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Stan Yan

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    August 7, 2014
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    August 1, 2014

    The ten best geek events in Denver in August

    If you're ready to get out of this unseasonal rain and have some good, clean (and dry) geek fun indoors, August will make you a very happy nerd. Two cons, one weird county fair and more movies than you can shake are just some of the highlights of a month packed full of great geek fun. Here are Augus ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Artopia 2014: The artistic lights were bright on Broadway

    Broadway became the center of Denver's art world Saturday night as Westword's Artopia 2014 took over five venues in the heart of town. Artists ranging from Westword cover boy Andrew Novick to zombie portrait artist Stan Yan were on hand to show their work at City Hall and Vinyl, while musical acts ... More >>

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    August 6, 2013

    Geek Pavilion 2.0 comes to the Denver County Fair

    Dana Cain has been involved in fandom since she first came to Denver, so it's no surprise that in her capacity as director of the Denver County Fair, she went geeky. Last year, she launched the Geek Pavilion, making Denver's fair "the only county fair in the world with a Geek Pavilion," as she bragg ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    Still more Facebook portraits of artists: The mugs we love to see online

    We can't get enough of the imaginative social-media mugs from local artists. So we've compiled yet another collection of their photos, as shared on Facebook with all their FB friends -- and now, you. Enjoy. See also: - Facebook portraits of artists: A local gallery - More Facebook portraits of ar ... More >>

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    April 1, 2013

    Scary monsters and sideshow freaks in Daniel Crosier's Showdevils

    There are precious few opportunities in life to assist a human puzzle piece and his comely, sword-swallowing sidekick defeat a mutant goldfish. When such an opportunity does arise, it's best to seize it without concern for danger or reward. Luckily, in the case of Daniel Crosier's Showdevils Kicksta ... More >>

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    February 18, 2013

    Win tickets to Westword's Artopia 2013!

    Westword's annual Artopia takes place this Saturday, which means it's time to start planning your one-night exploration of Denver culture right now. Split across four venues -- City Hall, Vinyl, Bar Standard and the Living Room -- the event features dozens of artists, exhibits and musicians includin ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Win tickets to Westword's Artopia 2013!

    Westword's annual Artopia party is exactly one month away, which means it's time to start planning your one-night exploration of Denver culture right now. Split across four venues -- City Hall, Vinyl, Bar Standard and the Living Room -- the event features dozens of artists, exhibits and musicians in ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Five things we had to have at Nan Desu Kan

    Nan Desu Kan is a world unto itself, and the culture of that world sucks you in. It's something akin to jumping headlong into a manga book, and you begin to see things in terms of that skewed universe: Pink and blue locks, tails, huge eyes and supernaturally spiky hair are the norm, not the anomaly, ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Denver County Fair Geek Pavilion: "Stormtroopers, zombies, steampunks ... it's going to be pretty dang cool"

    Fear not, geeks (and geek-curious): The Geek Pavilion at the second annual Denver County Fair, which runs from Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12 at the National Western Complex, is in excellent hands. That's because Dana Cain, the Denver County Fair's director, is passionate about nerd lif ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    Comic artist Stan Yan explains why Garfield got him drawing

    Stan Yan always had a fascination with comics. Even before he understood what they really were, he would draw stick figures in frames. And since then, he's been a bit obsessed. "All of the stories I think up in my head are in comic form," he says. Yan recently took a break from dreaming up graphic ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    Reader: The zombie craze is far from dead

    ​Are zombies done? Yes, we know it's not that easy to get rid of the undead...but the commercialization of the undead? That's something else entirely. Yesterday, thinking longingly of the days when slutty nurse costumes ruled, Jef Otte declared enough with the zombies already -- and offered up ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, October 21-23, 2011

    Brain-dead ballerinas on the 2010 Zombie Crawl.​This weekend is all about spooky running and walking, apparently -- with both Scream Scram and the Zombie Crawl lighting up the 16th Street Mall with masked, athletic nuts. If that's not really your thing, don't worry, because we've also got some ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Let zombicaturist Stan Yan bring out the bogeyman in you

    Tim Tebow: Dead or Undead?​ At tomorrow's pre-Zombie Crawl Afraid of the Dark reception for the Bogeyman Art Show at MacSpa, you can commission comic artist Stan Yan to create an on-the-spot zombie makeover for you on paper, which you can then hang on your wall and remember that important day ... More >>

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    October 3, 2011

    24-Hour Comics Day hits Denver: An illustrated recap

    The goal is noble. The rules are simple. And the results -- well, they vary. In the spirit of both creativity and caffeine, Denver artists celebrated 24-Hour Comics Day this past weekend, the eighth incarnation of this national event, and the participants who eventually conquered the event's require ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    This Weekend: A 24 Hour Comics People book release from Squid Works

    ​Cartoonists are wackier than the average bear, and that's the closest we'll ever come to explaining why, once a year, cartoonists across the nation gather en masse in coffee shops and comic book stores and other dens of iniquity too dark to properly describe to individually plot and sketch an ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    August 12, 2010
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    April 15, 2010
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    April 8, 2010
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    June 25, 2009

    Comix Relief

    Consider the alternatives today at the Tattered Cover.

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    December 22, 2008

    Today's Night & Day featured event: Cartoons -- More Than Just Comics

    Tired of all the holiday hoopla yet? If you could use a few moments of sheer escapism from this hectic season, then the Curtis Arts and Humanities Center has just the solution: Cartoons -- More Than Just Comics, an exhibit featuring work by Lonnie Allen, Daniel Crosier, Amy Reeder Hadley, Gerhard Ka ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008
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    January 31, 2008

    Manga Marathon

    A new book showcases results of the 24 Hour Comic Challenge.

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    July 8, 2004

    Off Limits

    Comic relief

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