Gangplank to host Startup Weekend July 27-29

Gangplank, the collaborative workspace in downtown Chandler, will host a Startup Weekend July 27-29. The 54-hour event, from 6 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Sunday, is part of a worldwide event in which developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts share ideas and get startups started. Gangplank is at 260 S. Arizona Ave. Read […]

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Amazing Arizona Comics presents: ‘Speed Cameron’s California Adventure!’ (Part 1)

Welcome back to Nerdvana’s Webcomics Wednesdays, and the first chapter of the long-awaited Speed Cameron’s California Adventure! This four-part story will reveal the nationwide influence of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s secret super deputy program, “The Arizonauts Initiative,” and how its premiere participant, Speed Cameron, found himself by heading West, just like the country’s pioneers. […]

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Auction at CopperCon to benefit East Valley homeless charter school

It’s been a while since we checked in on CopperCon 32, the Central Arizona Speculative Fiction Society’s celebration of science fiction and fantasy. At the convention, now set for Aug. 31 to Sept. 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Avondale, there will be a charity auction to benefit Children First Academy, a charter school […]

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Bradbury biographer’s estate auction a treasure trove of sci-fi, pulp art

Want to own an original piece of sci-fi literary history? A large collection of sci-fi and fantasy art will be auctioned June 27-28 in Beverly Hills, including pieces that have illustrated works by genre master Ray Bradbury, who died earlier this month. The pieces belong to Bradbury biographer Jerry Weist, who passed away last year, […]

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