Podcast: A Hearse Named Murtaugh (S02E77)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 77.  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

  • Free Fire (d. Ben Wheatley) w/ Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Sharlto Copley
  • Unforgettable (d. Denise Di Novi) w/ Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl
  • The Promise (d. Terry George) w/ Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Jean Reno
  • The Lost City of Z (d. James Gray) w/ Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland


Movies / TV to Buy

  • Split
  • Sleepless
  • The Founder

Movie News


TV  / Streaming News

Subscription Boxes

  • The Stan Lee Box (Apr) Box #3 – UNKNOWN (ships out 4/21)
  • Loot Crate (Apr) INVESTIGATE – deadline 4/19
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (May) NO POWER IN THE ‘VERSE – deadline 5/15
  • Marvel Collector Corps (Jun) SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING – deadline 6/15
  • DC Legion of Collectors (May) WONDER WOMAN – deadline 5/1
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (May) 40th ANNIVERSARY – deadline 5/15
  • Disney Treasures (Apr) PIRATES COVEdeadline 4/22

Funko Information

  • WWE Pop!s (April) – Finn Balor, Mick Foley, Goldberg, AJ Styles + FYE Exclusive The Demon Finn Balor
  • Walgreens Dorbz Exclusives (Early May) – Iron Patriot & Compound Hulk
  • MegaMan PSH (June) – Megaman, Protoman, Zero, Dr. Light…. There will also be GameStop exclusives!
  • Borderlands Pop!s (June) – Emperor Claptrap, Tiny Tina, Lilith the Siren, Assassin Zero Elder Scrolls Pop!s (June) – Naryu, Warden, Vivec
  • The Leftovers Pop!s (June) – Kevin, Patti, Matt
  • Pop! Rocks (June) – Justin Bieber, Jimi Hendrix, Joey Ramone
  • Attack on Titan Pop!s & Pocket Pop! Keychains (June) – Annie Leonhart, Levi, Female Titan, Armored Titan
  • Lord of the Rings Pop!s & Pocket Pop! Keychains (June) – Frodo, Gandalf, Samwise, Nazgul, Saruman, Balrog (6″)
  • WWE Pint Size Heroes (June) – Kevin Owens, Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Randy Savage, Nikki Bella, The New Day & More + Toys R Us Exclusives
  • Stranger Things Pocket Pop!s (June) – Eleven, Demogrogon, Dustin, Barb


Other Great Collectibles





InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #471( Top 5: #109 ) which includes an Nick Fury #1 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!



  • Venom #6
  • Plastic #1
  • World Reader #1
  • Namwolf #1
  • …. and many, many more

Comic Book News


Boxes in Action

  • Daredevil’s Charlie Cox visited the BIA booth at Indiana Comic Con!




  • C2E2 [Apr 21 – 23] @ South Building at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
    • Tickets: 3-Day $70 | Fri $30 | Sat $40 | Sun $35
    • Additional guests include: Artists – Chris Uminga, Nick Spencer, Greg Horn
    • Canceled guests: , Jon Bernthal, Michael Rooker, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Ric Flair
  • PLANET COMICON [Apr 28 -30] @ Kansas City Convention Center
    • Tickets: Fast Pass 3-Day $199 | Std 3-Day $75 | Fri $24 | Sat $38 | Sun $30
    • Guests include: Wil Wheaton, Ron Perlman, Felicia Day, Summer Glau, John Barrowman, Michael Rooker, Kevin Eastman, Shannon Elizabeth, Tara Reid, Jessica Nigri, Anna Silk, Ric Flair, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Darryl McDaniels
  • WIZARD WORLD MINNEAPOLIS [ May 5 – 7] @ Minneapolis Convention Center
    • Tickets: 3-Day $75 | Fri $35 | Sat $45 | Sun  $40
    • Guests include: Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, Nichelle Nichols, Lou Ferrigno
    • Vehicles include: Twin Cities Ghostbusters Ecto-1D, DeLorean Time Machine, 1966 Batmobile, Tow Mater, Supernatural Impala, Speed Racer’s Mach 5. Herbie the Love Bug
  • COMICPALOOZA [May 12 – 14] @ George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX
    • Tickets: VIP 3 Day $275 | Std 3-Day $60 | Fri $35 | Sat $40 | Sun $30
    • Additional guests include: Finn Jones, Mike Colter, Anthony Mackie, Charlie Cox, Jon Bernthal, Jessica Henwick, Elden Henson, Pom Klementieff, Felicia Day, Lance Henriksen
  • MOTOR CITY COMIC CON [May 19 – 21] @ Suburban Collection Showplace in Detroit, MI
    • Tickets: VIP 3-Day $199 | Std 3-Day $75 | Fri $25 | Sat $40 | Sun $30
    • Guests include: Aly Michalka, John Barrowman, Kristy Swanson, Marky Ramone, Mena Suvari, Michael Rooker, Ron Perlman, Shannon Elizabeth, Robin Lord Taylor, Sean Gunn, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Sean Astin, Khary Payton, Josh McDermitt, IIan Mitchell Smith, Anthony Michael Hall
  • MEGACON [May 25 – 28] @ Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL
    • Tickets: Premium 4-Day $139 | Thurs $20 | Fri $35 | Sat $50 | Sun $35 | advance pricing
    • Guests include: Stan Lee (LAST FLORIDA APPEARANCE), Jeffrey Dean Morgan, James Marsters, Eliza Dushku, Norman Reedus, Charlie Cox, Stranger Things Cast Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Felicia Day, Gina Torres, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Della Rocco, Ray Park, Rocky Horror Cast – Meat Loaf, Nell Campbell, Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn
    • Artists include: J. Scott Campbell, Greg Capullo, Dan Slott, Skottie Young

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About Steve

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

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