This week in Comic Industry News: One of the greats, Nick Cardy has passed away, Marvel tells us all about the new X-Force, a new Ms. Marvel comic is about to be launched, and Vertigo launches The Royals: Masters of War.
In Game Industry News: Nintendo tells us how well the are doing in Japan and how they see their future, Final Fantasy 14 makes Square a lot of money, Microsoft gives indy developers Unity, and Killer Instinct says no to Arcade mode for a while.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster is ready to go under, Daredevil gets a new show on Netflix alongside Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist with a potential Defenders movie to follow, Fox wants more Wolverine, Nightwing and Wonder Woman decide to drop into the Batman vs Superman movie, the creator of Veronica Mars takes on iZombie and Guillermo Del Toro take on everything.
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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 on…The Surly Nerd
In Gaming Industry News: LucasArts and SEGA studios closures, Deadpool layoffs pre-game release, EA voted worst company in America for the second year, Doom in development hell and new Xbox rumors.
In Entertainment News: Roger Ebert’s pasting, the expanding cast of Crimson Peak, Trainspotting 2, S.H.I.E.L.D and X-men news, who’s NOT onboard for JLA, a Black Hole remake and a new Star Wars animated series wrapping with information about the Once Upon a Time Spinoff and Vikings getting another season.
In Comic Industry News: Carmine Infantino’s passing, The “new” Robin, DCs We Can Be Heroes campaign, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund documentary as well as who the new members of their board are. Punk Rock Jesus’ trade book, a new Carnage series, and Dredd gets a Muslim judge.
We settle in for a discussion about Superman’s relevance in modern society and we close up this week episode of…The Surly Nerd