Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 21. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geekie 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 Zac Effron!
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
- Dirty Grandpa (D: Dan Mazer) – Robert DeNiro, Zac Effron, Aubrey Plaza, Dermot Mulroney …
- The Fifth Wave (D: J Blakeson) – Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff …
- The Boy (D: William Brent Bell) – Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell, Jim Norton …
New to Buy – Blu-ray/Digital
- Suicide Squad – Official Trailer #1 [Nerd Fu]
- Wonder Woman – First Look Featurette with New Footage [Nerd Fu]
- 10 Cloverfield Lane – Trailer [Nerd Fu]
- Neighbors 2 – Trailer [YouTube]
- Vin Diesel drops official Fast 8 poster w/tagline [Deadline]
- Ryan Reynolds Talks Taskmaster and Teases Cable & Deadpool [ComicBookMovie.com]
- Stan Lee Thinks a Star Wars & Avengers Crossover Could Happen [ComicBook.com]
- Legends of Tomorrow starts 1/21/16 at 8/7 c [CWtv]
- The Punisher series in Development at Netflix [ComicBook.com]
- Prison Break “reboot” set with Wentworth Miller & Dominic Purcell [Collider]
- Undercover Boss: Star Killer Base – SNL skit with Adam Driver is the best thing on the internet this week [YouTube]
- Loot Crate (JAN) “Invasion” – Deadline has passed – Review coming soon
- Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (JAN) “The Resistance” – Deadline has passed – Review coming soon
- NEW Legion of Collectors Subscription Box from Funko – “Batman v Superman” is first box
- Independence Day Pop! Vinyl [FEB] – Steve Hiller, Davide Gevinson, Alien & Alien Chase Variant [Nerd Fu]
- Futurama Pop! Vinyl [FEB] – Professor Farnsworth, Zoidberg, Nibbler, Zapp Brannigan [EntertainmentEarth]
- Futurama Dorbz [FEB] – Fry, Leela, Zoidberg, Bender and the Gold Bender Chase figure [EntertainmentEarth]
- Harry Potter Pop! Vinyl [MAR] – Harry (Triwizard), Dobby, Hermoine (Yule Ball), Ron (Yule Ball), Draco Malfoy, Sirius Black, Dementor, Lune Lovegood, Albus Dumbledore
- Unmasked Kylo Ren – Exclusive to the big box store that shall not be named here
- Green Goblin Walgreens Exclusive – Metallic Chase variant coming soon. Confirmed by Walgreens Toy Buyer
Chase Goblin – of the new distribution leaving Funko warehouses this week, chase Gobby is 1 of every 6 in the case. Only has chase sticker.
— Steven Anne (@stevenganne) January 20, 2016
- Deadpool Sixth Scale Figure – Hot Toys [Nerd Fu]
- Game of Thrones – Winterfell Desktop Sculpture by Factory Entertainment [ThinkGeek]
- Star Wars – Variable Action D-Spec AT-AT [BigBadToyStore]
- Annabelle 18″ Prop Replica Doll [BigBadToyStore]
- Star Wars – Egg Attack Magnetic Floating Millennium Falcon [EntertainmentEarth]
- Lego Dimensions – Ghostbusters Trailer [SuperHeroHype]
- Popular Fallout 3 Location recreated in Fallout 4 [IGN]
- Co-op Half-Life comes to Steam Friday [Kataku]
- Doom – John Romero released first new Level in 21 years [PCGamer]
- Rocket League – Upcoming patch ends Season One, Brings New Rewards [IGN]
- Mortal Kombat XL Announce Trailer [YouTube]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #407, which includes a couple of Star Wars titles, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Deadpool #6
- New Avengers #5
- Avenging Spider-Man #9 (2012)
- Captain Marvel #1 (2012)
- Ms Marvel #1 (1977)
- …. and many, many more
- PAX South [Jan 29 – 31] – Schedule is live! 3-Day tickets are sold out! Saturday sold out! Friday & Sunday still available, but for how long?!
- Dallas Fan Days [Feb 13 – 14] – added: Brent Spiner (Star Trek: TNG)
- NY Toy Fair [Feb 13 – 16]
- C2E2 [Mar 18 – 20]
- Emerald City Comic Con [April 7 – 10]
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13-15]
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29]
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29]
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5]
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19]
- RTX [July 1 – 3]
- SDCC [July 21 – 24]
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9]