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March 29, 2015 – 7:45 am |

Ben Affleck, from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, made an appearance before Congress last week, but has comics’ Batman ever gone to Washington?

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Articles by Bob Leeper

Bob Leeper co-owned Mesa’s art and collectibles shop Evermore Nevermore, a pop culture haven that was instrumental in reviving the once-sleepy downtown scene by attracting eclectic artisans and other creative forces while organizing events such as Steampunk Street and ENCREDICON.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Batman #219

March 29, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Batman #219 – February, 1970

Ben Affleck, from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, made an appearance before Congress last week, but has comics’ Batman ever gone to Washington?

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 films Stir Crazy, Trading Places, Bringing Down the House or any other odd couple comedy flick then you’ve pretty much already seen Get Hard.

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.

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.

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,

2015 International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival bends the laws of nature

March 17, 2015 – 12:00 pm |
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau

Man playing God is usually not good thing unless it takes place at the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival and this year’s event has that motif covered.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Menace #5

March 15, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Menace #5 – July, 1953

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!
Menace #5 – July, 1953
Cover Art by Bill Everett
If there’s one …

2015 Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention: Photo recap

March 14, 2015 – 2:03 pm |
WWWC4 - 3/6/2015

What do you get when you mix Victorian era science-fiction with an old Western town nestled into a beautiful desert locale?

Review: Cinderella – A perfect fit

March 13, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Cinderella

A true family film masterpiece that ranks along with Disney’s best. It fits perfectly into the glass slipper mythos and expands upon it in delightful ways.

9 nefarious questions for Jason Neulander about ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’

March 12, 2015 – 8:00 pm |
The Intergalactic Nemesis

Utilizing space age tech we communicated with director Jason Neulander and dissected his brain to uncover all you need to know about The Intergalactic Nemesis.

‘The Intergalactic Nemesis’ invades Mesa

March 11, 2015 – 9:00 am |
The Intergalactic Nemesis

Saturday and Sunday Mesa will be invaded by sludge-monsters from the planet Zygon when “The Intergalactic Nemesis” stage show lands at the Mesa Arts Center.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Amazing Spider-Man #101

March 8, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Amazing Spider-Man #101 – October, 1971

This would be the perfect story for Drew Goddard to bring to life on the big screen, where Peter Parker has to deal with having grown two extra sets of arms.