Literature & Graphic Novels

 

No Seriously, Where is Carmen Sandiego? [Go Your Own Way E11]

Nov
21

Where in the world is she? It turns out that's not the easiest question to answer, so we're on an epic global hunt to stop this famous criminal. Grab your suitcase as we solve clues and learn about different cultures and places!

You'll Need a Magnifying Glass for This Complete Game of Thrones Family Tree

Nov
18

Game of Thrones is all about family, as weird as that sounds, and given just how many characters there are in the story, it can be a challenge to remember how they're all related (and that's before all of the incest).

Superheroes and Star Wars Go Renaissance in These 19 Awesome Cosplay Photos

Nov
18

In what might be one of the year's most creative and eye-catching cosplay projects, photographer Sacha Goldberger has transported some of pop culture's most recognizable characters to the Renaissance. These aren't just costumes either, the photos are perfectly staged to capture the look and feel of paintings from that era.

Vampires, Italians, and the Worst Ending We Could Imagine [Go Your Own Way E10]

Nov
17

We're halfway down the Tower of Riddles, but even more treacherous magic lies ahead! Listen in as we solve the riddles that lead to our glorious escape! Hopefully.

See 8 Photos from an Iconic Batman V. Superman Scene Inspired by The Dark Knight Returns

Nov
15

It seems that the rumors are true, and Batman V. Superman will indeed feature yet another retelling of the death of Thomas and Martha Wayne. It's hard to imagine where this is going to fit in a movie that already features Wonder Woman and Superman at the very least, but it is a pretty iconic scene, and I suppose necesary to some degree if you're going to be setting up a new version of Batman.

Intrigued by the Science of Interstellar? Here's What to Read Next

Nov
14

If your scientific curiosity was piqued by the movie Interstellar, then you’ll enjoy this book by the physicist Christopher Nolan consulted for the film’s scientific sections.

Either These Riddles are Dumb, or We Are [Go Your Own Way E09]

Nov
14

We're locked up in a scary castle tower, and the only way to escape is to solve its many ghostly riddles! Get ready for fun, frustration and possibly some cheating.

The Pull List: All-New Captain America Soars Into Action

Nov
12

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where we check out a first isssue and tell you whether or not to follow that comic based only on that. This week saw the much anticipated introduction of Sam Wilson, A.K.A. The Falcon, as the new Captain America. This is especially notable because Sam Wilson, for those not in the know, is African American. Progress!

We Might Know Who the New Joker and Harley Quinn Are

Nov
10

With a new Batman on the scene, it was only a matter of time before DC and WB found a new movie Joker. While it seems unlikely that he'll have anything more than a brief cameo (if that) in 2016's Batman V. Superman, it sounds like Warner Bros. has already started casting for the role, and Harley Quinn might not be very far behind.

In Our Disturbing Conclusion, It Was Hitler All Along... or Something [Podcast]

Nov
06

We've been following this story for a few weeks now, and our adventuring sprits are weary. But we promise you this is the glorious conclusion to Phoebe's tale of mystery and horror. Whether that's death or victory is something you'll have to listen for yourself.

Speaking with Comics Workbook: The Reading, Curating, and Crafting of Indie Comics

Nov
06

Independent comics undoubtedly has dozens of so-called 'cutting edges,' but most everyone in the community can agree: Comics Workbook is a fine curated-comics Tumblr, and the Comics Workbook magazine is a must-read. Today we're talking rising stars, the necessity of comics courses, and more with Zach Mason and Andrew White, editors of the magazine.

22 Biggest Geek Culture Conventions in the World

Nov
05

Anyone who's ever attended San Diego Comic-Con (or gawked at the aerial photographs of the lines) will probably tell you that this event has to be the geek community's premier gathering spot. After all, where else can you see the Avengers 2 trailer early? But did you know that in terms of attendance, Comic-Con doesn't even rank in the top five for nerdy events? Or that it's not even the biggest one in the US?

Nerdist Writer Panel: Comics Edition Entertains and Stimulates Conversation at Comikaze

Nov
04

At this year's Comikaze expo in Los Angeles, the Nerdist Writer's Panel podcast brought a very special Comic's Edition of their popular web show. Participants for the live recording included Ben Blacker, co-creator of The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Len Weincreator of iconic comic characters such as Wolverine and Swamp Thing, Adam Beechen, writer for popular shows such as Teen Titans, and Heath Corson, writer of Justice League: War.

Did We Just Get Chased Through the Forest by Batman? [Podcast]

Nov
03

Things really take a weird turn in this installment of the Phoebe story. We discover an age-old battle of good versus evil, and encounter multiple deadly foes. Will this story just go on for eternity, or will we finally embrace death?

We're Leaving the Girl Behind and Gaining Ground on the Woman [Podcast]

Oct
30

The Adventures of Phoebe McGee continue as we spend a lot of time talking to an old woman, witnessing a bird fight, and possibly hurdling off a cliff to our doom. Suddenly the ominous ocean doesn't seem so bad.

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