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July 1, 2015 – 7:45 am

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 …

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This weekend, local artists stick together with TAPE in Tucson

April 17, 2015 – 1:28 pm
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This Saturday and Sunday, local comic book artists will be gathering in Tucson for the first annual TAPE — the Tucson Art Press Expo.  Event hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, and …

Webcomics Wednesday, Tax Day Edition!

April 15, 2015 – 12:27 pm
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The return of the Sign Spinner!

Look Eastman, young man: Excerpts & inspirations from an interview with Kevin Eastman, part 4

March 28, 2015 – 7:00 am
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Eastman’s inspirations and process as an independent comic book artist

East Valley art events abound this weekend

March 27, 2015 – 6:51 am
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If you dig the arts, there’s plenty to do this Saturday and Sunday.

When Exposing Myself Isn’t Enough: This Artist’s Thoughts

March 22, 2015 – 11:29 am
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This article on AdWeek got me thinking this week.
Basically, Showtime solicited a bunch of artists to join a contest to generate art for an upcoming boxing match.  One artist declined with a snarky letter that essentially …

Look Eastman, Young Man — Excerpts & Inspirations from an Interview with Kevin Eastman, part 3

March 21, 2015 – 1:03 pm
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During last month’s Amazing Arizona Comic Con, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. To celebrate Mini-Comic Book Day in March, I’ll be sharing excerpts from that interview.

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 4

March 20, 2015 – 6:00 am
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The Route 66 Of All Evil concludes!

Look Eastman, Young Man – Excerpts & Inspirations from An Interview With Kevin Eastman, part 2

March 14, 2015 – 6:00 am
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As a comic book fan, I had to ask Kevin Eastman why their first issue was a little larger than a standard-sized comic.

Dreadnought Comics hosts first art expo

March 13, 2015 – 10:24 am
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This Saturday, March 14,  Dreadnought Comics is hosting their first annual Art Expo, featuring local comic book artists. 

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 3

March 13, 2015 – 6:00 am
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The Route 66 Of All Evil continues!

Look Eastman, young man: Excerpts from an interview with Kevin Eastman, part 1

March 7, 2015 – 6:00 am
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Excerpts from an interview with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman.

Marvel Universe LIVE! Hulks out in downtown Phoenix this weekend

March 6, 2015 – 11:08 am
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Chris Nobles, the Director of Show Operations of Marvel Universe LIVE/Feld Entertainment, answers some questions about Marvel Universe LIVE!

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 2

March 6, 2015 – 6:00 am
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The Route 66 Of All Evil continues!

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 1

February 27, 2015 – 6:00 am
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Amazing Arizona Comics Online returns with a Northern Arizona adventure called The Route 66 Of All Evil!