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

  • ‘Sin City 2′ Should Have Been Subtitled ‘A Dame To Not Waste $10 For’

    Posted Monday, August 25th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    In one of the biggest upsets of the summer (if we’re still calling this summer), the film adaptation of Frank Miller’s gritty graphic novel ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’ completely crashed and burned at the box office.  Some had predicted that the film might have a chance to actually take the number one […]

  • Take A Closer Look At Ben Affleck’s Batman Cowl

    Posted Sunday, August 24th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s already been stated that the overall look of Batman in ‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ will draw heavily from Frank Miller’s classic storyline ‘The Dark Knight Returns’.  We’ve already seen a photograph that seems to indicate that his costume will be actual fabric, versus the armored look of previous movie versions. Now we […]

  • Frank Miller Disses Every Batman Film Ever

    Posted Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Frank Miller is responsible for two of the most seminal Batman comic book stories of all time, the somber, futuristic ‘The Dark Knight Returns’ and the reinvention ‘Batman: Year One’ both of which helped wipe away the campy reputation the character had been stuck with since the 1960s.  The character was, seemingly, permanently cast as […]

  • Watch The Climactic Final Battle From ‘Godzilla’ Before The Home Video Release

    Posted Friday, August 22nd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    The hit reboot of ‘Godzilla’ will come stomping onto DVD and BluRay on September 16th, but in a bold move, Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have gone ahead and released the climax of the film online.  The sequence depicts Godzilla battling fellow giant monster M.U.T.O.. Now obviously, if you haven’t seen the movie in its […]

  • ‘Teen Wolf’ Actor Brian Patrick Wade Joins ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ As A Famous Thor Villain

    Posted Friday, August 22nd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    First we found out that former Wonder Woman Adrianne Palicki was joining ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ now comes word that another actor is joining the series which ties into Marvel’s cinematic universe.  ‘Teen Wolf’ cast member Brian Patrick Wade is joining the show as a familiar villain, Carl “Crusher” Creel, a villain from the comic […]

  • Jospeh Gordon-Levitt Offers Updates On The ‘Sandman’ Movie

    Posted Friday, August 22nd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been spreading his wings of late with his hitREcord collaborative online project, an executive producer credit for ‘Looper’ and directing his first film ‘Don John.’  Now he looks to be taking on a truly ambitious undertaking, adapting Neil Gaiman’s epic comic book classic, ‘The Sandman.’  The original comic presented a sprawling […]

  • ‘Doctor Who’ Has Reached A New Milestone… It Now Has A Porn Parody

    Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014 07:42 pm GMT -4
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    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery… or is it? It seems like a pop culture property hasn’t fully made it until the world of porn steps in and makes a parody version.  From Woodrocket.com, the same company responsible for ‘Game of Bones’, comes ‘Doctor Whore’ (yeah I know, the name could have used more […]

  • Get Ready For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Five With A Deleted Scene From Season Four And Teaser

    Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘The Walking Dead’ will return for its fifth season on Sunday October 12th at 9 p.m.  When last we left our cast, most of them had been herded onto a train car in Terminus, a settlement that had originally seemed idyllic, but which turned into something far more sinister.  As to what the dark side […]

  • Greg Finley Joins The Cast Of ‘The Flash’ As Girder

    Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014 05:08 pm GMT -4
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    Greg Finley (‘The Secret Life Of The American Teenager,’ ‘Star Crossed’) has been added to the cast of ‘The Flash‘ as the villain Girder.  We previously reported that the producers were looking to add this comic book villain to the show, but unfortunately we still don’t quite know how the character will be depicted on […]

  • Henry Cavill And Scoot McNairy ‘Batman V. Superman’ Set Photos Give Hints Toward The Movie

    Posted Thursday, August 21st, 2014 02:38 pm GMT -4
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    BREAKING: First full look of Henry Cavill as Superman #BatmanvSuperman pic.twitter.com/h5J3MuwJAS @WMKING2425 @Bodie293Loe @Steele131 — Ari Fantis (@rprez2012) August 20, 2014 Despite attempts to conceal his Superman costume underneath a black robe, an intrepid spectator managed to snap the above photo revealing a slightly modified look for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’  First of […]

  • Want Your Own Copy Of ‘Action Comics’ #1? It Can Be Yours, If Your Pockets Are Deep Enough

    Posted Monday, August 18th, 2014 08:21 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Action Comics’ #1, released in 1938 introduced the world to Superman, the Last Son of Krypton, a being who indeed lived up to his name, possessing incredible strength and other abilities, garbed in a skin-tight blue uniform with a red cape… making him the first super hero ever. He was followed by Batman in 1939 […]

  • When Two Romitas Collide – John Romita Sr. Covers Superman

    Posted Sunday, August 17th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Legendary artist John Romita Sr., most famous for his work on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ in the 60s and 70s, is crossing over to DC to provide an alternate cover for ‘Superman’ #34.  Romita Sr. hasn’t drawn for DC in over 50 years. He joked, “I worked there in prehistoric times for about eight years.  It […]

  • ‘Star Trek: Vanguard’ Writer David Mack Responds To One Angry Fan’s Charges Of Too Much Diversity

    Posted Sunday, August 17th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    One of the things that die-hard ‘Star Trek‘ fans– and I mean fans of every incarnation of the property– seem drawn by and inspired by the most about it is the conscious effort to depict diversity from the very beginning.  On the original series, there was African Lt. Uhura who is famous for being one […]

  • New Image Of Anna & Elsa From ‘Once Upon A Time’ Plus A DVD Bonus Gag Reel

    Posted Saturday, August 16th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ready for the upcoming fourth season of ABC’s fairy tale-based ‘Once Upon A Time‘?  Well, here are a few teasers to prime you for the drama’s return. First, the third season will be released on DVD and Blu-ray this coming Tuesday August 19th.  No need to binge watch (unless you, like I, enjoy that), as […]

  • MASSIVE SPOILERS Regarding ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Villains

    Posted Saturday, August 16th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Apparently, Disney/Lucasfilm has laid off a number of employees from the production of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ and those employees have… well, started blabbing, spilling loads of secrets about the tightly guarded J.J. Abrams franchise re-launcher. SERIOUSLY, TURN AWAY IF YOU WANT TO AVOID SPOILERS! First of all, ‘Star Wars Rebels’ the upcoming Disney XD […]