Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 32. 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 Alien!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- The Huntsman: Winter’s War (d. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan) w/ Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt, Nick Frost, Sam Claflin
New to Buy : Blu-ray/Digital
- Jon Favreau returning to the MCU as an executive producer for Avengers: Infinity War – [ign]
- The Magnificent Seven trailer hits – [thenerdfu]
- Marvel / Netflix releases its first images Iron Fist photos – [collider]
- Game of Thrones fan edits all season 6 promo footage into one mega trailer – [mashable]
- Mel Gibson to direct book-to-TV adaptation of The Barbary Coast, Kurt Russell / Kate Hudson to star – [collider]
- New Star Trek show to be set before TNG – [birthmoviesdeath]
- Silicon Valley S3 to debut on HBO 4/24 – [collider]
- Marvel Collector Corps – Captain America: Civil War unbox/reveal – [thenerdfu]
- Marvel Collector Corps teaser for Women of Power box – [thenerfu]
- Firefly Cargo Crate unbox/reveal – [thenerdfu]
- ALIENS 30th Anniversary crate – [thenerdfu]
- Game of Thrones Dorbz – [thenerdfu]
- Game of Thrones Action Figures – [thenerdfu]
- Suicide Squad’s Joker / Harley in metallic FYE exclusive 2pack – [thenerdfu]
- Flash Gordon Funko POP! – [entertainmentearth]
- Ghostbusters Mopeez – [entertaintearth]
- R2-D2 Architectural Desk Lamp – [thinkgeek]
- Romain Jerome’s LE Retro Game Watches – [romainjerome]
- Game Over Man: The Alien Queen Bust Bank – [thinkgeek]
- Star Wars Kites – [thenerdfu]
- Dark Souls board game Kickstarter funded in 3 minutes with a target of $72,000, it now has $320,000+ – [gamespot]
- Rocket League Hoops trailer – [thenerdfu]
- PS4.5 (codenamed NEO) will have an upgraded CPU, GPU, and memory – [gamespot]
- 5 great games for tabletop beginners – [geekandsundry]
- Xbox 360 production stopped – [gamespot]
- Xbox One adds HBO NOW app just in time for Game of Thrones S6 – [gamespot]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #420, (Top 5 : #58) which includes a Dark Souls title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank
- Dark Souls #1 – looks like it will sell out
- Mighty Thor #6 – first official appearance of Viking Hulk
- Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #3 – slew of new villains
- New Avengers #9 – first appearance of Gwenpool
- …. and many, many more
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13 – 15] – New Star Trek-themed beer – THE FINAL FRONTIER – from The Clocktower Brew Pub will be available
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29] – added: Kevin Conroy (Batman), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Ming-Na Wen (Mulan), The Weasley Brothers (Harry Potter)
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29] – added: Shawn Ashmore (X-Men), Michael Dorn, Eddie McClintock
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5] – added: Kevin Conroy (Batman), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), The Weasley Brothers (Harry Potter)
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19] – Podcast Panel, added: Alan Oppenheimer (Skeletor, Neverending Story)
- RTX [July 1 – 3] – no updates
- SDCC [July 21 – 24] – Tickets for Chris Hardwick: The Id1ot Tour (7/22), Nerdist Podcast Live (7/23), SyFy Live From SDCC Tapings (7/21 – 7/23)
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9] – Professional registration is open through 4/29