Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 30. 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).
It’s on like Voltron!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Everybody Wants Some (d. Richard Linklater) w/ Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Wyatt Russell, Ryan Guzman, Zoey Deutch, Will Brittain
- Meet the Blacks (d. Deon Taylor) w/ Andrew Bachelor, Mike Epps, George Lopez
- Miles Ahead (d. Don Cheadle) w/ Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor
- Gambit film delayed until the end of this year according to Fox, C-Tates still in it – [ign]
- Tom Hiddleston says that Thor 3 will be his “last time out of the gate” – [thedailybeast]
- LEGO Batman movie trailer – [thenerdfu]
- Max Landis talks Superman and superheroes – [thenerdfu]
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Retail Exclusives) – [thenerdfu]
- The April roster for Netflix is here – [thenerdfu]
- Wayward Pines gets second season after all this summer – [thenerdfu]
- Voltron: Legendary Defender image and story details – [thenerdfu]
- Saying goodbye to Cinemax’s Banshee (season 4 to be the last, starting 4/1) – [collider]
- 15 things to know about season 3 of Agents of SHIELD before the finale – [collider]
- The Blacklist spinoff in the works at NBC, will star Famke Janssen – [variety]
- The Iron Giant: Signature Edition Blu-ray coming this September – [superherohype]
- “The Avengers” poster by Matt Ferguson and GMA – [thenerdfu]
- 30 years later – films of 1986 – [thenerdfu]
- Avengers: Age of Ultron Bobble Heads from Dragon Models – [entertainmentearth]
- $100 credit towards the purchase of a new Xbox One (with a trade of any slim model Xbox 360 or PS3) – [gamestop]
- Major Nelson tweeted that Left 4 Dead 2 is now available on Xbone backward compatibility
- 16 year old hacker sneaks game onto Steam without Valve’s approval – [kotaku]
- N64’s Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is now available on Steam for $9.99 – [kotaku]
- Xbox One updates coming this Summer – [gamespot]
- Titanfall 2 will be about 30% larger than first game – [gamespot]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #417, (Top 5 : #55) which includes a Aquaman title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Aquaman #50 – introducing Aquawoman
- Power Lines #1
- Suiciders King of HELLA #1
- Faith #3
- TMNT Deviations – The “What If” universe of TMNT – What if Shredder was the leader of the TMNT?
- …. and many, many more!
Comic Book News
- Emerald City Comic Con [April 7 – 10] – First wave of exclusives announced (shirts, hats, scarf, comics, B&W Dorbz variant)
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13 – 15] – no updates
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29] – added: Katie Cassidy, Carlos Valdes (Cisco), Ming-Na Wen, Tom Felton, James & Oliver Phelps
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29] – added: Marina Sirtis, Jason David Frank, Alex Kingston, Colin Baker
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5] – added: Carrie Fisher, Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Jeremy Bullock (Boba Fett), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19] – no updates
- RTX [July 1 – 3] – 3 Day VIP sold out
- SDCC [July 21 – 24] – Hotelpocalypse happens April 5th at 9am – random waiting room for onPeak – SDCC Unofficial Blog for more
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9] – no updates