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Michael Pao
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Michael Pao is a photographer and writer who loves pretty much anything geek/nerd culture. <a href="http://nerdreactor.com/about/">Meet the rest of the Nerd Reactor Team.</a>

Comic Hit List: Fear Itself #7

Marvel‘s big summer event has finally come to a close with the seventh and final issue of ‘Fear Itself’. The run had its moments but sadly as a whole this event

Comic Hit List: The 52 List Pt. 05

Batman #1 Batman fans you’re in for a treat if you picked up this 52 reboot title of Batman. We see Bruce Wayne here once again as the Batman of

Comic Hit List: The 52 List Pt. 04

Green Lantern #1 On the heels of the ‘War of the Green Lanterns‘ story arc we bear witness to the infamous Sinestro once again donning the emerald ring and Hal

Comic Hit List: The 52 List Pt. 03

Deathstroke #1 Written by Kyle Higgins (Batman: Gates of Gotham and Nightwing) with art by Joe Bennett (Birds of Prey and Justice League: Generation Lost) and Art Thibert (Outsiders and Trinity), Deathstroke was

Comic Hit List: The 52 List Pt. 02

Batman and Robin #1 One of the few titles that remained relatively unchanged in the reboot. Damien is still Robin and pretty much a brat. Bruce is still Batman and

Photos and Video from Street Fighter Fight Club LA

Recently Los Angeles once again played host to another one of Capcom‘s fantastic Fight Clubs. This one had it all, everything: Street Fighter Third Strike, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade

Fallout: New Vegas ‘Gun Runner’ DLC Pack

You like Fallout? You like New Vegas? You like guns and explosives that will pop a mutant’s head off? Well then you my friend have just hit the jackpot! The

Comic Hit List: The 52 List Pt. 01

In the next few days we’ll be releasing a series of reviews concerning the big DC universe reboot. In these reviews we’ll describe the highs to the lows and the

M.A.S.K. DVD Review

From the fine people of Shout Factory, who brought us gems of nostalgia such as G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and the Reboot DVDs, has now brought us another

Dragon Con 2011 Second Photo Barrage of Epicness

Here we have for you the second half of the photos we’ve taken at Dragon*Con 2011 this year. And to all the new friends we’ve made on this trip out

Dragon*Con 2011 First Photo Barrage of Epicness and Con Report

This year three members of the Nerd Reactor staff were lucky enough to make the trip out to the east coast for one of the world’s largest costuming convention, or

Pyrate Daze 2011

Arrrrrrrrrrr!!! There was a gathering of the most infamous scalawags and swashbucklers of Southern California on the weekend of August 27 & 28. This year Pyrate Daze pays homage to

Nisei Week 2011 Photos

Nisei Week the annual festival celebrating Japanese American culture was recently held in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. This festival is one of the largest Japanese events held in Little Tokyo

Comic Hit List: Hellboy – The Fury #3

In this final issue of a three part miniseries the wielder of the right hand of doom stands alone without allies against the terrible might of the dragon known as Nimue. This

Comic Hit List: Deadpool #41

With the rising popularity of the merc with a mouth there has been an influx of Deadpool related media and goods flooding the market. Such as the awesome Kotobukiya statue

Comic Hit List: War of the Green Lanterns Aftermath #2

Right before DC‘s reboot the second and last issue of the ‘Green Lanterns Aftermath’ storyline attempts to tie up the loose ends before the new 52 premieres. In this issue

Comic Hit List: Fear Itself #5

The battle between Thor against the hammer wielding Hulk and Thing comes to a climax in the fifth issue of ‘Fear Itself’. Artists Stuart Immonen (Nextwave and The New Avengers) and Wade Von

Comic Hit List: Flashpoint #4

Previously in Flashpoint the team of Batman, Flash, and Cyborg just freed a frightened Superman from the government installation holding him. With some help by Element Woman the group then

Comic Hit List: The Punisher #1

The Punisher makes his return to his war on crime with a brand spankin’ new issue one. Frank is on a mission and that mission is to take out any

Comic Hit List: Secret Six #36

Sometimes you just want to cheer for the bad guys and in DC’s ‘Secret Six’ you are. Issue number thirty six marks the end of this fantastic team of murders,