Meet the new Wonder Woman

At the age of 69, Wonder Woman is getting an image makeover yet again — and with it a dramatic new backstory from writer J. Michael Straczynski. Wednesday marks the debut of the DC Comics heroine’s Issue No. 600, and the Amazon refugee’s reimagined origin gives her a new sense of mystery  — and urgency. […]

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ArtWalk absorbs ‘Airbender’ elements

Phoenix’s First Friday ArtWalk will be invaded by elemental superpowers on July 2. Artists and performers representing the four elements will celebrate the opening weekend of the Paramount-Nickelodeon movie “The Last Airbender,” based on the Nickelodeon animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” (The word “Avatar” was dropped from the live-action theatrical release to avoid confusion […]

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