A special thank you goes out to Good Co. for being our musical interludes for this week. You can find them over at – http://goodcomusic.com/ or on their Facebook page at – https://www.facebook.com/goodcomusic . In case you missed it, our review of their newest album “The Kicker” can be found here
This week in Comic Industry News (17:00) – Star Trek gets a new miniseries, Heavy Metal becomes more than a magazine and one of the artists behind Masters of the Universe loses his lawsuit.
In Game Industry News (37:00) – A Kingdom Hearts survey rolls out to fans, Nintendo turns down mobile AGAIN but keeps with consoles, The Room sells gangbusters and has things to say to the games industry about it, Microsoft wants Xbox Live on ALL THE THINGS, Rockstar gets honored by BAFTA, Broderbund donates to the museum to play and the PS3 gets HBO.
In Entertainment News (1:13:00) – The Harlem Hellfighters comes to the big screen, Michael B. Jordan talks about becoming the Human Torch, we get the cast for Constantine, Sam Rami takes on The Last of Us, Texas Chainsaw goes 4k, A Monster Calls moves from book to film, we might get more of The Matrix and Josh Boone gets ready to tackle The Stand.
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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After the Prelude we head into Level 1, Comic Industry News where we discuss: DC Comics villain month, the new Batman black and white series, Deadpool figures and taco trucks and DC making kids with cancer feel like the heroes they are.
In Level 2: Comic Industry News: Archie comics as a movie, a new FABLES screenwriter, some rehash of last weeks news because James had been drinking, Del Toro in Guardians of the Galaxy, Joss Whedon talking about Downey Jr, Iron Man 3 making the top 5 highest grossing films of all time and J.J Abrams developing Rod Serling’s final script.
In level 3: Game Industry News : War for Nosgoth rants, Konami’s pre-E3 announcements, Shadows of the Eternals restarting their Kickstarter, an unofficial port of Vampire Smile released, Deus Ex on tablets, Halo Spartan assaults on Windows phones, Lionheads Fable remake and OMGPOPs celebration.
We close out with our E3 predictions during Drinks at the Inn as we end our 50th episode of…The Surly Nerd