Podcast: Running Trains (S02E45)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 45.  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

  • Sausage Party (d. Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon) w/ the voices of Michael Cera, James Franco, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader
  • Pete’s Dragon (d. David Lowery) w/ Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Wes Bentley, and Karl Urban with Oona Laurence and Oakes Fegley

Movies / TV to Buy

  • A Hologram for the King
  • Supergirl (S1)
  • 11.22.63 (Entire Series)

Movie News

Podcast: Running Trains (S02E45)


Podcast: Running Trains (S02E45)


Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate NEW (July) FUTURISTIC 
    • Next Box (Aug) ANTI-HERO
  • Loot Gaming NEW (June) ARENA
    • Next Box (July) STRANDED
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (July) ZOE WASHBURNE
  • Marvel Collector Corps – Next Box themed SPIDER-MAN (Aug)
  • DC Legion of Collectors – Next Box themed WOMEN OF DC (Sept)
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty NEW (July) JABBA’S PALACE
    • Next Box (Sept) DEATH STAR

Funko Information

Podcast: Running Trains (S02E45)


Podcast: Running Trains (S02E45)


InvestComics: Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #436, (Top 5: #74) which includes a Avengers Annual #1 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!



  • Norman #3
  • All-Star Batman #1
  • Superwoman #1
  • Deathstroke Rebirth #1
  • Spider-Man / Deadpool #8
  • …. and many, many more

Podcast: Running Trains (S02E45)



  • WIZARD WORLD AUSTIN [Sept 23 – 25]
    • Added William Shatner, Bruce Campbell, Lee Majors, James Marsters
    • Several VIP package options: Doctor Who $475, Sebastian Stan $259, Danny Trejo $219, Just VIP $199.99
  • NYCC [Oct 6 – 9] – No updates
  • MONDOCON [ Oct 22 – 23 ] – Tickets on sale now
  • WALKER STALKER CON [Oct 28 – 30 ]
    • TWD guests include: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lennie James, Scott Wilson & more
    • Other guests include Robert Englund, Tommy Flanagan, Ryan Hurst, Kane Hodder, Nestor Carbonell & more

About Steve

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

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