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Beta’d: Did Someone Say 1,000 Guild Wars 2 Beta Keys?

(EDITOR’S NOTE: All 1,000 codes have been claimed; they’ll go out to the lucky thousand shortly (they tell me they’ll be emailed Thursday morning). Thank you for entering!) What’s… more

SDCC ’12: Legendary Comics Unveils More Tower Chronicles

While you may have heard the news that we recently became a part of the Legendary family, let me assure you that I would be covering this epic-looking comic even… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

SDCC ’12: Legendary Takes a “Shadow Walk” with Mark Waid, Max Brooks and Shane Davis

What happens when you give uber-creative types like Mark Waid (Kingdom Come, Daredevil), Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One, Superman/Batman), and Max Brooks (World War Z) nearly complete creative freedom… more

Stay Vigilant for the “Lookouts” Exclusives at SDCC

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, you’ll want to keep your eyes peeled and your ear to the ground for Cryptozoic and Penny Arcade’s Lookouts #1. Springing from a… more

How to “Cook” with Doug Benson

The Super Saiyan of stonerdom and stand-up, Doug Benson has made a name for himself by making whip-smart observations even through the murky haze of a bong-addled brain. With four… more

The “Minute” Details: Before Watchmen’s Darwyn Cooke

After much huffing and puffing and the threat of blown-down houses, DC’s controversial but highly-anticipated Before Watchmen has arrived and, in my professional opinion, it’s damn good. Now, it may… more

Beta’d: “Injustice,” The Ultimate “Who Would Win In A Fight?”

Welcome back to Beta’d, dear reader, for another heapin’ helping of the latest in all things gaming. Today, we’re taking a look at one of the most buzzed-about games of… more

Prepare to be Filled with “Dredd”

Revenge may be a dish best served cold, but justice is best served hot and fresh out the kitchen with a side of lead. Given that everything from Mad Max… more

Aubrey Plaza, Jake Johnson and Mark Duplass Put “Safety” First

“Wanted: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. P.O. Box [redacted], Oakview, CA 93022. You’ll get paid after we get back. Safety not… more

Comic Book Day: Ron Marz Fulfills the “Prophecy”

What has become of our precious comic books? The Avengers are fighting the X-Men! Cthulu’s minions are battling the Transformers, GI Joe and the Ninja Turtles! The Goon is gay (… more

Comic Book Day: A Bone to Pick with Jeff Smith

Osteoporosis means nothing to Jeff Smith, because his Bone is unbreakable. Calcium deficiencies and terribly clever intro jokes aside, Smith has been a staple of the comics landscape for the… more

Doing Dirty Work with Mary Lynn Rajskub

Everyone loves to make a mess, but no one stops to think about how they get cleaned up. It’s not like after every gruesome murder on Dexter the crime scene… more

Just Cos and Effect: Dressing the Part with Chloe Dykstra, Linda Le and Seth Herzog

Cosplayers, make sure to take a deep breath this Sunday – you’re going to need the excess oxygen because you’ll be screaming with excitement when Just Cos premieres on the … more

Getting Freaky with Matt Besser; Or Why I’ll Never Grind Again

  Dancing has always been a source of controversy in our culture. Whether it was its inability to produce rain, the oh-so-revealing outfits of those jazz-obssessed flappers, Elvis’ hypnotically gyrating… more

Saying “Hello, Mr. Magic Plane Person, Hello” with Jonah Ray

You know and love him from The Nerdist Podcast, but Jonah Ray is like a layer cake made of onions — he’s got layers and layers, man. But, as they… more

Speak Easy and Carry a Big Mustache: Paul F. Tompkins

Paul F. Tompkins is, undeniably, a man’s man. With a Ron Swansonian mustache, a sartorial style that would make Don Draper jealous, and a boundless charisma, Paul F. Tompkins is… more

EXCLUSIVE: Take a Sneak Peek at Dark Horse’s “The Guild” for FCBD

Still not convinced on the merits of Free Comic Book Day yet? What’s wrong with you? Do you hate fun or something? In case you’re still on the fence or… more

Comic Book Day: Getting Fresh Ink with Denise Mina

DC Entertainment is giving comic book fans plenty of reasons to be excited with events like Before Watchmen and the New 52 Second Wave, but you may already know the… more

Free Comic Book Day: Exactly What It Sounds Like!

Some holidays are obtusely titled and their true meaning gets lost in the shuffle. Case in point, Easter: nowhere in the title is it suggested that it’ll be a day… more

A “Legend” in Our Midst: An Interview with Janet Varney

Chances are that you already know Janet Varney – after all, she’s the host of our very own The JV Club podcast – but did you know that her voice… more

Comic Book Day: Eric Powell’s a Total “Goon”

This week, in a very special issue of The Goon, everyone’s favorite zombie killin’ lug racebends, genderbends, transforms into a socialist, finds Jesus, and generally gets bent out of shape…. more

Comic Book Day: Lurking in the Shadows with Alex Ross

The Shadow is, perhaps, the archetypal superhero, a mold from which all other costumed crusaders were wrought. Before there was Batman, before there was Superman, before there was Alec Baldwin… more

C2E2 Exclusive: Interview with Legendary Comics’ Bob Schreck

Couldn’t make it to the Nerdist Industries Live! panel at C2E2? Well, we’re not saying you missed history in the making (you did), but you missed one hell of an… more