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Adam West Presents…THE WATCHMEN!

I know, that sentence makes no sense, but apparently, it’s because of the swinging 60’s rendition of Batman that we’ll get to see Watchmen hit the screens as intended this March.

To get you up to speed, Fox submitted an injunction to prevent Warner Bros from releasing Watchmen next year, claming that they still had legal rights to the property.

You’ll never believe what might make Fox give the go ahead, if the always interesting Lying in the Gutters is to be believed…

Says them:

[D]o Fox really want to make a “Watchmen” film of their own? Do they want the money from the Warners “Watchmen” film? Do they want a cut? A payoff? Or just holding up a rival?

None of the above. Sources tell me that Fox want the 1960s Batman TV series. Currently Fox own the TV footage, but Warner Bros own the characters and trademarks, via their ownership of DC Comics. The rights to a DVD release have been held up for a long time now, and this case looks like it may be the instrument to release them.

Oh, Fox will get a wodge of cash as well – many millions of dollars it seems. But it seems they also want the rights to release the Adam West-starring Batman on DVD, something long denied fans of the series. And Warners will get the “Watchmen” film, to release as planned.

I guess we’ll all have to celebrate by doing the Batusi…

Super Art Fight was Super Awesome!

In case you haven’t already been bombarded with what exactly occurred last Saturday night, as nerds and geeks alike jam-packed the Ottobar for SUPER ART FIGHT: ROUND ONE, here’s where you should go…

Click here, for an amazing slideshow of the event thanks to Matt Roth.

Click here for Jami’s recap post which gives you a unique and slightly emotional take on SUPER ART FIGHT: ROUND ONE from the behind-the-scenes perspective.

and finally, click here for the official Super Art Fight site, which has been updated with official rankings, results, and all kinds of awesome stuff.

I Am Back!

Sorry for the delay in upkeep, kids.

Since we last spoke, I got a new job, got accustomed to my new schedule, and hosted the greatest art extravaganza of all time.

In any case, I’ll finally be posting somewhat regularly again, and adding my snarky commentary on all things nerdy.  You’ll rue the day you missed me.

Been To Lately?

If not, you really should visit it.

We’ve announced the first of two house bands for the show on September 20th, profiled all of the artistic talent on the card, and if that wasn’t enough, we’ve posted the Topic Suggestion thread, where you, dear reader, get to be a part of the action!

Need more reason to keep checking between now and September 20th?  We’ve got exclusive announcements coming on the fantastic vendors invading The Ottobar, including images of our FIRST ACTION FIGURE, plus images of the “sparring” that occurred a few weekends back in an undisclosed location in Washington, DC.

If you haven’t bookmarked, subscribed to it’s RSS feed, or generally jumped on the bandwagon…start NOW. Click here!

Daily Show Knocks It Out of the Park…

I had an odd feeling this weeks coverage of the Democratic National Convention was going to inspire the crew at The Daily Show to create a bit more humorous mayhem than usual…

I think this rather surreal biographical look at Barack Obama, entitled Barack Obama: He Completes Us was leaps and bounds beyond what I anticipated.

Brace yourselves, then enjoy.