Podcast: Friendly Neighborhoodish (S02E75)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 75.  If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geeky 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).

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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.

Support Nerd Fu by using the links we provided below.  For most of them, we get a little referral when/if you purchase.

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  • Don’t forget to join our mailing list. We send it out (usually on Friday) to keep you up-to-date on the latest in nerd news. ** We wouldn’t want you missing out on any awesome contests, sales, offers or extra entries (hint, hint)!

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Movies in Theaters This Week

  • Ghost in the Shell (d. Rupert Sanders) w/ Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt, Chin Han
  • The Boss Baby (d. Tom McGrath) w/ voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire

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Movies / TV to Buy

  • Patriots Day
  • Why Him?
  • A Monster Calls
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Movie News

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TV  / Streaming News

Subscription Boxes

  • The Stan Lee Box (Apr) Box #3 – UNKNOWN
    • Box #2 sold out
  • Loot Crate (Apr) INVESTIGATE – deadline 4/19
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (May) NO POWER IN THE ‘VERSE – deadline 5/15
  • Marvel Collector Corps (Apr) GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 – deadline 4/15
  • DC Legion of Collectors (May) WONDER WOMAN – deadline 5/1
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (May) 40th ANNIVERSARY – deadline 5/15
  • Disney Treasures (Apr) PIRATES COVEdeadline 4/1

Funko Information

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Other Great Collectibles

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InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #468( Top 5: #106 ) which includes an Inhumans Prime #1 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!

 

 

  • Dark Horse #1
  • Hatchet #0
  • X-Men Prime #1
  • Harley’s Little Black Book #6
  • …. and many, many more

Comic Book News

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Boxes in Action

  • RED SONJA comic book boxes comic soon!
  • Top view of the new GALAXY box is up on Instagram [pictured below]

 

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Conventions

  • FAN EXPO DALLAS [Mar 31 – Apr 2] @ Dallas Convention Center
    • Tickets: 3-Day $89 | Fri $25 | Sat $50 | Sun $40 (All prices increase at the door)
      • Breakfast with Stan Lee is SOLD OUT
      • Other Stan Lee Packages include “A Night at the Movies with Stan Lee” for $300
    • Additional guests include: Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Tim Curry, Khary Payton, Ian Somerhalder, Milo Ventimiglia, Willa Holland, Charisma Carpenter, Katee Sachhoff, Tim Curry
    • Canceled guests: Karl Urban, Elizabeth Henstridge, Karen Gillan, Eliza Dushku
  • WONDERCON [Mar 31 – Apr 2] moved back to the Anaheim Convention Center in California
    • Tickets: 3-Day $65 | Fri & Sat $30 | Sun $18 ***Must be register or use your Comic-Con registration info***
    • No guest / panel info yet
  • C2E2 [Apr 21 – 23] @ South Building at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
    • Tickets: 3-Day $70 | Fri $30 | Sat $40 | Sun $35
    • Additional guests include: CM Punk, Vincent D’Onofrio, Stan Lee
    • Canceled guests: Michael Rooker, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Ric Flair
  • PLANET COMICON [Apr 28 -30] @ Kansas City Convention Center
    • Tickets: Fast Pass 3-Day $199 | Std 3-Day $75 | Fri $24 | Sat $38 | Sun $30
    • Guests include: Wil Wheaton, Ron Perlman, Felicia Day, Summer Glau, John Barrowman, Michael Rooker, Kevin Eastman, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid, Jessica Nigri, Anna Silk, Ric Flair, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Darryl McDaniels
  • WIZARD WORLD MINNEAPOLIS [ May 5 – 7] @ Minneapolis Convention Center
    • Tickets: 3-Day $75 | Fri $35 | Sat $45 | Sun  $40
    • Guests include: Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, Nichelle Nichols, Lou Ferrigno
    • Vehicles include: Twin Cities Ghostbusters Ecto-1D, DeLorean Time Machine, 1966 Batmobile, Tow Mater, Supernatural Impala, Speed Racer’s Mach 5. Herbie the Love Bug
  • COMICPALOOZA [May 12 – 14] @ George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX
    • Tickets: VIP 3 Day $275 | Std 3-Day $60 | Fri $35 | Sat $40 | Sun $30
    • Guests include: Finn Jones, Mike Colter, Chad Coleman, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Steven Ogg, Felicia Day, Robert Englund, Lance Henriksen
  • MOTOR CITY COMIC CON [May 19 – 21] @ Suburban Collection Showplace in Detroit, MI
    • Tickets: VIP 3-Day $199 | Std 3-Day $75 | Fri $25 | Sat $40 | Sun $30
    • Guests include: Aly Michalka, John Barrowman, Kristy Swanson, Marky Ramone, Mena Suvari, Michael Rooker, Ron Perlman, Shannon Elizabeth, Robin Lord Taylor, Sean Gunn, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Sean Astin, Khary Payton, Josh McDermitt, IIan Mitchell Smith, Anthony Michael Hall
  • MEGACON [May 25 – 28] @ Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL
    • Tickets: Premium 4-Day $139 | Thurs $20 | Fri $35 | Sat $50 | Sun $35 | advance pricing
    • Guests include: Stan Lee (LAST FLORIDA APPEARANCE), Jeffrey Dean Morgan, James Marsters, Eliza Dushku, Norman Reedus, Charlie Cox, Stranger Things Cast Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Felicia Day, Gina Torres, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco, Ray Park, Rocky Horror Cast – Meat Loaf, Nell Campbell, Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn
    • Artists include: J. Scott Campbell, Greg Capullo, Dan Slott, Skottie Young

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About Steve

Co-founder of Nerd Fu, mild-mannered artist, gamer, movie aficionado, SDCC disciple.

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