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Nerdist Podcast: Lewis Black

The hilarious Lewis Black sits down with Chris to talk about the process of writing “edgy” material, the importance of keeping busy as you get older, his shows being a destination for family outings and his newest special Old Yeller! Click on the banner to shop at and support the show!              … more

Blur Studios’ Tim Miller and Jeff Fowler Want You to Help Them Make “The Goon” Movie

Usually, the phrase “David Fincher attached to produce” is all a Hollywood exec needs to hear before hitting a comically oversized greenlight button, but such has not been the case… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for November 7th, 2012

Sure, everybody’s workin’ for the weekend, but when you’ve got a case of the Mondays that lasts all the way through Hump Day, there’s only one cure for your ailment:… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

“Locke & Key” to Come to Glorious Cinematic Life

It’s a Monday miracle! Here at the Nerdist offices, we all shed a single tear when we heard that Fox had passed on the excellent Locke & Key pilot based… more

NYCC ’12: Legendary Comics Taps Grant Morrison and Guillermo Del Toro

Despite all the AAA Hollywood films and big name video games promoting themselves at New York Comic-Con, the announcements that always thrill me the most are about, well, new comics…. more

Comic Book Day: Getting Down to Business with Simon Bisley

Legendary Comics’ first new title, The Tower Chronicles, is nearly upon us! It’s T-minus one week until your local comic book store is faced with the grim, steely-eyed stare of… more

Avengers Disembowel! Marvel NOW’s “Avengers Arena” is Battle Royale for Superheroes

  Marvel NOW is about to get a lot bloodier, because Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker are sending sixteen of the Marvel Universe’s youngest heroes to a reality show-themed Murderworld… more

Comic Book Day: Bill Jemas Wants You to “Wake the F#ck Up!”

Bill Jemas has worn many hats over the course of his career: NBA executive, Marvel Publisher, comic book writer, and straw fedora. Okay, that last one is an unsubstantiated rumor,… more

Comic Book Day: Pathfinder’s Jim Zub and Andrew Huerta Roll a Natural 20

Any tabletop role-playing gamer can attest that swapping war stories of his or her adventuring party’s exploits is half the fun of playing. We’ve all harbored secret desires of seeing… more

Comic Book Day: Getting Brave and Bold with Jim Lee

After hitting the restart button on its entire universe and creating a series of controversial prequels for one of the most popular graphic novels of all time, DC Entertainment has… more

Sweet Chimichangas! It’s “Deadpool” by Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan and Tony Moore!

We love Marvel’s Merc with a Mouth. He’s got a few screws loose, he constantly breaks the fourth wall, he’s willing to kill the entire Marvel Universe, and he shares… more

Comic Book Day: Mike Oeming’s “Victories” is a Real Winner

Many of us walk around everyday, slowly bottling our anxieties and insecurities until they reach a boiling point. It can be helpful to talk these things out, but sometimes talking… more

Comic Book Day: Orchids Bloom With Tom Morello

Meet Morgan Grindstaff. Morgan is living with Cystic Fibrosis, a disease caused by a genetic mutation that causes thick mucus to build up in the lungs, liver, pancreas and digestive… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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: Turning the Page with Comic Book Club Live

For the past five years, comedians and self-professed comic book lovers Justin Tyler, Pete LePage, and Alex Zalben have been hosting the weekly talk show Comic Book Club live in… more

Comic Book Day: Makin’ Magic with Jon Armstrong

Everyone loves magic. If you say you don’t, chances are that you’re lying or you’re a witch, in which case, we get it, smart move. But how does actual magic… more