Yesterday in the Nerd Verse Feb 18, 2015

The biggest news of the day came in the form of Morena Baccarin… I wish more things came in her form. The former Inara Serra of Firefly and current Leslie Thompkins of Gotham will be playing the lead love interest in the upcoming Deadpool movie. Let’s just hope she’s the unobtainable hottie and not the pre Weapon X wife figure who dies in the prologue… Source: The Hollywood Reporter

The preview of Arkham Knight #2 book gives first look at how Harley will likely look in the game. Arkham Asylum and Arkham City gave us iconic new versions. How does this one fair? Source: DC Comics

I hope you’re ready for some more female badassery in comic books, because Dynamite Entertainment is coming out with Swords of Sorrow, combining some of the most dangerous women in writing, with some of the most dangerous women characters in comics. Among the writers are Gail Simone (BatgirlRed SonjaSecret Six) and G Willow Wilson (Ms. MarvelA-Force). Source:  CBR

Playstation has released An Inside Look for their first original series, Powers, based off the comic book series by Brian Michael Bendis of the same name. Season One comes out in March and is free to Playstation Plus subscribers. Source: Playstation

If you caught the end of this week’s Arrow, you saw the promo for the unveiling of the A.T.O.M. suit. Drooool. Source: YouTube

Doug Jones (Abe Sapien from Hellboy) will be appearing in CW’s Arrow as Deathbolt, a metahuman who can harness the power of electricity. Look for his debut in episode 19 of this season, “Broken Arrow.” Source: IGN

The hate is strong in the Ghost in the Shell community, as there is already a petition nearly 40,000 strong to replace ScarJo as the star of the live-action film. Could be just another fandom screaming bloody murder over casting, or there could be substance behind the argument. What do you think? Source: Care2Petitions

Before I fully freak out, this hasn’t been made official by creator Ed Boon yet, but in a recent interview, Image Comics President Todd McFarlane revealed that he has given Mortal Kombat the rights to use Spawn in their upcoming game, Mortal Kombat X. Now all we need is for them to bring Kratos back to battle him … Source: Gamerfitnation

A new incarnation of The Spirit comic book is making its way to shelves late this summer, written and drawn by Matt Wagner, the creator of Grendel and Mage, as well as contributing to many other books . Source: Newsarama

Okay, so I hate to break it to everybody, but a trailer for the upcoming Ritchie Rich Netflix series has been released. And it looks like absolute trash. Nowhere near the pinnacle of cinematic history that the original movie was. Pish Posh. Source: YouTube

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