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Review: Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World – An island of oddity

June 10, 2015 – 7:45 am
Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World

This excellent film explores the eccentric home and psyche of world famous surrealist artisan, H.R. Giger, known for his wickedly dark biomechanical stylings.

He-Man minicomics omnibus coming from Dark Horse and Mattel this fall

May 12, 2015 – 7:30 am
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe mini-comic reprints from Dark Horse

For me, the 1980s He-Man toys from Mattel were just toys, and not my favorite ones either. They had weird squishy heads and their exaggerated physiques made me more than a little uncomfortable. I wasn’t all …

When Exposing Myself Isn’t Enough: This Artist’s Thoughts

March 22, 2015 – 11:29 am
Sign Returns Cover detail

This article on AdWeek got me thinking this week.
Basically, Showtime solicited a bunch of artists to join a contest to generate art for an upcoming boxing match.  One artist declined with a snarky letter that essentially …

A quick CopperCon update: More guests for Aug. 22-24 ‘FANtasm’

August 6, 2014 – 4:00 pm
Sharon Skinner

CopperCon FANtasm is just around the corner, and just like our universe and national waistlines the guest list has continued to expand.

Controllers and Canvas 3.0 returns

May 16, 2014 – 11:07 am
controllers and canvas 3.0

Controllers and Canvas 3.0 will be making its third appearance at the Bookmans store in Mesa this Saturday.

Students showcase their talents at NSAA Arts Explosion

May 14, 2014 – 7:30 am

Every year in the spring, Tempe arts school New School for the Arts & Academics (NSAA) throws a big event to raise money for the school. The students showcase their talents through various types of …

LepreCon 40 features artist Steam Crow, author Gail Carriger

April 23, 2014 – 11:37 am

LepreCon, Arizona’s annual sci-fi and fantasy fandom event emphasizing genre art and literature, will be May 8-11.

Dark Horse Comics to publish The Art of the Venture Bros.

April 20, 2014 – 2:00 pm

Dark Horse Comics announced Sunday that it will publish The Art of the Venture Bros., confirming rumors that circulated at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

Phoenix Comicon disinvites guest over ‘art swipe’ furor

March 10, 2014 – 9:15 pm

Phoenix Comicon organizers have struck a celebrity guest from the lineup after learning he tried to sell T-shirts that used another guest’s artwork without permission.

No DuckTales: Rocker sets Scrooge McDuck graphic novel to music, with album art from original creator

March 1, 2014 – 8:36 pm
The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck by Don Rosa

Don Rosa’s graphic novel chronicling the adventures of the world’s richest duck have inspired a Finnish musician to create a progressive-rock soundtrack.

Domo arigato, Mesa Roboto – Robot art exhibit to open in Mesa

January 30, 2014 – 7:45 am
Robot created by Aaron Voight

Kids want robots, and robots want kids, so starting February 7, everybody gets what they want at the new Arizona Museum for Youth exhibition, Art of the Robot.

Meet Highlander star and more at this weekend’s DarkCon

January 8, 2014 – 8:00 am

Adrian Paul, Duncan MacLeod from the Highlander TV series, will be doing a Q&A, meet-and-greet and signing autographs with photo-ops at DarkCon.

Scottsdale Public Art exhibit featuring Steampunk adventures

November 11, 2013 – 7:45 am
Scottsdale Public Art - Steampunk: The Exquisite Adventure

Scottsdale Public Art is holding its “Steampunk: The Exquisite Adventure” exhibit through January 28, 2014, and features over 45 Steampunk artisans…

Updated guest list for CopperCon Revolution (8/8-8/11)

August 2, 2013 – 10:00 am

Here’s an updated guest list for CopperCon Revolution, courtesy of event chairman Michael Fett. The Aug. 8-11 convention is organized by the Central Arizona Speculative Fiction Society and will be at Mesa’s Windemere Hotel, 5750 …