About David Vandervliet

Once, King of all these lands, but now I am just an aging nerd. I enjoy talking about my favorite things to geek about, and hopefully I say something to make you think a little too. My favorite things include: Comics, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, Science, Astronomy, Math, Music, theatre, movies, writing, baseball, college football (Go Blue!)

Archer & Armstrong to Return in 2016

Valiant Comics announced today at New York Comic Con, that fan favorite characters Archer & Armstrong will be returning in a new monthly series in 2016. From Valiant:” Valiant is proud to announce A&A #1 – AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES for the Valiant Universe’s premier pair of history-smashing adventurers…the amazing ARCHER & ARMSTRONG! Written by rising star Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm, Carpool Buddies of Doom) with art by superstar artist David Lafuente (Ultimate Spider-Man, New Mutants), Valiant’s next flagship series starts here in March 2016 as Archer & Armstrong begin a senses-shattering trip to unlock the secrets of Armstrong’s bottomless satchel…recover … Continue reading

New York Comic Con Returns! Day One at the Con

It’s that time of year, my favorite time in New York City. The weather gets a bit cooler, post-season baseball is getting into full swing, and hockey and college football both have returned.  Oh and it’s time for my yearly nerd pilgrimage to the far west side of Manhattan, to New York Comic Con.  As a bonus, the city has finally completed the 7 train extension, and now you can take the subway all the way to 34th and 11th, just a stone’s throw from the Jacob Javits Center (and the new station is is quite the site) Thursdays used … Continue reading

Sherlock Returns this Christmas

It’s been almost two years since the last new episode of the BBC’s hit series Sherlock aired. The wait has been long, but is nearly over, and to prove it, here is the first trailer for the upcoming Sherlock Christmas special.   Unconnected to the series, which is set in modern London, this special is set in the classic Holmes period (the late 19th Century) but it does feature the 21st cast, including stars Benedict Cumberbatch(Shelock), and Martin Freeman (Watson) along with Amanda Abbington (Mary Watson), Rupert Graves (Inspector Lastrade), and Una Stubbs (Mrs. Hudson). The special airs this holiday … Continue reading

Doctor Who: The Time War from Big Finish

In December 2015, the Time War will rage and only one man can save us. John Hurt is The War Doctor!  Audio production company Big Finish confirmed today that acting legend Hurt would be returning to the role of the Doctor for a 12 part story, beginning this December!    Introduced at the end of the Seventh season finale, The Name of the Doctor, the War Doctor went on to play a major part in Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary, the and played a key part in the record-breaking television special The Day of gside David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Doctors. He is … Continue reading

Is David Tennant Heading for a Big Finish?

So, from the oh I hope this is true department.  There is a rumor going around that David Tennant will be bringing the 10th Doctor to Big Finish, and he’ll be bring the incredible Catherine Tate with him, as Donna Noble, for a series of audio adventures set during the revived series fourth season.      This news would be a biggest get for the audio drama company since the brought Paul McGann back to play the role of the Eighth Doctor back in 2000, for the first time since he started in the 1996 movie, joining Doctors Five, Six, … Continue reading