RetroXpo Comic Convention returns to Tiverton

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RetroXpo Comic Convention Returns to Tiverton April 1st. RetroXpo is a one-day comic/pop culture convention that features over 100 artists/artisans, special comic book guest artists/creators, vintage toys/collectibles, tabletop gaming, and unique pop culture-themed vendors.

Highlighting this year’s event is G.I. Joe logo and figure designer Ron Rudat, who even has a figure
(Leatherneck) designed after his likeness! Comic artist and writer Jim Lawson will also be joining us, best known for his work with the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Cover artist of the most #1 issues of Spiderman, artist Joe St.Pierre will be returning. Also appearing are multi-award-winning Godzilla artist Bob Eggleton, comic book artist & writer: Larry Stroman, Warner Bros, Universal, and Turner Entertainment Veteran Richard Maurizio, and comic book inker Keith Williams.

Special cosplay (costumed) guests will also be offering photo-ops, and a cosplay contest will be held at 4pm! Tickets for this event are only $8 online, or at the door for $10. The first 150 tickets sold online receive a free show-exclusive print from one of our artists! Children 6 years old and under are free!

“RetroXpo”, a fan-based pop culture convention, is produced by “I Think I’ve Created a Monstah! Studios” based in Tiverton, RI and is headed by Joe Souza III and Wendy McQuade. “We’re thrilled to bring this fun and affordable family event to our hometown,” comments McQuade, who has been participating and producing pop con expos for 6 years.

The event will be held from 11am-6pm on April 1st at the Longplex Family & Sports Center, a massive family fitness and sports complex located right off RT. 24 in Tiverton, RI. More information, as well as a ticket link, can be found on our website at

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