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October 20, 2014 – 7:55 am |

The Comic & Media Expo celebrated its inaugural outing with a weekend of cosplay, comics, pop culture art and anime antics. Enjoy our gallery of amazing images.

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CopperCon 32: Early savings and guests announced

November 4, 2011 – 3:31 pm |
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CopperCon 32? Didn’t CopperCon 31 just happen?
Yes, but next year’s Arizona celebration of science fiction and fantasy is already brewing. Convention organizers recently announced the two primary guests.
Ari “Mouseferatu” Marmell (pictured) is known in RPG …

ThunderCats preview: Give me ‘Sight Beyond Sight’ – and elephants

November 3, 2011 – 4:38 pm |

Friday’s new episode of ThunderCats on Cartoon Network explores the concept of “sight beyond sight” as young Lion-O learns that his brash actions — however well-intentioned — can have unexpected consequences.

Last week in an interview …

Samurai Comics East now looking more like a comic book store

November 1, 2011 – 4:53 pm |

East Valley Tribune photographer Tim Hacker stopped by Samurai Comics in Mesa today to get some fresh shots of the new store, which has come a long way since it opened hastily the week after …

Trailer: The Secret World of Arrietty

October 28, 2011 – 12:55 am |

GeekDad Matt Blum has a review of The Secret World of Arrietty, the latest Miyazaki import. It opens Feb. 17 in the U.S.
Residing quietly beneath the floorboards are little people who live undetected in a …

Charity event celebrates D&D of the Seventies – can you dig it?

October 28, 2011 – 12:15 am |

Remember when fantasy roleplaying was a more social experience that relied on imagination, and there was more gold stretched across the hairy exposed chest of the Dungeon Master than your heroes could ever find in any maddening maze?