Archive for June, 2012

Retro Con kicks it old school with Video Game set-ups!

June 19, 2012 2 comments

Take a break from toy shopping at Retro Con to play some classic video games, either individually or with a friend! We plan to have a wide selection of classic NES, SNES, and other game cartridges set up at the show on multiple tables. A high score competition may also be a possibility!

Categories: Retro Games

Mega Toy Fan Signs Up For Retro Con 2012!

June 19, 2012 Leave a comment

Mega Toy Fan has been one of the larger toy dealers at both Botcon & NJCC for years and now Retro Con is proud to say we have them too! James Szewczyk, one of the owners of Mega Toy Fan, will also be a sponsor for the show!

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Categories: Toy Collectors

We Got the Beat! Retro Con rocks It with retro tunes by Night Wing Productions!

June 13, 2012 2 comments

We were asked for some Retro Tunes..Retro Con now gives that thanks to some talented friends!

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Categories: We Got The Beat!

Free Lion-o ring when you buy an Autograph!

June 11, 2012 Leave a comment

For you retro fans that buy autographs from Larry Kenney during Retro Con, you’ll now receive a lenticular Thundercats Lion-o ring still sealed in package from 1985! (limit one per attendee)  The toy was originally released in a Burger King fun meal. We have a limited supply though, so make sure you jump on those autographs! =)

Categories: Thundercats

Retro Con takes you… Back To The Future!

June 8, 2012 Leave a comment

Prepare yourselves for temporal displacement! Retro Con takes you back to the future this November 11th with the a replica time machine DeLorean! Flux capacitor, Mr Fusion, time circuits… it’s all here! Fans will be able to get their picture and pose with the car for charity!

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Categories: Back To The Future

“We ain’t ‘fraid of no ghost!” Philadelphia Ghostbusters At Retro Con 2012!

June 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Philly’s original and best Ghostbusters charity and costuming group will be attending Retro Con! They will be collecting for charity & greeting fans!

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“Totally Tubular ’80s Toys” Mark Bellomo To Be Guest At Retro Con!

June 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Mark Bellomo has written more than 150 articles for ToyFare, Wizard Magazine, Lee’s Toy Review, Tomart’s Action Figure Digest, and most recently for Toy Shop Magazine! He has written a number of compositions, has published critical literary articles, and has authored a number of bestselling books on action figures and pop culture: Warman’s Action Figures Field Guide, Transformers: Identification & Price Guide, Warman’s Field Guide to Transformers, The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe: 1982-1994 [1st & 2nd editions], and the recently-released Totally Tubular 80’s Toys!

Not only does he plan to set up and share his books, but he also has talked about displaying some of his own retro toys!

Categories: Toy Collectors

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