Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 54.  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).

Headphones in!
Volume up!
It’s on like New York Comic Con!


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 Accountant (d. Gavin O’Connor) w/ Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow
  • Kevin Hart: What Now? (d. Leslie Small/Tim Story) w/ Kevin Hart, Don Cheadle, Halle Berry
  • Max Steel (d. Stewart Hendler) w/ Ben Winchell, Josh Brener, Maria Bello, Andy Garcia

Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)

Movies / TV to Buy

  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Ice Age: Collision Course
  • The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

Movie News
  • It’s all about NYCC 2016!

TV News

  • It’s all about NYCC 2016!

Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate NEW (Sep) SPEED
    • Next Box (Oct) HORROR
    • NYCC – Booth #536 – Loot bundles on sale, BIG annoucements, 1st 500 people wearing 1 of their tees gets a free pin
  • Firefly Cargo Crate – (Sep) LEAF ON THE WIND
    • Next Box (Nov) Unknown
  • Marvel Collector Corps
    • Next Box (Oct) DOCTOR STRANGE
  • DC Legion of Collectors
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty

Funko Information

  • NYCC – Funko Sub Boxes – Booth #722 – Purchase past sub boxes
  • NYCC – Toy Tokyo Pop! – Booth #101Lookout for Darkest Night Batman, Green Ranger (Metallic), Space Ghost
  • NYCC – Pop! Asia – Booth #1635 lookout for Valiant Comics Pop! Faith
Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)
Other Great Collectibles
  • Super Sox Shop – “El’s Waffle Bag” (handheld bag, fully lined, waffle print with “11” zipper pull, limited quantities)
  • Convention Exclusive – “The Ewoking Dead Chief Putrid Faction Custom Figure” (limited to 199 pcs., hand painted, $45)
  • Hallmark – “DC Comics: BVS Batman in Battle Ornament and 1966 Classic TV Series Batman SQUEELYS” (BVS piece $25, Classic piece $25, *convention-goers will get the first look at SQUEELYS – a new Hallmark-exclusive vinyl collectible line inspired by classic customized cars)

Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)


  • Gears of War 4 is out!
    • Around 54GB digital install, with a Day One patch download of 224MB
    • GOW 4 pack codes being sent out via Xbox Live Messenger for previous players of Gears games like the “First Wave” Emblem and special cards

Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)



InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #445, (Top 5: #83) which includes a Reborn #1 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!



Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)




• Dirk Gentley – Corgis outside of Madison Square Garden

• Screen Gems – 1:30pm (MSG) – Resident Evil and Underworld – Milla Jovovivh, Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance

• Stan Lee’s Creators Roundtable – 6:00pm (MSG) – Stan Lee, Chris Claremont, Walt Simonsons, Kevin Smith


• Power Rangers & John Wick: Chapter 2 – 2:00pm (MSG) – Cast & Filmmakers + Keanu Reeves and all-star cast

• DreamWorks Trollhunters – 3:30pm (MSG) – Guillermo del Toro + voice cast + the first two episodes

AMC’s The Walking Dead – PANEL RECAP – [thenerdfu]

Podcast: New York Comic Con 2016 (S02E54)


Other Conventions

  • MONDOCON [Oct 22 – 23] – Full panel listing for “Events” on website here
  • WALKER STALKER CON [Oct 28 – 30] – No changes



About Steve

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

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