of the Year Awards

NEPA BlogCon returns in October, hosts Blog of the Year Awards

From a press release: Marking its third consecutive year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11. Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback from sold-out audiences in past years, the convention will make its return this fall at Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas) with a new […]

 Rich Howells

Jack Kirby limited edition beer benefits comic creators

Jack Kirby limited edition beer benefits comic creators

Comic book readers who also happen to be beer drinkers may want to take a day trip to the Shmaltz Brewery in Clifton Park, New York at the end of the month. The brewery will be celebrating what would have been the legendary Jack Kirby’s 97th birthday by releasing “King Kirby Ale” as part of […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Seven-minute extended preview of ‘Star Wars Rebels’ released

The new Disney-owned “Star Wars” universe will debut in theaters on Dec.18, 2015 with the release of “Episode VII,” but small screens will receive a first look into this brave new world with the debut of “Star Wars Rebels,” an animated TV show created in the same style of “The Clone Wars” series on Cartoon […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con, 07/20/14

PHOTOS: Scranton Comic Con, 07/20/14

The Scranton Comic Con was held once again at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel (700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) on Sunday, July 20. For information on the next convention, visit the America’s Most Wanted Comics & Collectibles website.

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

It seems that Infect Scranton is no longer the only horror convention in NEPA. The Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II was just announced today, a three-day celebration of horror, sci-fi, and pop culture planned for Sept. 5-7 at The Woodlands Inn and Resort (1073 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre). The event is named after “Mr. […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Real Life Peter Griffin performs stand-up in character

Cosplayer Robert Franzese, who calls himself “The Real life Peter Griffin” due to his uncanny resemble to the “Family Guy” character, recently went viral after performing stand-up comedy as Peter at The Great Allentown Comic Con on Saturday, July 16. A video of the hilarious performance, where he recreates some of Peter’s best lines and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles finally meet the Ghostbusters after 30 years

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles finally meet the Ghostbusters after 30 years

Children of the ‘80s have made their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ghostbusters action figures team up for years, but now the characters will interact in their first official franchise crossover ever this October – but it won’t be in theaters. Since both teams of New York heroes are turning 30 this year, IDW Publishing […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Surviving the ‘Dead’ – ‘Walking Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’ stars Infect Scranton Sept. 20-22

ARCHIVES: Surviving the ‘Dead’ – ‘Walking Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’ stars Infect Scranton Sept. 20-22

Two years ago, a friend told actor Vincent Ward that he should be on AMC’s hit TV series “The Walking Dead.” “Why would I want to be on a show about zombies?” he replied. “A year later, I’m on a show about zombies.” Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Ward was a basketball star and […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: From Batman to Scranton – writer Scott Beatty celebrates Free Comic Book Day at Comics on the Green

ARCHIVES: From Batman to Scranton – writer Scott Beatty celebrates Free Comic Book Day at Comics on the Green

Not only is Comics on the Green in downtown Scranton offering free comics on Free Comic Book Day this Saturday, May 4, but the shop is also offering the chance to meet one of those comic’s writers. Scott Beatty, known for penning characters like Batman, Robin, Green Lantern, Sherlock Holmes, The Shadow, The Phantom, and […]

 Rich Howells

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Goodbye, Felix Sarco – commencing Starwood protocol

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Goodbye, Felix Sarco – commencing Starwood protocol

History is usually best left in the past, but there are always those moments in life that you wish you could experience over and over again. Many of mine were spent in cramped basements, smoke-filled bars, grand ballrooms, cheap concert venues, and echoing arenas, each time to watch something created that night than can never […]

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