Sunday Phoenix Comicon was sleepier, but still a great turnout

All in all, Phoenix Comicon has been an undeniable success. They even moved it to the larger convention center this year and they still had to stagger people at the entrance on Saturday to comply with the fire code capacity. No doubt it will just continue to grow exponentially each year. Photos by Nerdvana contributor […]

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Gaiman, McFarlane fight over ‘Dark Ages Spawn’

Author and comic book writer Neil Gaiman claims that Valley resident Todd McFarlane owes him money for characters that he says are derived from characters he created in the 1990s for McFarlane’s “Spawn” series. Gaiman testified for three hours Monday in a Wisconsin federal courtroom, saying that he sees no difference between the Medieval Spawn […]

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Todd McFarlane confirmed for Phoenix Comicon

No shocker here, but it’s definitely worth noting: Todd McFarlane is once again coming to Phoenix Comicon, Memorial Day weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency. He joins an expansive list of guests including Stan Lee, Ray Park, LeVar Burton, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day. McFarlane became a comic […]

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Schilling’s online fantasy RPG gets working title, publisher

Former Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s online fantasy roleplaying game now has a code name: Project Mercury. As of today, it also has a publisher: Electronic Arts’ Partners label. We already know the venture also includes Todd McFarlane, creator of the Spawn comic book series and also a Valley resident, and […]

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