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April 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |

The 2014 Free Comic Book Day will be here before we know it, and the Valley’s comic shops have a plethora of activities planned to help celebrate May 3rd’s unofficial holiday.

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[LINK] Lightning Octopus: 6 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix

April 24, 2014 – 4:20 pm |
Lightning Octopus

EXTERNAL LINK: A weekly roundup of Arizona geek culture happenings by Best of East Valley 2011 blogger Jonathan Simon.

Free Comic Book Day 2014: Comprehensive collection of comic shop activities

April 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Lady Cap at Free Comic Book Day

The 2014 Free Comic Book Day will be here before we know it, and the Valley’s comic shops have a plethora of activities planned to help celebrate May 3rd’s unofficial holiday.

LepreCon 40 features artist Steam Crow, author Gail Carriger

April 23, 2014 – 11:37 am |

LepreCon, Arizona’s annual sci-fi and fantasy fandom event emphasizing genre art and literature, will be May 8-11.

Local heroes kickstarting ‘Zero Complex’

April 21, 2014 – 12:00 pm |
Zero Complex

“Zero Complex” is a web-series about cosplayers turned real heroes that is described as “Kick Ass” meets “Community.”

Wheel of Time series, Doctor Who celebrations up for Hugo honors

April 21, 2014 – 1:00 am |

The nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards were announced Thursday at Loncon 3 in London.

Review: Under the Skin – Alien avant-garde

April 18, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Under the Skin

Would you die to see Scarlett Johansson “bare it all”? Apparently most men in Scotland say, “Yes”, to that prospect; at least according to Under the Skin…

Review: Transcendence – Silly sentience cinema

April 18, 2014 – 7:40 am |
Transcendence

Transcendence, desperately tries to be a smart sci-fi story about the dangers of technology mixed with artificial intelligence; but ‘intelligent’ it is not.

Star Wars Episode VII secrets revealed through … Tinder?

April 16, 2014 – 11:36 am |

Could Star Wars be shooting in the deserts of Abu Dhabi? Thanks to a popular dating app, it may be so.

The final X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer is here

April 16, 2014 – 7:50 am |

The final trailer is here for X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Watch part of the X-Men: Days of Future Past’s opening battle now!

April 14, 2014 – 9:47 pm |

The next generation of mutants fight against the extinction of their kind as a deadly new enemy draws near.