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May 23, 2015 – 10:30 am

We talked to Brose brothers, Ben and Casey, about their plans for Phoenix Comicon, the ever-increasing interest in Steampunk and the growth of the convention.

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Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: Brose Brothers to showcase new Steampunk creations

May 23, 2015 – 10:30 am
Casey Brose of Brose Brothers Productions

We talked to Brose brothers, Ben and Casey, about their plans for Phoenix Comicon, the ever-increasing interest in Steampunk and the growth of the convention.

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: ‘Amazing Arizona Comics’ goes monthly

May 16, 2015 – 10:30 am
Amazing Arizona Comics

In order to fight our homegrown evil and keep up with AZ’s ever-increasing craziness, Russ Kazmierczak’s Amazing Arizona Comics is becoming a monthly periodical.

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: Geeky illumination awaits you at the Nerd Poetry Slam

May 13, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Klute - Nerd Poetry Slam PHXCC 2014

Nerds and poetry go together like Rocket and Groot, and to prove that point Phoenix Comicon is hosting the Nerd Poetry Slam – an event you do not want to miss.

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: Local hero Eric Mengel celebrates 20-years of Ocho

May 6, 2015 – 7:45 am
Eric Mengel's Ocho

It’s been 20 years since Eric Mengel folded and stapled his first issue of Ocho, but he’s earned a following that loves his eccentric creation’s adventures.

Free Comic Book Day 2015: Photo wrap-up

May 5, 2015 – 7:45 am
Gotham City Comics & Coffee - FCBD 2015

This year’s FCBD is one of the busiest we’ve seen, with lines of fans stretching far from many shop entrances, long before their doors even opened for the day.

May the Fourth Be With You: How Margaret Thatcher’s rise launched a Star Wars tradition

May 4, 2015 – 2:00 am
Margaret Thatcher

“May the Fourth Be With You” has come to be a rallying cry for Star Wars fans each year.

Apocalyptic Anger Contest: Win tickets to advance screening of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

April 28, 2015 – 10:30 am
Mad Max: Fury Road

For our Arizona readers we’re giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the Weds. May 13, 7:00 PM advance screening of Mad Max: Fury Road at Harkins Tempe Marketplace.

Free Comic Book Day 2015: Comprehensive guide to Valley’s FCBD activities

April 25, 2015 – 12:15 pm
Free Comic Book Day - May, 2, 2015

May 2, Phoenix area comic shops celebrate their love of sequential art by giving it away, free, to everyone from die-hard fans to the simply comic-curious.

San Andreas 4D Cinetransformer to shake up Tempe Marketplace – Cancelled

April 21, 2015 – 6:45 pm
See an exclusive extended clip of San Andreas<br>at the 4D Cinetransformer cinema experience.

See an exclusive extended clip of the latest earthshaking film, San Andreas, in the 4D Cinetransformer mobile cinema experience with patented Buttkicker seats.

This weekend, local artists stick together with TAPE in Tucson

April 17, 2015 – 1:28 pm
TAPE feature

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 …

ZapCon revisits arcade glory days this weekend

April 14, 2015 – 12:11 pm
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Get your quarters out: ZapCon is back in Arizona.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Seven

April 2, 2015 – 11:50 pm
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Well, it’s been a really busy week, folks, but we’re all done. The Phoenix Film Festival and its genre track, the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival, are over for 2015. Things wrapped up in …

Mesa’s Main Street to celebrate Free Comic Book Day

April 2, 2015 – 7:45 am
Gotham City co-owners, Kevin Johnson and Miguel Vega, are prepping for May 2nd's Free Comic Book Day event on Mesa's Main Street

Free Comic Book Day is happening May 2nd when Gotham City Comics & Coffee teams-up with Mesa’s Main Street businesses to help celebrate the nationwide event.

Phoenix Film Festival 2015: Day Six

April 2, 2015 – 2:20 am
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I watched three features tonight. Here are my capsule reviews of them.