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Steve Casino’s Superhero Peanut Figures Have Us Cracking Up

Steve Casino, the self-proclaimed “Painter of Nuts,” has done some pretty impressive things with otherwise ordinary legumes. In fact, he’s made them downright extraordinary by turning them into superheroes. Now… more

Pickstarter: Jewish Comix Anthology

It’s Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay come to life: Alternate History Comics has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish the Jewish Comix Anthology. 47 artists including… 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! Details below… As convention season, which seems to be competing with road construction season for longest of… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #31: Tony Isabella

Who co-created Black Lightning, the Champions, and Tigra in the 1970s, and wrote the indispensable book, 1000 Comic Books You Must Read? Len Wein’s old pal, writer Tony Isabella, who… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Joker’s Favor

All right now, enough of all these second-tier villains in episodes that are admittedly awesome. When is Batman: The Animated Series going to bring out the big guns? Turns out,… more

Awesomely Bad Movies: TROLL (The First One)

This week on Awesomely Bad Movies, I take aim at a movie that gets praised in some circles, but shouldn’t. That is, of course, 1986′s Troll. This movie makes me… more

The CW Renews ARROW & More

With pilot season well under way, the next question for networks is: what shows are going to be sticking around for next season? Today, at least for The CW, we… more

Pickstarter: Continue The Adventure With FAIRY QUEST 2: OUTCASTS

Fairy tales may be as old as time, but the familiar stories are constantly being rewritten and retold with varying degrees of success. Fairy Quest offers a fresh and beautifully… more

Review: X-FORCE #1

If it feels like yesterday that Marvel launched two new X-Force books, Cable & X-Force and Uncanny X-Force Vol. 2, it’s because it was barely a year ago. Now both… more

Review: SHE-HULK #1

I’ll be the first to admit, I like She-Hulk a lot better than I do HULK-Hulk. To be fair, I always lean towards the female counterparts of well established male… more

Dennis Haysbert on SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR

Actor Dennis Haysbert is probably best known as President David Palmer on the TV show 24, or as the guy on the Allstate commercials, or as Pedro Cerrano in Major… more

Comic Book Club: Aliens vs. Parker

Guest Nick Giovannetti returns to talk about the trade collection of his book “Aliens vs. Parker.” Plus, reviews of Punisher #1, Black Widow #3, Action Comics #28, New Avengers #14,… more

Could Channing Tatum Be The New GAMBIT?

The speculation surrounding the casting of Remy LeBeau in the upcoming standalone Gambit movie has been as hot as a kinetic energy-charged Ace of Spades. Our sources say the movie… more

Donal Logue Is Headed To GOTHAM

While it’s been rumored for a few weeks now, to the point where he was originally erroneously reported to be playing the role that eventually went to Southland’s… more

Exclusive: Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoet’s BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS Preview

Ah, the human condition. Is there anything better to ponder? Thanks to all the creature comforts and interconnectedness of the modern world, it’s never been easier to feel completely isolated… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for February 12, 2014

Holy smokes, folks! What a thrilling week it’s been for comics fans, huh? Jimmy Palmiotti and the PaperFilms crew launched their sixth (!) Kickstarter for Denver, Valiant unveiled their epic Valiant… more

CW’s THE FLASH Pilot Adds Original TV Flash

The CW’s The Flash pilot has added yet another member to its cast, and this one is a trip in the way back machine for Gen-X nerds; according to Deadline,… more


So I’d say my knowledge of long forgotten Golden Age characters is pretty good for somebody born decades after that era. While I’ve never actually read a single story featuring,… more

The 10 Coolest Training Facilities in Pop Culture

You can have all the natural talent in the world, but if you’re going to be the best at anything, whether it be an Olympic athlete at Sochi or a… more

Exclusive: Valiant Comics Unveils Valiant First Initiative with 6 New Series

It may already be the middle of February, but the vast majority of 2014 is still stretched out before us, a blank unspoiled canvas glistening with hope like freshly fallen… more

Pickstarter: Jimmy Palmiotti Talks DENVER, His Latest Graphic Novel

Kickstarter is increasingly becoming a way for smaller, independent projects and publishing houses to even the playing field with competitors with bigger war chests. Case in point: the Fantagraphics Kickstarter,… more

GOTHAM Finds Its Jim Gordon in Ben McKenzie

Things are starting to heat up for Fox’s upcoming Batman-adjacent series, Gotham. Taking place in the early days of Jim Gordon’s career, the series mainly focuses on the… more

Nerdist Comics Panel #30: Listeners Questions Answered

Len Wein, Heath Corson, and Ben Blacker answer questions submitted by listeners, including comic works that are the apex of the medium’s storytelling, debates about creator credit, and work habits…. more

BATMAN: Reanimated – Feat of Clay

Batman: The Animated Series just kept rolling out the second-tier villains and making them not only relevant but brilliant. For two episodes following Mr. Freeze’s debut, the series gave us… more