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East Valley art events abound this weekend

March 27, 2015 – 6:51 am |

If you dig the arts, there’s plenty to do this Saturday and Sunday.

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Look Eastman, young man: Excerpts & inspirations from an interview with Kevin Eastman, part 4

March 28, 2015 – 7:00 am |

tmnt-first-drawing-original-art-500x646During last month’s Amazing Arizona Comic Con, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  To celebrate Mini-Comic Book Day in March, I’ll be sharing excerpts from that interview, targeting Mr. Eastman’s inspirations and process as an independent comic book artist, with some editorial from my own experience.  The entire interview with Kevin Eastman can be heard in the KaraokeFanboy Podcast blog, posted at KaraokeFanboy Press.  

(Read Part 1 of this series here.)

(Read Part 2 of this series here.)

(Read Part 3 of this series here.)

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Review: It Follows – Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean ‘It’ isn’t out to get you

March 27, 2015 – 7:50 am |
It Follows

‘It Follows’ exemplifies low-budget horror filmmaking at its best and it is better (and creepier) than most of its hoity-toity high-budget cousins to boot.

Review: Get Hard – Hardly funny

March 27, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Get Hard

If you’ve seen the movies Stir Crazy, Trading Places, or Bringing Down the House (to name just a few in the streetwise-black-guy/rich-white-guy buddy genre), then you’ve pretty much already seen Get Hard, the new Will …

East Valley art events abound this weekend

March 27, 2015 – 6:51 am |

If you dig the arts, there’s plenty to do this Saturday and Sunday.

Review: Heir to the Jedi lost amid Star Wars’ literary legacy

March 25, 2015 – 9:00 am |

This is one adventure you can safely miss.

Blizzard Blitz: March 22nd – A Season Ends and a Beta Starts

March 22, 2015 – 9:35 pm |
Blizzard Blitz: March 22nd – A Season Ends and a Beta Starts

In a few weeks both the Beta for Legacy of the Void starts, and Season 2 for Diablo 3 ends!

When Exposing Myself Isn’t Enough: This Artist’s Thoughts

March 22, 2015 – 11:29 am |

This article on AdWeek got me thinking this week.
Basically, Showtime solicited a bunch of artists to join a contest to generate art for an upcoming boxing match.  One artist declined with a snarky letter that essentially …

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #371

March 22, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Detective Comics #371 – January, 1968

The recent controversy over artist Rafael Albuquerque’s Batgirl #41 variant cover has more to do with the victimization of comic fans than of Batgirl. Here’s why…

DevCon 2015: Saturday Photos

March 21, 2015 – 7:06 pm |
DevCon 2015 at ASU West

Saturday afternoon we took a trip over the hills and far away to that mystical place called northwest Glendale to check out ASU West’s DevCon fan convention.

Look Eastman, Young Man — Excerpts & Inspirations from an Interview with Kevin Eastman, part 3

March 21, 2015 – 1:03 pm |

During last month’s Amazing Arizona Comic Con, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. To celebrate Mini-Comic Book Day in March, I’ll be sharing excerpts from that interview.

Review: The Gunman – Sean Penn shoots, misses

March 20, 2015 – 7:45 am |
The Gunman

If Stallone had a pretentious brother, tweaked on steroids and cigarettes, who wanted to try his hand at an action movie, he might be Sean Penn in The Gunman.

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 4

March 20, 2015 – 6:00 am |

The Route 66 Of All Evil concludes!

DevCon fan convention returns to ASU West

March 19, 2015 – 9:30 am |
Author, Sharon Skinner

Got those low down mind messin’ no-cash-for-comic-con blues? Don’t fret young Jedi, ASU West has you covered with their second annual free DevCon fan convention,