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May 17, 2015 – 7:45 am

After Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, DC rebooted the western hero, Jonah Hex, as a post-apocalyptic protagonist called, ‘Hex’ (which you’ll note rhymes with Max.)

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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Hex #1

May 17, 2015 – 7:45 am
Hex #1 – September, 1985

After Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, DC rebooted the western hero, Jonah Hex, as a post-apocalyptic protagonist called, ‘Hex’ (which you’ll note rhymes with Max.)

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.

Mad Max: Fury Road – bring a seat-belt

May 15, 2015 – 12:05 am
Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max Rockatansky is back in the biggest way imaginable, with non-stop, edge-of-your-seat action. You are going to wish your theater had installed seat-belts.

Nintendo ink: a tale of two Splatoon commercials

May 14, 2015 – 5:14 am
Splatoon (Nintendo)

Splatoon looks like one of the Wii U’s more innovative recent releases. You could say, it’s … DRIPPING with that old Nintendo charm.

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.

He-Man minicomics omnibus coming from Dark Horse and Mattel this fall

May 12, 2015 – 7:30 am
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe mini-comic reprints from Dark Horse

For me, the 1980s He-Man toys from Mattel were just toys, and not my favorite ones either. They had weird squishy heads and their exaggerated physiques made me more than a little uncomfortable. I wasn’t all …

From Elemental Evil cultists to demon lords and drow, D&D continues to mine a rich past

May 11, 2015 – 7:30 am
Elemental Evil: Princes of the Apocalypse (Wizards of the Coast)

Four cult dedicated to evil elemental powers have infiltrated the North, bringing destruction to the Forgotten Realms.

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.

Lords of the Sith: the dark side of the new Star Wars canon

May 4, 2015 – 5:04 am
Lords of the Sith

Plenty of mayhem and massacres makes Lords of the Sith a virtual novelization for the greatest Star Wars video game never made.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #135

May 3, 2015 – 7:45 am
Avengers #135 – May, 1975

In decades worth of twisted comic tales, the Vision’s origin is about as convoluted as they come; but the new film streamlines the story in a respectful manner.

Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron does the impossible

May 1, 2015 – 12:05 am
Avengers: Age of Ultron

Age of Ultron’s overall awesomeness smashes its minor problems into the dirt with a gamma-irradiated fist. Marvel and Whedon have once again done the impossible.

Review: Ex Machina – A.I. Sci-Fi done right

April 24, 2015 – 7:45 am
Ex Machina

Ex Machina is a science-fiction film that takes a smart and realistic look at the creation of intelligent, lifelike robots and our selfish desire to build them.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Incredible Hulk #171

April 19, 2015 – 7:45 am
Incredible Hulk #171 - January, 1974

He didn’t create the Hulk, but when you see Jade Jaws on screen in Avengers: Age of Ultron, that’s the spirit of the Hulk as Herb Trimpe drew him in the comics.