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Watch the trailer for EA’s Star Wars Battlefront

April 17, 2015 – 10:53 am |

It looks like EA truly is going for the ultimate Star Wars gaming experience with Battlefront, due out in November.

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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Incredible Hulk #171

April 19, 2015 – 7:45 am |

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling pop culture commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!

Incredible Hulk #171 – January, 1974

Cover art by Herb Trimpe

Incredible Hulk #171 - January, 1974

Incredible Hulk #171 – January, 1974

Last Monday, April 13, 2015, the world of comics lost one of its most incredible contributors when famed Hulk illustrator, Herb Trimpe, passed away. The artist was 75 years-old and there are not many details online regarding his death, but in the end it’s more important how he lived – and Herb was one who definitely earned his legendary status.

There are dozens of tributes out there to Mr. Trimpe and his career, a testament to his amazing life and influence on the comic industry; and it’s with a sad heart that I use my humble little comic commentary column to share my own thoughts on the man, who is one of my personal real-life heroes. Read the full story »

This weekend, local artists stick together with TAPE in Tucson

April 17, 2015 – 1:28 pm |

This Saturday and Sunday, local comic book artists will be gathering in Tucson for the first annual TAPE — the Tucson Art Press Expo.  Event hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and …

Watch the trailer for EA’s Star Wars Battlefront

April 17, 2015 – 10:53 am |

It looks like EA truly is going for the ultimate Star Wars gaming experience with Battlefront, due out in November.

Review: True Story – Truly boring and depressing

April 17, 2015 – 7:45 am |
True Story

This new Hill and Franco film is all its uninventive title suggests. It is a true story, but the dull way this truly depressing tale is told is sleep-inducing.

Highlights from Star Wars Celebration’s first day

April 16, 2015 – 10:15 pm |

Meet the new stars, the old stars, the phenomenal new droid, the fan tinkerers who became official Astromech makers and a silent squad of stormtroopers in updated armor.

Han Solo and Chewie return, looking positively bad-ass

April 16, 2015 – 12:29 pm |

Han Solo was the star of a new trailer released Thursday for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

A reach? Touchy-feely Star Wars trailer is all about the hands

April 16, 2015 – 12:17 pm |
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lots of reaching for stuff and just general hand action in the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens released Thursday at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim.

The Force Awakens’ desert planet isn’t Tatooine

April 16, 2015 – 12:05 pm |
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

And it wasn’t Pasher.

20 exciting shots captured from the new Force Awakens trailer

April 16, 2015 – 11:32 am |
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

It begins with a wide shot of an epic starship graveyard on a desert planet.

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer brings us some old faces at last

April 16, 2015 – 11:11 am |
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

“The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. My sister has it. You have that power, too.”

Webcomics Wednesday, Tax Day Edition!

April 15, 2015 – 12:27 pm |

The return of the Sign Spinner!

ZapCon revisits arcade glory days this weekend

April 14, 2015 – 12:11 pm |

Get your quarters out: ZapCon is back in Arizona.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #150

April 12, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Fantastic Four #150 - September, 1974

It’s unlikely that we’ll ever see a film based on the 1974 team-up of The Avengers, the Fantastic Four and The Inhumans, but one can dream of the possibilities.

Blizzard Blitz: April 11th – Diablo April Madness!

April 11, 2015 – 9:55 pm |
Blizzard Blitz: April 11th – Diablo April Madness!

Check out all the details behind Patch 2.2.0 and Season 3 of Diablo, Heroes of the Dorm, and a new wing release for HearthStone!

5 old school things to look for in Avengers: Age of Ultron

April 11, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Avengers #16 - May, 1965

Ultron has been part of Marvel’s comic universe for 47 years, so there is certain criteria within the Avengers canon that should be adhered to in the new film…