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August 17, 2012

Daredevil Is Probably Returning To Marvel Studios

The Man Without Fear may soon be The Man Without Fox.


August 15, 2012

Ask Mattel 8/15/2012: Miss Martian’s Wardrobe Explained… And Vertigo Is An Infinite Earth!

We’re back for the latest round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty discloses some design decisions for Princess of Power and Miss Martian… plus confirmation that Vertigo characters can– and WILL– appear in Club Infinite Earths, and who we can blame for the Fighting Foe Men (spoiler: grab a mirror, apparently)… check out…


August 6, 2012

Will X-Men Days Of Future Past’s Time Travel Restore The X-Franchise?

Producer Bryan Singer has revealed the next X-Men movie will be “Days of Future Past,” but will this movie go beyond adaptation and try to fix the long-suffering franchise from its own worst mistakes?


August 1, 2012

Ask Mattel 8/1/2012: The Future of Matty Collector & More

To say things are in flux at Matty Collector is an understatement, but the Mattel team still took the time to send out answers to the last round of questions. This time out, we get some insight into Mattel’s future Matty Collector and subscription plans, when we can expect a new MOTU female buck and…


July 24, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises (Jason’s Take)

Now that a good many fans have had the opportunity to catch The Dark Knight Rises, I feel compelled to give my two spoiler-heavy cents. While my admittedly low expectations were boosted slightly from an initial wave of positive reactions from theatergoers, I walked away from the film underwhelmed not only by a poor screenplay…


July 23, 2012

On John Blake (Dark Knight Rises Spoilers)

One of the things everyone seems to agree on regarding The Dark Knight Rises is Joseph Gordon Levitt’s rookie cop John Blake.  Blake has the best arc in the movie– and possibly Nolan’s entire trilogy– and his conclusion offers the most fascinating part of the ending of this series.


July 20, 2012

A Batman Comic Book Did Not Inspire The Aurora Theater Shooting

In light of the tragic shooting at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, CO– which left over a dozen people dead and three dozen more injured or hospitalized– people are already looking for motives… and unfortunately that likely means the latest round of blaming a comic book for the actions of…


July 18, 2012

SDCC 2012- The Best Offsite Campaigns

Each year Comic Con grows and spreads to the streets, way past the walls of the Convention Center.  Some companies went all-in with some great interactive campaigns which kept fans engaged throughout the city.  Here’s a few of my favorites.


July 16, 2012

SDCC 2012- A Brief Discussion With Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain was at Comic Con to promote his new Vertigo graphic novel Get Jiro! and in true gonzo fashion, I turned a chance encounter with the No Reservations star turned into a quick interview.  Check it out…


July 10, 2012

Will the Dark Knight Rise to the Occasion?

  A thirteen minute preview for the Dark Knight Rises showed up this week on YouTube. The featurette gives glimpses at new scenes from the movie and some information on the plot. Is this new look at the movie enough to raise the excitement for the final installment of the Batman trilogy?


July 4, 2012

Marvel To Announce Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie At Comic Con… What’s The Roster?

It looks like the cosmic cat is out of the bag– Latino Review is reporting Marvel Studios will announce Guardians of the Galaxy as their next big movie at Comic Con.  Guardians is expected to be released in 2014, and will tie in directly to The Avengers 2.  But who will the Guardians be?  Here’s…


July 2, 2012

Ask Mattel 7/1/2012: K-Mart Exclusive Catwoman, DC All Stars Packaging & More

We may be gearing up for Comic Con next week, but that doesn’t slow down the latest round of answers from Mattel, and this week brings some interesting info as we get ready for the Valhallah of geek-dom… This round we find out what the box art will look like for the DC Universe All-Stars,…


June 28, 2012

Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut Reviewed

By all rights, Mass Effect 3 should have been the gaming experience of a lifetime – the culmination of hundreds of hours spent, not only playing a game, but absorbing a world rich in established lore and complex characters.  Instead, gamers were subjected to a jarringly disappointing end to the trilogy rife with plot holes, self-contradictions,…


June 27, 2012

The Avengers Legends Wish List

The Avengers movie was obviously a smash hit, breaking box office records and living up to the potential we all hoped for. The finest toys released for the movie were without a doubt Hasbro’s Legends Series Avengers, which captured the on-screen looks of the super hero team perfectly.  Sadly, the assortment is exclusive to Wal-Mart,…


June 24, 2012

iOS is “Bullet Hell” Heaven

The Bullet Hell or “Shmup” genre is a niche for sure, but has one of the more passionate gaming communities dedicated to completing that perfect run.  Supported by apps from heavy-hitters Cave and Taito, iOS now hosts a larger variety of these titles than both XBLA & PSN and, thankfully, the touchscreen controls truly add…