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

August 27, 2015 – 10:55 am
finnsaber-tight-light

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

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Saturday – Star Wars art and Stan Lee

July 12, 2015 – 12:30 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Saturday

Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con showcased Star Wars art by Rob Prior and the Sideshow Collectibles R2-ME2 exhibit, and the amazing Stan Lee made an appearance.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Friday – Pulp heroes, Power Girls and pics

July 11, 2015 – 7:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Friday

Friday at San Diego Comic Con we focused on the pulp magazine roots of comics, with panels showcasing The Shadow, Doc Savage, Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Thursday – Up, up and away

July 10, 2015 – 7:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Thursday

Thursday at SDCC 2015 we celebrated the 75th anniversary of Superman radio, saw some Doctor Who, ran into Doctor Brown, and chuckled with the cast of “Con Man.”

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Wednesday – Preview Night pandemonium

July 9, 2015 – 1:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015 - Wednesday Preview Night

What makes a typically normal and sane person stand in line for hours to get into San Diego Comic Con’s Preview Night? Take a look at our pics to find out!

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.

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.

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.

A reach? Touchy-feely Star Wars trailer is all about the hands

April 16, 2015 – 12:17 pm
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lots of reaching for stuff and just general hand action in the new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens released Thursday at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim.

20 exciting shots captured from the new Force Awakens trailer

April 16, 2015 – 11:32 am
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

It begins with a wide shot of an epic starship graveyard on a desert planet.