Collectibles Extravaganza & Celebrity Guests
Since the Twentieth Century, the Collectibles Extravaganza has always merged a unique blend of vintage and modern collecting categories, along with celebrity guests signing autographs for fans and collectors. From Adam West’s first appearance at the show in 1985, until Adam’s final fan convention appearance at the show in 2017, our shows have maintained a level of uniqueness for an experiential fan environment.
The NorthEast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza Summer edition will take place July 6-8, 2018 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Boxborough, Massachusetts. Activities include artists, live entertainment, cosplay, video gaming, celebrities signing autographs, puppets, and panels.
Celebrity guests at NorthEast ComicCon announced so far include Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch), John O’Hurley (Seinfeld, National Dog Show, Dancing With The Stars winner, Soap Operas), CJ Ramone (The Ramones), Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake (WWE Wrestler), Bill Diamond (Fraggle Rock, Dark Crystal, Puppeteer), Jeff Kline (Darby Pop/Bruce Lee Comics), Kadrolsha Ona (Queen of the Paranormal), Joe St. Pierre (Marvel Spider-Man Comics Cover Artist), Keith Champagne (DC Comics Artist), Rusty Gilligan (Captain America, Heavy Metal movie) and Will Murray (Co-creator of SquirrelGirl) among others yet to be announced.
On Friday, July 6th, Micky Dolenz will be appearing at a 50th Anniversary Screening of The Monkees groundbreaking film “HEAD” on a Big Screen with Concert Sound at the Regent Theatre in Arlington MA including a Q&A with Micky about the film hosted by Clay N. Ferno. Admission to this reserved seat screening is only $20 and includes a weekend pass to the NorthEast ComicCon activities at the Boxboro Regency. A portion of the proceeds from the screening going to Cystic Dreams Fund for Cystic Fibrosis.
The event is open at the Boxboro Regency Friday on July 6 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm with the exhibitors, artists, authors, and celebrities, along with video gaming and cosplay fun, and is followed by an after party concert at the Boxboro Regency Hotel.
Saturday and Sunday will find all the celebrities at the Boxboro Regency all day to sign autographs (for a fee) and photo ops (for a fee), from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, with early admission available for an added fee. For those with a VIP pass, doors open a half hour earlier each day.
Our Saturday night AfterParty at the Hotel will include live entertainment, including 10 lucky people who get to sing Karaoke with Micky Dolenz, for the cost of a donation to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation. The AfterParty is open to everyone who purchases a weekend pass in the Hotel Cosplay Courtyard next to the indoor pool to watch and listen to all the fun. There will be a cash bar at the hotel for people with proper ID.
General admission is cost-effective for families with Advance purchase tickets, Friday, July 6th is only $10 advance and $20 at the door which will include admission to our Friday Night ConcertParty at the Boxboro Regency. Saturday July 7th is only $15 in advance and $20 at the door from 10 am till 6:00 pm, and Sunday, July 8th is only $12 advance, $20 at the door but only $10 beginning at 1:00 pm in the afternoon. Weekend Pass is only $20 advance, $30 at the door for all 3 days, and includes both the ConcertParty and AfterParty.
NorthEast ComicCon offers VIP Experiences that are all inclusive at a discount for the fan who wants it all.
A Micky Dolenz VIP Experience for $129.99, and includes (1) Weekend Early Entry Admission to all events at Boxboro Regency Hotel July 6-8, (1) Reserved Seat at the 50th Anniversary screening of the Monkees movie “Head” at the Regent Theatre in Arlington MA on Friday July 6 between 7:00 and 10:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm, (1) Regular photo or other flat item autographed in person by Micky at the Regent prior to the screening or at the Regency Saturday or Sunday, with VIP access to autograph queue, (1) Selfie Photo Op with your own phone or camera, up to two people with Micky at the Regent prior to the screening or at the Regency Saturday or Sunday, (1) Reserved seat for the Q&A in the Seminar Room at the Regency (time and day to be announced), (1) Reserved Seat at the Saturday night special event, “Sing with Micky for Make-A-Wish” in the hotel Courtyard, (1) Special VIP Laminate pass with lanyard and only 50 available. The VIP Experience can be purchased at www.NorthEastComicCons.com.
“Sing with Micky for Make-A-Wish” is a special opportunity for 10 lucky people to sing Karaoke on stage with Micky Dolenz in front of a crowd of friends and fans for Charity at our Saturday Night AfterParty at the Regency Hotel, with more info available at www.monkeemeetandgreets.com.
The Barry Williams VIP Experience includes (1) Weekend Early Entry Admission to all events at Boxboro Regency Hotel July 6-8, (1) Regular photo or other flat item autographed in person by Barry with VIP access to autograph queue, (1) Selfie Photo Op with your own phone or camera, up to two people with Barry, (1) Reserved seat for the Q&A in the Seminar Room at the Regency (time and day to be announced), (1) Special VIP Laminate pass with lanyard and only 50 are available for only $89.00.
John O’Hurley offers a VIP Experience that includes (1) Weekend Early Entry Admission to all events at Boxboro Regency Hotel July 6-8, (1) Regular photo or other flat item autographed in person by John with VIP access to autograph queue, (1) Selfie Photo Op with your own phone or camera, up to two people with John, (1) Voice Mail message recorded by John on your device as J. Peterman, (1) Reserved seat for the Q&A in the Seminar Room at the Regency (time and day to be announced), (1) Special VIP Laminate pass with lanyard and only 50 are available for only $89.00.
The Summer Northeast ComicCon & Collectibles Extravaganza has Early Bird and VIP attendees entering at 9:30 am Saturday and Sunday. Exhibitors and Artists Showcase Friday, July 6th is open from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, followed by a Concert AfterParty. Advance discount tickets are on sale, and children 10 and under are free admission when accompanied by an adult! There is a fee for autographs and photo ops with celebrities.
There will be exhibitors selling Pop Culture, Memorabilia, Collectibles, Records, Toys, Comics, NerdCrafts, Art, Books, Posters and lots more all weekend, along with Cosplay, VideoGames, Puppets, and Kids Crafts. Professional artists from Marvel, DC and independent publishers, along with authors and creators, will also be appearing.
NEComicCons’ mission is to show the next generations where the jobs are in the creative arts and entrepreneurism with education, mentorship and fun! Our vendors and guests support the mission with their attendance and involvement.
A Special Hotel Room rate of only $105.00 per night is available for the entire week, and weekend, by calling the hotel 978-263-8701 and using the code ComicCon. Its a Holiday week, so come celebrate your Independence Day week in New England!
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