About Jason Motes

Jason Motes profile photo
Jason's earliest memory is of watching 'Batman,' followed shortly by a memory of playing Batman & Robin with a friend, which entailed running outside in just their underwear and towels as capes. When adults told them they couldn't run around outside in their underwear, both boys promptly whipped theirs off and ran around in just capes. Jason's father gamely agreed to read him comic books as bedtime stories instead of 'Snow White.' (Super Friends being his favorite.) Jason saw all of the original Star Wars movies (and Indiana Jones and Superman and Star Trek...) in the theaters. Yes, he is old. And grew up in the most GEEKTASTIC decade ever, the 80s, devouring a steady diet of GI Joe, Transformers, Masters of the Universe, Princess of Power and (best of all) Jem! (It totally counts as sci fi! They had a sentient computer that projected holograms!) Jason has studied literature, journalism, film history and has a degree in creative writing (and a minor in psychology) from the University of South Alabama. He has worked as a technical writer and proofreader. These days, most of his creative energy goes into his blog and writing for this site! He lives with the cutest puppies ever.
Favorites: JJ Abrams' Star Trek, original Trek, original Star Wars, Super Friends, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Wonder Twins, Dazzler, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Spider-Woman, Isis, 1966 Batman series, Y: The Last Man, Fables, The Walking Dead, anything by Ray Harryhausen, Batwoman, 90s Starman and as I said, Jem totally counts!
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Jason Motes

  • International ‘Wonder Woman’ Trailer Shows Diana Wielding The God Slayer

    Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017 04:55 pm GMT -4

    Warner Brothers has a lot riding on ‘Wonder Woman’ due on June 2.  The film will not only mark the first female-led superhero movie of the modern wave of comic-based films (thus, not counting past flops like ‘Catwoman’ and ‘Elektra’), it may be WB’s redemption after blah audience reaction to ‘Batman V Superman‘ and ‘Suicide […]

  • James Gunn Discusses Ayesha’s Role In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2′

    Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017 04:21 pm GMT -4

    SPOILER ALERT: This article contains potential SPOILERS for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′.  Proceed with caution! Among the new introductions in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ is Elizabeth Debicki as Ayesha, a golden goddess of sorts, based on the comic book character more popularly known as Her or Kismet.  Her is the female […]

  • Is Haley Bennett The New DCEU Catwoman?

    Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Margot Robbie stole the show as Harley Quinn in David Ayer‘s ‘Suicide Squad’ which dominated the box office late last summer, so it was no surprise that Warner Brothers quickly signed Robbie to reprise the role in her own movie, which she would also executive produce with Ayer returning to direct.  But just to be […]

  • Set Photos Tease ‘Duet’ – The Musical ‘Flash’/’Supergirl’ Crossover

    Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017 02:00 pm GMT -4

    One of the most memorable episodes of ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ was the musical event “Mayhem of the Music Meister” which featured Neil Patrick Harris as the singing villain who mesmerized Batman and his friends and foes as a distraction from his own crimes.  Now a live action version of this melodious menace […]

  • Weekend Box Office (02/03-02/05): The Horror! Newbie ‘Rings’ Takes On ‘Split’– Who Won? (NOT ‘The Space Between Us’)

    Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017 11:00 am GMT -4

    The weekend box office was extremely light overall, but M. Night Shyamalan’s surprise smash ‘Split’ continues to dominate, fending off upstart horror sequel ‘Rings’.  Paramount didn’t have much faith in ‘Rings’ having previously bumped the title’s release around from November 13, 2015, to April 1, 2016, to October 28th before finally settling on Super Bowl […]

  • SUPER BOWL 2017:’Transformers: The Last Knight’ Pits Bumblebee Against Optimus Prime?!

    Posted Sunday, February 5th, 2017 11:18 pm GMT -4

    The trailer for’Transformers: The Last Knight’debuted during the Super Bowl and while it doesn’t give a lot away in regard to the plot of the movie (if there is one), it does show something that fans probably weren’t expecting. Mark Wahlberg is back as human anchor Cade Yeager, but it doesn’t appear that his sidekicks […]

  • First Set Photo From ‘Han Solo’ Movie Reveals The Unbelievable Shooting Title

    Posted Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 03:45 pm GMT -4

    Shooting has officially commenced on the ‘Han Solo’ anthology prequel movie, with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (‘The LEGO Movie’) behind the camera and Alden Ehrenreich taking on the legendary and no doubt daunting role as the galaxy’s biggest scoundrel.  Joining Ehrenreich are Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian.  The script […]

  • Nicole Kidman’s Name Resurfaces In Connection To A DC Movie– This Time ‘Aquaman’

    Posted Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 11:00 am GMT -4

    In 2015, we reported that Nicole Kidman was in talks for a role in ‘Wonder Woman’, believed to be that of Hippolyta, Wonder Woman’s mother and the Queen of the Amazons.  That role eventually went to Connie Nielsen, but Kidman’s name is back in the DC mix, as she is said to be in early negotiations […]

  • London Bookies Take Bets On The Next Doctor; Billie Piper Says ‘Who’ Should Be A ‘She’

    Posted Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4

    Peter Capaldi confirmed what many have suspected for some time, that he is stepping down from the role of ‘Doctor Who’ after the upcoming tenth season.  Capaldi became the Twelfth Doctor in 2014 and the upcoming season, which is tentatively slated to begin on April 15, 2017, will be his third.  Plans are in place […]

  • ‘Get Down’ Black Manta! ‘Aquaman’ Nets Yahya Abdul-Mateen II As The Famous Villain

    Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 09:07 pm GMT -4

    It looks as though Jason Momoa‘s ‘Aquaman’ may be facing off against two bad guys in his solo movie.  As previously reported, ‘The Conjuring’ star Patrick Wilson has been cast as Aquaman’s half-brother Orm, also known as Ocean Master.  But now comes word that director James Wan and Warner Brothers have spent the last two […]

  • Teri Hatcher Returns To The Super-Verse With A Mystery Role On ‘Supergirl’

    Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 04:34 pm GMT -4

    Teri Hatcher gained fame playing iconic comic book character Lois Lane on ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’, a romantic comedy spin on the comics that aired for four seasons on ABC television from 1993-97.  Now she is returning to the world of DC Comics with a recurring role in the back end of […]

  • James Cameron Gives An Update On ‘Avatar 2,3,4 And 5′

    Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4

    There have been many huge box office hits over the last few years, including the juggernaut that was ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, but no film has managed topple the all-time box office champ 2009′s ‘Avatar’.  James Cameron’s CGI bonanza still reigns supreme, having taken in $2.788 billion worldwide, including the grosses from an extended […]

  • Batman V. Lex Luthor: ‘Powerless’ Clip Reveals Rivalry With LexCorp

    Posted Monday, January 30th, 2017 08:23 pm GMT -4

    Part of this clip has been seen in the previously released trailers for NBC’s new DC Comics-based sitcom ‘Powerless’ which features Danny Pudi’s character Teddy showing off an inflatable suit that protects its wearer from damage caused by superhero/villain battles.  This extended cut of the clip, reveals a peak inside the larger DC Universe and […]

  • BREAKING: Peter Capaldi Announces That The Upcoming Season Of ‘Doctor Who’ Is His Last

    Posted Monday, January 30th, 2017 05:19 pm GMT -4

    After much speculation, Peter Capaldi has officially confirmed that the upcoming 2017 season of ‘Doctor Who’ will be his last voyage aboard the TARDIS.  The Twelfth Doctor made the announcement on BBCRadio2, who then delivered the shocking news to Whovians worldwide via Twitter:   BREAKING NEWS! “It (the new series of Doctor Who) will be […]

  • ‘Cloak And Dagger’ Leads Have Officially Been Cast Debunking Earlier Rumors

    Posted Monday, January 30th, 2017 05:04 pm GMT -4

    Rumor and reports are just that, rumors and reports. Less than a week after it was “reported” that Freeform had found its ‘Clock & Dagger’ for the TV series based on the Marvel Comics characters, that report has been debunked.  It was previously stated that ‘Heroes’ alum Noah Gray-Cabey had been selected to play Cloak […]