This week in Comic Industry News: Miracleman gets a reprint with Neil Gaiman and Alan Moore’s work remains in tact, Captain Marvel gets re-launched and Superior Spider-man heads towards the end, Silver Surfer get’s a new title along with Ghost Rider and Iron Patriot, everything becomes the Avengers including a new Loki title, X-men has a ton of changes ahead, Batman Eternal announced, Stephanie Brown comes back to Gotham, The Witcher comes to Dark Horse and Zack Whedon joins Firefly
In Game Industry News: ColecoVison gets a kickstarter, Gabriel Knight gets a remake, Xbox One records achievements, Spider-man 2 gets a video game, Microsoft CEO defends consoles, Square-Enix announces Kingdom Hearts 2.5, GameStop starts discounting old X-boxes and PS3s, Sony ditches the eye camera bundle for the PS4 and Square Enix teams with Indiegogo to help indy developers
In Entertainment News: Star Wars comes to Disneyland, Harrison Ford doesn’t know if he’s doing Star Wars, Game of Thrones takes a different direction, David Goyer talks about Da Vinchi’s Demons, Todd McFarlane talks about Spawn, S.H.I.E.L.D gets a full season, Breaking Bad and American Psycho become musicals, and some Michael Bay stuff happens
This week in Comic Industry News: A 33 inch Galactus toy, Ben Oliver defends the Lobo redesign, the “We Can Be Heroes” fundraiser kicks off to a solid start, night of the Living Deadpool and Joe Hill’s influences for Locke and Key
In Game Industry News: Hiroshi Yamauchi passes on, Retro comes back to Metroid, Sony confirms motion and voice control, Gaikai being launched in 2014, Monster Hunter comes to Sony (finally), Last Guardian Updates, what WON’T be on Xbox One come day one, a new indy studio forms from ex-Telltale and Klei employees and EA has a new CEO
In Entertainment News: Uwe Boll wants more funding, Ron Howard is ready to do the Dark Tower, Microsoft has tons of TV plans for the Xbox One, Jerry Bruckheimer might leave Disney, Joss Whedon works on Thor 2, Chris Hemsworth discusses the Marvel/DC Rivalry, A Troll Hunter Remake and AMC’s plans for Mad Men and The Walking Dead
This week on…The Surly Nerd
After the prelude we head into Level 1: Comic Industry News where we talk about the new Sons of Anarchy comic, what it takes to write Batman: Year Zero, how the new all girl X-men title is doing, a new symbiote for the Venom series and a court battle over Ghost Rider
In Level 2: Game Industry News – Ubisofts plans for Assassins Creed, Zelda and DLC, developers thoughts on the PS4, how well the PS4’s pre-sales are doing and how the PS4 will handle game restrictions. We also discuss FFXV and Kingdom Hearts on the Xbox alongside E3 calling the cops on the Ouya and George Lucas’ opinions on the next generation of games
In Level 3: Entertainment News we debate phase 3 of Marvels movies, a new Terminator film, how well Superman did at the movies, who is tackling the new Tomb Raider movie, Michael Bay destroying another franchise, the newest news for everything Star Wars related and how Gene Wilder feels about the remake of Willy Wonka
We close up shop as always with a bit of a rant during our Drinks at the Inn segment so grab yourself a beverage and curl up by your mp3 player for this weeks episode of…The Surly Nerd
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Technology News: The real Spidey-Suit, Apples new HQ, The Ubuntu Touch, the state of illegal music downloading, tech companies supporting gay marriage and Chromes new awesome feature.
In Entertainment News: Is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies still alive? Joss Whedon chatting about a Hulk movie, Robert Downey Jr. on continuing to play Iron Man, more Days of Future Past news, The Hobbit changing release dates, Evil Dead 4 in progress(?) and Michael Bays TMNT release date.
In Game Industry News: Star Wars 1313 in development hell, the PS4 on going digital, Deus Ex trademarks, Cliff Bleszinski on the state of the industry, and the Wii U’s failing sales.
We wrap it up with an Austin indy comic special in our Drinks at the Inn segment on this weeks…The Surly Nerd
We’ve made it to episode 19 and this week we kick up the audio quality so you can hear us drunkenly rant about all the nerdy things you love in higher audio resolution…or something.
We kick off the week with level 1: Technology News where we hit up everything from the new Apple products to robots who paint your dreams. In Level 2: Gaming Industry News we chat about Nintendo taking a hit on the Wii U, what the creator of Wing Commander is up to and what it means for the gaming industry, what’s up with Zynga and a college course on gaming at Rice University and the people who work in the industry who make us sad.
In level 3 we have entertainment news with talk about the Walking Dead, X-men, The Avengers and what the hell Michael Bay is yelling about these days. We move from there to our Drinks at the Inn segment where we talk about the 80s horror/comedy classic HOUSE and why you should have been watching it.
Grab yourself a drink or two and curl up with all of us here at… The Surly Nerd! Also, If you like the music this week its brought to you by Harley Poe. Check them out, its great stuff.