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.
The definitive season 2 episode you’ve been waiting for! In Comic Industry News: Itty bitty Hellboy, Dark Horse taking over publication of EC comics, Longshot saving the Marvel universe, Scooby-Doo meeting Batman and Robin and a new Little Nemo
In Game Industry News: How many Ouya users have purchased games, indy self publishing on the 360 and Xbox One, Nintendo working to draw more indy developers (in American and Europe), Sony’s plans to back indy studios, how much RAM the PS4’s OS uses and Neil Gaiman’s new game
In Entertainment News: The Amazing Spider-man spin-off, X-force the movie, the latest on Star Wars, DiCaprio in talks to work on Robotech, Batman vs Superman, a 12 Monkeys TV adaptation and the new Frankenstein movie
We wrap it all up with an awesome Drinks at the Inn segment, so grab a drink and settle in with all of us here on the show!
This week on…The Surly Nerd
In Gaming Industry News: LucasArts and SEGA studios closures, Deadpool layoffs pre-game release, EA voted worst company in America for the second year, Doom in development hell and new Xbox rumors.
In Entertainment News: Roger Ebert’s pasting, the expanding cast of Crimson Peak, Trainspotting 2, S.H.I.E.L.D and X-men news, who’s NOT onboard for JLA, a Black Hole remake and a new Star Wars animated series wrapping with information about the Once Upon a Time Spinoff and Vikings getting another season.
In Comic Industry News: Carmine Infantino’s passing, The “new” Robin, DCs We Can Be Heroes campaign, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund documentary as well as who the new members of their board are. Punk Rock Jesus’ trade book, a new Carnage series, and Dredd gets a Muslim judge.
We settle in for a discussion about Superman’s relevance in modern society and we close up this week 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