Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day…Mostly (S02E78)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 78.  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 Circle (d. James Ponsoldt) w/ Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, John Boyega
  • Sleight (d. J.D. Dillard) w/ Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dule Hill, Storm Reid

Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day...Mostly (S02E78)

Movies / TV to Buy

  • Underworld: Blood Wars
  • The Bye Bye Man
  • La La Land

Movie News

Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day...Mostly (S02E78)

TV  / Streaming News

Subscription Boxes

  • 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

  • Reveals
    • Alien: Covenant Pop!s – [thenerdfu]
    • Despicable Me 3 Exclusives (May/June)
    • Valerian Pop!s (June)
    • Five Nights at Freddy’s – Sister Location (May)
    • Hikari Classic Blend Huckleberry Hound (June)
    • The Walking Dead Mystery Minis – In Memoriam (June)
    • Naruto Shippuden Dorbz (June)
    • Rick & Morty Water Bottle (now) & Cup (May)
  • Retailer Exclusives
    • Hot Topic: SWC – Han Solo | Mei & Disney Villains 2-Pack were online for like one day
    • BoxLunch: SWC – Mini Hikari 2-Packs of Greedo & Cat in the Hat Pop (Umbrella & Cake)
    • GameStop: Vulture GITD (Pre-Order), Attack on Titan – Sasha Braus, Funko Knock Out Mystery Box
    • FYE: Wonder Woman & Steve Trevor 2-Pack
    • Walgreens: SWC – Garindan

Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day...Mostly (S02E78)

Other Great Collectibles

Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day...Mostly (S02E78)

Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day...Mostly (S02E78)


InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #472( Top 5: #110 ) which includes an Scarlet Spider #1 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!



  • Suicide Squad #16
  • Flash #21
  • Namewolf #1
  • Zomben #1
  • …. and many, many more

Comic Book News

Boxes in Action

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

Podcast: Mostly About Alien Day...Mostly (S02E78)


  • 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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