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Trek’s tribble troublemaker David Gerrold headlines LepreCon

May 26, 2015 – 5:26 am

David Gerrold, who wrote “The Trouble With Tribbles” for the original Star Trek, will be guest of honor at LepreCon, June 25-28 in Phoenix.

Free Comic Book Day 2015: Photo wrap-up

May 5, 2015 – 7:45 am
Gotham City Comics & Coffee - FCBD 2015

This year’s FCBD is one of the busiest we’ve seen, with lines of fans stretching far from many shop entrances, long before their doors even opened for the day.

May the Fourth Be With You: How Margaret Thatcher’s rise launched a Star Wars tradition

May 4, 2015 – 2:00 am
Margaret Thatcher

“May the Fourth Be With You” has come to be a rallying cry for Star Wars fans each year.

Photos: Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest 2014

December 15, 2014 – 7:45 am
Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest 2014

Tons of geeky fun and holiday shopping was had at this past weekend’s Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest in Glendale. Enjoy our eclectic collection of Fan Fest photos.

BlizzCon 2014: Badge and goodie bag pickup

November 7, 2014 – 12:30 am

What’s in the bag?!?

Get your fright-freak on at Phoenix FearCon

October 28, 2014 – 12:00 am
Mark Torgl (The Toxic Avenger) is a guest at Phoenix FearCon

Halloweens come and Halloweens go, but there are enthusiasts who love the fright-life year round, and for those there is a convention called Phoenix FearCon.

PHOTOS: Comic and Media Expo – 2014

October 20, 2014 – 7:55 am
Comic and Media Expo – 2014

The Comic & Media Expo celebrated its inaugural outing with a weekend of cosplay, comics, pop culture art and anime antics. Enjoy our gallery of amazing images.

2 Doctors Who coming to Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest in Glendale

October 15, 2014 – 11:14 am

Fans of the Sixth and Eighth Doctors have reason to rejoice!

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

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.

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.

Post-Con reflections: A Phoenix Comicon 2014 review

June 17, 2014 – 2:08 pm
Phoenix Comicon 2014

Phoenix Comicon has become one of the largest conventions in the U.S.

Phoenix Comicon 2014: Best of video game cosplay

June 9, 2014 – 4:28 pm
Gamers took a break from the action to watch tournaments in the AZHP room. (Photo by Christen Bejar)

Although this years’ Phoenix Comicon was a little light on gaming related guests in comparison to the last one, that didn’t stop cosplayers from turning out in droves to represent their favorite characters from video games.

Authors added to CopperCon FANtasm guest list

June 5, 2014 – 8:00 pm
Jeffrey J. Mariotte

CopperCon FANtasm has added several guests since our last report.