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Phoenix Comicon 2015 Countdown: ‘Amazing Arizona Comics’ goes monthly

May 16, 2015 – 10:30 am
Amazing Arizona Comics

In order to fight our homegrown evil and keep up with AZ’s ever-increasing craziness, Russ Kazmierczak’s Amazing Arizona Comics is becoming a monthly periodical.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #82

February 1, 2015 – 7:45 am
Detective Comics #82 - December, 1943

The Super Bowl is happening right here in our back forty, so we’d be remiss in our pop culture duties if we didn’t focus this week’s classic cover on football.

Saboten Con jam-packed with gaming fun this weekend in Glendale

August 25, 2014 – 12:30 pm
The AZHP gaming room generally has a steady flow of tournament and casual gamers, as pictured above during the 2012 Saboten Con.

Saboten Con is slated to take place this labor day weekend in Glendale

Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West – Crude grit

May 30, 2014 – 7:50 am
A Million Ways to Die in the West

The western genre is pretty easy pickins when it comes to laughs, but unfortunately MacFarlane scrapes most his material from the bottom of the comedic bucket…

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Sub-Mariner #25

April 20, 2014 – 7:45 am
Sub-Mariner #25 – May, 1970

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!
Sub-Mariner #25 – May, 1970
Cover art by Marie Severin and Sal Buscema
When it …

ZapCon brings back classic arcade days this weekend

April 6, 2014 – 8:17 pm

For those with fond memories of spending entire days in arcades, pouring quarters in machines in a quest for the highest score, ZapCon will let you relive them.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Space Western #40

March 16, 2014 – 7:45 am
Space Western #40 – September, 1952

This past week marked the 17th anniversary of the “Phoenix Lights”, but this is far from the first time that we’ve been associated with a close encounter.

What exactly is Apple making in Mesa?

January 25, 2014 – 12:01 am

A few months back when Apple announced a manufacturing plant in Mesa, it was mentioned that GT Advanced Technologies would use the facility to “produce sapphire material for Apple products.”

ASU hosts first-ever DevCon this weekend

January 9, 2014 – 10:04 am
Image courtesy of DevCon Facebook page.

Arizona State University will be playing host to its first annual science fiction and comic book convention dubbed DevCon this weekend in Glendale.

Filmstock festival returns to Arizona

December 5, 2013 – 11:45 pm
Filmstock Arizona

The traveling film festival known as “Filmstock” will be making its last stop of the year this weekend at Tempe’s Pollack Cinemas…

Changing Hands turns to crowdfunding for 2nd location

November 26, 2013 – 8:45 am

Changing Hands Bookstore’s plans to expand beyond Tempe need a little help from the citizens of the Internet.

Photos: Saboten Con 2013

September 4, 2013 – 3:42 pm
Saboten Con 2013

Check out these pictures from Saboten Con 2013, one of Arizona’s biggest anime conventions!

Review: Tonto steal show from ‘The Lone Ranger’

July 3, 2013 – 12:06 am
The Lone Ranger

The new Lone Ranger film attempts to cinematically right some cultural wrongs by basically making the masked man’s former sidekick, Tonto, the star of the show.

Steam Crow introduces WALL MONSTERS through Kickstarter project

May 14, 2013 – 9:02 pm
One of the Wall Monsters to be featured in the limited run. 
Picture courtesy of Steam Crow Kickstarter.

With Kickstarter projects littering everyone’s timelines these days, one pair of local creators are launching something truly unique with the help of crowd-funding. The Arizona-based Steam Crow, comprised of Daniel and Dawna Davis, has Kickstarted …