The triumphant return of Geek in Review

Geek in Review picks up a month later with a roundup of news from the far corners of the science fiction and fantasy universe we like to call Nerdvana: 1. Battlestar Galactica’s Tahmoh Penikett (Karl “Helo” Agathon) has signed on to the latest Joss Whedon-Eliza Dushku venture. He’ll play an FBI agent in Dollhouse. 2. […]

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Watchmen character pics will blow you away!

Zack Snider, director of 300, Dawn of the Dead and next year’s Watchmen, has posted photos of some of the main characters on the Watchmen movie blog. Simply put, they are amazing. Much like he did with Frank Miller’s 300, Snider is sticking close to the original comic source material by Alan Moore (writer) and […]

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Afro Samurai comes to life, well sort of

Four action figures based on the Spike TV show Afro Samurai were released this week. Created by DC Direct, the characters Afro Samurai, Kuma, Ninja Ninja and Justice are brought to life with amazing detail and capture the style of the hit anime in every possible way. The scale of each figure is also impressive, […]

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Star Wars: The Empire SPIKES Back

LUCASFILM/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Star Wars fans may be eagerly anticipating a new Clone Wars animated epic and even a live-action TV series set in the galaxy far, far away, but they’ll have chance to relive their favorite moments from the trilogies even sooner. And they won’t even have to remove the protective wrapper from their […]

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Joker is crazy cool in remastered classic ‘The Killing Joke’

IMAGE COURTESY OF DC COMICS The Joker got a fresh coat of paint this week and reminded us why we love his brand of psychotic villainy in the 20th anniversary special hardcover edition of Batman: The Killing Joke. Originally released as a one-shot comic in 1998, The Killing Joke was written by Alan Moore and […]

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Sci-Fi legend Arthur C. Clarke dies

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO Arthur C. Clarke, the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey, passed away today at the age of 90. He had post-polio syndrome since the early 1960s and died after suffering breathing problems. To many he was one of the greatest science fiction writers of all time. His novel, 2001: A Space […]

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Appleseed: Ex Machina pushes anime to its limits

Welcome Japan’s answer to Beowulf. While American audiences were blown away by last year’s epic CG gem Beowulf, Japanese animators have created their own visual masterpiece with Appleseed: Ex Machina, an action-packed, techno-driven, sci-fi thriller. Appleseed: Ex Machina, the sequel to 2004’s Appleseed, breaks new ground with its next-gen, computer-generated animation and ramps up the […]

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Harvey Dentmobile in Scottsdale

The latest internet viral marketing campaign for The Dark Knight has switched gears from it’s focus on the Joker and is now asking fans to show their support for Harvey Dent (played by Aaron Eckhart), the District Attorney hopeful who may have what it takes to save Gotham City from its current state of hightened […]

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