Comics from the 1940s to the present. If you are a fan of 80s and 90s comic books, this is a small comic con you must attend.
Location: Regency Hotel, Pompton Plains, NJ
Little girls in glasses have showed us how to save the world from darkness for years. The journeys they take as they come into their power showcase their everyday bravery, helping us recognize our own strengths. To mark the release of Ava DuVernay’s bold new adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time, PEN America and the Strand Book Store will celebrate unconventional literary heroes with readings from Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel and related texts, presenting a canon of unorthodox saviors who invite us to examine the ways can be heroes too. With award-winning speculative fiction writer Alice Sola Kim, National Book Award nominated young adult author Ibi Zoboi, and Léna Roy and Charlotte Jones Voiklis, Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughters and biographers.
Location: Stand, Manhattan
The night also includes a battle between Mempho Mofo and “Colossal” Mike Law, who will fight to the end for the Sapphire Television title and the crown. Additionally, Capitol Wrestling will hold another event on Saturday, March 24 to celebrate it’s one-year anniversary.
SOURCE: $20.00 from Groupon
Location: Hopes Community Center, Hoboken
What’s better than going BACK TO THE FUTURE? Doing so three times in one day!
Location: Alamo Drafthouse, Yonkers
It’s the ALL-AGES EVENT for FANS of games (video and tabletop), sci-fi/fantasy, steampunk, cosplay and so much more!
Competitive video gaming (esports) for cool prizes, free play of your favorites! Retro-Gaming, Arcade classics and Pinball – its all here!
CT GAMER CON is also a celebration of MAGIC the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Warhammer and more! Sit down with your friends and play your favorite Tabletop and RPG games.
Get ready to shop for Awesome Artwork, Gaming Supplies, Statues, Action Figures, FUNKO POPS, Anime Collectibles, Cool Clothes and more.
Finally, dress as your favorite character in our Cosplay contest on Saturday. Be the hero you always wanted to be from your favorite game,
sci-fi or fantasy film or TV show!
Location: Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
This crash course for travelers offers a quick introduction to the Japanese language as well as Japanese customs, which can be very helpful for first-time or even veteran travelers to Japan.
Location: Japan Society, Manhattan
What’s “A Drinking Game”? Well, take your favorite 80s or 90s flick, mix in a live staged reading, add a dash of your favorite beverage, and you’ve got one hell of a cocktail.
Talented actors perform cult classics for a live audience. One night only. A new show every month–comedies like The Princess Bride, Back to the Future, and Ghostbusters.
Each movie comes with a list of buzzwords and phrases–when you hear one, a bell rings and everybody drinks! The actors are in on the fun, too. Plus, when someone says a name, the actor playing that character has to drink. So as the evening progresses, the show’s bound to get a little wacky.”
Location: The Bell House, Brooklyn