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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.

8-Bit Brewery celebrates its grand opening

June 8, 2015 – 4:30 pm
8-Bit Brewery offers up video game themed brews in Avondale.

There is a new brewery in Avondale with plenty of beer and video game panache to go around.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Lone Ranger #9

June 7, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Lone Ranger #9 – March, 1949

Something so shocking happened at Phoenix Comicon that I’m still reeling from the effects of having seen it – the cool comeback of pulp-western themed costumes.

Phoenix Comicon 2015: Sunday Photo Recap – Doom, minus gloom

June 2, 2015 – 7:45 am
Phoenix Comicon 2015 - Sunday

After a day of celebrity spotlights and scrambling to snag those last minute convention treasures, Sunday evening marked the finale of the 2015 Phoenix Comicon.

Phoenix Comicon 2015: video game highlights

June 1, 2015 – 2:16 pm
Keeping it real, this Toad cosplayer from Mario Kart brought his own ride. (Photo by Christen Bejar)

Check out some of our best gaming highlights from Phoenix Comicon 2015.

Phoenix Comicon 2015: Saturday Photo Recap – Steamy fashion and Martians

May 31, 2015 – 7:00 am
Phoenix Comicon 2015 - Saturday

As expected, the crowd at Saturday’s Phoenix Comicon was kaiju huge, nevertheless things seemed to go on without hitch — a testament to the planning and patience of the convention staff and organizers. But as …

Phoenix Comicon 2015: Friday Photo Recap – Star Wars, Steampunk and Steranko

May 30, 2015 – 7:45 am
Phoenix Comicon 2015 - Friday

Friday’s Phoenix Comicon saw another large crowd in attendance and we got a glimpse at some of the layout beyond the main convention hall. Between Steampunk programming at the Renaissance Hotel, every kind of gaming …

Phoenix Comicon 2015: Thursday Photo Recap – Lost in space

May 29, 2015 – 9:15 am
Phoenix Comicon 2015 - Thursday

The Valley’s premier pop culture event, Phoenix Comicon, kicked off Thursday afternoon with what has to be record attendance for its opening day.

Indies, tourneys, and gaming galore at Phoenix Comicon this weekend

May 27, 2015 – 10:40 am
azhpcomicon

Among Phoenix Comicon’s exhibitors, artists, special guests, and panels will be an incredibly large gaming presence.

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: Saturday showcases the T-1000 simulator

May 27, 2015 – 5:27 am
terminator-genisys-arnold-feat

Immerse yourself in the world of Terminator Genisys.

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: Interactive ‘Make and Take’ mania

May 26, 2015 – 7:30 am
Phoenix Comicon Make and Take

Phoenix has some of the best costume creators in the country, and at PHXCC you can tap into their talents and learn to craft your own personalized accessories.

Trek’s tribble troublemaker David Gerrold headlines LepreCon

May 26, 2015 – 5:26 am
the-trouble-with-tribbles

David Gerrold, who wrote “The Trouble With Tribbles” for the original Star Trek, will be guest of honor at LepreCon, June 25-28 in Phoenix.

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.