Author Archive for Jason Knize

Jason Knize, K-Nice if you're nasty, is a co-founder of PanelsOnPages.com, resident News Editor, and one-half of the World Tag Team Champions, The 11th Hour. You can usually find him in the most wretched hive of scum and villainy...The PoP!ulation Forums.

   

Prepare for 'APOCALYPSE' with 'ROGUE ONE: AN X-MEN STORY' Trailer

Prepare for ‘APOCALYPSE’ with ‘ROGUE ONE: AN X-MEN STORY’ Trailer

Check out our PoP! Exclusive trailer for ROGUE ONE: AN X-MEN STORY featuring everyone’s favorite southern belle, based shot-for-shot on the ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY teaser trailer released earlier this year.

The 6 WWE Superstars Who Could Win the 2015 Royal Rumble

The 6 WWE Superstars Who Could Win the 2015 Royal Rumble

The Road to Wrestlemania is upon us, so WWE hate-watcher Jason Knize examines the top 6 WW Superstars who could possibly pull out a victory and earn a Wrestlemania main event spot in this year’s 30-Man, Over-The-Top Royal Rumble. 5…4…3…2…1…

24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Vol. III!

24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Vol. III!

It’s that time of year again, as PoP! brings you another unique 24 hours of holiday programming straight from the world’s favorite streaming service, Netflix!

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

After a leak of the UK trailer, Marvel officially released the first trailer for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ a week before it was to premiere during ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. We’ve spotlighted the 10 Must-See Moments we don’t want you to miss, PoP!ulation!

6 Reasons to Skip 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' This Weekend

6 Reasons to Skip ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ This Weekend

If you’re a lifelong Turtle fan, you might feel obligated to plunk down your hard-earned money at the box office this weekend. Jason Knize has ‘6 Reasons’ why you shouldn’t see ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ on opening weekend.

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

The final trailer for ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ has been released, and these aren’t the same old Heroes-in-a-Half Shell you’re used to! We’ve got the 10 Must-See Moments we don’t want you to miss!

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

The final trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ is overflowing with so manymutie freaks, Bryan Singer is STILL cutting characters 2 months before its May 23rd opening. We’ve gone through with a fine-toothed comb to spotlight the 10 Must-See Moments we don’t want you to miss!

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

Marvel released the first trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ on Tuesday, and oh yes, , you will be singing “Hooked on a Feeling” from now until August 1st. We’ve spotlighted the 10 Must-See Moments we don’t want you to miss, PoP!ulation!

BLAARGH! Physical Media

BLAARGH! Physical Media

In a counterpoint to Ben Gilbert’s ‘In Defense of…Physical Media’, Jason Knize claims that home video on physical media is taking a turn for the obsolete as streaming is quickly becoming the standard.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: 2014 Royal Rumble Surprise Entrants

PoP! Top 6-Pack: 2014 Royal Rumble Surprise Entrants

Jason Knize gathers his annual list of six WWE Superstars who could possibly make an appearance in this year’s 30-man ‘Royal Rumble’ match this Sunday, ranging from legends, rookies, and active competitors!

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Reasons to be Excited for the WWE Network

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Reasons to be Excited for the WWE Network

Not only is the WWE Network poised to revolutionize the sports-entertainment industry, but it might change home entertainment consumption as we know it! PoP!-Star Jason Knize marks out over the 6 reasons we should be stoked for the WWE Network.

Make it So: Wrestlemania XXX

Make it So: Wrestlemania XXX

As 2013 comes to a close and 2014 revs its engines, it’s time to get on that Road to Wrestlemania! Jason Knize books the entire Wrestlemania XXX card with twelve unique matches featuring your favorite WWE Superstars!

The 11 Best Movies of 2013 - Re-enacted with Action Figures

The 11 Best Movies of 2013 – Re-enacted with Action Figures

PoP!ulation member Chris Ward took to social media this past Sunday to give his reviews of some of the best films released in 2013…using only his action figure collection.

24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Vol. II!

24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Vol. II!

It’s that time of year again, as PoP! brings you another unique 24 hours of holiday programming straight from the world’s favorite streaming service, Netflix! It’s 24 Hours of NETFLIX-MAS, Volume II!

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer: 10 Must-See Moments!

We’ve gone through the new ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ trailer frame-by-frame with a fine-toothed comb to spotlight the 10 Must-See Moments we don’t want you to miss, PoP!ulation! Enjoy!

Retcon This! Casting Anakin Skywalker

Retcon This! Casting Anakin Skywalker

Out of all of the things wrong with the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels, the biggest misstep had to be the casting of Jake Lloyd & Hayden Christensen as Anakin, the boy who would become Vader. Could the Prequels have been saved if different actors had been cast as the Lord of the Sith?

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Dysfunctional Thanksgiving TV

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Dysfunctional Thanksgiving TV

The PoP! Stars narrow it down to the cream of the crop in categories ranging from (but not limited to) Comics, Movies, Toys and Geek Culture in general. This is the PoP! Top 6-Pack. It’s the holiday season again, and with it comes the dread of having to actually interact with your family. But y’know, […]

Holy Crap! Remember...'The Xtacles'?

Holy Crap! Remember…’The Xtacles’?

What do you get when you give a bunch of bumbling idiots Iron-Man armor, a S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier, and no accountability? ‘The Xtacles’, the robot-pants-wearing wannabes spun-off from ‘Frisky Dingo’!

Fionna from 'Adventure Time' Cosplay is the New Hotness

Fionna from ‘Adventure Time’ Cosplay is the New Hotness

It’s Halloween, which means a lot of daughters are going to disappoint their fathers tonight. In the spirit of the season, Knize takes the opportunity to examine what exactly it is about the Fionna The Human cosplay from ‘Adventure Time’ that just totally does it for him.

BLAARGH! Twitter Direct Messages

BLAARGH! Twitter Direct Messages

How is it that Twitter, the site that has revolutionized communication in the past decade, has the absolute worst functionality for private messaging in the history of ever? FIX IT, TWITTER! FIX IT! BLAARGH!!!!!!

BLAARGH! The Gratuitous Use of Rape in Geek Journalism

BLAARGH! The Gratuitous Use of Rape in Geek Journalism

Are certain geeky sites promoting awareness by reporting on the vulgar use of the topic of rape in entertainment and media, or are those sites using the topic as a lightning rod to drive site traffic and sell more adspace?

Future Tense: The Burst of the Geek Dot-Com Bubble

Future Tense: The Burst of the Geek Dot-Com Bubble

PanelsOnPages.com is merely one of about eleven-billionty sites on the web covering the comic industry. After a scare at Comics Alliance earlier this year, and iFanboy ceasing day-to-day operations last month, is the Geek Dot-com bubble ready to burst?

In Defense Of... Ben Affleck as Batman

In Defense Of… Ben Affleck as Batman

Ben Affleck is going to be the next actor to don the cape and cowl in 2015’s Superman/Batman team-up, and you can’t stop it. For those of you who don’t realize that Affleck is the bomb, yo, this should help soothe the butthurt between now & 2015

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SyFy Movies for a Post-'Sharknado' World

PoP! Top 6-Pack: SyFy Movies for a Post-‘Sharknado’ World

Remember what life was like before SyFy’s original movie ‘Sharknado’ was a thing? PoP! brings you six pitches for the next generation of SyFy original movies in this post-‘Sharknado’. Expect half to be in production by the time you finish reading.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Reasons 'Man of Steel' is Super

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Reasons ‘Man of Steel’ is Super

While it has been certified as a box office success with a sequel co-starring Batman already on the slate, reactions to Man of Steel are still very mixed, with the naysayers voices echoing the loudest. Jason Knize has six reasons why Man of Steel was downright Super.

You Are NOT Your Favorite Ninja Turtle

You Are NOT Your Favorite Ninja Turtle

We all have our favorite Ninja Turtle, and most often, it’s the Hero-in-a-Half shell we most identify with. PoP!-Star Jason Knize, a self-proclaimed Donatello himself, poses the notion that you are NOT, in fact, your favorite Ninja Turtle.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Zack Snyder's Best Action Sequences

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Zack Snyder’s Best Action Sequences

In preparation for this week’s release of ‘Man of Steel’, let’s wax nostalgic over some of the big action set pieces that got Zack Snyder the seat in the director’s chair, and could reserve him his seat behind the lens of ‘Justice League’!

PoP! Petition: Make a DREDD Sequel

PoP! Petition: Make a DREDD Sequel

PanelsOnPages.com loves DREDD, and we want to see a big screen return of the baddest man in Mega City One. Do you want to see Dredd and Anderson rough up more perps in a second DREDD installment!? TAKE ACTION, and do your part to MAKE A DREDD SEQUEL!

PoP!ulation Appreciation Month: jaydee74

PoP!ulation Appreciation Month: jaydee74

March is PoP! Appreciation Month, and every Friday we will be featuring a different member of our extended family, The PanelsOnPages.com PoP!ulation, in a segment we’d like to call PoP!ulation Appreciation. This week: jaydee74!

Wizard Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Wizard Alumni: Where Are They Now?

Some 3 years after the magazine shut its doors, we caught up with some of our favorite former Wizard staff members, including Brian Cunningham, Ben Morse, Rick Marshall, Jim Gibbons and Chris Ward, to see what kind of shenanigans they’ve been up to since Tha Wiz!

PoP!ulation Appreciation Month: MillionDollarGeek

PoP!ulation Appreciation Month: MillionDollarGeek

March is PoP! Appreciation Month, and every Friday we will be featuring a different member of our extended family, The PanelsOnPages.com PoP!ulation, in a segment we’d like to call PoP!ulation Appreciation. This week: MillionDollarGeek!

PoP! Top 6-Pack: 6 Better Choices for April O'Neil

PoP! Top 6-Pack: 6 Better Choices for April O’Neil

Having crushed on April O’Neil since back in the day, PoP!-Star Jason Knize was bummed at the casting announcement of Megan Fox in Michael Bay’s doomed reboot of ‘Ninja Turtles’. Here are 6 actresses he thinks could do a better job and not kill the franchise.

PoP!-Cast Episode 191

PoP!-Cast Episode 191

What’s was going on behind the scenes at the DC Comics summit in North Carolina this weekend? Will a Justice League movie ever crawl out of development hell? All this, plus, PoP!-Star Tito Cruz calls in to recap his experience at New York International Toy Fair!

Make it So: ReedPOP's Star Trek KHAAN!-vention

Make it So: ReedPOP’s Star Trek KHAAN!-vention

ReedPOP is responsible for THE BEST fan conventions in the world, so this week, we make like Jean-Luc Picard, go where ReedPOP has never gone before, and wax theoretical on the possibility of a Reed-run Star Trek convention!

PoP!-Cast Episode 190

PoP!-Cast Episode 190

The PoP!-Stars are in a gaming mood this week, including special fill-in guest, The PrincessCast’s Mary Staggs! Also, we interview inSanity, AZ’s James Ninness, and talk the big news of the week, including the Iron Man Super Bowl spot and DC’s WTF!