Archive | August, 2009

Episode 57

August 31, 2009

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Against seemingly insurmountable technical difficulty-related odds, Nerd City pushes forward with its 57th Episode!  Recorded in the secret underground bunker known as “Nerd City South”, the guys welcome international celebrities Megan Johnston-Spencer and Bob Egan as they discuss Classic NES games and District 9.  Oh yeah, Gregory Spines makes his triumphant return as well. Pics […]

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First look, Hal Jordan in DCU Online

August 31, 2009

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Hal DCU

Well we still don’t have any word on an official release date for the PS3 exclusive DC Universe Online MMO but today we have shots of Hal Jordan, The Green Lantern, from the game. As you can tell Hal looks like how Jim Lee would draw him (and considering Mr. Lee is doing character designs […]

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Disney to purchase Marvel Ent.

August 31, 2009

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Spidey Lion King

Announced this morning, Disney will be looking to buy Marvel Ent for $4 billion.  This is quite odd news to me as nothing of this announcement has been going around the net so I was very shocked to see this news this morning.  The sale will include the ownership of all Marvel Characters and likenesses.  […]

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Strongarm by Frenchcustum

August 30, 2009

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Here’s another amazing vintage-style MOTU figure from Frenchcustum.  Once again, the figure is based upon a character who was featured in the original Filmation cartoons, but was never released by Mattel as a toy.  I always wanted a Strongarm figure as a kid, and this custom really does the character justice. For more info on […]

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Terror and Magnus from Joe Ledbetter

August 28, 2009

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No, Joe Ledbetter, I will not give you any more of my money…  Must… resist… These prototypes of awesomeness were recently unveiled on Ledbetter’s blog here.  I’ll keep you up to date as deveolpments, erm, develop.

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“Happy Friday”

August 28, 2009

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Happy Friday Nerd City. DISCLAIMER: Nerd City does not advocate breaking the law but if you do make sure you do it with a sweet stache. Did you know in Smokey and the Bandit they were driving 400 cases of Coors to Atlanta. The first time I watched Smokey and the Bandit I knew that […]

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Crying Lightning by The Arctic Monkeys

August 28, 2009

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Direct Link to Youtube Video I’ll admit that although I’ve always enjoyed the music of the Arctic Monkeys, I’ve always been somewhat puzzled by their widespread critical acclaim.  However, I’m particularly impressed with their latest album, Humbug.  Produced by Josh Homme out of Queens of the Stone Age, Humbug sees The Arctic Monkeys adopting a […]

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Langella! Lundgren! Paint!

August 27, 2009

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If anyone is looking for a Christmas gift for Ben:: Only $100,000. Get it here. Thanks to Sara for the heads up.

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Xbox 360 price cut and custom arcade cabinets for your toys!!!

August 27, 2009

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360 Elite, pro

Well it was only a matter of time I guess. With the launch of the Slim PS3 at the retail price of $299, Microsoft has followed suit and cut the prices for all of their systems. Starting this Friday the Elite 360 (120GB HD, HDMI port, but no more HDMI cable included) will drop in […]

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