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August 27, 2015 – 10:55 am

A new teaser released Thursday on the Star Wars Instagram account shows John Boyega’s character Finn igniting his lightsaber.

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Finn lights up in new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser on Instagram

August 27, 2015 – 10:55 am
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A new teaser released Thursday on the Star Wars Instagram account shows John Boyega’s character Finn igniting his lightsaber.

Grab your controllers! Game On Expo hits Mesa this weekend

August 25, 2015 – 11:20 am
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Game On Expo is a three-day gaming convention Aug. 28-30 at the Mesa Convention Center.

No Puppy love: Hugo Awards results reject ‘Sad,’ ‘Rabid’ political block voting

August 24, 2015 – 1:00 am
Rocket Raccoon

The annual Hugo Awards were presented — some of them, anyway — on Saturday at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention in Spokane, Wash.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #359

August 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
Detective Comics #359 – January, 1967

Fans of the sixties’ Batman television show took a big hit last week with the passing of Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl for 26 episodes of the classic series.

Transform and roll out! Splatoon gets Autobots vs. Decepticons event

August 18, 2015 – 10:28 am
Splatoon Decepticon

Transform (into a squid) and roll out (with a Krak-On Splat Roller).

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Devil Dinosaur #5

August 16, 2015 – 7:45 am
Devil Dinosaur #5 - August, 1978

Scientists say that dinosaurs and cavemen never coexisted, but that didn’t stop Jack Kirby from throwing them together and mixing in some alien action to boot.

Star Wars news: Episode VII poster, Episode IX director, Rogue One cast, Disney park expansions

August 15, 2015 – 5:11 pm
Star Wars: The Force Awakens poster by Drew Struzan

Lots of Star Wars news out of Disney’s D23 Expo.

Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – Snazzy sixties spy cinema

August 14, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

This cold war era throwback holds its own against the 2015 surplus of spy films. Director Guy Ritchie delivers a fun, stylish thriller with a sixties retro vibe.

EW reveals some of the mystery behind The Force Awakens’ Kylo Ren – hinting at more

August 12, 2015 – 12:00 pm
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Who is Kylo Ren?

New Doctor Who trailer teases Series 9 adventures

August 12, 2015 – 11:59 am
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Doctor Who returns Sept. 19.

Phoenix to celebrate Jack ‘King of Comics’ Kirby’s birthday

August 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Jack Kirby and friends.

Get hip to the life of comic-book illustrator Jack Kirby, the co-creator of modern American mythology, as Phoenix celebrates the King of Comics’ 98th Birthday.

Korean TV spot remixes The Force Awakens trailers, adds one thing

August 10, 2015 – 11:18 am
First Order muster

Thanks to this first television spot for The Force Awakens out of Korea, we have our first look at a new scene in a good while.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #51

August 9, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #51 – June, 1966

This Man… This Monster is symbolic of the Marvel/Fox film rights flap with Fox trying to run the franchise into the ground with imposter FF characterizations.

Review: Fantastic Four – Fourgeddaboudit

August 7, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four

Despite its baggage I had high hopes Josh Trank would deliver an exciting Fantastic Four film that would prove the naysayers wrong. Well…that didn’t happen.