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

Interview with Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes’ executive producer John Vignocchi

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Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes is now available, and we had the chance to chat with executive producer John Vignocchi about the action-adventure sandbox video game. We discuss inspiration, concept design, upcoming characters and more. Nerd Reactor: What’s the biggest update to Disney Infinity? John Vignocchi: You mean besides … Continue reading

The Walking Dead’s Daryl Dixon was to be ‘prison gay’

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A lot of hoopla was made when it was revealed that Robert Kirman had talks about having Daryl Dixon be a gay character. He then said that it will be discussed in the show in the future. Some were against the idea, while others were for it. Scott M. Gimple, who’s the current … Continue reading

New trailer for Jupiter Ascending starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis

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Jupiter Ascending, the film by Andy and Lana Wachowski (The Matrix Trilogy) that was pushed back to February 6, 2015, now has a new trailer, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow. The film stars Mila Kunis as Jupiter Jones (so that’s where the name comes from) as a regular woman … Continue reading

First look at Chrome Trooper helmet from Star Wars: Episode VII, plus Millennium Falcon and lightsaber duel concept art

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Who’s ready for a bunch of new images from the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII film from director J.J. Abrams? We had leaked images for the different stormtrooper outfits, and now we get a leak for the chrome trooper, thanks to Indie Revolver again. Not only does the helmet have a … Continue reading

Here’s a still of Adrianne Palicki as Mockingbird in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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We have reported that Adrianne Palicki was going to portray Bobbi Morse, aka Mockingbird, in the second season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Now thanks to EW, we get a first look of the actress as the HYDRA Agent. (What?!) What’s her role in the new season? According to the site, she’ll … Continue reading

Interstellar gets 6 new stills

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Interstellar is coming to theaters in two months, and we get six new stills from the Christopher Nolan-directed project, courtesy of Empire. The sci-fi film stars McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, David Gyasi, Jessica Chastain and Casey Affleck. Check them out below. The film follows a group of space explorers traveling through a … Continue reading

Want to take a class in Marvel movies? Head to Baltimore, MD

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If you’re looking to enlighten yourself in the world of Marvel films and are in the Baltimore, MD, area, then you should check out University of Baltimore. It has added a class on Marvel movies in the liberal arts section. The course will take place in spring and will focus on … Continue reading

Grant Morrison’s Annihilator #1 (comic review)

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Comic book writer Grant Morrison (Batman, JLA, All-Star Superman, New X-Men, Fantastic Four) has a new comic book out called Annihilator with art by Frazer Irving (Judge Dredd, Necronauts). Legendary Comics will be releasing it as a 6-issue series. The comic follows disturbed screenwriter Ray Spass (pronounced as space) trying to … Continue reading

X-Men: Apocalypse likely to not include Storm, Jean and Cyclops

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Spoilers if you haven’t seen X-Men: Days of Future Past yet. In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Wolverine was sent to the past to prevent the destruction of humanity from sentinels (giant robots ordered to apprehend mutants). He was successful in stopping it, and this created a new alternate timeline … Continue reading