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August 2, 2015 – 7:45 am

Many rumors flying regarding the 2017 Spider-Man reboot, but one bit of Spidey news that I’m uneasy about is that Marisa Tomei might be our new movie Aunt May.

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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 – Amazing Spider-Man #131

August 2, 2015 – 7:45 am
Amazing Spider-Man #131 – April, 1974

Many rumors flying regarding the 2017 Spider-Man reboot, but one bit of Spidey news that I’m uneasy about is that Marisa Tomei might be our new movie Aunt May.

Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

July 31, 2015 – 7:45 am
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is one of the best films I’ve seen this year, and in comparison with 2015’s other fun action movies, that’s saying something.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Dog Days Edition) – Superboy #56

July 26, 2015 – 7:45 am
Superboy #56 – April, 1957

We celebrated Hot Dog Day and we’re tail-deep into the Dog Days of Summer, so it’s time we got ‘Sirius’ and showcased a cover that celebrates man’s best friend.

Starfighters Arcade expands and upgrades to new location

July 24, 2015 – 7:45 am
Steve Thomas and Mike Lovato, owners of StarFighters Arcade

The intergalactic heroes at Starfighters Arcade in Mesa will soon be moving their vintage video-game gallery to a bigger and better East Valley location.

Tarzan to meet Sheena in upcoming Dynamite crossover

July 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle

Classic pulp characters, Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, will meet for the very first time in an upcoming crossover comic-book event.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Pluto edition) – House of Mystery #87

July 19, 2015 – 7:45 am
House of Mystery #87 – June, 1959

Space-nerds are going crazy over the recent Pluto flyby, but what most Earthlings want to know is, ‘When is Pluto going to stop sending us their menacing pets?’

Review: Ant-Man – More fun than a picnic

July 17, 2015 – 12:05 am
Ant-Man

Despite the throngs of doubters who thought that Peyton Reed, would never be able to pull off this film, he has delivered an outstanding Marvel masterpiece.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (SDCC 2015 Edition) – Doc Savage Comics #1

July 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Doc Savage Comics #1 – June, 1940

I applaud SDCC for recognizing Doc Savage and The Shadow in their busy programming schedule; pulp heroes who inspired almost every aspect of any comic convention.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Saturday – Star Wars art and Stan Lee

July 12, 2015 – 12:30 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Saturday

Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con showcased Star Wars art by Rob Prior and the Sideshow Collectibles R2-ME2 exhibit, and the amazing Stan Lee made an appearance.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Friday – Pulp heroes, Power Girls and pics

July 11, 2015 – 7:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Friday

Friday at San Diego Comic Con we focused on the pulp magazine roots of comics, with panels showcasing The Shadow, Doc Savage, Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Thursday – Up, up and away

July 10, 2015 – 7:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Thursday

Thursday at SDCC 2015 we celebrated the 75th anniversary of Superman radio, saw some Doctor Who, ran into Doctor Brown, and chuckled with the cast of “Con Man.”

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Wednesday – Preview Night pandemonium

July 9, 2015 – 1:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015 - Wednesday Preview Night

What makes a typically normal and sane person stand in line for hours to get into San Diego Comic Con’s Preview Night? Take a look at our pics to find out!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Rocketeer (The Official Movie Adaptation) #1

July 5, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Rocketeer (The Official Movie Adaptation) #1 – January, 1991

We’re starting to get a little tired of the negativity in the news, so we’re going straight up patriotic and fun and no one does that better than The Rocketeer!

Review: Terminator Genisys – Fractured future tales

July 1, 2015 – 7:45 am
Terminator Genisys

What if the Sega Genesis gaming console was actually the impetus of Skynet, the artificial intelligence system that will eventually annihilate the human race? Well, that actually has nothing to do with Terminator Genisys, but …