Mark Poynter

  • Profile: At 45, Mark has newsstand bought comics older than most of the other writers at Nerdbastards in his collection. Growing up nerdy means that Mark remembers things like big floppy disks, bank accounts before ATMs, having VCR parties to record bootleg copies of Anime and BBC TV shows, and when U.S. television only had three channels and required bunny ears to get a clear picture. Years of sitting the nerd sidelines suddenly exploded when asked to write an introduction to an article on Nerdbastards. The rest they say in hushed whispers . . . is history.

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Daniel Logan is all grown up and ready to suit up if Disney calls. In fact, he’s already got a brand new set of Empire Strikes Back Fett Armor thanks to @wasted_fett and @arkadydesigns. Logan first played young Fett in the prequels and then went on to do the voice work for the character in the Star Wars: Clone Wars animated series. Now that he’s older and there is a very real chance of Boba Fett getting his own movie or at least appearing in other upcoming Star Wars movies, Logan wants everyone to know he’s more than ready to strike fear into the hearts of his targets. Check out the instagram posts of Logan’s new armour below. (more…)

While the smart money is on Star Trek Discovery swiftly becoming the most pirated show not on television once the series begin, at least now there is a set premiere date of September 24th, 2017. That’s on a Sunday and the series can only be seen on CBS All Access, a pay to play streaming service, except for the one time airing of the pilot that same Sunday night at 8:30-9:30 PM (PST) on your local CBS channel. (more…)

Met The New Cast Of ABC’s ‘Misfits’ Reboot

ABC/Freeform is bringing a British favorite Misfits to America in the form of a reboot. iZombie‘s Diane Ruggiero-Wright is set to pen the pilot and act as showrunner for the rebooted series. There’s new casting news as the series picks up Ashleigh LaThrop (Sirens), Tre Hall (Rebel), Allie MacDonald (Orphan Black) and Jake Cannavale (Nurse Jackie). (more…)