Wed, 25 April 2012
Welcome to Too Nerdy Fight Club. This episode answers the classic question of "Who would win in a fight between?" We each picked a match up and one fighter for the main event. Check out the fight card and let us know your thoughts. Most of these fights ended in a draw, so help us out folks.
Fight 1: Spawn vs. Ghost Rider
Fight 2: Leonardo (of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) vs. Snake Eyes
Figth 3: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord vs. Voltron
Figth 4: Blade vs. Vampire Hunter D
Main Event: THUNDERDOME! Wolverine vs. Punisher vs. Sinestro vs. Ezio Auditore da Firenze (from Assassin's Creed)
Don't forget, tickets still available for Dallas Comic Con May 19-20. Too Nerdy For TV will be covering the event for the show. Go to www.dallascomiccon.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
Wed, 18 April 2012
This week we discuss the problems with the US TV season system and how BBC does theirs. We discuss short and one-off seasons, the benefit to having a show mapped out from start to finish, and some of the shows we think would have benefitted from a change in the way they were proudced.
Don't forget, we will be coverting the Dallas Comic Con on May 19-20. Tickets and info are avaialble at http://scifiexpo.com/DCC/dcc.html
Mon, 16 April 2012
Too Nerdy For TV is attending Dallas Comic Con as PRESS!!! We will be able to bring the fun of the Dallas Comic Con to YOU, our loyal fans! Tickets for the Con are still available. You can find more information about the Dallas Comic Con and pre-order tickets at their website: http://www.scifiexpo.com/DCC/
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Dallas Comic Con celebrates 10th anniversary with largest show yet
Actors Patrick Stewart, Val Kilmer and TV’s original Dynamic Duo – Adam West and Burt Ward – join a long list of comic artists and media guests for the largest Dallas Comic Con yet on May 19 and 20. Presented by legendary comic book writer Stan Lee, the show will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the 300,000-square-foot Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas.
“This is definitely our biggest show thus far,” said producer Ben Stevens. “Not only do we have a huge line-up of artists, actors and other guests, but we’re using every square foot of the facility so we can bring in some new and exciting surprises for our fans. There will be more things for them to do and see at this show.”
Mr. Lee, a guest at last year’s Dallas Comic Con, signed up for this year’s show immediately afterward. In addition to being the former president of Marvel Comics, he’s well known in the industry as a writer, editor, actor, producer and publisher.
Comic artists appearing at the show include Neal Adams, co-founder of Continuity Comics and legendary artist of Batman, Conan the Barbarian, Green Arrow, Superman and X-Men; Superman artist George Perez, also known for Wonder Woman; Len Wein, co-creator of Wolverine and Swamp Thing; and Marvel artist Arthur Suydam, award-winning creator of the smash hit Marvel Zombies series.
Mr. Lee charges a fee for autographs, and many of the artists draw small sketches for a fee. However, most artists will sign autographs at no charge
Actor Kevin Conroy, the voice of “Batman/Bruce Wayne” in both animated film and video games, also will be signing at no charge throughout the weekend.
Patrick Stewart and Val Kilmer top the media guest list that will appeal to fans of Star Trek, Star Wars, Batman and even the recent hit movie, The Hunger Games.
Mr. Stewart is best known to sci-fi fans as Star Trek’s “Capt. Jean-Luc Picard” and “Professor Charles Xavier” in the X-Men movies and video games. Mr. Kilmer took on the iconic lead role in 1995’s Batman Forever, played “Doc Holliday” in Tombstone, and nailed the role of “Jim Morrison” in Oliver Stone’s The Doors.
Other media guests include actors Adam West and Burt Ward, aka “Batman” and “Robin” in the 1960s Batman TV series; actress Kristanna Loken from Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines; John de Lancie, who starred in both Star Trek: The Next Generation and Stargate SG-1; and Dallas native Tim Taylor, who plays “The Gamekeeper” in the recent smash hit The Hunger Games.
Star Wars fans will welcome back perennial favorites Dave Prowse, who played the villainous “Darth Vader” in the original trilogy; Jeremy Bulloch, portrayer of favorite bounty hunter “Boba Fett;” and Englishman-turned-Texan Peter Mayhew, best known as the gruff but lovable sidekick “Chewbacca.”
During the two-day event, the actors will be available to sign autographs, talk with fans and answer questions during special panel discussions, which are free to attend as space allows. Guests charge a fee for autographs.
In addition to meeting the actors and artists, fans may peruse more than 200 exhibitor booths featuring comic books, movie memorabilia, old and new toys, clothing and other merchandise. For an additional fee, fans also may have their photo taken with select actors by a professional photographer.
Admission to Dallas Comic Con is $20 Saturday and $15 Sunday when pre-purchased online, and an additional $5 if purchased at the box office. Online sales end April 20. VIP and Priority passes for this show are sold out.
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Tue, 10 April 2012
In this episode we discuss the trend of "what is old is new" with the relaunching of classic fanchises such as Thundercats, Voltron, Transformers, and of course the new Michael Bay version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And we welcome our special guest for the second week Oliva! You SUCK, Michael Bay!
Wed, 4 April 2012
In this special episode we take to our good friend Olivia about her work planning a convention. She is helping to plan RizzlesCon, a fan convention for Rizzoli and Isles. For all the infor mentioned in the show go to www.rizzlescon.net. Thanks again to Olivia for joining us.