May 20, 2019

You can easily spend a couple of hours just walking around trying to look at everything they have.

April 30, 2019

This weekend saw the yearly Castle Point Anime Convention hosted at the Meadowlands Expo Center. This is one of the biggest Anime / Manga conventions in the New York / New Jersey area and has become a staple for many fans of the genre and cosplayers. The convention is a two day event running from April 28-29 and hosts a number of activities for anime enthusiasts. I decided to stop by on Day One to get the lay of the land....

August 12, 2017

The show specializes in retro toys from the 80's.

August 11, 2017

   

   Once a month in Wayne, NJ dealers and collectors will descend upon the local Volunteer Fire House to show and trade collectible toys, comics and memorabilia. The show opens it's doors on the first Sunday of every month. Parking is available at the location as well as food. This last Sunday August 6th the Ragin' Geek decided it was time to take a first hand look at the show to see what it had to offer.

   As...

July 31, 2017

ZAPP! Comics. The one comic shop in New Jersey everyone needs to check out.

November 14, 2016

​   The Ragin' Geek travels to Englishtown, NJ where situated in the yellow building among the few colored structures of the Englishtown Flea Market lot is "The Toy Room". This cozy nest of toy heaven carries many collector treasures from past and recent history. The owner is a wizard of toy knowledge and is incredibly friendly. One can come here and browse in a complete stress free environment without the pressure of glaring...

October 9, 2016

   On a recent visit to my local Toys R' Us, I find myself in awe at the incredible prices toy action figures cost these days. An average action figure these days from a popular toy line can cost a minimum of $10 and on average $15. Then there are the "Deluxe" action figures which usually include some additional fluff item which can tack on another $5 to $10. With the economy still in the gutter and parents struggling to make...

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