Podcast: Introducing Fu-Bits (S02E79)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 79.  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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Movies in Theaters This Week

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (d. James Gunn) w/ Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Kurt Russell, Sylvester Stallone, Sean Gunn, Tommy Flanagan

Podcast: Introducing Fu-Bits (S02E79)

Movies / TV to Buy

  • Gold
  • Rings

Movie News

Podcast: Introducing Fu-Bits (S02E79)

TV  / Streaming News

Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate (May) GUARDIANS – deadline 5/19
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (May) NO POWER IN THE ‘VERSE – deadline 5/15
  • Marvel Collector Corps (Jun) SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING – deadline 6/15
  • DC Legion of Collectors (Jul) BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES – deadline 7/1
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (May) 40th ANNIVERSARY – deadline 5/15
  • Disney Treasures (Jun) FESTIVAL OF FRIENDS – deadline 6/1


  • Reveals
    • Alien: Covenant Pop!s – [thenerdfu]
    • War for the Planet of the Apes
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
    • Cars 3
    • Alias
    • Workaholics
  • Retailer Exclusives
    • Spider-Man: Homecoming Exclusives – [thenerdfu]
      • Hot Topic, Walmart, Best Buy, GameStop, Target
    • Hot Topic: Gold Captin Jack Sparrow, Unmasked Spider-Man
    • BoxLunch: Nothing new
    • GameStop: Borderlands Commando Claptrap, Star Wars 40th Anniversary Wampa & Luke plushies
    • FYE: Dragonball Z 2-Pack (Gohan & Piccolo)
    • Walgreens: Nothing new
    • Walmart:  Carnage & Anti-Venom Dorbz
    • Target:  Harley Quinn (Pink & White) Rock Candy, Batgirl (Black Suit) Rock Candy

Podcast: Introducing Fu-Bits (S02E79)

The Stash-N-Cache

Podcast: Introducing Fu-Bits (S02E79)



Podcast: Introducing Fu-Bits (S02E79)




InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #473( Top 5: #111 ) which includes an Spider-Gwen #19 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!



  • Youngblood #19
  • Stained #1
  • Pestilence #1
  • Amazing Age #1, Croak #1, Lilith Dark #1, Adam Wreck #1 — ALL ALTERNA COMICS
  • …. and many, many more

Boxes in Action

  • Daredevil’s Charlie Cox visited the BIA booth at Indiana Comic Con!



  • 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 $70 | Fri $35 | Sat $40 | Sun $30
    • Additional guests include: Chuck Norris
  • 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
  • PHOENIX COMICON [May 25 – 28] @ Phoenix Convention Center
    • Tickets: 4-Day $75 | Thurs $20 | Fri $30 | Sat $45 | Sun $30
    • Guests include: Dick Van Dyke, Jenna Coleman, Danny Trejo, Gabriel Luna, Jon Bernthal, Elden Henson, Charlie Cox, Ming-Na Wen, Alan Tudyk, Holly Marie Combs, Anthony Michael Hall, Curtis Armstrong
  • 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
  • WIZARD WORLD PHILADELPHIA [June 1 – 4] @ Pennsylvania Convention Center
    • Tickets: 4-Day $89.95 | Thurs $35 | Fri $45 | Sat $55 | Sun $45 | ALL PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE SERVICE FEE
    • Guests include: Charlie Sheen, Michael Rooker, Will Friedle, Rider Strong, Nichelle Nichols, Sean Gunn, Gene Simmons, James Marsters, Nicholas Brendon


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About Steve

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

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