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Zombie apocalypse comes to Chase Field

April 22, 2014 – 7:00 am |

The Arizona Diamondbacks will celebrate zombies at Friday night’s game versus the Phillies at Chase Field.

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LepreCon 40 features artist Steam Crow, author Gail Garriger

April 23, 2014 – 11:37 am |

12x18_print_templateLepreCon, Arizona’s annual sci-fi and fantasy fandom event emphasizing genre art and literature, will be back May 8-11 with LepreCon 40: 50 Shades of Green  at the Marriott at 200 N. Centennial Way, Mesa.

Memberships cost $40 for adults and $15 for ages 7-12 through May 1 when the price goes up. A weekend-only gaming pass costs just $20 through May 1. Rates at the door are $15 for Friday, $30 for Saturday and $15 for Sunday. Children 6 and younger get free admission with a paid adult entrance.

Hotel rates are available at $99 a night for rooms and $119 a night for suites at the Marriott.

The amazing Steam Crow will be the artist guest of honor. He designed the official convention poster, pictured here. Read the full story »

Zombie apocalypse comes to Chase Field

April 22, 2014 – 7:00 am |
Zombie

The Arizona Diamondbacks will celebrate zombies at Friday night’s game versus the Phillies at Chase Field.

Local heroes kickstarting ‘Zero Complex’

April 21, 2014 – 12:00 pm |
Zero Complex

“Zero Complex” is a web-series about cosplayers turned real heroes that is described as “Kick Ass” meets “Community.”

Wheel of Time series, Doctor Who celebrations up for Hugo honors

April 21, 2014 – 1:00 am |

The nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards were announced Thursday at Loncon 3 in London.

Dark Horse Comics to publish The Art of the Venture Bros.

April 20, 2014 – 2:00 pm |

Dark Horse Comics announced Sunday that it will publish The Art of the Venture Bros., confirming rumors that circulated at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Sub-Mariner #25

April 20, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Sub-Mariner #25 – May, 1970

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!
Sub-Mariner #25 – May, 1970
Cover art by Marie Severin and Sal Buscema
When it …

Review: Under the Skin – Alien avant-garde

April 18, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Under the Skin

Would you die to see Scarlett Johansson “bare it all”? Apparently most men in Scotland say, “Yes”, to that prospect; at least according to Under the Skin…

Review: Transcendence – Silly sentience cinema

April 18, 2014 – 7:40 am |
Transcendence

Transcendence, desperately tries to be a smart sci-fi story about the dangers of technology mixed with artificial intelligence; but ‘intelligent’ it is not.

Star Wars Episode VII secrets revealed through … Tinder?

April 16, 2014 – 11:36 am |

Could Star Wars be shooting in the deserts of Abu Dhabi? Thanks to a popular dating app, it may be so.

The final X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer is here

April 16, 2014 – 7:50 am |

The final trailer is here for X-Men: Days of Future Past.

ACME promises explosive day of comic coolness

April 15, 2014 – 11:30 am |
Arizona Comic Mini Expo - art by Cory Walker

ACME in Arizona used to be closely associated with the shenanigans of the Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote; but that all changed when the Arizona Comic Mini Expo…