The Superman debate continues. All that and more on this weeks…THE SURLY NERD!
We’re ready for more Moon Knight!
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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Please Stand By for E3 Insanity
What’s this? An E3 blowout bonus level?!
You’re dang right!
This week was E3, one of the biggest video game tradeshows in the history of the medium, and we are here to tell you what all went down and what’s going to be coming out over the next year. Our show format is a little different with this episode so strap yourselves in for a crazy video game filled ride on this very special bonus episode of…The Surly Nerd!
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 marks the beginning of James celebrating his birthday for a month by taking over the music selections from Tony. (He is so not sorry for this)
(0:14:00) This week in Comic Industry News – The Humble Bundle goes Image, She-Ra grows up and we want Nailbiter!
(0:27:50) In Game Industry News – Eve moves to Unreal, UNREAL TOURNAMENT IS BACK, Activision put a boatload of cash behind Destiny, Kickstarter lawsuits happen and MK says the hell with Wii U.
(1:01:00) In Entertainment News – Bob Hoskins has moved on to that Toontown in the sky, CW gives us more Veronica online, Showtime wants HALO, we get more news on Dredd 2, Baz Luhrmann wants Elvis and Peter Parker will always be under the movie mask.
(15:00 in) This week in Comic Industry News – Kidrobot opens their TMNT line, Mayor Rob Ford gets his own figure, Spider-man gets a year one, and Cyclops gets his own mini-series.
(31:00 in) In Game Industry News – David Cage is awarded for his greatness, Halo 2 anniversary gets a small controversy , Sons of Anarchy will become a game, L4D talks Valve, and we see what the Vita to PS4 stats are.
(1:00:00 in) In Entertainment News – Back to the Future SHOES!, Joel Silver talks escape from NY, Tim Burton gets on board for Beetlejuice 2, The Simpsons goes LEGO, ILM expands to England, Ron Howard jumps on the Jungle Book and we wrap it up talking about Marvel phase three.