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August 19, 2014 – 7:00 am |

Last month, Del Rey released advance preview chapters of its first four Star Wars novels to be released in the “new era” of Disney ownership of the Star Wars franchise

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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 – Superman #312

August 17, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Superman #312 – June, 1977

An event took place this past week that somehow moved all of the world’s problems to the back burner and brought this particular comic book cover into focus.

Review: The Expendables 3 – Older, but no wiser

August 15, 2014 – 2:00 am |
The Expendables 3

The novelty of the first film has worn thin and the 3.0 version is a rehash of the same material, with new members in the ever expanding Expendable universe.

Review: The Giver – Please take it back … and apologize

August 15, 2014 – 1:30 am |
The Giver

If there is one thing we’ve learned from sci-fi films over the past couple of years it’s that teens are in for a rough ride in our inevitable dystopian society.

Book review – Heroes of the Comics: Portraits of the Legends of Comic Books

August 11, 2014 – 7:00 am |
Drew Friedman’s “Heroes of the Comics: Portraits of the Legends of Comic Books

Friedman’s “Heroes of the Comics: Portraits of the Legends of Comic Books” sings the praises of many of the previously unknown pioneers of modern pop culture.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Rampaging Hulk #6

August 10, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Rampaging Hulk #6 – December, 1977

The lovely Bereet (or Bird-woman as she is called by Hulk) first appeared in Rampaging Hulk #1, which was a B&W magazine-sized comic meant for mature readers.