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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.

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?’

No joke: Suicide Squad trailer unleashed

July 13, 2015 – 1:53 pm
harley-suicide-squad-trailer2

“What makes you think you can control them?”

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.

New trailer pits Batman v Superman v Wonder Woman v Alfred v Lex Luthor v some senator v Ma Kent v everybody …

July 11, 2015 – 2:13 pm
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer (Warner Bros.)

“Black and blue. God versus man. Day versus night.”

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!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Marvel Team-Up #9

June 28, 2015 – 7:45 am
Marvel Team-Up #9 – May, 1973

Writer Gerry Conway envisioned racial divisiveness (apparently programmed into robots) 300-years into this fictitious future. Let’s hope and pray he was wrong.

The red and the blue and the white and the gay (or Why Spider-Man should remain a nerdy, white heterosexual)

June 27, 2015 – 11:00 am
Amazing Spider-Man #79

Nerds of all types continue to face many of the similar barriers that our friends in the LGBT community endure and we often have to keep our lifestyles a secret.

Amazing Arizona Comics’ creator does 24-hour Comic Challenge

June 17, 2015 – 5:30 pm
Russ Kazmierczak, Jr.

Amazing Arizona Comics’ 24-Hour Comic Challenge takes place from Noon Saturday to Noon Sunday (June 20-21), in the window of the Phoenix Melrose District’s HUB.