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How to celebrate Edgar Rice Burroughs at Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2016

February 7, 2016 – 8:00 am
John Carter, Warlord of Mars #24

Among the Edgar Rice Burroughs-related guests at this year’s Amazing Arizona Comic Con are Chris Claremont and George Perez.

2015 Cinema Recap and Top 10 Lists: Robots, Rappers, Rogues and Revenants

January 5, 2016 – 5:00 pm
The Hateful Eight

Another year at the movies has come and gone and by my reckoning there were more winners than losers in 2015.

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.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (SDCC 2015 Edition) – Doc Savage Comics #1

July 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Doc Savage Comics #1 – June, 1940

I applaud SDCC for recognizing Doc Savage and The Shadow in their busy programming schedule; pulp heroes who inspired almost every aspect of any comic convention.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Friday – Pulp heroes, Power Girls and pics

July 11, 2015 – 7:00 am
San Diego Comic Con 2015: Friday

Friday at San Diego Comic Con we focused on the pulp magazine roots of comics, with panels showcasing The Shadow, Doc Savage, Tarzan and John Carter of Mars.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Funnies #35

October 26, 2014 – 7:45 am
The Funnies #35 – September, 1939

You may have missed it over all the Ultron ballyhoo, but it was announced that the Edgar Rice Burroughs estate has regained all rights to John Carter of Mars.

Phoenix Comicon 2014: Saturday – Legendary Creators and costumes

June 8, 2014 – 2:10 am
Phoenix Comicon 2014 - Saturday, June, 7

Our Saturday schedule was dedicated to attending the classic comic creator panels that featured some of the biggest names in sequential art history.

What if nerds won the Oscars? 86th Academy Awards edition

March 1, 2014 – 1:00 pm
Nerdvanatron 9000

Welcome to our 3rd edition of our critically acclaimed series that looks at who should win Academy Awards based on nerd cred.

2013 movie recap – Robots, racism and the Lone Ranger

December 28, 2013 – 4:19 pm

As another fun year at the movies comes to a close it’s time to look back and reflect on what we’ve learned and what we’ve seen on the silver screen in 2013…

Review: Saving Mr. Banks – Disney does Poppins

December 20, 2013 – 7:48 am
Saving Mr. Banks

This biopic about the making of Mary Poppins and the backstory of its over-protective author is a wonderful film and a treat for film history buffs.

Review: Thor: The Dark World – I say thee YEA!

November 8, 2013 – 7:48 am
Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World is a breathtaking battle between good and evil with fun romance thrown in for good measure – a nice addition to the Marvel movie series…

10 things you probably don’t know about the Man of Steel

May 30, 2013 – 6:00 am
Superman #226

We’ve compiled a list of 10 things you probably don’t know about the Man of Steel that will give you the super-ability to up, up and amaze your friends.

Interview: Author Michael D. Sellers on John Carter, Tarzan and the Gods of Hollywood

April 4, 2013 – 7:00 am
A Princess of Mars

Michael D. Sellers’ book, John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, tells the sordid story of John Carter’s ill-fated one-hundred-year journey to the big screen.

Clark Telescope: Help save an Arizona science-fiction institution

March 29, 2013 – 11:21 am
Clark Telescope

A 117-year-old Arizona telescope that helped inspire the work of H.G. Wells and Edgar Rice Burroughs is now in need of some serious renovations.