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Amazing Spider-Man #79

The red and the blue and the white and the gay (or Why Spider-Man should remain a nerdy, white heterosexual)

June 27, 2015 – 11:00 am

Nerds of all types continue to face many of the similar barriers that our friends in the LGBT community endure and we often have to keep our lifestyles a secret.

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Blizzard Blitz: June 28th – HUGE update coming to D3!

June 28, 2015 – 7:28 pm

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There are SO many new things coming to D3, you MUST check it out! Read the full story »

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Marvel Team-Up #9

June 28, 2015 – 7:45 am
Marvel Team-Up #9 – May, 1973

Writer Gerry Conway envisioned racial divisiveness (apparently programmed into robots) 300-years into this fictitious future. Let’s hope and pray he was wrong.

The red and the blue and the white and the gay (or Why Spider-Man should remain a nerdy, white heterosexual)

June 27, 2015 – 11:00 am
Amazing Spider-Man #79

Nerds of all types continue to face many of the similar barriers that our friends in the LGBT community endure and we often have to keep our lifestyles a secret.

Trek’s tribble troublemaker David Gerrold headlines LepreCon

June 25, 2015 – 6:25 am
the-trouble-with-tribbles

David Gerrold, who wrote “The Trouble With Tribbles” for the original Star Trek, will be guest of honor at LepreCon, June 25-28 in Phoenix.

Blizzard Blitz: June 21st – Dueling Heroes and WoW developments

June 21, 2015 – 7:32 pm

Heroes is live and adding new content already, but a bunch of new WoW content is coming down the pipe Tuesday!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Whiz Comics #19

June 21, 2015 – 7:45 am
Whiz Comics #19 – July, 1941

As far back as 1941 comic publishers knew that sharks on a cover would sell comics, but within Whiz #19 there is nary a trace of shark versus superhero action.

Amazing Arizona Comics’ creator does 24-hour Comic Challenge

June 17, 2015 – 5:30 pm
Russ Kazmierczak, Jr.

Amazing Arizona Comics’ 24-Hour Comic Challenge takes place from Noon Saturday to Noon Sunday (June 20-21), in the window of the Phoenix Melrose District’s HUB.

Free RPG Day returns June 20

June 15, 2015 – 6:15 am
Free RPG Day logo

Free RPG Day is June 20 this year.

Blizzard Blitz: June 14th – Heroes Launched, Now What?

June 14, 2015 – 8:05 pm

Heroes is finally out, so now we can focus on other Blizzard games for once and with MORE friends too!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #1

June 14, 2015 – 7:45 am
Avengers #1 – September, 1963

With the release Avengers themed Ant-Man posters we felt we should point out that he was a founding member – even if the films have ignored that little fact.

Review: Jurassic World – Hybrid dinosaur homage

June 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Jurassic World

Trevorrow lulls us into thinking we’ve seen this before, but just when the story starts sinking into a tar-pit, he pulls a prehistoric rabbit out of his hat.

Review: Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World – An island of oddity

June 10, 2015 – 7:45 am
Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World

This excellent film explores the eccentric home and psyche of world famous surrealist artisan, H.R. Giger, known for his wickedly dark biomechanical stylings.

8-Bit Brewery celebrates its grand opening

June 8, 2015 – 4:30 pm
8-Bit Brewery offers up video game themed brews in Avondale.

There is a new brewery in Avondale with plenty of beer and video game panache to go around.

Blizzard Blitz: June 7th – Heroes is finally here!

June 7, 2015 – 9:18 pm

We may not have covered it much, but Heroes of the Storm is now LIVE and free to play!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Lone Ranger #9

June 7, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Lone Ranger #9 – March, 1949

Something so shocking happened at Phoenix Comicon that I’m still reeling from the effects of having seen it – the cool comeback of pulp-western themed costumes.