Podcast: A Long Wiki (S02E97)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 97.  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 your “Nerd Needs” by supporting Nerd Fu and use the links we’ve 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

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle – (d. Matthew Vaughn) w/ Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Elton John, Jeff Bridges, Pedro Pascal
  • The LEGO Ninjago Movie – (d. Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan) voices of Jackie Chan, Dave Franco, Fred Armisen, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Pena, Zach Woods, Ali Wong, Justin Theroux
  • (limited) Battle of the Sexes – (d. Jonathan Dayton / Valerie Faris) w/ Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Elisabeth Shue, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Sarah Silverman
  • (limited) Stronger – (d. David Gordon Green : will direct new Halloween with Danny McBride next year) w/ Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany

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Movies / TV to Buy

  • Wonder Woman
  • The Hero
  • The Big Sick
  • Friends (complete series)
  • Arrow (s5)
  • Bates Motel (complete series)
  • Lethal Weapon (s1)
  • Firefly (15th anniversary)

Movie News

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TV  / Streaming News

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Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate (Sep) ROBOTIC – deadline 9/19
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (Nov) CIME AND POLITICS – deadline 11/15
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (Nov) THE LAST JEDI – deadline 11/15
  • Disney Treasures (Oct) HAUNTED FOREST – SOLD OUT
  • Marvel Collector Corps (Oct) THOR: RAGNAROK – deadline 10/15
  • DC Legion of Collectors (Nov) JUSTICE LEAGUE – deadline 11/1

Funko Reveals

  • NYCC Exclusives
    • Zack Ryder, Game of Thrones, DC, Star Wars, TV, Disney, Video Games, 80s & 90s, Warner Bros, Marvel ——- Booth procedures for NYCC!
  • Tina Belcher (NOW) – Box Lunch Exclusive – National Cheeseburger Day
  • Flocked Bob Ross & Art of Chill bundle (NOW) – Pop! included with game purchase ($34.99) N/A
  • Tron Pop!s (NOV) – Tron GITD (+ CHASE), Sark GITD (+CHASE) – [thenerdfu]
  • Korg Pop – Thor Ragnarok (NOV) – giant rock warrior joins previously announced items
  • Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite 2-Packs (NOV) – Captain Marvel vs. Chun-Li, Rocket vs Mega Man X, Gamora vs. Strider, Ultron vs Sigma + variants: Rocket vs Mega Man X (Gamestop), Gamora vs Strider (FYE), Ultron vs Sigma (TRU), Captain Marvel vs Chun-Li (Hot Topic)
  • Martian Manhunter Pop! – Walmart exclusive (SEP)
  • Disney Afternoon Mystery Minis (NOV) Characters from DuckTales, TaleSpin, Darkwing Duck, Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers + exclusives at GameStop, TRU & Hot Topic
  • Crash Bandicoot Pop!s (NOV) – Crash (+B&W CHASE), Dr. Neo Cortex, Flocked Crash (Gamestop), Crash with Jet Pack (TRU), GITD Crash (Best Buy), Crash Biker Oufti (Hot Topic)
  • Mortal Kombat X Pop!s (NOV) – Scorpion, Sub-Zero (+CHASE), Liu Kang, Kitana, Raiden + Scorpion Flaming Skull (Hot Topic), Goro 6” (Gamestop), Scorpion/Sub-Zero 2-Pack (Gamespot)
  • Retailer Exclusives
    • Hot Topic September ExclusivesPorg Flocked, Ursula Diamond Collection, Swim Time Happy (Fairy Tail), Pennywise (with balloon), Harry Potter Mystery Minis, NBC Pint Size Heroes
    • ThinkGeek / GameStop: 
    • Walgreens: 
    • Target: 
    • Toys R Us:
    • Box Lunch: BB-9E (Chrome), Tina
    • FYE: Chewbacca Flocked
    • BAM: Flocked Grinch, Grumpy

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  • Dark Ark #1
  • Totally Awesome Hulk #23
  • Invincible Iron Man #11
  • Misbegotten Runaway Nun #1
  • …. and many, many more

Comic Book News

Boxes in Action

Conventions

  • SALT LAKE COMIC CON [Sept 21 – 23] @ Salt Palace Convention Center
    • Tickets: VIP $250 | Thurs $20 | Fri $35 | Sat $45
    • Added guests include: Stan Lee
  • NEW YORK COMIC CON [Oct 5 – 8] @ Javits Center
    • Tickets: *Must be Fan Verified* | Thurs $45 | ALL OTHER DAYS SOLD OUT
    • Added guests include: Todd McFarlane
    • Cancelled guests include: Lena Headey
    • Artists include: Skottie Young, John Leguizamo, Jim Mahfood, Greg Capullo, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Chris Claremont, Babs Tarr

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About Steve

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

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