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Dark Horse Announces New York Comic Con Exclusives

New York Comic Con is just around the corner, and, as with all good cons, that means there will be a ton of cool exclusives available to the lucky few… more

THE DARK CRYSTAL Author Quest Panel From San Diego Comic-Con 2013

Here, from San Diego Comic-Con 2013 and via The Nerdist Channel, is The Dark Crystal Author Quest panel, with The Jim Henson Company CEO Lisa Henson and Cheryl Henson joined… 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

Inside WORLD WAR Z’s Zombie Survival Crash Course

In celebration of the upcoming Blu-ray release of the summer zombie blockbuster World War Z, Paramount Pictures showed a bunch of us scrawny indoor kids who write about things a… more

The Secret of J.J. Abrams’ STRANGER Teaser Revealed

Last month, we posted a very strange and intriguing teaser trailer that was being bandied about as J.J. Abrams’ next project, supposedly called Stranger. Was it a movie? Was… more

Comic Book Day: Mark Long’s RUBICON is SEVEN SAMURAI Meets SEAL Team Six

Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, a seminal tale of masterless samurai banding together to defend an oppressed village from a group of scurrilous bandits, is such a universal story that it… more

Top Ten Elmore Leonard Movie/TV Adaptations

If you like crime fiction or westerns at all — or just well-crafted, idiosyncratic stories with a sense of humor — Elmore Leonard, who passed away Tuesday at 87, was… more

Top Ten Heroes Turned Villains

It’s bound to happen sooner or later; not every good guy can stay good forever. Or, in some cases, even very long at all. Look at Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse)… more

Charting The Comic Book Universe with Super Graphic

If there’s one thing the Internet loves more than hilarious pictures of cats being adorable, it’s having their favorite obsessions broken down into easy-to-digest visual charts called Infographics. Far and… more

Love Meets Corpse Disposal in Warren Ellis’ “Dead Pig Collector”

While much of pop culture fixates on those who commit murders, in recent years there’s been a similar fascination with those odd souls who make it their business to clean… more

Nerdist Podcast: George R.R. Martin

Recorded at Comic-Con 2013 in San Diego from his hotel room, it’s George R.R. Martin! He tells stories about the early days of comic book conventions, the journey of… more

Top Ten Television Moments of My Life

It’s a year since the Reading Rainbow app went live and a month since we’ve been on Kindle Fire. I had no idea when the show began in… more

The Collection: Hulk Smash GTA IV, Shakespeare Does Star Wars

Working during a holiday week is always weird. Either you’re on half-speed or there are a zillion things that HAVETOGETDONERIGHTNOW before you go off to whatever it is you plan… more

Five Things We Loved About Writing “Doctor Who – Who-ology”

It seemed such a simple request. Albert DePetrillo, commissioning editor of BBC Books, phoned us up and asked us if we would like to write Doctor Who’s official miscellany…. more

Richard Matheson, 1926-2013

If nothing else, the fact that Richard Matheson wrote “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” — you know, THAT episode of The Twilight Zone — would have put him in the… more

Interview with “Last Man Standing” Writer/Artist Dan LuVisi

In 2010, Dan LuVisi’s massive graphic tome Last Man Standing: Killbook of a Bounty Hunter was released, detailing the history, world, and characters of LuVisi’s Last Man Standing comic series… more

See Darth Raise Leia in “Vader’s Little Princess”

Forsaking your family and taking up with a gnarly-faced spectre of evil incarnate is not the best way to show you’re a good dad. In fact, the bulk of Anakin… more

“Summer Falls” by Amelia Williams Available as E-Book Tuesday

In this week’s Doctor Who episode, “The Bells of Saint John,” we get a brief glimpse of a book that Artie, one of the children Clara Oswald takes care of,… more

Nerdist Writers Panel #79: Bob Harris

A chat with author Bob Harris (Prisoner of Trebekistan) about his new book on micro-loans, The International Bank of Bob. We talk about doing good to feel good, emotional writing,… more

Three New “Doctor Who” Novels Hit the Shelves in April

We’re all very excited for the premiere of the second half of the seventh series of Doctor Who, as surely most of you are as well. The first episode, “The… more

Douglas Adams: The Writer At the End of the Universe

[youtube] Today would have been British writer Douglas Adams’ 61st birthday. He passed away in 2001, and for someone… more

Pickstarter: Hatter M, 3D Printing Pen, and a Batman Fan Doc

This week in Pickstarter, we’re taking a look at the adventures of Wonderland Royal Guardsman Hatter M, 3D printing in a whole new way, and a documentary about the positive… more

Pickstarter Extra: Great Photos Of Great Comedians

Brian usually handles our Pickstarter roundup of worthy groupfunding projects, but I’m going to invade the category temporarily so you can know about one Kickstarter project in particular that’s worth… more

World War Z Super Bowl Spot Teaser

It’s clear from the early teaser trailer that World War Z is going to be very different from Max Brooks’ book. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, except when you… more