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Comic Book Day: Pull List for June 26th, 2013

Holy smokes, you guys! If you thought last week’s pull list was bursting at the seams, then get ready for round two as this week has more mindbending, psychedelic stories… more

BOOM! Studios Acquires Archaia Entertainment

Nowadays, in a market glutted by sequels and long-running franchises, new IP can be a difficult commodity to come by, which is why today’s news that BOOM! Studios has acquired … more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

The Nerdist Channel & Effinfunny Present: Sandeep Parikh’s “Game Off”

Herewith, a new series, Game Off, described as “an inside look at the lives of Goombas as they march through the Mushroom Kingdom.” Yes, Mario and Luigi’s nemeses have lives… more

EXCLUSIVE: “Aquaman” #21 Preview Pages Take Us to the Murky Deep

Geoff Johns may have recently ended his nearly decade-long run on Green Lantern, but he’s still plugging away on our favorite trident-wielding bad-ass, Aquaman. (Sorry, Brick Tamland.) In issue #21,… more

Review: Don’t Be Afraid to Love “Monsters University”

The short review: Ignore the cynics mourning the golden age of Pixar; Monsters University is a vibrant, rollicking ride of a film that shows not only how to do a… more
 

Going Inside “Frances Ha” with Greta Gerwig

The rise of the manic pixie dream girl in pop culture isn’t necessarily a recent phenomenon; it’s just coincidental that these twee indie-darling types are dominating the TV and film… more

Review: “World War Z” Sates Your Hunger for Big Summer Fun

The short review: Despite the rather public production issues, World War Z is a massive zombie film that doesn’t provide much in the way of innovation, but packs in plenty… more

“Bioshock” Creator Ken Levine Tapped to Write “Logan’s Run” Reboot

Bioshock creator and Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine has been asked to put his considerable talents towards writing a reboot of the 1976 sci-fi classic Logan’s Run. According to Deadline, … more
 

Comic Book Day: Pull List for June 19th, 2013

If you can pry yourself away from playing The Last of Us or watching Man of Steel long enough to make it down to your local comic book store, we… more

Hey, Blockheads! It’s “The Lego Movie” Trailer!

Beating K’NEX to the punch, Warner Bros/Village Roadshow’s The Lego Movie is coming in 2014 with a tagline boasting, “In 2014, the world’s greatest heroes will join forces for… more

LAFF ’13: “You’re Next” is Home Invasion Horror Bliss

The short review: A whipsmart, tongue-in-cheek take on the home invasion horror genre, Adam Wingard’s You’re Next doesn’t reinvent the wheel, but inverts it with Simon Barrett’s clever characters, tense… more
 

EXCLUSIVE: Preview DC’s “Animal Man” #21

If you’ve been paying attention to our comic book coverage, you’ll know that it’s no small secret that I am mildly obsessed with Jeff Lemire’s Animal Man. Its frank, stark… more

Review: “This Is The End” is Rapturously Fun

The short review: In a cinematic landscape experiencing a drought of R-rated comedies, This Is The End is unbridled apocalyptic fun that lets both the actors and the audience in… more

Robert Kirkman Talks “Walking (and Talking) Dead” on CNN’s “Stroumboulopoulos” Tonight, 10e

While a new season of AMC’s The Walking Dead is still months away, you can feed your need for all things undead tonight as Walking Dead creator and Nerdist podcast… more
 

Bill Nye Explains the Scientific Feasibility of Lightsabers, Jurassic Park & More

Back in 2012 when Man of Steel was first flying into our collective consciousness, we posed the question of “how does Superman shave?” Recently, Gillette wanted to know the same… more

Comic Book Day: Duane Swierczynski and Eric Nguyen Bring The Ultraviolence to “X”

The mid-nineties were a wild time to be alive: O.J. Simpson dominated the news cycle, Jeff Buckley ruined sex scenes forever with his cover of “Hallelujah”, and Professor X… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for June 12th, 2013

With so much happening at E3, one could almost forget that there’s a brand new barrage of comic books coming our way today. Fortunately, much like the inexorable march of… more
 

E3 2013: First Look at “The Walking Dead: 400 Days”

Just as I finally recovered from the emotional blow of Telltale’s insanely good The Walking Dead: Season One and dried my tears, my eyeball aqueducts opened anew thanks to Game… more

E3 2013: We’re Liveblogging the Sony Playstation Press Conference

So many press conferences, so little time! After their game-filled PS4 reveal, smart money is on Sony’s press conference focusing on the hardware itself. After covering EA, Microsoft and Ubisoft’s… more

Al Ewing and Greg Land Assemble Marvel’s “Mighty Avengers”

After a week of dropping breadcrumbs in the form of teasers, Marvel unveiled its newest title on a Friday morning conference call to a select group of journalists, a newly… more
 

E3 2013: Watch the Ubisoft Press Conference Live

Two down, two to go – the next pre-E3 press conference of the day is Ubisoft. While they almost certainly have a smaller slate than comparative megaliths like EA and… more

E3 2013: Join Our Liveblog of Microsoft’s Xbox Press Conference

It’s here! It’s finally here! The spirits did it all in one night! Although E3 2013 doesn’t officially kick off until tomorrow, today there’s a slew of pre-show press conferences,… more

EXCLUSIVE: Take a Sneak Peek at DC’s “Katana” #5

DC’s resident sword-wielding femme fatale Katana continues to tear up the New 52 universe in her solo book penned by Ann Nocenti and illustrated by Alex Sanchez. In issue #5,… more