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Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 15. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geekie news, then this IS the podcast you’ve been looking for.
Steve and Sully 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 Rebecca Ferguson!
Here are links to SOME of the awesome nerdy stuff we covered on the podcast. If you don’t see a link, there’s always Google.
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- Our new Star Wars Prize Pack Giveaway kicked off last week. Our friends at Funko and 3DLightFX have given us some Epic Star Wars items to include AND we pitched in THREE Funko Pop! exclusives. Enter now, return often & be sure to tweet daily to increase your chances of winning.
- More Star Wars awesomeness from our friends at GEMR. They are giving away an amazing Darth Vader Sixth Scale Figure by Sideshow Collectibles (valued at $250). Follow the instructions on the image to enter.
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- In the Heart of the Seas (D: Ron Howard) – Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Holland, Michelle Fairley …
- Legend (D: Brian Helgeland) – Tom Hardy, Christopher Eccleston, Emily Browning …
New to Own
New poster & trailer for The Legend of Tarzan unveiled – [Superherohype]
Oscar talk for Stallone in Creed – [EntertainmentWeekly]
Disney releases first trailer for Spielberg’s The BFG – [comicbook]
- Captain America: Civil War – Will Spider-Man sport multiple costumes [Collider]
- Mission Impossible 6 – Rebecca Ferguson will return as Isla Faust [Collider]
- The Hunger Games – Lionsgate wants it to live on and on through prequels [Collider]
- Avengers: Infinity War & Defenders – Could there be a crossover [Collider]
- Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel (hosted by Mark Hamill) – 12/15 [Collider]
- Iron Fist finds Showrunner [Collider]
- Netflix to double original programming in 2016 [GameSpot]
- Marvel Collector Corps (FEB) – Theme revealed – Deadpool
- Loot Crate (DEC) GALAXY – Star Wars Exclusive Funko Pop! Confirmed – SIGN UP NOW
- Smuggler’s Bounty (NOV) THE FIRST ORDER – Nerd Fu Reveal available now – What’s In The BOX???!!!
Funko/Vinyl Sugar Information
- Disney Princesses Mystery Minis (FEB) – Princesses and their companions
- Adventure Time Pop!’s (JAN) – Flame Princess, The Lich + Pop! Ride (FEB) Jake Car with Finn
- NEW Battlestar Galacitca Pop!’s (FEB) – Lt. Starbuck, Cylon Centurian, Six
- Pop! WWE (FEB) – John Cena, Paige, Ultimate Warrior
- Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Pop!’s (JAN) – Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Bennet, Mr. Darcy, Mrs. Featherstone, Parson Collins, Lady Catherine
- Princess Bride figurines from Precious Moments [The Bradford Exchange]
Zombie Pen/Pencil Holder [Amazon]
- The Night Before Holiday Sweaters [TipsyElves]
- Titanfall 2 “worth the wait” [GameSpot]
- Final Fantasy 7 Remake will be told “across a multi-part series….” [GameSpot]
- Destiny moving to “event-based model” for future expansions [GameSpot]
Halo 5 News
- Cartographer’s Gift coming the week of Dec 15th [HaloWaypoint.com]
- Halotracker.com – Halo players can can check their stats and the leaderboards for TONS of stats.
- HaloLFG.com – Looking for other players to join in the fight? Multiplayer, campaign, private matches…. Find like-minded souls looking to play the game the right way!
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #401 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Gwenpool Special #1 – J Scott Campbell variant via Midtown Comics
- Star Wars Annual #1
- Deadpool #2 – Look for the Rob Liefeld variant cover
- Monsters #2
- Humbug #1
- …. and many, many more
- New Orleans Wizard World [Jan 8 – 10] – no new updates this week
- PAX South [Jan 29 – 31] – 3-Day tickets are sold out! Individual days still available, but for how long?!
- Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Universal Studios opens April 7th, 2016 [The Hollywood Reporter]