Felicia Day, creator, writer and star of Internet hits series The Guild, used WonderCon this weekend to announce details of her exciting new ’net project, Geek & Sundry , a highly-anticipated premium YouTube channel, including the series that will be kicking off when the channel launched in April.
Geek & Sundry will present the very best of indie geek culture with shows exploring comedy, gaming, comics, music and literature that are sure to captivate audiences every week. Geek & Sundry will also provide a social destination and community for fans to connect online and offline about nerd culture worldwide.
Alongside Felicia Day ( The Guild , Dr Horrible , Eureka ), Geek & Sundry will feature compelling original content by Wil Wheaton ( Star Trek , The Big Bang Theory ), Veronica Belmont & Tom Merritt ( Sword & Laser) and Paul & Storm ( w00tstock ) as well as the hit web series The Guild , and the very first Dark Horse Motion Comics.
“We’re so incredibly excited to produce and develop a channel based on what we think the fans will enjoy the most,” says Felicia Day. “From Dark Horse Comics to Wil Wheaton, we have amazing talent on screen and off, and I’m incredibly excited to build a community around these shows.”
Premiering 2 April, new episodes every Monday
Join Geek Goddess Felicia Day in a whimsical vlog show, as she explores quirky new hobbies and shares experiences that connect her with her favorite people – her fans – in person as well as across the web.
Dark Horse Motion Comics
Premiering 2 April, new episodes every Wednesday
America’s largest indie comic-book publisher Dark Horse Comics brings some of its much-loved franchises such as Hellboy , The Goon and The Umbrella Academy onto the screen in a unique presentation for their web series. Combining never-before-seen motion graphic techniques and compelling storytelling, fans of these iconic characters will devour each episode.
Premiering 2 April, new episodes every other Friday
Think Celebrity Poker meets Dinner For Five and you’re ready to experience the quick-witted camaraderie that pairs notable celebs with must-play tabletop games. Hosted by actor, co-creator and fan favorite Wil Wheaton, this lively show brings together notable geek celebrities from film, TV and YouTube to showcase the best in tabletop gaming from Settlers Of Catan to card games like Fluxx and even RPGs like Dragon Age .
The Guild Season 5
Airing 10 April, episodes every Tuesday
The widely popular award-winning web series that’s topped 150 million views comes to YouTube! Chronicling the adventures of online gamers Cyd Sherman (Codex), Vincent Caso (Bladezz), Jeff Lewis (Vork), Amy Okuda (Tink), Sandeep Parikh (Zaboo) and Robin Thorsen (Clara), the fifth season follows the gang to a fan convention with new discoveries and celebrity encounters. Plus every Thursday check out never-before-seen behind the scenes content.
Sword & Laser
Premiering 13 April, new episodes every other Friday
Popular book club podcast Sword & Laser comes to life with an irreverent show hosted by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt. The show features interviews with top authors, reviews of the hottest science fiction and fantasy books, discussion of the essential news of the week, and lots of participation from the vibrant Sword & Laser community.
Written By A Kid
Premiering18 July, new episodes every Wednesday
Original sci-fi, fantasy and horror stories by real kids are transformed into stunning shorts by some of today’s coolest directors. These original live-action and animated pieces truly capture the madness and magic of the 4-to-9-year old mindset.
Coming Fall 2012
In this smart, offbeat musical, nerd music duo Paul & Storm blend vocal harmonies with comedic scenarios as they are tasked with reviving the flagging educational show of their childhoods. In the face of adversity from villainous hipsters, cantankerous ghosts and flammable puppets, Learning Town is one show that has to been seen to be believed.