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April 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |

The 2014 Free Comic Book Day will be here before we know it, and the Valley’s comic shops have a plethora of activities planned to help celebrate May 3rd’s unofficial holiday.

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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 |

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 |

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 |

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 …