Arguably the first hero of the silver age of comic books Reed Richards was introduced in Fantastic Four Issue number #1 back in 1961. Without the unprecedented success of this first issue there would quite simply be no Marvel Universe.
Richards was a child prodigy who would go on to … Continue Reading
Every now and then we’re asked to point our readers in the direction of some of the best examples of beloved comic book characters doing what they do best… With that in mind we decided to create our new feature, The Greatest Hits.
And who better to start us off … Continue Reading
Robots are not only cool but they’re a staple of interesting and provocative science fiction. They ask fundamental questions about the sanctity of life and whether or not it can belong to any being that’s artificially created.
Of course, these themes have been explored very successfully recently by movies like … Continue Reading
With a new Thunderbolts comic series on the way, not to mention Marvel’s ragtag team of anti-heroes having made their first animated appearance in Avengers Assemble recently and Zemo appearing in Captain America: Civil War I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see them in live action some time soon.… Continue Reading
I think at this point it’s fair to say that last year’s Fantastic Four was a disappointment. Despite some vociferous defence from within the Nerdifi ranks, the film generally left a bad taste in the mouths of both critics and audiences. Sa bad, in fact, that Fox discretely removed the … Continue Reading
Dan Josh and Danny B get ready to have a Nerdibate about Josh Trank’s ill-fated Fantastic 4. Is it the turkey that pop culture seems to have decried it to be or is it a vastly underrated science fiction flick? We also discuss new bloood at Doctor Who and the … Continue Reading
Ah, those first few days January!
The bitter cold, the endless leftovers and of course the frantic dash to the shopping centre to return the ill-considered gifts that you assured your friends and relatives were ‘just what you always wanted’.
Not to worry, whatever you received this year I’m sure … Continue Reading
Dan, Josh and Danny B are once again reunited to discuss the nerdy highlights of 2015 including (but not limited to) Daredevil, Fantastic 4, Jessica Jones, Batman: Arkham Knight, Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron and of course Star Wars: The Force Awakens… Continue Reading
If you were a super villain, what would your master plan be?
Starting WWIII? Robbing Fort Knox? Using mind-control to influence the world’s leaders?
Today’s subject does all three before breakfast, but even the greatest of arch villains have humble beginnings.
Doctor Doom first appeared in Fantastic Four #5 in … Continue Reading
Allow me to open with an admission…
I’m not a Fantastic Four fan. I mean, I like the Fantastic Four and I most certainly respect their importance within the context of the Marvel Universe. In terms of knowledge of the characters as written, however, I’m by no means an … Continue Reading