News & Updates

Please welcome, Meredith Placko!

Meredith Placko is a dynamic and versatile figure, known for her impactful contributions to various industries. With a strong foundation in journalism, Meredith’s first career saw her thrive as a respected storyteller within the realms of entertainment and geek culture. Her insightful reporting and interviews connected her with fans on a profound level, establishing her […]

What’s inside the Arena?

Greetings, Graniteers! A lot of you have been asking; What’s going on at the Arena!? And we’re here to give you a look inside! Follow the link below, to our website, to see the first rendering of the floor plan. Now, keep in mind, this Arena Floor layout is a WORK IN PROGRESS and subject […]

Please welcome, Steve Jackson!

Steve Jackson has been designing games for 40+ years and plans to keep at it. His other interests include gardening, dinosaurs, trains, science fiction and fantasy, and Lego. Yes, he’s a fanboy. In his copious free time, he reads, eats, and sleeps. His creations include Munchkin, Illuminati, the GURPS roleplaying system, Ogre, The Fantasy Trip, […]

Please welcome, Joseph Schmalke!

Joseph Schmalke is a comics creator, writer, and illustrator residing in Westbrook, Maine. Joe is the artist and writer on several comic book titles including WE DON’T KILL SPIDERS, ONE LAST TRICK, SEVEN YEARS IN DARKNESS, THE INFERNAL PACT, CHERRY BLACKBIRD, PHANTOM STARKILLER (co-writer/artist), THE ELECTRIC BLACK (co-creator/writer and artist), and MURDER HOBO (created and […]

Please welcome, the 501st NEG!

The New England Garrison and Alderaan Base are made up of local fans who own movie-quality costumes of characters from all over the Star Wars universe as seen in movies, television, and more. Together they make appearances at events across the region to help share what they love about that galaxy far, far away while […]

Please welcome, Robbie Rist!

Robbie Rist is recognized by turtle fans as the voice of the fun-loving ‘Michelangelo’ in the three original 1990s live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films. A prolific child-actor, Robbie is also well-known for playing ‘Cousin Oliver’ in the The Brady Bunch TV series, ‘Dr. Zee’ in Galactica 1980. As a voice-over artist, Robbie has created […]

Please welcome, Ernie Reyes Jr.!

Ernie Reyes, Jr. is known to turtle fans for his roles in 1990’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (as Donnatello’s stunt performer), and 1991’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (as ‘Keno’). A child-prodigy martial arts star, Ernie also had roles in The Last Dragon, Red Sonja, and The Rundown. He was […]

Please welcome, Judith Hoag!

Judith Hoag is best known for playing everybody’s favorite reporter ‘April O’Neil’ in the original ‘90s live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, and ‘Gwen Cromwell Piper’ in the Disney Channel’s franchise Halloweentown. Judith also had recurring roles in the hit shows Big Love, Nashville, and The Magicians. Fun Fact: Judith was busy filming Cadillac Man […]

Please welcome, Francois Chau!

Francois scared turtle fans all over the world with his portrayal of ‘The Shredder’ in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of The Ooze. With numerous credits to his career so far, Francois is also well-known for his roles as ‘Dr. Pierre Chang’ on the hit TV series LOST, ‘Quick Kick’ on G.I. Joe: […]

Please welcome, Kenn Scott!

Kenn is most well-known for his portrayal of ‘Raphael’ in the original 1990 live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (as stunt Raph) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (as actor Raph). Fun Fact: Kenn also played the ‘Fellow ‘Chucker’ that faces Michelangelo in April’s apartment for the famous Nunchaku battle. In […]