Nerdist was started by Chris Hardwick and has grown to be a many headed beast.

 

Nerdist Podcast: Brian Henson

Brian Henson and Chris sit down to talk about their pet dogs, the technique of puppetry, growing up in the heyday of The Muppet Show, and the show Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge on SyFy!… more

Artist Adam Varga’s Mind-Blowing New Worlds

A picture is worth a thousand words, and sometimes the best way to describe fantastical new worlds is to just show people what’s in your brain. Artist Adam Varga does… more

Exclusive: JUSTICE LEAGUE #27 Preview

When will the Crime Syndicate’s reign of terror come to an end? Why are Johnny Quick and Atomica such psychopaths? What the hell is happening with the Doom Patrol anyway?… 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
 

What Could Have Been: The BIOSHOCK Movie

There once was a Bioshock movie that began development back in 2008. But after Universal cut the movie’s budget by 60 percent, forcing the movie to undergo a change in… more

Exclusive: SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #4 Preview

If you’ve been reading this site regularly you know that we’re big fans of Charles Soule and Tony S. Daniel’s Superman/Wonder Woman series. Not only is it one of… more

Exclusive: ADVENTURE TIME #24 Preview

What time is it? Exclusive preview of BOOM! Studios’ Adventure Time time! We’ll work on our intros, but the point is that we have a phenomenal preview of Adventure Time #… more
 

Have You Seen The Powerpuff… Ladies?

I’m sure many of us have imagined this at some point, but to actually see it is quite riveting. The talented Stanley Lau (a.k.a. Artgerm) featured a mature… more

Josh Lane’s Hero-Glyphs are Amun Ra-wesome

You won’t need to consult the Rosetta Stone to decode the awesomeness behind this series of superhero-inspired hieroglyphic designs from artist Josh Lane. From X-Men to the Teenage Mutant Ninja… more

Exclusive: Preview Valiant’s UNITY #3

What happens when the X-O Manowar falls into the hands of a mad king? Well, you build an army to take him out, of course, and that’s exactly what’s happening… more
 

Exclusive: BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #5 Preview

They say the world isn’t black and white, but when it comes to the gritty underbelly of Gotham City, grayscale is definitely preferred. DC’s excellent anthology series Batman Black and… more

Exclusive: ROBOCOP: THE LAST STAND #6 Preview

Your move, creep. Actually, it’s our move, and instead of moving our rook to take your king, we’re going to give you a special gift from our pals over at… more

Exclusive: THE FOX #3 Preview

Not every gift can arrive on Christmas day, you see. And this tidy little package from Dean Haspiel, Mark Waid, and Archie Comics is well worth the wait – an… more
 

Exclusive: JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #26 Preview

You didn’t think that because most of Los Angeles has packed it in for the holidays that we’d leave you high and dry without another DC Comics exclusive for you,… more

Drool Over This THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Concept Art

By now, you’ve likely seen Peter Jackson’s dragon-and-Legolas-doing-parkour-filled The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and whether you enjoyed it or not, it’s hard to deny that it looked damn pretty…. more

The Worf of Wall Street

Coming to theaters never.  … more
 

If Tim Burton Did DOCTOR WHO

In yet another example of how Reddit wins the internet, this triptych of animated gifs was shared and found its way to our eyeballs. The art is the work of… more

Art Snob: Gallery 1988 ‘Modern Vintage’ Preview

If you’ve read this column before, it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the folks over at Gallery 1988 and the phenomenal art they bring to the geeky (… more

The FIELD GUIDE TO KANTO is Pure POKEMON Bliss

Once in a lifetime, a book hits shelves so magnificent, so utterly enchanting that it becomes an eternal beacon of paper magic for ages to come. If you love Pocket… more
 

Exclusive: Peep These GREEN LANTERN CORPS, Vol. 3 Scripts and Sketches

Did you think we were only going to have one DC exclusive for you this week? C’mon – it’s the holidays! ‘Tis better to give than to receive, so in… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 12/2/13: How To Sharpen Pencils with David Rees

After the emotional, financial, and gourmand blitz of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Thanksgiving weekend, and this Cyber Monday, I hope that you’ll all be glad to come upon a science headline… more

Exclusive: ACTION COMICS #26 Preview

Lana Lang shooting an assault rifle at a Kaiju-looking lightningbeast that looks like it escaped from an IMAX screening of Pacific Rim? Superman hurling trucks at towering creatures? Clark Kent’s… more
 

This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Movember Charity, Tinkle Christmas, SketchMelt, and more!

Congratulations on surviving Thanksgiving and Black Friday. You did really well. Family is super proud of you too. You deserve a treat. Why not treat you to a show or… more

Exclusive: DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #2 Preview

After the emotional trauma of Batman Incorporated #8 and the deafening silence of Batman and Robin #18, seeing Damian Wayne back in action is a bit like seeing a ghost…. more

Exclusive: Mark Waid and Chris Samnee Talk DAREDEVIL #1 for All-New Marvel NOW!

Daredevil is known to millions as the Man Without Fear, but soon he’ll be the Man Without an Ongoing Series. Or will he? The news that Ol’ Hornhead’s monthly series… more