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ORIGIN II Mini-Series Comic Book Review

Warning: Major spoilers ahead!! One would not expect a trip into the past of one of the most violent characters in the Marvel Universe to be sunshine and roses, so it’s not a surprise that ORIGIN II, the second mini series ab...


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Marvelsphere Podcast Ep. 4 – X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

MarvelSphere Episode 4 – X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Join Jason Furie and Mike McG as they discuss one of the biggest Marvel movies of the summer X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. Discover why Mike and Jason are such big X-MEN f...


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Hidden Gems: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES – THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY

How many times do I have to say it, people?  I am a diehard fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!  It was the sci-fi/fantasy property that I immediately latched onto in childhood and, throughout the years, I have found tim...



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CYCLOPS #1 Comic Book Review

I can say with 100% confidence that I am one of Cyclops’ #1 fans! I grew up adoring him in the comics, marveled at his awesomeness in the 90′s Fox cartoon, and he was always my #1 choice when my friends and I busted...


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Bits ‘n Pieces: 50 High-Fives at BigWOW! Comicfest 2014

Never Ending Radical Dude’s Jason Furie and Matt DeLight head on over to San Jose for the Big WOW! Comicfest where all the cosplayers come out to have fun and show off their goods! We take to the aisles and high-five our ...


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BLACK SCIENCE VOL.1: HOW TO FALL FOREVER Comic Book Review

BLACK SCIENCE VOL. 1: HOW TO FALL FOREVER (collecting issues #1-6) starts off with two scientists desperately attempting to escape through an alien landscape from humanoid frog soldiers who alternate between firing off primitiv...



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Field Trip: Big Wow ComicFest 2014

Despite a few minor hiccups (Mostly fart and pratfall related), this Old Timer would say that BigWow Comicfest 2014 was a rousing high-five of a success. Big Wow had many of the things I look for in a convention. Namely comics....


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DAREDEVIL (2014) #1 Comic Book Review

I will be honest with you and say that I’ve been ‘blind’ to the Daredevil comics for the past few years. I have a very basic grasp on the character. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the characte...


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MarvelSphere Podcast Ep. 3 – THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

MarvelSphere Episode 3 – THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Join Jason Furie and Mike McG with special guest Mark Espinosa as they discuss their history with Spider-Man and share their reactions to the recent Marvel film THE AMAZIN...



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ELEKTRA #1 (2014) Comic Book Review

I grew up in New Jersey and then I moved to San Francisco.  My parents treated me like an angel. I remember once, I had to get 8 needles shot into my big toe… That’s pretty tragic, right? Oh!  I once got engaged and t...


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ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER #1 Comic Book Review

Maybe yer like me. An old man. If so, the words ‘All-New’ in front of anything will scare you more than Ebenezer Laughton with a fleshlight under his chin (He’d be Marvel’s Scarecrow). However, you’...


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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (2014) Comic Book Review

Peter Parker is back!! And… he’s naked… Alright, nerds.  Is it safe to assume that, if you’re reading this article, you know that Doc Ock squirmed his little ‘bowl cut’ of a brain into the head ...



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SHE HULK (2014) #1-3 Comic Book Review

Charles Soule and Javier Pulido’s SHE HULK delves into an area of the Marvel Universe that I find extremely appealing.  I am always interested in a book that offers a different perspective on an already highly establish...


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SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #31 & Series Review

WARNING!  MAJOR SPOILERS ahead for SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #31 and the entire series, so read on if you dare, my little Spider-Bots! The dude’s got a major motion picture coming out next month.  You really think Peter Park...


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Marvelsphere Podcast Ep. 2 – CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER

MARVELSPHERE Episode 2: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Join Jason Furie and Mike McG as they discuss their reaction to the recent Marvel film CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. They also talk about their history with the...



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BATMAN: STRANGE DAYS Celebrates 75 Years of The Dark Knight!

Get out your party hats, folks!  Batman is celebrating his 75th anniversary this year and cartoon legend Bruce Timm (BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES) is paying tribute to the Dark Knight Detective with his animated short BATMAN: S...


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TMNT: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION – VOl. 1 Comic Book Review

In case you haven’t realized it yet based on the bulk of my previous posts for NERD, I’m something of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles nut. Sure, Batman may rank as my all-time favorite comic book hero, but TMNT is my...


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SERENITY: LEAVES ON THE WIND #1 Comic Book Review

When it comes to the original television properties created by Writer/Producer/Director Joss Whedon (THE AVENGERS), you can be sure of one thing: they will find a way to survive long after they have left the airwaves.  ANGEL a...



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ORIGIN II #1 Comic Book Review

When the first ORIGIN series was released way back in 2001, I was delighted to finally get a look at Logan’s shadowy past, and the book certainly didn’t disappoint. Now, for the majority of my adolescent years, Wolverine wa...


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SEX Vol. 1 Comic Book Review

DISCLAIMER:  This post will deal with some pretty graphic sexual content and imagery. Viewer discretion is advised. I’m sorry, but… Doctor Doom would totally be getting a blow job every time The Avengers raid his c...