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Nine Forgotten Superheroes That We're Glad Were Forgotten

Nine Forgotten Superheroes That We're Glad Were Forgotten

By Robert RunyonMay 15, 2012

Not everyone can be Batman. Not everyone can be Spider-Man. In the long history of the comic book, thousands of heroes have been created. How many of them become household names? Maybe ten? That leaves 99.9% of superheroes to toil in anonymity. Some gimmick heroes...More  →

5 Reasons Eureka Isn't Coming Back to Syfy
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5 Reasons Eureka Isn't Coming Back to Syfy

By Roger HuntMay 15, 2012

Apparently the Syfy show Eureka only attracts about 1.5 million viewers or less per episode—not too shabby, but not enough; this will be the last season to air on Syfy. Initially, we was shocked that more people are not rabid fans for this quirky comedy....More  →

The Best and Worst Controllers of All Time

The Best and Worst Controllers of All Time

By Robert RunyonMay 15, 2012

Think of what you hold in your hand throughout the day. You hold a spoon for your cereal or yogurt. You hold your cell phone. You hold a pen or pencil. You even hold books, if you’re still into those. But what object do you...More  →

No Capes Allowed: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life

No Capes Allowed: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life

By Josh PeriloMay 15, 2012

I have pledged to never review any comic book here in NCA that features a “superhero” with “super powers” or even (and especially) a cape. But that doesn’t mean that I won’t review a comic book where the protagonist thinks he’s a superhero. Such is...More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: How The Nerdist May Just Save us All

Transmedia Tuesday: How The Nerdist May Just Save us All

By ChauntonMay 15, 2012

Unless you have your home wrapped in an impermeable layer of geek-proofing, odds are you’ve encountered Chris Hardwick (a.k.a. The Nerdist) on one of your entertainment machines at some point in the last few years....More  →

In Need of an Ongoing: The Masters of Evil

In Need of an Ongoing: The Masters of Evil

By Steven RomanoMay 14, 2012

Y'ever have a favorite comic book character that you feel is always getting overlooked, no matter how awesome they are? So does Steven Romano! And he thinks the especially rad ones deserve their own ongoing series. Each week, Steven will profile a different underrated character...More  →

Six Reasons Lego Hair Is Better Than Regular Hair

Six Reasons Lego Hair Is Better Than Regular Hair

By Nuala McKennaMay 14, 2012

Legos. The little plastic blocks have been entertaining kids for generations. Who hasn’t reveled in the delight of building their very own Lego creation from scratch? Now there’s a unique new use for Legos. It’s sustainable, it’s recyclable, it’s fashionable – it’s Lego hair! Here’s...More  →

Six Geektastic Spin-Offs that Need to Happen Right Now
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Six Geektastic Spin-Offs that Need to Happen Right Now

By Beth MishlerMay 14, 2012

Spinoffs are usually the worst. Does anyone really want to see that annoying neighbor get twenty-two minutes to sort out his or her issues? No. But, there are some underrated and incredibly interesting characters in a handful of Geektastic shows that we think would make for some...More  →

Blogging RPGs: Character Creating

Blogging RPGs: Character Creating

By Allison EmmMay 14, 2012

Our intrepid editor, Allison Emm, has joined a D&D campaign. The catch? She's never played before and knows ZILCH about the game! Will she sink or swim? Can she create a compelling character? And will her crush on Batman overshadow her love for the game?...More  →

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7 RECAP
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Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7 RECAP

By Eric SiegelsteinMay 14, 2012

Bran and Rickon are in the wind, and Theon continues down the path to becoming a true and utter douchenozzle. He did a nice job beating up Big Baldy for that epic (and entirely warranted) burn, so it seems like he's getting a handle on...More  →