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Young Love #4 (1949)

In love with Jack Kirby

August 28, 2015 – 12:00 pm

Even the most casual student of pop culture is aware of Jack Kirby’s comic book accomplishments, but did you know that he co-created the romance comic genre?

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Blizzard Blitz: August 30th – Blizzard Patching Goodness

August 30, 2015 – 9:56 pm

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Every Blizzard game has had a patch or update over the past two weeks, so get all the details inside! Read the full story »

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #46

August 30, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #46 – January, 1966

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!
Fantastic Four #46 – January, 1966
Cover art by Jack Kirby and …

In love with Jack Kirby

August 28, 2015 – 12:00 pm
Young Love #4 (1949)

Even the most casual student of pop culture is aware of Jack Kirby’s comic book accomplishments, but did you know that he co-created the romance comic genre?

Finn lights up in new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser on Instagram

August 27, 2015 – 10:55 am
finnsaber-tight-light

A new teaser released Thursday on the Star Wars Instagram account shows John Boyega’s character Finn igniting his lightsaber.

Grab your controllers! Game On Expo hits Mesa this weekend

August 25, 2015 – 11:20 am
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Game On Expo is a three-day gaming convention Aug. 28-30 at the Mesa Convention Center.

No Puppy love: Hugo Awards results reject ‘Sad,’ ‘Rabid’ political block voting

August 24, 2015 – 1:00 am
Rocket Raccoon

The annual Hugo Awards were presented — some of them, anyway — on Saturday at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention in Spokane, Wash.

Blizzard Blitz: August 23rd – Cancelled this week!

August 23, 2015 – 9:24 pm

Technical difficulties have taken me out this week!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #359

August 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
Detective Comics #359 – January, 1967

Fans of the sixties’ Batman television show took a big hit last week with the passing of Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl for 26 episodes of the classic series.

Transform and roll out! Splatoon gets Autobots vs. Decepticons event

August 18, 2015 – 10:28 am
Splatoon Decepticon

Transform (into a squid) and roll out (with a Krak-On Splat Roller).

Blizzard Blitz: August 16th – A slow news week while Diablo 3 patch is coming!

August 16, 2015 – 8:48 pm

Blizzard Release Effect is in full force as not many updates came out this week!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Devil Dinosaur #5

August 16, 2015 – 7:45 am
Devil Dinosaur #5 - August, 1978

Scientists say that dinosaurs and cavemen never coexisted, but that didn’t stop Jack Kirby from throwing them together and mixing in some alien action to boot.

Star Wars news: Episode VII poster, Episode IX director, Rogue One cast, Disney park expansions

August 15, 2015 – 5:11 pm
Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster by Drew Struzan

Lots of Star Wars news out of Disney’s D23 Expo.

Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – Snazzy sixties spy cinema

August 14, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

This cold war era throwback holds its own against the 2015 surplus of spy films. Director Guy Ritchie delivers a fun, stylish thriller with a sixties retro vibe.

EW reveals some of the mystery behind The Force Awakens’ Kylo Ren – hinting at more

August 12, 2015 – 12:00 pm
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Who is Kylo Ren?

New Doctor Who trailer teases Series 9 adventures

August 12, 2015 – 11:59 am
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Doctor Who returns Sept. 19.