RetroArt Restoration RePrint Canvases made their public debut at the fantastic 3rd annual Asbury Park ComiCon!
Several 16″x20″x1.5″ canvases found new homes, including the IDEAL BATMAN HELMET AND CAPE BOX,
A great location in a great ComiCon meant great sales of the variety of collectible items offered at the double-size RetroArt space. (It also didn’t hurt to have been situated right in Guest Row, between MAD’s Al Jaffe and two of the AMCTV’s COMIC BOOK GUYS Ming Chen & Mike Zapcic doing their I SELL COMICS podcast live!)
The most sales were in the multitude of ’90s STAR WARS action figures and Galoob MicroMachines STAR WARS playsets on hand. The highpoint of the day was a visit by the Dark Lord of the Sith, inspecting our wares:
However, Darth Vader ended up not buying anything- who knew he was so tight with the Imperial credits?!
A great time and, most importantly, a great crowd that day. It was such a great experience, RetroArt will definitely try to be at the 2014 Asbury Park ComiCon! It was so much fun, RetroArt is encouraged to consider going to another convention later this year, the Connecticut ComiConn (get it?) on Saturday, August 24th in Trumbull, CT. We’ll see……