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

  • Patty Jenkins Already Has Plans For ‘Wonder Woman 2′

    Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 03:01 pm GMT -4

    ‘Wonder Woman’ doesn’t twirl into theaters until June 2nd, but director Patty Jenkins already has ideas for a sequel. “I’m excited for her to come to America and become the Wonder Woman we are all familiar with from having grown up around her as an American superhero.  I’d like to bring her a little farther […]

  • Bill Nye Addresses The ‘Stranger Things’ Multiverse Theory In This Clip

    Posted Friday, April 28th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4

    Showtime Synergy!  If you’ve logged on to Netflix recently, you may have noticed that everyone’s hero Bill Nye (a.k.a. The Science Guy) has a new show available to stream, ‘Bill Nye Saves The World’).  And one of the biggest hits on Netflix in the last year was ‘Stranger Things’ which featured a multiverse theme involving […]

  • Kneel Before Zod! New Photos And Video Arrive From ‘Supergirl’ Season Two Finale

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Supergirl’ just returned from hiatus, but the Season Two finale is approaching faster than a speeding bullet.  We know that Tyler Hoechlin is returning as Kara’s cousin Superman/Clark Kent.  But we’re not sure where things are going with Mon-El, Kara’s new boyfriend and his sinister parents Rhea and Lar-Gand.  What about President Olivia Marsdin, who […]

  • ‘Star Wars’: A Poe/Finn Romance Could Actually Happen On Screen!

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 07:03 pm GMT -4

    Well… I guess those hashtags might have actually accomplished something.  Some viewers of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ detected… something in the interaction between Republic ace pilot Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and ex-First Order Stormstrooper Finn (John Boyega).  Although romance isn’t the primary focus of the ‘Star Wars’ movies, there’s usually at least a subplot […]

  • Sony Sets A Release Date For ‘Masters Of The Universe’… Even Without A Director

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 02:00 pm GMT -4

    The movie that will NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS GET MADE a.k.a. ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe,’ has not at all surprisingly lost another director.  McG, best known for the ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movies and a bunch of Smash Mouth and Sugar Ray music videos in the 90s, has been attached to this project since […]

  • M. Night Shyamalan Announces ‘Glass’ – ‘Unbreakable’/’Split’ Sequel With Willis, Jackson And McAvoy

    Posted Thursday, April 27th, 2017 11:00 am GMT -4

    SPOILER ALERT: If you have not seen M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ starring James McAvoy (now out on DVD/Blu-Ray), this contains some SPOILERS, so you may wish to turn back now. ‘Unbreakable’ was one of M.Night Shyamalan’s biggest critical and commercial hits.  Many consider it to be one of the greatest comic book movies that wasn’t based on […]

  • Adieu 52: It Looks Like DC Comics Is Ditching ‘The New 52′ In Favor Of Its Past Continuity

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 06:54 pm GMT -4

    SPOILER ALERT: This contains SPOILERS from some of DC’s latest ‘Rebirth’ titles.  Proceed with caution! DC turned the comics world upside down when they relaunched their entire line in 2011 as ‘The New 52′.  This new initiative scrapped nearly every bit of the company’s publishing history and relaunched most books completely from scratch or at […]

  • ‘Fear Not, Citizens’: Amazon Announces ‘The Tick”s Premier Date In New Clip

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans are anxiously awaiting the revival of ‘The Tick’ on Amazon Prime.  The new show is a reboot of a short-lived comedy that ran on FOX in 2001, which was itself a live action version of a cartoon that previously ran on the network in the 90s and was based on an indie comic by […]

  • BBC Reveals New Trailer And Photos From ‘Doctor Who’ S10 Ep 3 ‘Thin Ice’

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -4

    The BBC has released new photos and a trailer for the upcoming third episode of ‘Doctor Who’ Season Ten.  The episode, entitled ‘Thin Ice’ was written by Sarah Dollard and directed by Bill Anderson. Here is the synopsis for the episode: Episode 3: ‘Thin Ice’, written by Sarah Dollard, directed by Bill Anderson: In Regency England, […]

  • Geoff Johns Confirms Beast Boy Will Be Part Of The Live Action ‘Titans’

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Yesterday we got the first announcement that the live action ‘Titans’ series was back on track.  The show had been in development at TNT who ultimately passed on the project.  It will now be resurrected for Warner Bros. Digital Network, the WB’s new streaming service, along with Season Three of the animated ‘Young Justice’.  ‘Titans’ […]

  • Brie Larson Explains Why She Took The Role Of ‘Captain Marvel’

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 01:29 pm GMT -4

    Brie Larson is one of the fastest rising stars in Hollywood.  She won an Academy Award last year for her role in the film ‘Room’.  She recently starred in the hit ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and in the recent ‘Free Fire’.  She is also busy working on her directorial debut ‘Unicorn Store’.  But for comic book […]

  • Greg Berlanti Resurrects The Live Action ‘Titans’ Series For Warner Bros.’ New Streaming Service

    Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Greg Berlanti strikes again!  The mastermind behind ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ is adapting another DC property, but this one won’t be on The CW.  His newest project is ‘Titans’ which centers on Dick Grayson, formerly Batman’s sidekick Robin, as he matures into his own man and steps out from the shadow […]

  • Warner Brothers Is Bringing Metropolis And Gotham City To Life At A New Theme Park… In Abu Dabi

    Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 08:29 pm GMT -4

    The good news is that Warner Brothers is actually building a $1 billion theme park devoted to its iconic characters, including the DC Comics line of heroes and villains.  The park will feature sections devoted to Batman’s home turf Gotham City and Superman’s stomping grounds, Metropolis,  which as you can see above, features an actual […]

  • Good News: ‘Young Justice’ Gets A New Title And Description/ Bad News: NOT On Netflix

    Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans were thrilled when it was announced that after its cancellation in 2013– on a cliffhanger– ‘Young Justice’ was actually going to return, hopefully to tie-up loose ends.  Things got rolling last year and since then, voice actors Khary Payton (Aqualad) and Jason Spisak (Kid Flash) have tweeted that they were returning to work.  It […]

  • Liev Schreiber Assures Hardcore Fans Will Enjoy The “Throwback” Vibe Of The Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Movie

    Posted Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Right now, all eyes are on the live action ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, but after that, Sony is moving into animation with a feature-length animated ‘Spider-Man’ movie which will focus on Miles Morales, the ‘Ultimate’ Spider-Man, who will be voiced by Shameik Moore, star of the film ‘Dope’ and the Netflix series ‘The Get Down’. Also revealed to […]