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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

Comic-Con: Day 1 Round-Up – Sherlock, Archie & More!

While we endeavor to bring you all the latest and greatest exclusives, updates and ongoings as San Diego Comic-Con, it can prove difficult to do in real time, so each… more

Comic-Con 2013: The Geek Week Comic Block Lineup

Comic-Con 2013 is upon us, and dance cards are filling up faster than The Flash on Cosmic Treadmill. That being said, you’re going to want to keep Saturday morning freem… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Comic Book Day: Gail Simone Unleashes the Fury of “Red Sonja”

Gail Simone knows a thing or two about badass redheads. First of all, she’s one herself, which is the kind of real world experience that not every comic book writer… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for July 17th, 2013

Today isn’t just any old Comic Book Day; now I am become San Diego Comic-Con, destroyer of wallets. But while you’re waiting in those long lines outside Hall H, you’re… more

Course of the Force, Day 7 Recap

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here’s the Day 7 video wrapup of Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Skywalker Ranch to San Diego to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation, via the Nerdist… more

Sam Humphries Talks “Avengers A.I.”‘s Prime Directive

In the wake of the Age of Ultron, the Marvel Universe found itself with a very particular need: a tech-based superteam that can handle the types of threats generated by… more

Course of the Force, Day 3 Recap

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here’s the Day 3 video wrapup of Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Skywalker Ranch to San Diego to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation, via the Nerdist… more

Review: “Pacific Rim,” Guillermo Del Toro’s Love Letter to Genre Cinema

The short review: In a marketplace filled with somber sequels, run of the mill reboots and asinine ensemble comedies, Pacific Rim is a breath of fresh air, creating a sense… more

Course of the Force, Day 2 Recap

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here’s the Day 2 — San Francisco! — video wrapup of Course of the Force, the lightsaber relay from Skywalker Ranch to San Diego to benefit the Make-a-Wish… more

Seth Meyers Gets Superheroic in “The Awesomes”

Hulu offers up its own answer to The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises this summer with The Awesomes, a hilarious-looking web series from SNL’s Seth Meyers and Late Night… more

Course of the Force, Day 1 Recap

EDITOR’S NOTE: Above, you’ll find a video wrapup hosted by Ashley Eckstein and Carrie Keagan of Day 1 of Course of the Force, the star-studded lightsaber relay from Skywalker Ranch… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for July 10th, 2013

Course of the Force may be in full effect and you may be furiously working on your Comic-Con dealer’s room checklist, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy this… more

Inside Rancho Obi-Wan, America’s Largest Private Star Wars Collection

Steve Sansweet is a man on a mission, and that mission is to preserve, catalog and share his collection of Star Wars stuff. It’s big. Just how big are we… more

Comic Book Day: Ivan Reis Launches “Trinity War”‘s Opening Salvo

Unless your hometown has been shrunken to minuscule proportions by Brainiac and stored in a makeshift terrarium, you must be aware that “Trinity War”, DC’s epic summer slufgest featuring all… more

Hideo Kojima Sounds Off on Why You Should See “Pacific Rim”

In case the trailers, graphic novel prequel, or limited edition Odd City prints hadn’t sold you on Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming giant robots vs. giant monsters magnum opus Pacific Rim,… more

There’s “Much Ado” About Alexis Denisof

Alexis Denisof has come a long way since playing Wesley Wyndam-Pryce on Joss Whedon’s cult classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer and spin-off series Angel. In fact, he’s come so far… more

Robert Kirkman On “The Walking Dead” at 10, All Out War, and “Thief of Thieves”

Considering that it has grown into one of the most popular franchises in the world across multiple mediums, it’s hard to believe that this year marks the tenth anniversary of… more

EXCLUSIVE: Preview BOOM! Studios’ “Supurbia” #9

With all the insipid Real Housewives series dominating our airwaves, one could be forgiven for approaching Grace Randolph’s BOOM! Studios series Supurbia with some apprehension. Fortunately, the series, which revolves… more

REVIEW: “The Lone Ranger”‘s Wild Western Identity Crisis

The short review: Despite being overlong and suffering from a dire case of tonal dissonance, Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp’s attempt at updating The Lone Ranger for the 21st century… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for July 3rd, 2013

It’s almost the Fourth of July, and what could be more American than comic books? If you answered melted footballs drizzled lovingly over bald eagle steaks served on the Bill… more

EXCLUSIVE: Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting Re-Team for Image Comics’ “Velvet”

When it comes to strong, vibrant female characters that kick ass both literally and metaphorically, Image Comics is crushing it. From Greg Rucka’s Lazarus to Brian K. Vaughan’s Saga to… more

Comic Book Day: Bringing “Trinity War” to Life with Doug Mahnke

After finishing up a landmark run on Green Lantern with writer Geoff Johns, artist Doug Mahnke is about to take part in DC’s all-consuming summer event, “Trinity War,” which pits… more

EXCLUSIVE: DC’s “Trinity of Sin: The Phantom Stranger” #10 Preview

As the Doomsday Clock for DC’s big summer blockbuster event, “Trinity War,” approaches midnight, the whole of the New 52 is gearing up for the Justice League throwdown to end… more