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July 27, 2014 – 7:45 am |

Batman owns the San Diego Comic-Con this year, celebrating his 75th anniversary during the show, so we’re going to look at his historic milestone one more time.

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CopperCon charity auction benefits adult literacy campaign

April 18, 2011 – 10:20 pm |
I Am Spock

CopperCon, the science fiction convention planned for Sept. 2-5 at Avondale’s Hilton Garden Inn, will hold a charity auction to benefit the Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County.
LVMC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching those …

American robots to Japan’s rescue! And more Things I’ve Learned Today …

April 18, 2011 – 1:18 pm |

Japan, land of the most amazing androids and AI on Earth, is turning to American robots to help work on nuclear reactor units damaged in last month’s earthquake and tsunami. (Associated Press)
The web-slinging wonder is …

Genre author appearances at Scottsdale’s Poisoned Pen

April 18, 2011 – 9:46 am |

Coming up this week are a couple of signings with authors you should get to know at The Poisoned Pen bookstore in Scottsdale:
First up on Tuesday, April 19, is Joe R. Lansdale at The Poisoned …

Nerdvana Weekly

April 17, 2011 – 2:23 pm |
Nerdvana Weekly

Photos: Steampunk Street and Sci-Fi Friday in downtown Mesa
50 years of human spaceflight
Nintendo reveals second-quarter game lineup
Come to the dark side … we have (Girl Scout) cookies
LibCon: Chandler library celebrates anime, manga, sci-fi and gaming …

New trailer for ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

April 15, 2011 – 1:01 pm |
Cowboys & Aliens