Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Jan 14, 2015

Kevin Conroy will be a voice in the upcoming animated Batman vs. Robin, but not the voice… rather he will be Thomas Wayne.  Oh and Weird Al will voice the Dollmaker.  Creepy.  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Spider-Man will be in Avengers 3.  And there are a whole mess of other spoilers to do with the future of Marvel and Sony.  Only read this source if you want to be SPOILED!!!!  Source: The Latino Review


And then Sony promptly DENIED this “rumor.”  We shall see what comes of all this buzz.  Source: Comic Book Resources

Actor Devon Graye may be type-casted as a copycat actor. Getting his fame from playing a teenage Dexter Morgan (Dexter), he has now been cast as a new version of The Trickster on The Flash. Source:

Buncha new comic books came out yesterday, most notably Star Wars #1!  You can get a digital copy here!  Source: Comixology

Ross Marquand (he’s been in a bunch of independent stuff, but he’s from our home state of Colorado!) has been cast as a regular on The Walking Dead.  There is no official word yet who he will play, but speculation leads to Aaron, the scout for the Alexandria compound who finds our gang.  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Coming in February 2015: The Crystal Ship. Without actually having to go by a replica 1986 Fleetwood Bounder (with bullet holes) from Breaking Bad, you can own the cute Pop! Funko version.  Source: Entertainment Earth

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 has begun filming.  Before you roll your eyes, there is a new director, there will be (for the first time ever in a film) BeBop and Rocksteady, and Casey Jones.  Source: Collider

Mike Myers just signed a 2 year contract with HBO.  It is unclear exactly what that means.  But it does look like there will be many different projects created by the comedian.  HBO is gold right now. Source: TV by the Numbers

Netflix and BBC’s agreement will END on February 1st.  If you haven’t caught up on your favorite British show yet, NOW IS THE TIME.  But if you have had plans to catch up on Doctor Who, it may be too late.  Source: SourceFed

A new Mortal Kombat X gameplay trailer has been released.  Kitana.  Kung Lao.  So exciting.

Avatar 2 has been delayed by a year because the writing is too complicated.  Perhaps that’s because FernGully 2 wasn’t the best source material for this film. Source: The Hollywood Reporter

28 Months Later is being discussed.  Because the zombie market isn’t over saturated.  Source: IGN

Sorry, ladies.  That Marvel book that would feature male superheroes in swim trunks has been CANCELED!  OUTRAGE!  Source: Tumblr

Game of Thrones fans!  Have you ever wanted to watch some crazy shit on the big screen in a room full of other people?  Season 4 episodes “The Watchers on the Wall” and “The Children” are coming to an IMAX screen near you!  Check your local listings.  Source: IMAX

Image Comics is taking over! Diamond released the top Graphic Novels of 2014, and Image held 9 of the top 10 spots.  Source: Diamond Comics Distributors

China may soon become a hub for comic nerds.  According to Bloomberg, there will be a Batman themed casino built in Macau.  Always bet on the bat.  Source: Bloomberg


Yesterday in the Nerd Verse… Jan 06, 2015

New Comic Book Releases: G Willow Wilson takes over the all-female X-Men, Mortal Kombat X digital release, and some unique new books in: Ant Man, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and IXth Generation.

Check out our latest feature, Best of 2014, for our take on our favorite: comic books, movies, TV shows, collectibles, music and video games.

Hardy har har. Everybody got a great laugh out of the itty-bitty Ant-Man trailer; here’s the full-length teaser. It should erase any hard feelings you had about the upcoming movie. Source: YouTube.

IDW Comics is acquiring Top Shelf Comics (March). I don’t think this will make any severe changes at IDW, but it is nice to see “the little guys” stick together. Source: IDW.

The first episode of the mid-season for Gotham, “Rogues’ Gallery” is in the books and our review is up.

In a week, Marvel Comics previews Star Wars #1, and in preparation, have released a butt-ton of variant covers for it. Bleeding Cool has been nice enough to gather them all in one neat little post. Bleeding Cool.

An Eisner Award-winning writer is coming to Spawn, via Todd McFarlane. Source: Facebook.

In television, Empireblack-ish and American Horror Story all make their debut tomorrow.

Hector “Tio” Salamanca from Breaking Bad joins Constantine as Felix Faust.