Key Issues : The “Jumping-On Point,” or Fearlessly Entering the Black Hole of Continuity

| March 27, 2014

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In 1999, DC Comics released special millionth issues of all of their comics as part of a crossover event. Obviously, as DC Comics releases monthly comics and has only been in existence since the 1930s, their main titles were only celebrating issues in the 700 numbers at the time. Releasing these fictional millionth issues was […]

Key Issues : Fan Rage and the Action Figure Aesthetic

| March 8, 2014

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Currently, the second best way to start a controversy is to say out loud at a comic shop how happy you are with the casting in comic book movies. You could mention most of the recent castings, whether Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Michael B. Jordan as The Human Torch, Ben Affleck as Batman, or […]

Movie Review: The Lego Movie (2014)

| February 10, 2014

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With movies based on toy franchises getting a bad rap these days, one would think that a toy as basic as LEGO would be a guaranteed stinker. The LEGO Movie is surprisingly good and is worthy enough for anyone of any age to watch.

Batman and Superman Arrive on Amazon Instant Video

| December 1, 2013

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Arguably two of the best and well-respected superhero cartoons by Warner Bros. Animation, Batman: The Animated Series and Superman: The Animated Series are now available to watch online for Amazon Prime members.

Key Issues : Must There Be a Lois Lane?

| November 27, 2013

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The title of this article is taken from one of the most cited Bronze Age Superman stories, Elliot S! Maggin’s story, “Must There Be a Superman,” in which Superman ponders whether his existence does more harm than good. Recently DC Comics has been thinking a similar question about whether Lois Lane should be in the […]

Artist Alley: Superheroes In Their Ben Cooper Costumes

| October 30, 2013

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It’s almost time for Halloween and what better way to celebrate the occasion than to show off superheroes dress in cheaply made costume of themselves? Especially when it’s drawn by comic book illustrator Karl Heitmueller Jr.

Comic Review: Superman/Wonder Woman #1

| October 9, 2013

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When I was a kid, I always thought that Superman and Wonder Woman were a couple. It just makes sense, right? In my mind they were the main male and female heroes, so of course they kissed and held hands sometimes. Then again, I thought He-Man and She-Ra were a couple, too, so what did […]

Rainfall Films On How To Make A Brilliant Wonder Woman Film

| October 1, 2013

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Fans rejoice, for there is a way to cast Wonder Woman. There is a way to make her costume relevant and still evoke its traditional roots. There is a way to show the emotional strength and moral steel of a character such as this.

Friday Favorites: Favorite Comic Book Bromances

| September 20, 2013

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It’s Friday and Josh had a bit of a lack of time this week, so I’ve stepped in to talk about a very serious thing: Bromances. While romances are are all fine and good, there’s another special kind of relationship; a completely platonic relationship between two guys that transcends mere friendship. These two guys are both […]

Ben Affleck on Batman Casting and Internet Outrage

| September 17, 2013

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After being cast as the new Batman in the forthcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie, Ben Affleck finally opens up on being the Dark Knight in the Man of Steel sequel and the internet hate that followed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Friday Favorites: Comics and Music

| August 16, 2013

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Welcome to the first edition of NerdSpan’s Friday Favorites, a weekly list of some of our favorite things featuring NerdSpan writers and special guests. Long before I wrote about comic books I was writing about music, so it seemed natural to kick this series off by combining the two. We see music crossover into comics […]

Geek Start A Go Go- Tinker Steampunk Web Series

| August 5, 2013

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Prepare for a high-flying steampunk adventure in this all-new sci-fi/fantasy series about a pair of talented inventors called, the TINKERS. Set in an alternate history in the late 19th century, TINKER takes place in a smoggy, overpopulated San Francisco where the TINKERS ply their trade to the wealthy and famous. When a wealthy and eccentric […]