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Kids Want More Female Superheroes, BBC America Study Says

It’s no secret that sci-fi and superhero stories are largely the domain of male characters, even in the era of Wonder Woman and the first female Doctor Who. A new study suggests, as stated by The Hollywood Reporter, the gender gap in onscreen representation in superhero and sci-fi films and TV series can have real-world effects on even […]

‘Titans’: Netflix To Distribute New DC Universe Series Internationally

In a report from Deadline, Netflix has closed a deal with Warner Bros TV for international rights to the studio’s upcoming live-action drama series Titans. The show launches in the U.S. on October 12 on DC Universe, Warner Bros’ newly launched streaming platform, as the service’s first live-action original series. Netflix will stream Titans globally outside of U.S. and […]

16 Romantic Valentines From Your DC Movie Heartthrobs

This is a “Nerd Voices” contribution from Nerdbot reader Aaron Russell. Aaron is a hopeless romantic who also has a Twitter . If you send him a Valentine, he just might Photoshop you a preset. You can also see his creations on his website.   No, it’s not Valentine’s Day, but we’re celebrating love regardless! When you think of […]

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Went Back and Forth on How to End Movie reports that Bruce Banner and the Hulk had one of the more surprising story arcs in Avengers: Infinity War. Star Mark Ruffalo says it took the creative team working on the film some time to figure out exactly how that arc should end. Speaking on The Marvelists podcast, Ruffalo says there was a lot of […]

Stan Lee Reveals the First Superhero That Inspired Him

According to a piece from, Stan Lee (you know, Marvel’s answer to Hugh Hefner) says his earliest inspiration in the genre was novel hero Sir Percy Blakeney, a.k.a. the superhero-like Scarlet Pimpernel. An incredible interview with Stan Lee explaining this character can be seen in the Twitter video below. “The Scarlet Pimpernel was the first […]

The Oscars ‘New Nerd’ Category

In a move that feels roughly equivalent to admitting Rodney Dangerfield to the stodgy golf club in Caddyshack, the Oscars, by way of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, are going to let loose and show some ankle with a new “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film” category. If you’re an Academy nerd, old-timer or one […]