About John 'Spartan' Nguyen

John "Spartan" Nguyen is the editor-in-chief at Nerd Reactor and is based in Orange County, CA. He is a graphic designer and illustrator. Meet the Nerd Reactor Team

Join Nerd Reactor for the Ultimate Comic-Con After Party


Hey nerds and nerdettes, we’re teaming up with Nuke the Fridge and The Realm Cast to throw the Ultimate Comic-Con After Hours parties. Join us to party on two different nights. Bring your COSPLAY! Thursday night, 7/24 9pm-2am & Saturday night, 7/26 9pm-2am at The Bassmnt located in Downtown San Diego at 919 … Continue reading

Get ‘Shell Shocked’ with official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles rap song

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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films featured catchy rap songs that have captivated fans all over. Who can forget songs like “Turtle Power” by Partners in Kryme and “Ninja Rap” by Vanilla Ice. I bet you still know the dance moves as well. Now, we have a new rap song, “Shell Shocked”, … Continue reading

New Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer goes in depth with the experience

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Check out the latest Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer showing off the “Experience”. We get a better look at the new Anvil game engine, advanced reflection mapping, HDR graphics, fog and volumetric lighting, and gameplay. The buildings in France are nearly 1-to-1 scale, and the NPC characters are more detailed and alive. … Continue reading

Nerd Block July 2014 Mystery Box Review

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Nerd Block July 2014 Classic Mystery Box arrived on my doorstep yesterday, and it comes with 5 nerdy items inside. So how does Nerd Block fare this month? Read below and find out. Like any good nerdy mystery box subscription, the thing I check out first is the t-shirt. With Nerd Block, … Continue reading

Benicio del Toro is looking mischievous in new Guardians of the Galaxy poster

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Check out the newest and likely final poster that Marvel has released for Guardians of the Galaxy. In the poster we see Benicio del Toro as Taneleer Tivan, AKA The Collector, with his left hand holding a special ball while looking fancy. We last saw The Collector during the end-credit scene … Continue reading

Captain America 3 sticking with original release date, despite Batman v Superman


Entertainment Weekly dropped some huge news for the upcoming Marvel films. The biggest one was the reveal of Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now we’re getting more information on the upcoming Captain America 3 movie that’s coming out on May 6, 2016. After the release date was announced for Cap … Continue reading

Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch hint at incest in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

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Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch are sibling mutants who care a lot about each other. In the Ultimates version, their caring goes to a whole other level, with incest being heavily implied. Now it looks like we may have some form of that in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron movie … Continue reading

If X-Men’s Dazzler had a live-action ’80s music video


Any Alison Blaire fans here? The singer/mutant goes by Dazzler and is affiliated with the X-Men. Her powers are cool for show, since she’s basically a living light show. Director Arvin Bautista and his crew got together to create a live-action music video as if Dazzler really did an ’80s pop song, complete … Continue reading

Tony Stark to go back to his playboy roots in Superior Iron Man


Marvel is on a roll with big announcements for its top-tier characters. First it was Thor becoming a female. Second was Captain America becoming black. Marvel has sent out an announcement revealing a fresh-but-not-so-fresh take on Iron Man with the upcoming Superior Iron Man #1 by writer Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among … Continue reading

Test out your parkour skills at the Assassin’s Creed Experience during San Diego Comic-Con

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With Assassin’s Creed being inspired by parkour, it shouldn’t surprise you that the company would have its own Chief Parkour Officer. Michael “Frosti” Zernow is the strategic advisor and is helping Ubisoft with bringing the Assassin’s Creed Experience to life at San Diego Comic-Con. After watching the demonstration video below, it definitely … Continue reading

Interview with Titus Welliver on Transformers 4, Agents of SHIELD, and Ben Affleck as Batman


Titus Welliver may not be a household name, but you have seen him all around on film and TV. He was recently seen fighting Mark Wahlberg in Transformers: Age of Extinction and as Agent Felix Blake in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Also, if you attend the Marvel’s Avenger’s S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit at Discovery … Continue reading

X-Men writers to work on Power Rangers reboot movie

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It was previously announced that Lionsgate was working on the Power Rangers reboot movie. More details have come with Roberto Orci (Star Trek, Transformers) joining as executive producer and X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz set to pen the script, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Orci will help … Continue reading