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June 27, 2015 – 11:00 am

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.

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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.

Review: Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World – An island of oddity

June 10, 2015 – 7:45 am
Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World

This excellent film explores the eccentric home and psyche of world famous surrealist artisan, H.R. Giger, known for his wickedly dark biomechanical stylings.

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.

Guardians of the Galaxy, Annihilation top winners at 50th annual Nebula Awards

June 6, 2015 – 10:30 pm
Ronan_the_Accuser

The 2014 Nebula Awards were presented Saturday at the Science Fiction Writers of America’s 50th annual event Saturday in Chicago.

Who leads the Empire after Return of the Jedi? This guy says he does

June 4, 2015 – 10:00 am
Star Wars: Uprising

Is this our first glimpse at the founder or leader of the First Order?

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: 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.

Superhero therapy and Kickstarter commemoration

May 25, 2015 – 5:25 am
russtalk

Amazing Arizona Comics creator Russ Kazmierczak Jr. presented “Superheroes as Therapy for Reality” at Ignite Phoenix.