Podcast: Collector’s Edition – Game Not Included (S02E93)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 93.  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

  • The Hitman’s Bodyguard (d. Patrick Hughes) w/ Elodie Yung, Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman
  • Logan Lucky (d. Steven Soderbergh) w/ C-Tates, Katie Holmes, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Daniel Craig
  • (limited) 6 Days (d. Toa Fraser) w/ Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong, Jamie Bell


Movies / TV to Buy

  • Alien: Covenant
  • How to Be a Latin Lover
  • Legends of Tomorrow (S02)
  • The Blacklist (S04)
  • Riverdale (S01)
  • Once Upon a Time (S06)

Movie News


TV  / Streaming News



Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate (Aug) KINGDOM – deadline 8/19
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (Sept) WICKED WAYS – deadline 9/15
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (Sept) JEDI – deadline 9/15
  • Disney Treasures (Oct) HAUNTED FOREST – deadline 10/1
  • Marvel Collector Corps (Aug) THOR: RAGNAROK – deadline 10/15
  • DC Legion of Collectors (Sept) DC’s MOST WANTED – deadline 9/1

Funko Reveals

  • Star Wars Mystery Minis (NOW) – Exclusives at Gamestop, Hot Topic & Walmart
  • Fairy Tail Pop!s (SEP) – Gray Fullbuster, Erza Scarlet, Wendy Marvell, Carla + Swim Time Happy (HT) & Pop! Keychain (SEP) – Carla
  • DC Pint Size Heroes 3-Packs – Target Exclusives (late AUG) – The Joker/Robin/? OR Catwoman/Batgirl/?
  • Stranger Things Pop! Pen Toppers, Vynl. & Dorbz (OCT/NOV) – Vynl – Eleven + Barb, Dustin + Lucas | Dorbz – Will, Mike, Dustin, Lucas and Demogorgon + CHASES (Will, Demogorgon).
  • Stranger Things Dorbz Rides! (NOV) – Hopper in Sheriff Deputy Truck & Brenner in Hawkins Utility Van
  • Horizon Zero Dawn Pop!s (OCT) – Aloy, Erend, Cultist, Watcher + GITD Watcher at Best Buy
  • Sally Rock Candy (SEP) – Holding jar of Nightshade + HT Exclusive holding a black cat
  • Disney Princess Pocket Pop! Keychains (SEP) – Mulan, Jasmine, Cinderella, and Rapunzel! Disney Princess Pop!s (SEP) – Mulan, Merida, Aurora (CHASE), Jasmine + Aurora (BAM!)
  • Teen Titans Go! Rock Candy (OCT) – Starfire, Raven + TRU Raven (2 Versions)
  • Teen Titans Go! Mystery Minis (OCT) – Beast Boy, Raven, Cyborg, Jinx, Dr. Light & more + TRU & Walmart Exclusives
  • Teen Titans Go! Plushies (OCT) – Starfire, Cyborg, Robin, Beast Boy, Raven
  • Snow White Pop!s (OCT) – Chases & Exclusives: Books a Million, Hot Topic & Toys R Us
  • Snow White Pint Size Heroes (SEP) – Snow White, The Seven Dwarfs, Evil Queen, Witch & Prince
  • Wonder Woman Dorbz Ride (NOV) and Wave 2 Pop!s (DEC) – Diana disguised in her cloak, Etta Candy wielding the God-Killer and Wonder Woman’s shield, and Themyscira’s greatest warrior, Antiope
  • Retailer Exclusives

The Stash-N-Cache






InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week #488Top 5 #126 ) which includes Superman #29, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!


  • Divinity #0
  • Sheena #0
  • Dark Nights: Metal #1
  • Totally Awesome Hulk #22
  • …. and many, many more

Comic Book News


Boxes in Action



  • ROSE CITY COMIC CON [Sept 8 – 10] @ Oregon Convention Center
    • Tickets: 3-Day Weekend $65 | 3-Day Premium $129 | Fri $30 | Sat $40 | Sun $35
    • Guests include: Peter Capaldi, Weird Al, Felicia Day, Jason Isaacs, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff, Rose Mciver, Ming Chen, Dominic Cooper
    • Artists include: Babs Tarr, Chris Uminga,
  • HASBRO HASCON [Sept 8 – 10] @ Rhode Island Convention Center & Dunkin Donuts Center
    • Tickets: 3-Day Super Fan $600 | 3-Day $165 | Single Day $60 each
    • Guests include: Stan Lee, Flo Rida, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Daya, James Gunn
  • SALT LAKE COMIC CON [Sept 21 – 23] @ Salt Palace Convention Center
    • Tickets: VIP $250 | Thurs $20 | Fri $35 | Sat $45
    • Guests include: Elijah Wood, Dick Van Dyke, Stephen Amell, Val Kilmer, Jon Bernthal, Jewel Staite, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, John Barrowman, Michael Rooker, Rob Schneider, Willa Holland, Michael Biehn, Elodie Yung, Ross Marquand, Eliza Dushku, Joan Cusack and more
  • NEW YORK COMIC CON [Oct 5 – 8] @ Javits Center
    • Tickets: *Must be Fan Verified* | Thurs $45 | ALL OTHER DAYS SOLD OUT
    • Guests include: Felicity Jones, John C. McGinley, Janet Varney, Dana Gould, Lena Headey
    • Artists include: Skottie Young, John Leguizamo, Jim Mahfood, Greg Capullo, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Chris Claremont, Babs Tarr

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About Steve

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

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