Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 37. 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 Schaffer & Taccone!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- TMNT 2: Out of the Shadows (d. Dave Green) – Stephen Amell, Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney
- Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (d. Schaffer/Taccone) – Andy Samberg, Imogen Poots, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph
- Me Before You – (d. Thea Shamrock) – Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance
- Ready Player One adds T.J. Miller to cast – [collider]
- Transformer 5 villain reveal – [superherohype]
- Thor: Ragnarok film will have some “Planet Hulk” element mixed with Ragnarok story – [joblo]
- Sam Mendes and Daniel Craig out for next Bond film, lots of casting rumors still – [collider]
- Hero Complex Gallery to have Netflix/Dreamworks Voltron art show – [herocomplexgallery]
- The Flash’s Tom Cavanagh will return in season 3 – [comicbook]
- Westworld confirmed to debut on HBO this fall – [collider]
- 12 of this year’s superhero TV shows ranked – [collider]
- Loot Crate [Next Box] – Dystopia (JUNE)
- Marvel Collector Corps [Next Box] – Women of Power (JUNE)
- DC Legion of Collectors [Next Box] – Suicide Squad (JULY)
- Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty [Next Box] – Jabba’a Palace (JULY)
- Suicide Squad
- POP! – [entertainmentearth]
- POP! Hot Topic Exclusives – [thenerdfu]
- Pocket POP! – [entertainmentearth]
- Dorbz – [entertainmentearth]
- Mopeez – [entertainmentearth]
- Mystery Minis – [entertainmentearth]
- Vinyl Idolz – [entertainmentearth]
- Vinyl Vixens – [entertainmentearth]
- POP! Home: Star Wars – [thenerdfu]
- POP! Pens: Classic Star Wars – [thenerdfu]
- Star Trek Beyond POP! – [thenerdfu]
- Batman Classic 1966 TV Series Shakespeare Head Bust Bank – [entertainmentearth]
- Indiana Jones posters by artist Laurent Durieux via Bottleneck Gallery – [io9]
- Sonic could team up with characters from other SEGA and non-SEGA franchises – [gamespot]
- Halo 5’s next free expansion out now – [gamespot]
- E3 is June 14-16, Battlefield 1 first-ever livestream on Sunday June 12 with 64 players – [gamespot]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #426, (Top 5 : #63) which includes a Scooby title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Deadpool #13 – part of a 4 comic crossover
- Green Lanterns Rebirth #1
- Lookers #0 – sold out across the board
- Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Pink #1
- Spider-Man 2099 #11 – Introduction of Sinister Six 2099
- …. and many, many more
Article: Where’s the “Special” in “Special Event” – please read, comment & share [NerdFu]
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5] – Special Event – An Evening with William Shatner ($199 – includes photo op), Con exclusives announced – includes same Groot Pop! and Titans figures as last year
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19] – added: Michael Rooker, Steve Lund (Bitten, Lost Girl, Alphas), Greyson Holt (Bitten, Alcatraz) | App available now Podcasting 104: The Business of Podcasting – Saturday, June 18th at 4pm – 5pm CST – Learn from podcasters that have years of experience. Podcasts include I Sell Comics! With Ming Chen, Metal Geeks Podcast, Nerd Fu, Comical Podcast, and Reality Check with Craig Price. Panelists: Ming Chen, Cary Gordon, Dave Armour, Craig Price, Justin Corbett, Miguel Garza, Chris Sully, Steve Araujo Moderator: George Tripsas
- RTX [July 1 – 3] –
- SDCC [July 21 – 24] – Some exclusives revealed:
Mattel Exclusives – Wonder Woman Barbie, Sh-Ra 11” Figure, Ghostbusters Light and Sound, Ghostbusters Monster High (FrankieStein), Hudson Hornet Die-Cast car, Monster High – Steampunk Rebecca & Hexiciah, Thomas and Friends minis
Monogram International – Tsum Tsum 3D Foam Key Ring Set (LE600) – Gold Mickey, Stitch, Minnie, Marie, Winnie ($45) | Deadpool 3D Foam Key Ring Set (LE500) – Deadpool in various colors & poses | Disney Princess 3D Foam Set – Alice, Belle, Ariel, Cinderella & TinkerBell (LE400)
Entertainment Earth – Penny Dreadful Book Journal ($60), Captain America Chair Cape (LE1200) $25
Diamond Previews – Outcast (LE5,000), ROM – 3 covers – different artist, Civil War II #0 – several covers, Batman Animated Series Logo Bust (LE1,000), Harley Quinn PX Statue (LE2,500), Swamp Thing Flocked Scented Pop! (LE8,000) & more
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9] – Fan Verification is now open – until June 13th, added: Carrie Fisher, Jack Gleeson (GOT – Geoffrey)