This week in Comic Industry News: A Black Canary/Zatanna team up special, X-men gets ready for the Battle of the Atom, the internet goes crazy over the Lobo redesign, and The Green Lantern Corps desert Earth
In Game Industry News: The PS4 gets a bundle, the Playstation 4 and Xbox One will download games while you’re away, Microsoft is thinking about virtual game resale, Nintendo hates the new console game lineup, how 2Ds are made, the Wii U gets a price drop, Sony is sorry for leaking GTAV, Nordic Games talks Darksiders and the creator of Mega Man announces Mighty No. 9
In Entertainment News: Avi Arad talks about the Uncharted movie, Uwe Boll wants to make Postal 2, the voice of Rocket Raccoon and Ultron is announced, Joss tells everyone how he feels about The Empire Strikes Back, Affleck signs on for more Batfilms, Spawn gets a reboot, Kevin Spacey complains about the Entertainment industry, Chris Carter makes a new pilot for Amazon and also wants to do another X-files movie, and Sony TV wants to make an El Mariachi show and lots of people are not happy about it
This week in Comic Industry News: Digital comics to teach communication to children, Dark Horses new Firefly/Serenity comic, Justice League of America becomes Justice League Canada with Mike McKone working on it, Lobo’s new origin story, and the new Lobo character, finally Erik Larsen of Savage Dragon fame’s thoughts on profanity in comics
In Game Industry News: A Shadow of the Beast Reboot for the PS4, the Playstation 4 release date, how many games the PS4 and Xbox One will have by the end of the year, Xbox news out of Gamescom, and Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program for indie developers.
In Entertainment News: Ben Affleck becoming Batman, Scott Cooper replacing Affleck on The Stand, Detroit possibly becoming the new scene of Gotham for Batman vs. Superman, who won’t be in Days of Future Past, who might be playing Scarlet Witch in Age of Ultron, Edgar Wright discussing why Ultron isn’t in Ant-man, Star Wars filming, who is leaving Crimson Peak and Nintendo putting a stop to the Metroid film
This week</a> in comic book News: The voice of Mr. Freeze passes away, Orson Scott Card’s Superman adventure and the unexpected popularity of DC Villan’s comic month.
In Game Industry News: What’s new with Xbox One, John Carmack’s opinion on the new console war, Microsoft’s new community program, Sony and Nintendo’s financial reports and Nintendo’s claims that they make games and not art.
In Entertainment News: What Spider-man villain the producers of the Amazing Spider-Man love, what hero Jamie Foxx wants to play, the contenders for the new Batman on film, what DC can do to make the Flash TV series better and the spinoff’s to Dexter and Supernatural.
And this week we experiment with Drinks at the Inn in video form! Head over to http://youtu.be/K8zvRQYtLE4
The definitive season 2 episode you’ve been waiting for! In Comic Industry News: Itty bitty Hellboy, Dark Horse taking over publication of EC comics, Longshot saving the Marvel universe, Scooby-Doo meeting Batman and Robin and a new Little Nemo
In Game Industry News: How many Ouya users have purchased games, indy self publishing on the 360 and Xbox One, Nintendo working to draw more indy developers (in American and Europe), Sony’s plans to back indy studios, how much RAM the PS4’s OS uses and Neil Gaiman’s new game
In Entertainment News: The Amazing Spider-man spin-off, X-force the movie, the latest on Star Wars, DiCaprio in talks to work on Robotech, Batman vs Superman, a 12 Monkeys TV adaptation and the new Frankenstein movie
We wrap it all up with an awesome Drinks at the Inn segment, so grab a drink and settle in with all of us here on the show!
This week on…The Surly Nerd
After the prelude we head into Level 1: Comic Industry News where we talk about the new Sons of Anarchy comic, what it takes to write Batman: Year Zero, how the new all girl X-men title is doing, a new symbiote for the Venom series and a court battle over Ghost Rider
In Level 2: Game Industry News – Ubisofts plans for Assassins Creed, Zelda and DLC, developers thoughts on the PS4, how well the PS4’s pre-sales are doing and how the PS4 will handle game restrictions. We also discuss FFXV and Kingdom Hearts on the Xbox alongside E3 calling the cops on the Ouya and George Lucas’ opinions on the next generation of games
In Level 3: Entertainment News we debate phase 3 of Marvels movies, a new Terminator film, how well Superman did at the movies, who is tackling the new Tomb Raider movie, Michael Bay destroying another franchise, the newest news for everything Star Wars related and how Gene Wilder feels about the remake of Willy Wonka
We close up shop as always with a bit of a rant during our Drinks at the Inn segment so grab yourself a beverage and curl up by your mp3 player for this weeks episode of…The Surly Nerd