Archive | June, 2009

Barbarian? I’ll Show You A Barbarian.

June 30, 2009

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Now on sale, from Chicago-based comic publisher Devil’s Due and written by Nerd City favorite, Larry Hama, behold Barack:The Barbarian. Get it @ Chicago Comics.

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Nerd City Interview: Erik Larsen

June 30, 2009

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Erik Larsen is the man. A founding father of Image Comics and the writer and artist of the long-running Savage Dragon, Larsen is one of, if not the most, influential comic creators of the last twenty years. As his book approaches yet another milestone, Larsen spoke with Nerd City’s Max about his work, his achievements, […]

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Pocket Scrub from Shawnimals

June 30, 2009

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From Shawnimals: Check out the all-new Pocket Plush addition: Pocket Scrub! He’s a plush soap, except he doesn’t actually clean you. Look for it Wednesday July 1st at 10am CDT direct from the Shawnimals online shop. Limited to 300 pieces, with a numbered box. Each Pocket Scrub comes with a unique name, so you won’t […]

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Episode 51

June 30, 2009

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Nerd City is over the hill but trudging ahead, valiantly.  This episode, Max and Ben welcome video gaming guru Eric Bee as he brings them up to speed on all things E3.  If you don’t listen to this episode, you will no longer be cool. Pics and links after the jump…

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Ben is Loving The Savage Sword of Conan

June 29, 2009

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On a whim, I recently picked up Volume 2 of the phone book-sized collections of The Savage Sword of Conan that Dark Horse has been putting out over the last few years.   I’ve got to say that I’m really glad that I did!  The black and white art by John Buscema, Barry Windsor-Smith and Alfredo […]

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iPhone Apps of the Week

June 26, 2009

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Welcome to the first installment of what I’m hoping will become a weekly edition here at Nerd City.  I’m planning on reviewing a couple App Store downloads per week that have either caught my eye or have been recommended to me.  I’ve had my iPhone 3GS (notice no more space between the G and the […]

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Street Fighter 4 Series 2 from NECA set for July Release

June 26, 2009

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From NECAonline.com: Thighs To Die For Chun-Li, Akuma and Guile SF4 figures ready for battle! 06/23/2009 The new Street Fighter 4 Series 2 figures are NECA’s best yet! Series one brought you legends Ken, Ryu and Crimson Viper, and in July we debut the next wave of warriors. These 7″ figures of Akuma, Guile and […]

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Nerd City Interview: Tom Scioli

June 25, 2009

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Tom Scioli is my favorite comic book artist.  He takes the style of Jack Kirby and cranks the psychedelia meter to the proverbial eleven.  Tom’s art is dynamically stylish, unapologetically bold, and completely contrary to the bland trends of the status quo of modern mainstream comics.  Nerd City was lucky enough to have a quick […]

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AAA Lucha Libre game to be released.

June 25, 2009

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Great news for us wrasslin fans as the Mexico based promotion AAA (Asistencia Asesoría y Administración) will be releasing a video game for the PS3, Xbox 360, PS2, Wii, PSP and DS. Now, you may not recognize a lot of these wrestlers but a few have made appearances for TNA wrestling throughout the years along […]

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