What would we love as fans, for the MCU to do next?
What’s next for the MCU?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where IDW is giving us one heck of a crossover with a new Transformer/Ghostbusters comic series and toy. DC is going to kick off the year of the villain in May and Marvel has something absolutely SAVAGE to bring to their Avengers comics.
Kicking off video game news this week, Tony opens up about what happened over at Blizzard/Activision now that the layoffs are complete. Nintendo had a new Nintendo direct this as well and there’s SO much to break down from that.
Over in the world of entertainment, Netflix has finally put an end to both The Punisher and Jessica Jones. Are You Afraid of the Dark is coming back in full force, and we finally know who’s stories are going to premiere on Shudder’s upcoming Creepshow series.
Our epilogue this week is all about what we’d love to see out of the next series of MCU films.
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Summer is at an end, and with it, comes the potential death of the big summer blockbuster. We delve into that and the week in geeky news on an all new…The Surly Nerd!
Is this the end of the summer blockbuster?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we head into comics where DC tells us what’s in store for this years Batman day. We also delve into what kind of movie the Black Panther film will be and we hear what’s around the corner for the Justice League after DC’s Rebirth. Level one closes out with a talk about Surgeon X by IMAGE as we celebrate new intellectual properties coming to comics.
In game industry news, Nintendo has held another Nintendo Direct and the results are…disappointing. We also hear how Sony is tackling the mobile space and wrap up level 2 with a discussion about how Final Fantasy XV may change the franchise.
Over in the world of entertainment, we have RED camera celebrating the explosions of Michael Bay and a look at the new Sci-Fi version of Spartacus. Netflix also gives us a taste of their new science programs with “White Rabbit” and “Bill Nye Saves the World”. The curtain falls on level 3 with a discussion about the new Star Trek series and if we are really on board with it.
In our epilogue this week we discuss the concept of the big Hollywood summer blockbuster, and if it has any staying power. 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! (email@example.com!)
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Episode 173: Death Of Summer Blockbusters Summary
In Comic Industry News – Batman Day, Black Panther, Justice League vs Suicide Squad, Surgeon X
In Game Industry News – Nintendo Direct, Sony Mobile, Final Fantasy XV
In Entertainment News – RED Cameras, Spartacus, White Rabbit, Bill Nye Saves the World, Star Trek Discovery
Epilogue – The end of the summer blockbuster
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This week in Comic Industry News: Jason Todd in Year Zero, DC’s Plans for Forever Evil, Spider-man 2099 back on the streets and Jack Kirby’s family losing the rights to his creations.
In Game Industry News: Amazon’s new console, Ouya backers receiving store credit, Ouya backing independent game developers, Bethesda’s thoughts on the WiiU, Sega bidding on Atlas, John Carmack signing on with Oculus Rift, new virtual console titles announced at Nintendo Direct and pictures leaked of Valve’s new projects.
In Entertainment News: Tom Hiddleston and Christina Hendricks in Disney’s new CGI film, Disney’s new Big Hero 6 series, the progress of the Bill & Ted 3 script, a Metroid fan-film on Kickstarter, rumors about who will be playing Lex Luthor in Batman vs Superman, Jeff Wadlow talks about X-Force the movie, Joss Whedon talks about Thanos in Avengers 2 and the Exorcist television series.
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After a mighty fine prelude we head into level 1, Game Industry News where we discuss: The Nintendo Direct lineup, THQ’s properties for sale, Capcom’s excuses for their sales, 2Ks new direction for the XCOM shooter, EAs class action lawsuit and what EA games are closing down on Facebook.
In Entertainment News: X-box reviving HEROES, what is in store for the new Star Wars movies, The Crow casting news, we debate the remake of Weird Science and talk about the sequel to 21 Jump Street as well as Seth MacFarlane at the Oscars and Expendables 3.
Level 3 is comic industry news where we talk about: The death of Robert Morales, all the news related to Superman’s 75th anniversary, what is going on with the Jokers daughter, Kevin Eastman working on a solo Turtles book and Amazons new comic creator program.
We enter into round 2 of the “Is Superman relevant” debate as we close out this weeks…The Surly Nerd