Friday, August 16, 2013

Recap Friday (Week of 8/12)

Here's what you might have missed this week...



We implemented a new policy on podcasts! You can share and track your favorites here!  

Chelcy clued us in with news of Comic-Con 2014 pre-registration! Expect the madness to come sometime between November 1st and December 31st.


Entertainment Earth has begun taking pre-orders for November release figurines from Funko! Gamers will want to get their hands on the Assassin's Creed and Mass Effect series.

Via Cultbox: 600 Doctor Who fans sang the theme song together. It was nothing short of amazing. - A. Roman

Beyond Batman, the unauthorized "true story" of Christian Bale in his role as Batman revealed that Bale was not offered $50 million to reprise his role in Superman vs. Batman, as we had speculated. - M. Pena

In similar news, Slashfilm talked about the possibility of Bryan Cranston portraying the role of cunning Lex Luthor. - P. Austria


Geek Tyrant asked: did Bill Nighy (Underworld: Revolution, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) turn down the role of the twelfth Doctor? - D. Berry


Cinema Blend reported that Legendary Pictures has dropped their contract with Zack Snyder's Superman vs. Batman in favor of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar! - C. Livingston

A number of theaters (even international ones!) announced a triple feature of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End on August 22nd! - D. Berry

A server at the Olive Garden did a little experiment using phrases from Doctor Who and blogged all about it on Tumblr. - S. Tat


Nerd Block officially launched! This subscription-based service sends out fun shirts, toys, and other collectibles on a monthly basis and is partnered with Nintendo, Marvel, and more. - J. Esconde

Give your mail a boost with Man of Steel stamps! Exclusively from Jersey Post. - D. Berry

The Marvel Comics App announced that they are giving away free issues of Guardians of the Lost Galaxy: Groot Infinite! Available through the weekend only. - D. Berry

Entertainment Weekly gave us an exclusive deleted scene from the Walking Dead season 3! - D. Berry


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Today's post is dedicated to Chris who, sadly, passed away today. You will be missed.

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