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Classic Comic Cover Corner – John Carter, Warlord of Mars #18

October 4, 2015 – 7:45 am
John Carter, Warlord of Mars #18 – November, 1978

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.

Review: The Martian – MacGyver of Mars

October 2, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Martian

The Martian puts science back into science fiction.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Blood Moon Edition) – Creatures on the Loose #30

September 27, 2015 – 7:45 am
Creatures on the Loose #30 – July, 1974

To help celebrate the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse we’re going to focus on our cursed therianthropic brethren, specifically Marvel’s white-haired Man-Wolf.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Devil Dinosaur #5

August 16, 2015 – 7:45 am
Devil Dinosaur #5 - August, 1978

Scientists say that dinosaurs and cavemen never coexisted, but that didn’t stop Jack Kirby from throwing them together and mixing in some alien action to boot.

Review: The Imitation Game – Heroism and heartbreak

December 12, 2014 – 7:45 am
The Imitation Game

A commendable film that addresses a multitude of society’s ills while telling a captivating story about an episode of history that not many people know about.

Review: The Theory of Everything – The quantumous of love

November 14, 2014 – 7:40 am
The Theory of Everything

This film tells the troubled but courageous love story of Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane, and is a biography of the tragic but celebrated scientist.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Superboy #115

September 21, 2014 – 7:45 am
Superboy #115 - September, 1964

The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has a display of pop culture artifacts that were influenced by the atomic bomb, including a copy of Superboy #115.

David Williams: ASU researcher, Star Trek fan club president, asteroid namesake

August 9, 2014 – 9:00 am
David Williams

For David Williams, the Final Frontier was just a beginning.

Review: Fed Up – Bland film about bad food

May 16, 2014 – 7:35 am
Fed Up

The new documentary film, Fed Up, takes a close-look at the obesity health crisis in the United States, and makes a case that the situation has actually gotten worse.

Students’ robot throws out first pitch at Diamondbacks game

May 14, 2014 – 5:20 pm

A robot built by students from the Paradise Valley High School S.T.E.M. program, participating in the Science of Baseball program, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday’s game.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Strange Adventures #8

March 23, 2014 – 7:45 am
Strange Adventures #8 - May, 1951

If you are like me you’ve been enjoying Cosmos, hosted by everyone’s favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Well, he may not be everyone’s favorite…

Land vs. Sea at Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention III

March 5, 2014 – 9:31 am
Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention III

The Arizona Steampunk Society is out to prove that when it comes to Victorian fantasy, anything is possible.

New show at TCA combines comics, cartoons with real-world space exploration

January 19, 2014 – 8:00 am

American POP! explores the transformative effects that science fiction and popular culture have on our everyday lives and the technology that surrounds us. Tempe Center for the Arts and Arizona State University have worked together to create an exhibit that will investigate the relationship between popular culture, scientific inquiry, technological innovation and cultural change.R

Photos: DarkCon 2014

January 15, 2014 – 9:17 am

DarkCon is a steampunk, fantasy, science fiction, media and gaming convention held in Phoenix.