This weekend, Arizona gives you proof that everything really is terrible – plus two comic book shops celebrate their local talent love.

And there are always geeky things to do here in the Phoenix area, even throughout the week.

Thursday, Aug 26th

Everything Is Terrible LIVE!

  • The Quest For The Magick Crystal makes a stop in Tempe!
  • I’m not exactly sure what to expect at this show, but I’m confident in saying it will leave me speechless.
  • As an EIT fan, I’ve been looking forward to this one.
  • Starts at 8pm at Madcap Theaters.
  • Time for Cat Massage!!
  • Official info here.

Saturday, Aug 28th

Jesse James Comics – Birthday Bash!

  • Freebies and discounts to celebrate their anniversary!
  • At Jesse James Comics from 12pm to 4pm.
  • A big slew of really great local artists will be there, sketching and signing.
  • Official info here.

Atomic Comics – Fright Night!

  • Then, for the later crowd, a celebration of all things macabre.
  • A fright night at Atomic Comics Mesa from 12pm to 2am.
  • Local artists from Noon to 9pm, when the live music starts.
  • After that a “Cut Throat Freak Show.”
  • Followed by a Horror Hottie Costume Contest! Woooooh!
  • Official info here.

Am I missing anything this weekend?

Tell me!