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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading. (more…)

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Surrounded by an ocean of discarded lanyards, empty hand sanitizer bottles, nerd tears, and a slowly dissipating funk cloud, it’s Bastard-Con 2015!, North America’s 4th biggest wholly audio nerd convention.

This year, Jeremy and Jason offer an exclusive (ish) preview of X-Men: Apoplectic, Deadpool: F*ck Your Face, Star Wars Episode 7: Practical Magic, Batman V. Superman V. Expectations V. Ash V. Evil Dead V. Studio Crocodile Tears.

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While we’re not sure if this past weekend’s presentation at San Diego Comic Con created less dissenters, or more, the fact of the matter is that there was no bigger presentation at this year’s con than Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment‘s big gamble has a lot of interest, but not a lot of faith, but might have Saturday’s huge presentation changed all that? Time will tell, but in the meantime here’s a couple more new images from the movie, one is the promotional banner above, and the other is a closer look at, to use action figure marketing parlance, Desert Batman. (more…)

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As the convention hall doors prepare to close on another sensory-overload edition of the most media-heavy nerd gathering in the known universe, we here at NBHQ thought it would be wise to take a quick trip down Recent-Memory Lane by recapping some of the craziest, zaniest, and most mind-blowing-y moments of SDCC15.  As with all forms of public opinion, this list is not meant to be all-inclusive or definitive, but simply a gathering of some of the cool stuff that transpired.  Enjoy!

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SDCC15: ‘The Killing Joke’ to Become Animated in 2016

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Here’s a bizarre piece of news, they want to make The Killing Joke a cartoon. The seminal 1988 graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland remains a touchstone, a standout amongst the thousands of stories about Batman to unfold over his nearly 80 year history. It was an inspiration for Tim Burton when he made Batman in 1989, and to Christopher Nolan when he made The Dark Knight in 2008, but now it’s going to be its own movie, and in animation form. Amongst the upcoming slate of DC Comics Animated films to be released in the next year, it’s been officially confirmed that one of them will be The Killing Joke. (more…)

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Oh yeah! It’s playtime in the summer of ’89 all over again! If you were a kid at that time, then chances are that two comic book heroes took up most of your creative and recreational energy: Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Well, I guess that’s five heroes, but you get the idea. In any event, these come book worlds are colliding again in an official capacity, as DC Comics and IDW Publishing have announced that they’re joining forces to bring you team-up of two of the biggest I.P.s to make the leap from comics to film and TV and merchandising. The Dark Knight will meet the Heroes on the Half-Shell, coming soon to the comic book, hobby store or newsstand near you. (more…)

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Well, everyone once in a while a rumor comes along and is actually confirmed to be true. I know, it’s like a Christmas miracle here in Internet land, but it IS true! The rumor this time around is that one revolving around Ben Affleck taking the reigns of a new solo Batman flick. And while one might normally expect news of this magnitude to be reserved for an SDCC panel this time of year, that’s not the case here. Scroll on for all the details. (more…)

NOT actual artwork from the upcoming comic series (image via Pinterest)

NOT actual artwork from the upcoming comic series (image via Pinterest)

Call me biased, but THIS is news about an ’80s property that isn’t out to bastardize or rebootmakeimagine the original, and I couldn’t be happier about that.  Comic company IDW has announced that, later this year, they will be releasing a Back to the Future comic book series that will focus on the “origin story” of the meeting of the series’ two most major characters, teen-everyman Marty McFly and eccentric inventor Emmett “Doc” Brown.

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