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San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Wednesday – Preview Night

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Wednesday – Preview Night

July 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |

Some of the coolest things seen Wednesday night were Batman related, as the caped-crusader is celebrating his 75th anniversary at San Diego Comic-Con this year.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Thursday – Caped crusading

July 25, 2014 – 7:45 am |
San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Thursday

Batman ’66

Thursday saw bigger than usual mid-week crowds at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 (at least from my unscientific perspective), which is a testament that comics, genre movies, and costuming continue to infiltrate the mainstream – which is both good and bad, depending on how much time you are spending in line for that popular panel.

Batman, who is celebrating his 75th Anniversary (25th Anniversary of the first Tim Burton Bat-film), has a huge presence at this year’s convention, and we spent the better part of the day attending panels that focused on the caped-crusader’s illustrious history.

For an industry that showcases truth, justice and the American way, the comic book business has committed its fair share of injustices, and one of its biggest slights is the lack of recognition for Batman co-creator, the late Bill Finger, who would have celebrated his one-hundredth birthday this year. Read the full story »

Play Nintendo Tour stops in Glendale this weekend

July 24, 2014 – 10:10 am |

Nintendo has been taking its strong catalog of 3DS games on tour across the country for the past month and its next stop will be smack dab in Glendale this weekend.

Lightning Octopus presents 4 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix

July 24, 2014 – 10:00 am |
Lightning Octopus

A weekly roundup of Arizona geek culture happenings by Best of East Valley 2011 blogger Jonathan Simon.

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Wednesday – Preview Night

July 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |
San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Wednesday – Preview Night

Some of the coolest things seen Wednesday night were Batman related, as the caped-crusader is celebrating his 75th anniversary at San Diego Comic-Con this year.

Pre-Comic-Con pop culture roundup

July 23, 2014 – 9:51 pm |
The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

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Keep tabs on San Diego Comic-Con with us

July 23, 2014 – 8:15 pm |

We’re reporting live from San Diego Comic-Con.