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April 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |

The 2014 Free Comic Book Day will be here before we know it, and the Valley’s comic shops have a plethora of activities planned to help celebrate May 3rd’s unofficial holiday.

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[LINK] Lightning Octopus: 6 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix

April 24, 2014 – 4:20 pm |
Lightning Octopus

EXTERNAL LINK: A weekly roundup of Arizona geek culture happenings by Best of East Valley 2011 blogger Jonathan Simon.

LepreCon 40 features artist Steam Crow, author Gail Carriger

April 23, 2014 – 11:37 am |

LepreCon, Arizona’s annual sci-fi and fantasy fandom event emphasizing genre art and literature, will be May 8-11.

Wheel of Time series, Doctor Who celebrations up for Hugo honors

April 21, 2014 – 1:00 am |

The nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards were announced Thursday at Loncon 3 in London.

Dark Horse Comics to publish The Art of the Venture Bros.

April 20, 2014 – 2:00 pm |

Dark Horse Comics announced Sunday that it will publish The Art of the Venture Bros., confirming rumors that circulated at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

IDW adapting Harlan Ellison’s classic Star Trek teleplay into comic miniseries

March 6, 2014 – 10:00 pm |

Harlan Ellison is working with IDW to resurrect the original script for his classic Star Trek episode “The City on the Edge of Forever” in comic book form.

What price D&D?

March 6, 2014 – 1:40 am |
Dungeons & Dragons

Barnes & Noble recently, and briefly, listed some of the new Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game products that are due out this summer.

No DuckTales: Rocker sets Scrooge McDuck graphic novel to music, with album art from original creator

March 1, 2014 – 8:36 pm |
The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck by Don Rosa

Don Rosa’s graphic novel chronicling the adventures of the world’s richest duck have inspired a Finnish musician to create a progressive-rock soundtrack.

Star Wars author, RPG designer Aaron Allston has died

February 27, 2014 – 11:12 pm |

A prolific science fiction writer and roleplaying game designer has passed away.

D&D’s Oriental Adventures now available as a digital offering

February 14, 2014 – 11:00 pm |

More D&D goodness for the roleplaying game’s 40th anniversary.

New Tarzan film offically announced for Summer 2016

February 11, 2014 – 6:07 pm |
DC Comics' Tarzan #209

It’s finally official, Tarzan, is headed back to the big screen in the Summer of 2016, helmed by Harry Potter director, David Yates. This is awesome news for fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Ape-Man, and …