Will ‘Batman v. Superman’ or ‘Star Wars 7′ Get any Love at SDCC 2014?

- 07-08-14Comics, Cool Stuff, Film, Nerd Culture Posted by James Daniels

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Short answer? Doesn’t look like it. After years of domination by Marvel where movie news is concerned, SDCC 2013‘s Hall H was utterly conquered by Warner Bros. and their pants-crappingly exciting announcement that not only was a sequel to Man of Steel in the works, said sequel would co-star BATMAN!

It’s now a year later, SDCC 2014 draws nigh, and we know much more about this film, entitled Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice–which is either a hint of the studio’s plans to finally make a Justice League flick, or WB simply hates nerds.

There was chatter recently that SDCC 2014′s Hall H would be the scene of an official announcement that Justice League is indeed happening, as well as rumors that Warner Bros. would have other announcements regarding future DC based films–but apparently, there is no solid evidence that any of this is to be: (more…)

DC Comics, Jeffrey Baldwin and the Value of Symbols

- 07-08-14Comics, Featured Posted by Jason Tabrys

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Symbols can mean different things to different people. The sight of the Christian cross, for example, can bring hope and peace to some and inspire a sense of dread or an eye roll from others. The Superman symbol, which is said to be the second most recognizable symbol in the world after the cross, is equally capable of possessing multiple meanings.

To DC Comics and their corporate overlords, the Superman symbol represents a cornerstone of their yesterday, today and tomorrow. As such, they guard that symbol carefully and accordingly.

Todd Boyce is a Canadian man who raised $36,000 on IndieGoGo to build a memorial statue of a five year old Superman fan in Toronto’s Greenwood Park after hearing about the boys tragic death. Unfortunately, Mr. Boyce’s request to use the Superman “S” was declined by DC. (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast vs a Wizard on the Moon and Mittens the Vampire Kitten

- 07-08-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Hello prospective listener, thank you for your interest in the RadioBastard Podcast. Do you like Star Wars flashbacks, duplicitous robots, second hand LEGOS, living in a virtual world, 11 variations on a Boston accent, a little man with a big heart and the continued effort to keep Dan Harmon‘s pantry well stocked with the finest in name brand crackers? That’s fackin swell, because we’re talking all about those things and more on RadioBastard!

Also, do you like details? You’re in luck! Here’s something close to that… sort of! On the show this week, Jeremy, Jason and Blastr.com writer Matthew Jackson discuss: (more…)

Kevin Smith Responds to Internet ‘Batman v Superman’ Script Rumors

- 07-08-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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We talked a bit about Kevin Smith‘s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Fake Script Rumor announcement earlier today, and now we’ve got the full scoop for you. Being Kevin Smith you can expect not just the scoop, but colorful sprinkles and chopped nuts on top! (more…)

Kevin Smith Schedules Response to Fake ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Script Rumors

- 07-08-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Rumors were flying around the Internet over the weekend, as they often do, that Kevin Smith was part of an elaborate plot to confuse and perplex anyone trying to figure out what the story line, the villains, and other characters details for director Zach Snyder‘s upcoming sequel to Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Now Smith has announced that he will respond to those accusations today at 11:00 AM PST. What might he say? (more…)

Three Other Bad Guys Will Do Evil In ‘Batman V Superman’

- 07-03-14Comics, Film Posted by Brandon Marcus

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Not only will Batman and Superman battle each other in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justicethey will also duke it out with Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg). But this is superhero film, where just one bad guy isn’t enough. Hell, just one good guy isn’t enough either. So along with Luthor, Wonder Woman, Cyborg and Aquaman, the film is also going to feature some more baddies.

Now which other villains will be making Bats and Supes’ lives difficult in the film? Latino-Review has a list and it’s an eclectic and believable one. Not many bigs names, mind you, but characters that definitely lend themselves to the story.

So, who’s going to be brawling with the Dark Knight and the big blue Boy Scout? (more…)

First Official Look at Superman in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

- 07-03-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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We’re starting to see a slow trickle of official images coming out of Zack Snyder‘s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice production. First was a look at Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, now we’ve got the first official image of Superman. (more…)

Your Daily Dose of ‘Batman VS Superman’ Rumors: Wonder Woman’s Costume, the Batcave, & Lex Luther’s Motivation

- 06-23-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Once more into the breach dear friends, once more! That’s right, we’ve got more Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice rumors that run the gambit from Wonder Woman’s costume, to the Bat Cave and all those wonderful Bat-Goodies Batman uses finally ending with Lex Luther’s motivation for the movie. Potential spoilers ahead, click-through at your own risk! (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast Meets The Littlest Robo

- 06-20-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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And we’re back… from a slightly less lengthy break this time (we have to slowly ramp up your dosage or you’ll be overcome with sexual urges). Do you like robot love, comic book movies, Harrison Ford‘s body parts, Steven Seagal and Scooby Doo? Good for you, because we’re talking all about those things and more on RadioBastard!

Also, do you like details? You’re in luck! Here’s something close to that… sort of!

On the show this week, Jeremy and Jason discuss: (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast and The Hitchhikers Guide to Gwyneth Paltrow

- 06-11-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Welcome back to Jeremy and Jason’s Uptown Dance Party, aka RadioBastard, the greatest podcast on earth (that used to be called, The BastardCast)!

This time on the show, the guys return for episode 101 with special guest Chris Cummins (Den of Geek US, Topless Robot, Geekadelphia) who stops by to shill his eBay auctions and talk with our illustrious hosts about the week’s nerdy news, the splendor that is The Hitchhiker’s Guide, our right to read whatever we like and the death of Batman and Superman: Friendship is Magic.

Also on the show: (more…)