Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Feb 10, 2015

First Colbert, and now his predecessor! Jon Stewart has announced that he will be ending his tenure on The Daily Show. Source: The Daily Show

Scribd, described as the Netflix service for books, has added 10,000 comic books to its subscription list. Sign me up! Source: Scribd

Marvel is searching for a “high-school aged” Spider-Man, but are open to a Miles Morales. I know this probably won’t happen, but “baby I’m your hero, #donaldforspiderman.” Business-wise, the Spider-Man character will be sort of shared between Sony and Marvel, with both production companies being able to use the same character, but not getting any revenue from the other’s movie. Source: Variety

Excited for Fifty Shades of Grey this weekend? No? Well, how about 50 Shades of Buscemi? Check out the trailer, reenacted with scenes from various Steve Buscemi clips. If only it were real. Source: EW

A new New Suicide Squad team has been announced, consisting of Parasite, Black Hand, Poison Ivy, Reverse-Flash, Cheetah and Talon. If you thought the previous team was a mish-mash, this is a giant bowl of what-the-f***. Source: back of DC Comics publications this week.

Based off the toy line of the same name, a straight-to-DVD Batman Unlimited movie will be released in May called Batman Unlimited: Animal Instinct, and it looks a whole lot like it should be called Batman: Beast Wars. Also, details on the Combo-Pack are included. Source: ComicVine

The DVD of Justice League vs. Bizarro League came out yesterday. You can find all the other retail goodness on our Geekly Forecast here.

Straight from the mouth of Rome’s mayor, it looks like Zoolander 2 will begin filming in Italy sometime this Spring. Of all the comedies in the last 10-15 years, this is the one I was most excited for a sequel. Source: Bad Taste (get your Google Translator ready!

According to DC, February is Harley Quinn month. Check out all the variants coming out, and ways you can show her some Mad Love. Source: DC Comics

A Kickstarter campaign has launched or a Ghostbusters board game, created by Cryptozoic (makers of the DC Comics Deck-Building Game) and backed by Sony. The price of the game runs a little steep ($88), but I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t interested. Source: Kickstarter

Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Jan 29, 2015

In movie preview news:

Ted 2 is not just coming, it’s here. And unless you want your kids asking what is causing Mark Wahlburg’s eye to burn, I suggest you watch the trailer alone.

Teasers for full trailers exist, and Tomorrowland has one.

In LEGO news:

The LEGO Ninjago movie will be released on March 27, 2015. Source: IGN

2,996 pieces later, you can have your very own LEGO Helicarrier from Avengers. It could be one of the most glorious LEGO sets ever. Source: The Wall Street Journal

This Fall 2015, the Avengers are getting their own LEGO video game. Source: IGN

And in other news:

DC Entertainment is set to release Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts this May. Source: Variety

The newest Mortal Kombat X reveal is…. Ermac!

Power Princess Barbie is a thing. Is it telling she debuted at the Nuremburg Toy Fair? Source: Bleeding Cool

Rachael Taylor (TransformersGrey’s Anatomy) has been cast as Trish Walker in the Netflix Original Jessica Jones. Trish Walker is Jessica Jones’ best friend. Source: Deadline

The directors of John Wick might direct Chris Pratt’s Cowboy Ninja Viking. Yipp. Ee. Source: Variety

Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) has been cast as the female co-star to Gary Sinise in the Criminal Minds spin-off. Source: Variety

Kanye West, Spike Jonze, Paul McCartney, and North West (and therefore Kim Kardashian) all worked hard to bring you Kanye’s sweetest music video for “Only One.” Source: KanyeWest.com