Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 35. 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 Voltron!
Here are links to SOME of the awesome nerdy stuff we covered on the podcast. Not all of the things, but most of the stuff that you might wanna throw your money at.
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Money Monster (d. Jodie Foster) w/ George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell, Giancarlo Esposito
- The Darkness ( d. Greg McLean) w/ Kevin Bacon, Ming-Na Wen, Radha Mitchell, Paul Reiser
- High-Rise (d. Ben Wheatley) w/ Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller
New to Buy : Blu-ray/Digital
- Wolverine 3 confirmed for an R rating – [superherohype]
- Civil War writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely answer “Where’s Nick Fury” question – [collider]
- Ewan McGregor talks Trainspotting sequel – [collider]
- Beetlejuice 2 update from Tim Burton – [collider]
- Alden Ehrenreich is the new Han Solo – [ew]
- The Empire Strikes Back gets the Bond treatment – [thenerdfu]
- Syfy greenlights pilot for Superman prequel series: Krypton – [superherohype]
- Dreamworks/Netflix Voltron series trailer out now – [thenerdfu]
- DC Legion of Collectors (MAY, DC TV Reveal) – [thenerdfu]
- Golden Girls Pop!s – [thenerdfu]
- Imposters Pop!s – [thenerdfu]
- Star Wars Pop!s – [entertainmentearth]
- Rey (X-Wing Helmet) – [gamestop]
- Poe Dameron (Leather Jacket) – [hottopic]
- Scott Pilgrim vs The World Pop!s – [entertainmentearth]
- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Pop!s – [entertainmentearth]
- Stark Industries messenger backpack by Marvel – [thinkgeek]
- In stock, $99.99
- Officially licensed Marvel merch
- ThinkGeek exclusive
- Light-up Arc Reactor on strap
- On/off switch for reactor, takes 3 AAA batteries
- Padded laptop pouch for up to 15″
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #423, (Top 5 : #61) which includes a Black Panther title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Action Comics #52
- Web Warriors #7 – Spider-Punk join in the Web Warriors Party
- All New All Different Avengers #9 – All New Wasp
- Alan Dracon #1 – sold out at the distributor
- Black Panther #2 – the Midnight Angels are appearing in this series
- …. and many, many more
- Ottawa Comic Con [May 13 – 15] – added: Michelle Gomez (Doctor Who) cancelled: Alex Kingston | Schedule finally posted | Guests Include: Karen Gillan, Ming-Na Wen, Billy Dee Williams, Alan Tudyk, Carl Weathers, Arthur Darvill, Eliza Dushku, Sean Astin, Caity Lotz, John Rhys-Davies, Kevin Eastman, Lou Ferrigno, Tia Carrere & Tom Payne
- MegaCon [May 26 – 29] – added: Hogwarts Reunion Special Event – Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs & The Phelps twins ($29 – $99)
- Space City Comic Con [May 27 – 29] – added: Danny Trejo
- Fan Expo Dallas [Jun 3 – 5] – added: Peter Mayhew | cancelled: Carrie Fisher | added: Special Event – An Evening with William Shatner ($199 – includes photo op)
- Comicpalooza [Jun 17 – 19] – no updates
- RTX [July 1 – 3] – no updates
- SDCC [July 21 – 24] – no updates
- NYCC [Oct 6 – 9] – no updates