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1 09, 2012

One More Thing about the SHIELD TV Series

By |2017-03-17T00:49:08-04:00September 1st, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Summer Glau as Jessica Drew, codename Spider-Woman.  She's been enhanced with spider DNA, raised by HYDRA, and trained by the Taskmaster, and in the pilot, she turns and starts working for SHIELD with Dum-Dum as her handler.  A little Alias, a little Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.  Summer has the looks and the action chops, [...]

29 08, 2012

Ten Things about the S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series

By |2017-03-17T00:49:08-04:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

1.  Good choice, Marvel.  Show the grand scope of the Marvel Universe through the eyes of the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., supercops and superspies but ultimately normal men and women in an increasingly non-normal world.2.  Colbie Smuthers reprising her role as Maria Hill on at least a recurring basis seems totally doable, doesn't it?  "How I [...]

8 05, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 36: Avengers Extravaganza!

By |2017-03-18T03:57:17-04:00May 8th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Join us for a very special episode of Nerd Lunch all about the blockbuster that is Marvel’s The Avengers. In a double barreled conversation, CT and Pax chat after hitting the theater in Florida while Jeeg and original Nerd Luncher PLee offer their post-screening assessment from Illinois. Is it the best of the Marvel movies? [...]

2 05, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Agent Coulson Shorts

By |2017-03-17T00:49:09-04:00May 2nd, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Continuing our Countdown to Avengers, I thought it would be worth taking a look at the two Agent Coulson shorts that appear on the Thor and Captain America Blu-rays. I do not believe they are on the DVDs, but I could be mistaken about that.Each of these are about 3-4 minutes long and serve to [...]

17 02, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Iron Man

By |2017-06-17T14:50:16-04:00February 17th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

We continue the countdown to The Avengers with some looks at the five movies that lead up to the big kahuna on May 4. Nerd Lunch will carry some of these reviews and so will Cavalcade of Awesome and To the Escape Hatch. Collect them all! Mini ReviewAs I've heard more about the internal strife [...]

25 01, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 21: Comic Book Scenarios

By |2017-03-18T02:53:55-04:00January 25th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |3 Comments

While Jeeg is off jet setting overseas, Pax and CT take advantage and welcome Vanessa and Erika from Girls Gone Geek to discuss "comic book scenarios." The podcasting crew discuss super powers, sidekicks, and which characters should be killed and stay dead. Plus, one member's "Nerd To-Do" reveals a desire to finally do some Black [...]

20 01, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Before the Avengers Initiative

By |2017-06-17T14:50:07-04:00January 20th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Most nerds would agree that in the current state of comic book movies, Marvel is outshining DC. Since Blade in 1998, a surprisingly decent film, Marvel has slowly but surely overtaken and far surpassed DC in terms of overall quality and scope with their properties on the silver screen. This is all culminating in one [...]