Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 19. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geekie news, then this IS the podcast you’ve been looking for.
Every week (mostly), we bring you the latest in Nerd News, including SCREENSHOT (movies & tv), STOCKPILE (collectibles), HIGH SCORE (gaming), COMICS n CONS (that one explains itself) and WILD CARD (our catch-all, random stuff category).
It’s on like Falcon!
Here are links to SOME of the awesome nerdy stuff we covered on the podcast. Not all of the things, but most of the stuff that you might wanna throw your money at.
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- The Revenant (D: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu) – Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson …
- The Forest (D: Jason Zada) – Natalie Dormer, Eoin Macken, Stephanie Vogt, Osamu Tanpopo …
New to Buy – Blue-ray/Digital
- The Walk
- The Visit
- Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
- Joe Dirt 2
- True Detective: Season 2
- XXX Sequel – Tony Jaa and Jet Li join Vin Diesel for the next XXX movie [Twitch Film]
- Star Wars – Andy Serkis confirms his Snoke is NOT Darth Palgueis [ComicBook]
- Star Wars – Disney/Lucasfilm planning to release the unaltered, original cut of the original trilogy [EpicStream]
- Creed – Stallone hints at possible ideas for Creed sequel, including Carl Weathers [Collider]
- Nine Classic geek movies turning 30 in 2016 [DailyDot.com]
- What R2-D2 was really saying
Posted by The Geeky Star Wars Couple on Tuesday, August 25, 2015
- Daredevil Season 2 – New trailer and official release date announced [Nerd Fu]
- Vikings Season 4 – Trailer teases Ragnar & Bjorn’s Bloody Feuds [Collider]
- Red Hood – Fan series turns to Kickstarter for support [ComicBook]
- Gotham – Paul Reubens as Penguin’s father – first images [Collider]
- Voltron – Netflix & Dreamworks expand lineup & include re-imagined Voltron animated series [ComicBook]
- Marvel Collector Corps (DEC) Guardians of the Galaxy – Unbox/reveal up now
- Loot Crate (DEC) GALAXY – Unbox/Reveal up now
- Reminder: Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (JAN) Deadline approaching – Jan 15th
- January Hot Topic Funko Exclusives – Pirate Deadpool, Underwater Aquaman, Ninth Doctor w/Banana, Flocked Cheshire Cat, Green T-60 Power Armor, Blushing BMO, Pink & White Harley Quinn + Doctor Who Wave 2 Pre-Release Exclusives – Jack Harkness, River Song, Rose Tyler, Sarah Jane, The Silence
- Finn w/Light Saber – Barnes & Noble Exclusive
- Captain America: Civil War Funko Pop!’s & Dorbz Revealed (click on image below for full lineup & pre-order info)
- Rey will be added to a new, upcoming version of Star Wars Monopoly [ComicBook]
- TMNT Figures show Krang & the Technodrome [Collider]
- LEGO Super Heroes Avenjet Space Mission [Amazon]
- Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Ecto-1 – Hot Wheels Elite Cult Classics [EntEarth]
- Thundercats – Mega Scale Lion-O w/ Snarf [EntEarth]
- Star Trek Stamps [StarTrek.com]
- Assassin’s Creed – No new game for 2016, first time since 2009 [GameSpot]
- PS4 Exclusives Set for 2016 Release [GameSpot]
- Skilled PC Modder crafts ultimate gaming rig that fits in a Star Wars Star Destroyer [Kotaku]
- Xbox One & PC (Windows 10) Exclusives for 2016 [BGR.com]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #404, which includes a couple of Star Wars titles, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Amazing Spider-Man #611 (2009) – First appearance by Deadpool in a Spider-Man comic
- Spider-Man Deadpool #1
- Howard theDuck #3
- Doctor Strange Vol 4 #4
- Swamp Thing #1
- …. and many, many more
- New Orleans Wizard World [Jan 8 – 10] – no updates
- PAX South [Jan 29 – 31] – Schedule is live! 3-Day tickets are sold out! Individual days still available, but for how long?!
- Dallas Fan Days [Feb 13 – 14] – Guest list updated
- NY Toy Fair [Feb 13 – 16]
- C2E2 [Mar 18 – 20]
- Emerald City Comic Con [April 7 – 10]
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13-15]
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29]
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29]
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5]
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19]
- RTX [July 1 – 3]
- SDCC [July 21 – 24]
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9]