Archive | February, 2009

Custom 15″ Donatello by Le Merde

February 28, 2009

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Talk about coolest thing ever! Here’s a gigantic custom TMNT figure by the always awesome Le Merde. I think I need one.  According to Le Merde, the figure is for a group show at Gallery1988 in LA in April called “Idiot Box”. Images stolen from Le Merde’s flickr.

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Contra recreated in Little Big Planet

February 27, 2009

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I’ve spoken in the past about the greatness that is Little Big Planet.  People creating levels to share with everyone online is just a fantastic idea for a game.  And most people who have played it have become addicted to the level design aspect of this game.  In the past we’ve see Mario, Sonic and […]

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Microsoft’s “Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell” Policy?

February 27, 2009

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Well, fun news this morning from our friends (cough, cough) at Fox News.  According to this story Microsoft banned a female player from their Xbox Live service for identifying herself as a lesbian.  The story states: “The unidentified woman said she was harassed by several players, who would follow her into games and tell other […]

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Nerd City @ Piece’s Fat Tuesday/Barley Wine Tasting

February 27, 2009

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Some pics from Max’s good time @ Chicago’s Piece Brewery’s annual Mardi Gras/ Barley Wine Celebration. (and yes, Max got wasted) Piece Brewer Jonathan Cutler              Max and the Piece Gang: Brewer Jonathan Cutler, Manager D.J., Owner Bill, and Delivery Driver Extraordinaire Andrew. Hear Jonathan’s Episode of Nerd City here. Visit Piece’s Website here. And you […]

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St3ncil @ Rotofugi Tonght!

February 27, 2009

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From Rotofugi: OPENING TONIGHT FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 27 6-10 PM Stencil art has a long, long history….like ancient. The history spans from pre-historic times (where the hand may have been the very first stencil pattern) through Edo period Japan, into Europe where Picasso, Matisse and many others experimented with “pochoir” (French for stencil) and onto the streets […]

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Suckadelic Sketch Cards in Topps “Star Wars Galaxy 4″

February 27, 2009

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Nerd City fave Suckadelic will have his art featured in the recently released Topps Star Wars Galaxy 4 card series. This represents the first officially licensed Star Wars work for the Sucklord, and I would like to be the first to congratulate him. Suck on, Sucklord, suck on.

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Nerd City Interview: Jim Mahfood

February 27, 2009

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So basically, Jim Mahfood is the shit. His graphic novel work includes” .40 Oz. comics”,” Clerks“, the best issue of the Brian Michael Bendis-penned “Ultimate Marvel Team-up“, and “Grrl Scouts“. His art has been featured in the “I am 8-bit” art show, in the restaurant on “The Sarah Silverman Show“, and on Colt .45 billboards […]

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Goodbye “Comic Foundry”, Goodbye.

February 27, 2009

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Unfortunately, one of the best comic mags in recent memories has reached it’s untimely demise. I have been a big fan of Comic Foundry since their inception and I am truly sorry to see them go. Get their final issue @ Chicago Comics.

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Fantastic Nintendo Update….Punch-Out dated.

February 26, 2009

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Punch Out

Nintendo has released a extensive list of upcoming Wii and DS games with their release dates. Most notable of course would be Punch-Out for the Wii has been dated for May 18th. Easily one of the most anticipated games for the system, Punch-Out will feature the return of Little Mac who hasn’t had a game […]

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