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Every week 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 Vaun!
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Movies in Theaters This Week
- Pixels (D: Chris Columbus) – Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage …
- Southpaw (D: Antoine Fuqua) – Jake Gyllenhall, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, 50 Cent …
- Paper Towns (D: Jake Schreier) – Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Halston Sage, Austin Abrams …
- SPECTRE full trailer revealed – Opens November 6th [Collider]
- Star Wars Episode VIII – Benecio Del Toro sought after for Villain role [Collider]
- New images from X-Men: Apocalypse featuring Apocalypse, Psylocke & Magneto [Collider]
- Jurassic World is now the #3 movie all time – surpasses Avengers box office [Collider]
- Game of Thrones writer to scribe a live action Sword in the Stone [Rolling Stone]
- Marvel’s Phase Two 13-disc collection pre-order is live on Amazon [IGN]
- Wesley Snipes hints at Blade 4 talk at SDCC [Nerd Fu]
- Disney’s The Finest Hours trailer [Nerd Fu]
- Summer Convention Exclusives back in stock online – Golden Frieza, Heisenberg, Eleventh Doctor, Rocket & Potted Groot, Batman DORBZ XL, Twisty, C-3PO, Castiel, Helena, Bender, Sadness, Gone Batty
- Island Scarred Oliver Queen (Arrow) Fugitive Toys Exclusive
- The Strain Pop!’s [October] – Abraham Setrakian, Dr. Ephram Goodweather, The Master, Vaun
- Fifth Element Funko Pop!’s [September] – Korben Dallas, Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg, LeeLoo (2 versions), Ruby Rhod, Diva Plavalaguna, Mangalore
- Rocky Horror Picture Show Pop!’s [September] – Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Riff Raff, Magenta, Columbia, Brad Majors, Janet Weiss
- The Exorcist Pop! [September] – Regan
- Star Wars Tauntaun Sleeping Bag [ThinkGeek]
- Star Trek Phaser Universal Remote [ThinkGeek]
- K.I.T.T. (Knight Rider) USB Car Charger [ThinkGeek]
- Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallow Mug [ThinkGeek]
- Most requested games for XBOX One backward compatibility [GameSpot]
- Officially licenses PS4 Media Remote on the way [GameSpot]
- Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collectors Edition only version not to come with a physical disc [Engadget]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #381 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Cyborg #1
- Enormous #1
- Book of Death Fall of Bloodshot #1
- DC Comics Presents #26
- Captain Canuck #2
- Star Lord & Kitty Pryde #1
- Wolf #1
- …. and many, many more
- Space City Comic Con [July 24-26] – no updates
- RTX [Aug 7 to 9] – no updates
- MondoCon [Oct 3 to 4] – no updates
- WalkerStalker Con – Atlanta [Oct 30 to Nov 1] – added: Norman Reedus
- Stan Lee’s Comikaze [Oct 30 – Nov 1] – no updates