12 Feb, 2013

Toy Fair 2013 Report

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, having just left Toy Fair. What’s Toy Fair you ask? It’s a show where the toymakers of the world meet and show off their wares to the retailers of the world. It’s not just action figures though: statues, play sets, kids’ toys, accessories and dolls, board games and so much more!

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11 Sep, 2012

BALTIMORE COMIC-CON RECAP

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Midtown Bloggerinos! Raph here, and this time I’m going to share with you my experience at Baltimore Comic-Con! It was a two day affair at the Baltimore Convention Center, and I think it might become a part of my regular rotation of conventions! Read on!

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18 Oct, 2011

NYCC Aftermath: Shattered Heroes of Midtown?!?

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MIDTOWN BLOGGORDONEZES! Raph here, still recovering from NYCC! The show was an unmitigated success, and truly has become the largest event on the East Coast relating to the stuff we love! I only kid with the title of course, but I did want to talk about a small concern I had before the con.

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07 Jul, 2011

Midtown Comics Not At Comic Con Party!

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03 May, 2011

CGS Super Show Recap

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Hello Midtown Blog-ees! Raph here with a special recap of a special show. Before I was a member of the illustrious Midtown Comics staff, your favorite blogger was a simple podcaster/fanboy. Comics podcasting hit the scene around 2005, and one of the first ones was Comic Geek Speak. They have a large following, and have since decided to hold an annual celebration of that community, the CGS Super Show. I’ve been to Super Show every year since it’s inception (cue Hans Zimmer horns), and this year may have been one of the best ever.

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13 Apr, 2011

MoCCA Recap: The Little Things….

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Hello Midtown Bloggertines! Raph here with some thoughts and insights. This past weekend, the MoCCA Festival took place at the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue. MoCCA is, of course, the Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art. The Festival is in it’s 9th year, and it features a lot of independent, small press companies and creators. Mostly, the artists are all students or recent graduates of art schools like SVA or CCS. The main hall of the armory houses the show floor, and there are panel rooms downstairs. This was my 5th or 6th MoCCA fest, and it was an enjoyable time.

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