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October 4, 2015 – 7:45 am

Water being found on Mars was big news out of NASA last week. Way to go, science! John Carter fans could have told you that over a hundred years ago.

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Review: The Visit – Hair-raising gray hair hilarity

September 11, 2015 – 7:45 am

The much-maligned M. Night Shyamalan is back in fine form with his new low-budget comedy-horror film.

Blizzard Blitz: Legacy of the Void launch announcement incoming

September 8, 2015 – 9:37 pm
Blizzard Entertainment

Don’t miss out on the release date for the next StarCraft 2 expansion!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #1

September 6, 2015 – 7:45 am

Did you know that when Marvel initially took on the Star Wars comic book license, George Lucas practically had to beg Stan Lee to buy into it?

‘Comics Never Stop’ paper debuts at Valley coffee shops

September 4, 2015 – 9:24 am

See you in the funny papers!

Review: A Walk in the Woods – Gallivanting geezers in the great outdoors

September 2, 2015 – 2:45 pm

A Walk in the Woods is a fun buddy flick overall, but its forest is not quite as refreshing as you might hope.

Blizzard Blitz: August 30th – Blizzard Patching Goodness

August 30, 2015 – 9:56 pm

Every Blizzard game has had a patch or update over the past two weeks.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #46

August 30, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #46 – January, 1966

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling pop culture commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!
Fantastic Four #46 – January, 1966
Cover art by Jack Kirby and …

In love with Jack Kirby

August 28, 2015 – 12:00 pm
Young Love #4 (1949)

Even the most casual student of pop culture is aware of Jack Kirby’s comic book accomplishments, but did you know that he co-created the romance comic genre?

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

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.

Grab your controllers! Game On Expo hits Mesa this weekend

August 25, 2015 – 11:20 am

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.

Blizzard Blitz: August 23rd – Cancelled this week!

August 23, 2015 – 9:24 pm

Technical difficulties have taken me out this week!

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).