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Hulk Hogan Headlining Buffalo Nickel City Con

Hulk Hogan Headlining Buffalo Nickel City Con

Hulk Hogan is coming to Nickel City Con! Dave & Adam’s announces the Hulkster will be headling the Nickel City Con at the Buffalo, NY Convention Center on Saturday, May 19th. Hogan will be appearing on Saturday only with a limited amount of VIP Experience, Autograph and Photo Op tickets available.   Hulk Hogan joins the impressive celebrity guest lineup of Jeremy Bulloch (Star …

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William Shatner & Sam Jones Coming To Nickel City Con 2017

Following Dave & Adam’s first successful Buffalo Nickel City Con, they are quickly following up with a second convention next May.

Nickel City Con has announced William Shatner and Sam Jones will headline the three day expanded convention which takes place May 19-21 at the Buffalo Convention Center.

William Shatner is of course known for playing Captain Kirk in the Star Trek TV series and movies. 

Sam Jones is known for Flash Gordon and also appearing in the Ted comedy.

Nickel City Con is Buffalo, NY’s largest comic convention featuring celebrity guests, autographs, photo-ops and panels; a large gaming room; cosplay contests; vendor floor and more. Previous guests include the cast of Comic Book Men, Ric Flair, Brett Dalton, Sean Astin, Ray Park and Christopher McDonald.

For more information, visit the official Nickel City Con website at www.nickelcitycon.com, “like” the show’s official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/nickelcitycon, and follow Nickel City Con on Twitter and Instagram.

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Nickel City Con Highlights, Cosplay, Images & Video

This weekend saw the inaugural Nickel City Con held in Buffalo, NY.

Check out highlights, cosplay photos, images and video. Stars in attendance at the Nickel City Con included Christopher “Shooter McGavin” McDonald, Sean Astin, Brett Dalton, Ric Flair, the cast of Comic Book Men, Ray Park and more.

Nickel City Con has also announced they are returning next year with a three-day event on May 19-21 presented by Dave & Adams.

Check out nickelcitycon.com for more info.

 

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Nickel City Con Invades Buffalo, NY This Weekend

Check out info below on the upcoming Nickely City Con that takes place at the Buffalo Convention Center this weekend on Saturday and Sunday which includes the cast of AMC’s hit show Comic Book Men.

You can head on over here for their list of signings and panels as well.

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Nickel City Con INVADES the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center THIS WEEKEND!

 

Dave & Adam’s introduces Nickel City Con this Saturday, August 13th from 10:00am-7:00pm and Sunday, August 14th from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center! This family friendly comic con will feature celebrity guests from the entertainment world, including movies, sports, TV and comic books.

Celebrity guests scheduled to appear include WWE Legend and 16-time World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair, actor Brett Dalton from the hit TV program Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., actor Sean Astin from the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Rudy, actor Chris McDonald from Happy Gilmore, legendary comic book artist Neal Adams and the actor and martial artist that portrayed Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode 1, Ray Park.  Additional celebrity guests will include stars from Comic Book MenThe Walking DeadGame of ThronesThe Magicians, and Supernatural.

Nickel City Con will be loads of fun for all ages!

Come dressed in costume to win prizes at our Cosplay Contests!

Saturday – Adult Cosplay Contest -5:00pm

(Registration 10:00am-4:30pm for Age 16+)

Sunday – Kids Cosplay Contest – 3:00pm

(Registration 10:00am-2:30pm for Age 3-15)

Kids can also play FREE board games in our open play gaming room as well as enter for FREE into a “Pokemon Go” event where they can win cash prizes!

Nickel City Con will have 133 vendors, artists and celebrity guests! Also scheduled to appear are Sabretooth and Billy Buffalo, The North Ridge Star Wars group and The Buffalo Ghostbusters.

Certified Guaranty Company will be on site taking submissions for comic book grading and offering signature series services. Legendary comic book buyer Mike Carbonaro will be on site doing comic book appraisals.

Autographs, photo ops, and Q&A panels with your favorite stars will be available. Tickets are going fast and are only $15.00 per day or $12.00 at any Dave & Adam’s retail store. (Kids 2 and under are free).

For more information, visit the official Nickel City Con website at www.nickelcitycon.com, “like” the show’s official Facebook page www.facebook.com/nickelcitycon, and follow Nickel City Con on Twitter and Instagram.

 

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Buffalo Nickel City Con Reveals Panels & Signings

Buffalo’s upcoming Nickel City Con has revealed the panels and signings for their August 13-14 comic book convention.

Panels include comic book artist Joe Rubinstein; the cast of Comic Book Men; Lord of the Rings‘ Sean Astin; Brett Dalton from Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD, Ray Park, who portrayed Darth Maul in Star Wars, comic book writer Larry Hama, WWE Superstar Ric Flair and more.

Photo opportunities and signings will also be available at the Nickely City Con. See the schedule below.

Nickel City Con, presented by Dave & Adam’s, will be a two-day fan festival celebrating pop culture, science fiction, super heroes, comic books and more with over 200 vendors and artists expected to attend. The show will take place in the heart of Downtown Buffalo at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Tickets are now available through the Nickel City Con website www.nickelcitycon.com.  

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Nickel City Buffalo Comic-Con Announces Sean Astin & More

Buffalo’s upcoming Nickel City Con has announced new guests including Lord of the Rings and Goonies‘ star Sean Astin.

Below you can find further information and you can read our previous write-up which features some cool pics from their store, Dave & Adams.

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NICKEL CITY CON COMING TO BUFFALO THIS AUGUST

Ric Flair, Brett Dalton & Sean Astin among Nickel City Con celebrity guests

 

Dave & Adam’s Card World is proud to announce the inaugural Nickel City Con is coming to Buffalo, New York the weekend of August 13-14, 2016.

Nickel City Con, presented by Dave & Adam’s, will be a two-day fan festival celebrating pop culture, science fiction, super heroes, comic books and more with over 200 vendors and artists expected to attend. The show will take place in the heart of Downtown Buffalo at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

“This is going to be an event that Western New York has never seen before,” said Adam Martin, CEO of Dave & Adam’s Card World. “Nickel City Con will have something for everyone. From families to enthusiasts, and everyone in between, this is going to be an experience you won’t want to miss.”

Nickel City Con will feature celebrity guests from the entertainment world, including movies, sports, TV and comic books. Celebrity guests confirmed to appear at Nickel City Con include WWE Legend and 16-time World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair, actor Brett Dalton from the hit TV programs “Agent Carter” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, actor Sean Astin from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Goonies and Rudy, legendary comic book artist Neal Adams and the actor and martial artist that portrayed Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode 1, Ray Park.

Additional celebrity guests will include stars from “Comic Book Men”, “The Walking Dead”, “Game of Thrones” and “Supernatural”.

There will be a Cosplay competition during Sunday’s events at Nickel City Con, where attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite characters from movies, television and video games to win various prizes. Comic book collectors will be able to have their comic books graded at Nickel City Con by Certified Guaranty Company (CGC) as well.  

Tickets are now available on the Nickel City Con website www.nickelcitycon.com. General admission tickets are $15 per day with a special two-day VIP pass for $49.95. VIP admission includes early entry to the show, VIP Swag Bag and a $10 gift certificate to be used towards any celebrity autograph. Discounted single day tickets can be purchased at both Dave & Adam’s retail locations (2217 Sheridan Dr. in Tonawanda and 8075 Sheridan Dr. in Williamsville). General admission hours for Nickel City Con are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13 and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 14.

Vendor and artist space for Nickel City Con is filling up fast. Anyone interested in exhibiting is encouraged to e-mail vendors@nickelcitycon.com or contact John Grimaldi at (716) 970-2833.

Nickel City Con, presented by Dave & Adam’s, would like to thank its official corporate sponsors for their support including, the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Upper Deck, Topps, UPS and Cryptozoic Entertainment.

For more information visit the official Nickel City Con website at www.nickelcitycon.com, like the show’s official Facebook page www.facebook.com/nickelcitycom and follow on Twitter and Instagram (@NickelCityCon).

About Dave & Adam’s: Dave and Adam’s Card World was founded in 1991 when two friends opened a small card store in Buffalo, N.Y. Over 25 years later, Dave and Adam’s is generally regarded as the largest online seller of trading cards in the world. Dave and Adam’s is locally-owned and operates two retail stores as well as a 35,000-square foot custom office and warehouse facility in Tonawanda, N.Y. that supports dacardworld.com.

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Nickel City Buffalo Comic-Con Announced: Comic Book Men, Brett Dalton, Darth Maul, Ric Flair, More

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A new comic book convention is coming to Buffalo and the Western New York area, the hometown of Cosmic Book News, this Summer with the Nickel City Con.

Buffalo’s premier comic book convention will take place August 13th and 14th at the Buffalo Convention Center.

Scheduled guests to appear include the Comic Book Men, Walt Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Michael Zapcic and Ming Chen; legendary comic book writer and artist Neal Adams, in addition to his son Joel Adams; Ray Park, known for portraying Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace; WWE Superstar Ric “Woo!” Flair will be on hand; Brett Dalton from Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD; The Magicians and Game of ThronesEsme Bianco, The Magician‘s and Star Trek‘s Rick Worthy and more are also set for the Nickel City Con.

The Nickel City Con is being brought together by Buffalo’s biggest sports collectible and comic book store, Dave & Adams, with sponsors including our own Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres.

I recently visited Dave & Adams (located near the Easter Hills Mall at 8075 Sheridan Dr. Williamsville, NY), and it’s incredible. It’s a huge store with tons of sports collectibles, memorabilia and merchandise in addition to weekly comic books, back issues, action figures, gaming and lots more.

Check out a couple pics from the store below.

You can keep up to date on the Nickel City Con at nickelcitycon.com.

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