The Superman debate continues. All that and more on this weeks…THE SURLY NERD!
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Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where we talk all about Deus Ex. We also talk the new Moon Knight series, a court decision over the Batmobile, who Harley Quinn is teaming with with next and close out level one with a big ‘ol discussion about the death of the X-men.
In game industry news, we hear about game voice actors getting ready to strike, what’s changing in Call of Duty Black Ops 3, we chat about how we think Fables Legends will do, along with Vita 2 news. The curtains fall on level two with a discussion about the Halo Universe and how long we think they can keep making games.
Over in the world of entertainment, James rants about Prometheus 2 and Tony gets upset over Pacific Rim 2. From there we dive into Transformers 5 and the Island of Dr. Moreau TV show. Entertainment news comes to an end this week as we get into Hollywood’s response to Steven Spielberg’s statements on the end of the Super-hero genre
Our epilogue this week is all about our thoughts on the fall TV lineup. As always, we appreciate all our adventurers who listen to the show every week and we look forward to your feedback on what we discuss! (firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Grab a drink and settle on in for this weeks action packed episode of…The Surly Nerd
Episode 147: Superman Is The Worst
In Comic Industry News – Deus Ex, Moon Knight, Batmobile, Harley Quinn, X-men
In Game Industry News – Black Ops 3, Voice Acting, Halo, fables, Vita 2
In Entertainment News – Prometheus 2, Pacific Rim 2, Transformers 5, Island of Dr. Moreau, Steven Spielberg
Epilogue – Fall TV Line-up
Too bad about Pacific Rim…
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This week in Comic Industry News
(0:13:35) Usagi Yojimbo gets an omnibus, Miss Marvel and Harley get into fourth printings and we talk Spider-man’s evolution.
In Game Industry News
(0:46:25) Nintendo talks new hardware and losses, Wolfenstein wants you to play with yourself, Capcom and Square are coming out on top and Marvel talks their approach to gaming.
We Talk Evolution
(1:16:00) Community’s community, James Franco takes on Wiseau, Guardians of the Galaxy goes franchise alongside Star Wars, Lou Ferringo leaks Hulk and Matt Smith breaks into the Terminator business.
This week in Comic Industry News: Archie brings back Mega Man X, George Romero does zombies for Marvel, Grendel meets The Shadow and John Diggle comes to the Green Arrow comics.
In Video Game Industry news: Eidos-Montreal gives us the details of Deus Ex Universe, Miyamoto talks about working with western developers, Nimblebit announces Tiny Death Star, Rocksmith gets color-blind mode, Sony teams up with Extra Life, the Dualshock 4 comes to Windows and WB Games Montreal gets government support.
In Entertainment News: Chronicles of Narnia moves forward, 22 Jump Street starts filming, Sleepy Hollow is super popular, Wilfred will have its final season, Legend of Conan is a thing, Warcraft gets a date, J.J Abrams talks Star Trek, new Harry Potter films are announced, Elizabeth Olsen joins the Avengers with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, news about a new Fantastic Four film, Spider-man 3 updates, Warner Brothers CEO wants Wonder Woman on the big screen and Friday The 13th goes in a scary direction.