Is Stargate SG-1 making a comeback of some kind at San Diego Comic-Con?

This weekend GateWorld reported on some developments that could move the defunct Stargate SG-1 franchise forward. It sounds like there is an app-based game in the works for smartphones and tablets, but there are hints of a further announcement at Comic-Con that would involve a larger revival. Last year about this time we saw the end […]

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The Avengers: Spinning Thor’s mythological history, Marvel style

“When Dr. Donald Blake strikes his wooden walking-stick upon the ground, it becomes the mystic hammer MJOLNIR – and the lame physician is transformed into the Norse God of Thunder, Master of the Storm, Lord of the Living Lightning – and heir to the throne of eternal Asgard…The Mighty Thor!” – Marvel Comics circa 1970s […]

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Phoenix Comicon: Artist profile – Steam Crow

If you have been to a comic convention west of the Mississippi in the past 5 years then you have probably seen Daniel and Dawna Davis of Steam Crow and Monster Commute fame. With Daniel’s trademark handlebar mustache, their brand-savvy Steam Crow booth set-up and their eccentrically adorable original art and steampunk-themed merchandise, this dynamic-duo […]

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Film news: Life of Pi – CinemaCon says it’s grrrrreat!

For this coming Christmas, Life of Pi will finally be coming to theaters – and now there is another very good reason to hope the world doesn’t end in a Mayan apocalypse on December 21, 2012. At the CinemaCon (the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners) this week, 20th Century Fox unveiled […]

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A nerdy-fun time at AZ ASSIST Gaming Day in Tempe

AZ ASSIST, a Tempe-based nonprofit organization that helps teens and young adults with autism, will host a Gaming Day event this Saturday in connection with Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month. Among the attractions, Amazing Arizona Comics creator and Nerdvana contributor Russ Kazmierczak Jr. will be doing sketches from noon to 2 p.m. The first person to mention Nerdvana will get an exclusive, oversized Amazing Arizona Comics framed page!

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Review: Safe – Old action heroes never die, they just outsource to China

In the new action movie Safe, the Chinese mob doesn’t use child labor to make computers and electronic devices; they just use a child as the actual computer (shhh…do not let Apple find out about this!) With this kind of new technology, everyone’s going to want a piece of it, and it’s up to an […]

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Review: The Pirates! Band of Misfits – Animated ARRR-ventures ahoy!

In the United Kingdom the new stop-motion animated movie The Pirates! Band of Misfits is called “The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” Apparently “science” doesn’t play well in North America, but that shouldn’t stop us “Yankees” from enjoying this very entertaining British film by the creators of Chicken Run and the Wallace & Gromit […]

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ThunderCats and ‘The Pit’ — 2 cats enter, 1 cat leaves … (plus, dogs this time for some reason)

A new episode of ThunderCats Saturday morning on Cartoon Network: Lion-O and company come upon a Dog City where they unexpectedly find a cat: Pumyra. This comes as a surprise since they believed all the cats were enslaved by Mumm-Ra, but an even greater surprise is that this cat has no love for Lion-O and, […]

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