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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
Nebraska

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.

Zero Dark Monkey: Jessica Chastain rumored for Tarzan film

March 12, 2013 – 1:19 pm
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“Zero Dark Thirty” star Jessica Chastain is being considered for the part of Jane in David Yates’ upcoming “Tarzan” film

Classic Comic Cover Corner – John Carter, Warlord of Mars #16

March 10, 2013 – 8:00 am
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It was one year ago this week that the long-awaited film version of John Carter of Mars finally arrived in theaters.

Joss Whedon up twice for Nebula Awards screenplay honor

February 20, 2013 – 8:20 pm

The nominees for the 2012 Nebula Awards, honoring excellence in sci-fi and fantasy writing, have been announced.

Top 10 genre films of 2012

December 29, 2012 – 11:11 am
Prometheus

We did it! We’ve survived the 2012 Mayan apocalypse and everyone is happy to still be here. (Well, unless you were one of those doomsday preppers who dished out $1 million plus for your own private bunker.) But if the world did have to end in 2012 at least we would have left this existence knowing we had enjoyed our final year with some of the best genre movies to have ever been produced.

15 pop culture milestones marked in 2012

October 27, 2012 – 5:17 pm
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These fantastic figures and guilds of geekery have survived the test of time to become permanent fixtures in our society and their legacies continue to ripple across our collective cultural consciousness.