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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Adventure Comics #408

October 25, 2015 – 7:45 am
Adventure Comics #408 – July, 1971

In addition to starring in her own television show, Supergirl also made news when presidential contender Jeb Bush mentioned that “…she looked pretty hot.”

Margaret Thatcher the sci-fi villainess? Meet the Iron Lady’s tart Doctor Who doppelganger

April 11, 2013 – 12:00 am
Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol

Margaret Thatcher — scarier than any Doctor Who monster?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Adventure Comics #285

March 3, 2013 – 8:00 am
Adventure Comics #285

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation.

Vulcan, Jedi — whatever: Obama mixes sci-fi metaphors

March 1, 2013 – 11:22 am
President Barack Obama speaks to reporters in the White House briefing room in Washington, Friday, March 1, 2013, following his meeting with congressional leaders regarding the automatic spending cuts. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Our normally sci-fi-savvy president stepped in it today when blasting opposition lawmakers for failing to stop draconian spending cuts from going into effect.

Chilling censorship case in India recalls misguided Arizona cyberbullying legislation

December 2, 2012 – 5:00 pm

A young woman’s arrest recently in India over “annoying” Facebook posts is a look into what might have resulted from legislation considered earlier this year by Arizona lawmakers.

Colbert Report to feature Middle-earth politics for ‘Hobbit Week’

December 1, 2012 – 10:34 am
The Colbert Report

Fans of the sharp-witted pseudo-pundit know that Stephen Colbert is a huge Tolkien fan, and he’ll be featuring the stars (and the director) of the upcoming film, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” each evening over the upcoming week.

Review: Lincoln – Story of a master storyteller, masterfully told

November 16, 2012 – 12:05 am

If you dig politics and/or history then you are going to love the new Steven Spielberg film, Lincoln, about how our 16th President valiantly fought against all odds to change the world by abolishing slavery …

Amazing Arizona Comics #7 explores state secession

November 15, 2012 – 10:53 am
June Monsoon faces evil Downtown Phoenix Ambassador-bots on Earth-1070.

The latest issue of Amazing Arizona Comics explores the consequences of Arizona’s potential secession from the United States — on a parallel Earth, where the secession petition succeeds.

Once A Nerd: Super PAC, indeed!

November 11, 2012 – 5:18 pm
The author (right) with two disappointed Paul Penzone supporters on Election Night.

Russ Kazmierczak Jr.: The collision of my interests in politics and superheroes spawned an epiphany: politicians and superheroes have a lot in common.

Joss Whedon endorses Romney’s zombie-friendly agenda

October 28, 2012 – 6:22 pm

Amazon to collect Arizona sales tax in 2013

October 26, 2012 – 8:12 pm

Amazon announced Friday it will settle a dispute with Arizona over unpaid sales taxes, and will begin collecting sales tax on items ordered by customers in the state.
As reported by Howard Fischer of Capitol Media …

Amazing Arizona Comics presents: ‘Attack of the Sign Sprayer Slayer!’

October 22, 2012 – 12:09 pm
Attack of the Sign Sprayer Slayer

Sheriff Joe Arpaio recently doubled the fines in an effort to catch the punks vandalizing his campaign signs around the Valley, but, in typical Sheriff Joe fashion, that was just the first phase of his plan. …

Napolitano’s secret to Homeland Security? Don’t use email

October 1, 2012 – 8:28 pm
Janet Napolitano (AP Photo)

Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano, who left to join the Obama administration and preside over the Department of Homeland Security at a time when the threat of cyberattack was never higher, tells CNN that she …

Beyond Nerdvana: A potpourri of today’s pop culture and tech news

September 12, 2012 – 9:17 pm

A slain U.S. State Department worker in Libya was a vital part of EVE Online gaming community. Associated Press
Avengers vs. X-Men Marvel event claims iconic character. Associated Press
GoDaddy apologizes for outage by giving users a …