About Jason Motes

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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 - Writer

  • Gal Gadot Says ‘Wonder Woman’ Will Have ‘Moments Of Humour, But It’s Pretty Dark’

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman brought a much needed sense of fun to the murky ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ (that smirk!) so it would be natural to assume that her solo movie might be a beam of sunshine breaking through the dark clouds of grim superhero movies.  But maybe not. Gadot herself said: “It’s […]

  • Liam Cunningham Delivers An Exclusive Clip From The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 6 Premiere

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Ser Davos Seaworth, a.k.a. actor Liam Cunningham stopped by ‘Conan’ to promote the Season Six premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’ which arrives in just weeks.  On the show, he revealed that George R.R. Martin, the author of the ‘A Song Of Ice And Fire’ novels upon which ‘GoT’ is based once revealed to him a […]

  • Aquaman To The Rescue! Jason Momoa Defends ‘Batman V Superman’

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

      Production on Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League – Part One’ kicks off on Monday.  But after the poor reception fans had to Snyder’s ‘Batman V Superman’… should it?  Well, obviously at this point, it’s too late to switch gears.  Do you think Snyder can deliver when he gets even more toys to play with? Well, […]

  • When Negan Met Lucille: See The First Page Of The New ‘The Walking Dead’ Origin Serial

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Like all great villains, ‘The Walking Dead’ Big Bad Negan is actually the hero of his story.  But until now, readers of the comic haven’t known his story.  Writer Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard are changing that.  The secret origin of the bat-swinging, f-bomb dropping baddie will finally be unveiled in a 48-page tale […]

  • Meet The Women Of ‘Captain America: Civil War’: Scarlett Johansson, Emily VanCamp And Elizabeth Olsen Speak In New Video

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in the sixties, during the Women’s Liberation movement, a memorable issue of ‘The Avengers’ featured the female members rebelling against the “male chauvinist pig” members.  That, sadly is NOT the storyline of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ – although that might make for a cool movie!  But the women of the Marvel Cinematic Universe obviously play […]

  • What Did We Learn From The ‘Rogue One’ Teaser Trailer?

    Posted Thursday, April 7th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    In December, ‘Star Wars’ mania erupted in an unprecedented frenzy as not only did fans get the first new flick in the series in ten years, they got the first GREAT one in over thirty!  Devotees flocked to the movie repeatedly and snapped up merchandising at amazing speeds.  For adults who grew up with the […]

  • ‘Suicide Squad’ Reshoots Are Underway… Should We Be Worried?

    Posted Thursday, April 7th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Word emerged last week that Warner Brothers was spending “tens of thousands” of dollars on reshoots for ‘Suicide Squad’ the next installment in its DC Expanded Universe.  Of course this news came after ‘Batman V Superman’ premiered and broke records with its monetary intake but received an almost unparalleled lashing from critics and viewers.  Reportedly, […]

  • Warner Brothers Appears To Be Changing Course After ‘Batman V Superman’ Deflates

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Batman V Superman’ has already crossed $700 million in box office gross worldwide, so it’s hardly a flop.  But just like last year’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ which made over $1,405,035,767 it is being seen a… disappointment.  Warner Brothers apparently had loftier hopes for this movie, which kicks off an entire series scheduled two-films-per-year through 2020, […]

  • TV’s First Wonder Woman Cathy Lee Crosby Reacts To Gal Gadot In ‘Dawn Of Justice’

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Gal Gadot‘s appearance as Wonder Woman in ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ has proven to be a hit with fans, with many considering her the best part of the film.  This is quite an accomplishment, considering Gadot had some pretty big red boots to fill.  Lynda Carter‘s embodiment of the hero in the 70s […]

  • Marc Guggenheim Promises Tonight’s ‘Arrow’ Death Will Shock And Disappoint

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Arrow’ showrunner Marc Guggenheim has seen the online reaction from the fans regarding the big death that occurs on tonight’s ‘Arrow’ entitled ‘Eleven-Fifty-Nine’.  From the start of this season, fans have been wondering whose grave Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) were standing over in an ominous flash-forward.  And the mystery has lingered […]

  • Would You Like To See Another Solo Superman Movie? Henry Cavill And Zack Snyder Would

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Nowadays, most people look at ‘Batman V Superman’ as its own entity and the launchpad for Warner Brothers’ DC Expanded Universe.  But obviously, it’s also the follow-up to 2013′s ‘Man of Steel’ and for many months, everyone saw it as a sequel, even after WB began announcing that other DC characters would be popping up […]

  • ‘The Walking Dead’ Finale: Who Got Up Close And Personal With Lucille? Let’s Talk!

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched the Season Six finale of ‘The Walking Dead’ you may want to turn back now.  Also, this article mentions elements from the comic book source material which may be considered spoilers for Season Seven. Last night, fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ finally met Negan, the new Big […]

  • Weekend Box Office (04/01-04/03): Good News/Bad News: ‘Batman V Superman’ Stays #1 But Plummets Hard

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    The Good News For Warner Brothers: Superhero bonanza ‘Batman V Superman’ weathered scathing reviews to retain the #1 spot at the box office for a second week, taking in a healthy $52.4 million. The Bad News: The film toppled a whopping 68%, giving it one of the biggest second week drops on the books for […]

  • RUMOR ALERT: Fans May Get To Know Ray Fisher’s Cyborg In ‘The Flash’ Before His Solo Movie

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    SPOILER ALERT: This article mentions some scenes from ‘Batman V Superman’ so if you still haven’t seen it, you may wish to turn back now. Was anything not divisive about ‘Batman V Superman’?  One viewer’s awesome Easter Egg is another’s WTF?! moment.  That is certainly the case regarding the scene in which Wonder Woman examines […]

  • The Trailer For ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ Is Here Plus A 12-Minute Sneak Peak

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    One of the most famous– and controversial– Batman comic book stories is coming to animation this summer.  From Warner Brothers Animation comes ‘The Killing Joke’ adapting the dark 1988 graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland which revealed at long last, the secret origin of The Joker (or did it?), saw […]