This week in Comic Industry News: The future of the new 52, X-men deals with “No More Humans”, The Infinity Gauntlet is back and Archie Comics keeps being amazing
In Game Industry News: A new wave of layoffs at CCP, Fez hits 1 million, the PS4 becomes the largest console launch…EVER, Wasteland 2 hits STEAM and Fallout 4 becomes a thing
In Entertainment News: The Terminator reboot gets a title and we find out who is playing Sarah Connor, Simon Pegg joins the Monty Python cast and talks about why he’s not in in Ant-Man and finally – Iceland tries to cut funding for movies and why that matters to you
(23:00-ish) In Level 1 Comic Industry News: Apple bans Al-Qaeda’s gay weapon, Magneto becomes a detective, Comixology gives away some Christmas treats and Stan Lee Media rears its ugly head again.
(52:00-ish) In Level 2 Game Industry News: Telltale announces Borderlands and Thrones, Yoshida leaves Square, Fallout 4 hoaxer wants to watch the world burn, and Nintendo gives us their predictions for the years end.
(1:28:00-ish) In Level 3 Entertainment News: Bruckheimer and Paramount get in bed with Cruise, the Terminator is back, Jesus takes on exorcism and Fox wants a more cinematic experience for the X-men universe.
This week the inmates have taken over the asylum and the results are quite alarming. J has been released from his time in the Phantom Zone, but now he must be subjected to Tony’s inane ramblings. The guys try to keep with the normal levels, Comics, Video Games, and Entertainment, but that quickly gets tossed aside. We hope you enjoy this break from the normal Surly Nerd episodes. We had a blast making this one for you.
Warning — In the prelude, Tony spoils the Dr. Who 50th special and this weeks Sons of Anarchy
This week in Comic Industry News: Warner Brothers wins over Superman, Warren Ellis goes straight for the Moon, things get serious when another X-men comes out, and DC pulls out of Harley Quinn.
In Game Industry News: The UK gets a PS bundle. Carmack leaves ID, Black Mesa heads to steam proper and Telltale sits on the iron throne.
In Entertainment News: Sandman rumors abound, Sony talks more Spider-man, Norman Reedus enters the Crow, The Flash gets his own pilot, Fox works on a Tolken biopic, and Darabont shits all over the Walking Dead.
This week in Comic Industry News: Clark comes out to the world, Sandman gets delayed, we finally have a black Robin and James’ waxes philosophical about EC Comics.
In Game Industry News: Mega Man X comes back…in a way, Blizzard talks Warcraft remakes, Eidos makes more changes to Thief, Sony talks MP3 playback for the PS4 and the Humble Bundle gets a store.
In Entertainment News: Blockbuster has its final rental, CBS green lights a HIMYM spin-off, Walking Dead gets a prequel, Hugh Jackman talks about being Wolverine, Twilight comes to Jessica Jones, Drew Goddard comes to Daredevil and Seth Rogan gets his hands on a Preacher.
A very special thank you to our guest, Dan Price, for coming out to Rapture again and talking shop with us. You can find his work over at http://houndcomics.com/webcomic_masters_of_the_obvious.php and https://www.facebook.com/latexavenger