June 3, 2018 – Geppi’s Entertainment Museum
Members and supporters of Geppi’s Entertainment Museum gathered for one last visit and to say goodbye to the 12-year-old institution at an invitation-only closing reception.
Owner Steve Geppi announced the closing just days before, but said more than 3,000 of the museum’s comic books and pop-culture memorabilia has been donated to the Library of Congress.
Pictured (LtoR) Gina Geppi, aspiring author; Massimo Geppi, 17 months; and Steve Geppi, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum owner
Pictured (LtoR) Stan “The Fan” Charles, PressBox founder/publisher; Tony Pagnotti, University of Maryland College Park speech communications instructor; and Ron Matz, WJZ-TV reporter
Pictured (LtoR) David Ward, Charm City Ghostbusters member; Brian Gregory, international cosplayer; and Paul Levitz, DC Comics former president/publisher
Pictured (LtoR) Chris Powell, Diamond Comic Distributors vice president; and Tim Meyer, Delhaize food consultant
Pictured (LtoR) Britany Marriott-Blount, Geppi’s Entertainment Museum sales manager; Rebecca Hawk, Maryland-based costume designer; Tess Banky, Arthritis Care Specialists of Maryland medical lab technician; and Nicholas Strnad, Maryland-based engineer
Pictured (LtoR) Marty Brunk, RSMS LLP office managing partner; and Mary Brunk, community volunteer
Pictured (LtoR) Mark Wheatley, Maryland-based comic book creator; and J.C. Vaughn, Gemstone Publishing vice president
Pictured (LtoR) John Scherlis, The Bonobo Conservation Initiative conservation biologist; and Tiffany Geppi, Reiki master practitioner