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Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance

Interview: Writer Brian Christgau talks Six-Gun Gorilla and other wild west monkey business

July 9, 2014 – 7:45 am |

Spectacular simians have been a huge part of our pop culture heritage, and at Phoenix Comicon 2014 I came across one of the most awesome ape adventures of all.

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D&D demos Sunday at Imperial Outpost

July 10, 2014 – 9:51 am |

Dungeons & Dragons

Imperial Outpost Games hosts a lot of cool events for the tabletop gamer crowd. They just hosted a performance by The Doubleclicks, and this Sunday at noon they’re demonstrating the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Read the full story »

Lightning Octopus presents 5 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix

July 10, 2014 – 9:45 am |
Lightning Octopus

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

Interview: Writer Brian Christgau talks Six-Gun Gorilla and other wild west monkey business

July 9, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance

Spectacular simians have been a huge part of our pop culture heritage, and at Phoenix Comicon 2014 I came across one of the most awesome ape adventures of all.

Review: Life Itself – Thumbs up

July 8, 2014 – 10:00 am |
Life Itself

While sitting in that big cinema in the sky, I’m sure Roger Ebert is enjoying the twist of having the film about his life critiqued by the fans he inspired.

GameStop-ocalypse, and Q visits Star Trek 90210 comics

July 8, 2014 – 1:01 am |

Embed Together is a new approach to curating and sharing interesting news and recommended reads with Nerdvana readers.

Smash it up this weekend at Endgame

July 7, 2014 – 8:32 pm |

No plans for the weekend? The barcade Endgame, will be hosting two Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments this Saturday in Tempe that might just keep you busy.

Power armor for LEGO minifigs, Ghostbusters screening, Robotech Kickstarter

July 7, 2014 – 1:01 am |

Today, “Get away from her you BRICKS!” Plus, Ghostbusters back on the big screen, and a Kickstarter for a Robotech return. It’s Embed Together!

Confirmed: 2-week Star Wars break for Ford’s recovery; 2 named from casting call

July 6, 2014 – 5:26 pm |

Filming of Star Wars: Episode VII will stop for two weeks in August to allow Harrison Ford to recover from a recent injury on the set. Meanwhile, two new young actors have joined the cast.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Independence Day Edition) – Adventure Comics #296

July 6, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Adventure Comics #296 – May, 1962

In Adventure Comics #296, Superboy travels through space and time to a parallel universe where the history of America’s Revolution has gone awry.

New trailer teases what’s inside Doctor Who’s newest Time Lord

July 4, 2014 – 8:36 pm |

Someone can see inside the new Doctor’s soul — and it’s not all fish fingers and custard.

Review: Snowpiercer – The polar oppressed

July 2, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Snowpiercer

The premise of Snowpiercer is absurd, but the unlikely apocalyptic setting for this story does make for an entertaining and allegoric look at class conflict.