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Photos: Hot, sexy, extremely fast hybrid cars at Frankfurt Auto Show

Photos: Hot, sexy, extremely fast hybrid cars at Frankfurt Auto Show

From 0 to 60 mph in 2.2 seconds — the Porsche 918 Spyder. A 113 miles per gallon — the BMW i8. (Both get better gas mileage than a Prius.) Sticker price capable of inducing a heart attack — plenty at the International Motor Show IAA in Frankf…

September 12, 2013 1:00 am Photos

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Why I'm not worried that Ben Affleck is Batman

Why I'm not worried that Ben Affleck is Batman

Are you pulling your hair and regretting that Batman chest tattoo because Ben Affleck is playing Batman? Here's why you shouldn't.

August 23, 2013 12:52 pmLoading…

National comedian Stanhope sneaks into Tucson

National comedian Stanhope sneaks into Tucson

Doug Stanhope drops in unannounced at Mr. Heads to host Wednesday's open mic night. Turns out it was his only Arizona show until 2014.

August 15, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

It's Geek Week, True Believers!

It's Geek Week, True Believers!

Youtube has your back covered like a Superman cape because today is Super Wednesday.

August 07, 2013 2:15 pm Related Loading…

Two Tucson comic book events you can't miss

Two Tucson comic book events you can't miss

Tucson is a comic book town. Here's two events that celebrate art and raise awareness for charities that need your help.

August 02, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Teens crazy for Manga Mania

Teens crazy for Manga Mania

Why Manga Mania works for teenage female readers, but needs to focus on bigger audience.

August 02, 2013 10:30 am Photos

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About this blog

Geek Beat is the brainchild of Tucson native Henry Barajas, who has been immersed in the world of comic books and graphic novels since before it was cool to be uncool. By day Barajas works as a news assistant in the newsroom of the Arizona Daily Star. By night, he does standup comedy, blogs about his hobbies, saves his dough for trips to comic conventions and writes the Captain Unikorn and El Loco comic books.

Here you'll find all sorts of information about "geek" culture, from the well-known to the obscure, with a particular focus on Tucson.

You can email Barajas at hbarajas@tucson.com. Find him on Facebook, Google+ or follow him on Twitter at @HenryBarajas

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