Next ‘Batman’ film dated: 7/20/2012

It’s official: Warner Bros. has announced that a sequel to Batman Begins and The Dark Knight will hit theaters July 20, 2012, The Associated Press reported Friday. No other details were announced, but director Christopher Nolan, who resurrected the franchise after the disastrous turn it had taken in the 1990s, is expected to return along […]

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More names added to Phoenix Comicon guest list

Emma Caulfield (pictured), who played a 1,000-year-old vengeance demon named Anyanka (“Anya” for short) on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has been added to the guest list for this year’s Phoenix Comicon, May 27-30 at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency. Also now attending: comic book artist and penciller Greg Capullo, who is best known […]

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Are you ready for Free Comic Book Day?

Saturday is more than just the first day of May. It’s also the first Saturday in May — which means it’s Free Comic Book Day! Comic books began as a way for publishers to make money from idle printing presses by reprinting newspaper comic strips, but they have clearly taken on a life of their […]

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It’s not rocket science

An Arizona State University cosmologist who wrote The Physics of Star Trek tells The New York Times why he came around and became a fan of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory after initially rejecting it: “First, because it is funny, and continues to be. Second, because the characters have developed softer edges, and […]

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Report: ‘Legend of the Seeker’ canceled

Entertainment Weekly’s Ausiello Files reports that Legend of the Seeker has been canceled. The syndicated series, based on the “Sword of Truth” novels of fantasy author Terry Goodkind, was a rare gem of well-produced fantasy on television. News of its cancellation comes just as the second season finished airing in the U.S. The show was […]

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Playing catch-up with Evermore Nevermore crafts

Evermore Nevermore, downtown Mesa’s clothing and collectibles store for geeks, goths and anyone else with an appreciation of the eclectic, has been hosting a series of crafting sessions that aren’t to be missed. But in case you have missed any of them, they’re reprising some of their recent themes — including steampunk jewelry, mitten monsters […]

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