Comic-con, Comic-con, San Diego Comic-Con tiiiiiime!
How excited we are for the Deadpool trailer
Greetings adventurers, it’s an all new episode of The Surly Nerd! Join us as we wade through the plethora of news coming out of San Diego Comic-con. So much happened in the last week in the world of nerdy news but does ANY of it have to do with comic books? We kick our show off with that thought as we go into the winners of the Eisner Awards and from there move into what’s new for Superman in his comics as well as Marvels plans for their newest acquisition – Angela.
We slide from those comic topics over to the world of video games. John Romero tells us what he thinks about the PC vs Console war, we get deep into what makes HALO a true franchise and we bitch more and more about Ubisofts sexism. We try to talk about happier things in Entertainment News with Evil Dead television series but just end up angrier from where we started. Avengers theories, Batman V Superman rants and a discussion about the Deadpool “leaked” trailer close out our show. Get comfy with us as we get into super geeky comic discussions on episode 101 of The Surly Nerd.
Episode 101 Go **** Yourself San Diego: Summary and Time Stamps
(0:07:05) In Comic Industry News – The Will Eisner Awards, Superman’s new direction and what’s in store for Angela.
(0:30:30) In Game Industry News – Is the PC market stronger than the console one? Halo talks franchise and Ubisoft gets sexist.
(0:56:10) In Entertainment News – Evil Dead TV, Avengers rumors and the future of Batman V Superman
(1:31:20) Epilogue – Deadpool theories.
Read about the things we love to talk about!
More about Deadpool here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deadpool
Who is Dogpool ?: http://marvel.com/universe/Dogpool_(Earth-103173)
Deadpools favorite food, Chimichangas!: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/almost-famous-chimichangas-recipe.html
Catwoman, Disney and, Fucking Michael Bay
The new amazing look of Selina Kyle – Catwoman
It’s an all new episode of The Surly Nerd, ready to get all geeky up in your ear holes. We jump into this week with the prelude (as always). Inside the prelude we talk about what you missed at RTX and wonder why everyone has (finally) joined us on the hating Michael Bay bad-wagon. Witness Tony have a Michael Bay crisis of faith. Things get even crazier as we discuss the possibility of an African-American Captain America. Catwoman finally gets a good female writer taking control of her comics which makes us happy. We are finally happy seeing DC moving in the right direction for many of their non-movie projects! (Now if only Disney could make some intelligent decisions with their IPs)
Eventually our multitude of rants take us to the end where we spend a long time talking about the state of the movie industry any why butts are not firmly planted in theater seats. Is Michael Bay is the only thing driving people to the movies these days? Are we resigning ourselves to a million more shitty Transformer movies? All that, with Nintendo, Final Fantasy, Disney and MORE to come! Get ready to strap yourself in for the week-in-review madness that is our show and don’t forget to send us your summer fun time pictures with your #nerdventure hashtag!
Episode 98: Summary and Time Stamps
(0:12:30) In Comic Industry News – Barnes and Noble has a celebration of pop culture, Catwoman gets a new (female) writer and Harley Quinn goes to Comic-Con.
(0:23:00) In Game Industry News – Gamestop wants to touch game developers, Miyamoto is worried that mobile games will take over Nintendo and the creator of Final Fantasy goes mobile with his newest game.
(0:41:15) In Entertainment News – Disney wants a live-action Dumbo movie because everyone wants what Disney wants apparently, rumors abound that Falcon will don the mantle of Captain America and AMC theaters are trying to come up with a way to get more people to come to their locations in the midst of another year of domestic box office drops and Michael Bay explosions. And Michael Bay being as shitty as only Michael Bay can.
(1:11:25) Epilogue – Listen to James’ heart break on-air.
Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of all your Nintendo-filled dreams
Read about the things we love to talk about!
More about HALO at RTX here: https://blogs.halowaypoint.com/en-us/blogs/headlines/posts/halo-at-rtx-2014
Who IS Shigeru Miyamoto ?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Miyamoto
Taco pie is way too delicious!: http://mexican.food.com/recipe/impossible-taco-pie-3357
This week in Game Industry News: (16:00ish) A biofeedback horror game called Nevermind, Flappy Bird goes down, Amazon buys Double Helix, Activision changes up Call of Duty and Microsoft teases more HALO.
In Comic Industry News: (1:02:00 ish) Ghostbusters go vinyl, Vincent Price gets his own action figure, Geoff John goes back to Superman with John Romita Jr. and Ellis talks Moon Knight.
In Entertainment News: (1:25:00 ish) Breaking Bad’s Sam Catlin joins Preacher, Chris Evans has some ideas for Captain America, The Winter Soldier goes into Ultron AND SHIELD, Clark Gregg is frustrated by SHIELD viewership, Arkham Asylum gets announced as a film, Lex Luthor becomes a skinhead punk and DMZ comes to SyFy