Archive for the 'Comicbooks' Category

This week join hosts Tim, Troy, and Sunjay to answer some Comicbook and Collecting questions from a few of the members of the Star Wars Commonwealth. 

Thanks to Kyle and Cory from the Tumbling Saber and Rob from Generation X-Wing for sending across some questions for the crew to discuss!

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The Nerd Room is on the road this week and recording from Alpha Comics (@alphacomics)!

Join hosts Tim, Troy and returning guest host Chris of Alpha Comics for our prelude to Spider-Man: Homecoming discussion.

Excuse the audio this week, our environment is a little different than normal and there is a little bit of ambient noise under the main audio!

This week the guys also discuss the continued fallout from the departure of Phil Lorde and Chris Miller from the untitled Han Solo film and Marvel's latest ‘relaunch’ event, Marvel Legacy.

 02:11 - Alpha Comics Update

07:57 - Fallout from the Han Solo Film

20:28 - Marvel Legacy Comicbook Event

40:16 - Spider-Man: Homecoming Prelude

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Join hosts Tim, Troy, and Sunjay to discuss essential Marvel and DC storey arcs for new and returning readers to comicbooks.

Spurred by a question from Kyle at the Tumbling Saber, the guys breakdown and recommend storey arcs from Marvel and DC they think serve as entry points into modern comicbooks.

The crew also discuss their first thoughts on Iron Fist, the first images from Star Wars Land, and the recent film release date musical chairs (Avatar, Aquaman, Venom, and The Batman)

02:24 - Iron Fist first thoughts (spoiler free)

07:35 - Star War Land & Who is the Chosen One?

12:00 - Aquaman release date changed

17:26 - Venom Standalone Film

26:16 - The Batman

32:17 - Essential Marvel/DC Story Arcs

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This week hosts Tim and Troy take the podcast on the road! Chris, owner of Alpha Comics in Calgary AB, opened the doors to the Comicbook shop and joined the guys to discuss Logan and X-23 in the comics! They look back at some of the comicbooks that they think will inspire the 'Logan' film, dropping in theaters this Friday!

Chris also provides a rare look into the inner workings of our local comicbook shops, and answers some of the hosts most pressing questions.

The crew also discusses this weeks Star Wars news (Rogue One release date/bonus content and Han Solo set image), Nightwing coming to the DCCU, and our comicbook picks of the week.

Comicbook Picks of the Week
Troy - Redhood and the Outlaws
Chris - Rat Queens #1
Tim - Old Man Logan (2008)

01:11 - Alpha Comics Discussion with Chris
12:04 - Oscar Wrap Up
18:01 - RIP Bill Paxton
20:51 - Rogue One Blu-Ray Release
27:55 - Han Solo Cast Image
34:08 - Nightwing joining the DCCU?
37:42 - Comicbooks Picks of the Week
43:39 - Logan Prelude Discussion (Logan & X-23 in the Comics)

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Don't miss out on the latest Nerd Room MCU Retrospective Episode where they are discussing THE INCREDIBLE HULK!

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This past Friday the Nerd world was treated to an EPIC Avengers: Infinity War teaser spot and the theatrical release of the first comicbook movie of the year, The Lego Batman Movie.

Join hosts Tim, Troy and Sunjay to discuss both of these huge releases, their comicbook picks of the week, and the new Star Wars crossover comicbook, The Screaming Citadel!

It is a a hell of a time to be a NERD!

Comicbook Picks of the Week

Tim - Infinity Gauntlet #1 (1991)
Sunjay - All-Star Batman #7
Troy - Infamous Iron Man #4

01:40 - Avengers: Infinity War Teaser Spot
19:32 - Comicbooks Picks of the Week  
33:51 - The Lego Batman Movie Review

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Join hosts Tim and Sunjay to discuss the biggest film trailers from Super Bowl 51, including GOTG Vol.2, Life, and Stranger Things S2.

The guys also go deep into various comicbook topics, talk anticipation for Toy Fair 2017, and discuss the always evolving DCCU Batman film.

Comicbook Picks of the Week

Sunjay - Aquaman #15
Tim - Darth Maul #1

05:08 - Lego Batman Early Reviews
10:15 - The Batman (again?)
16:23 - Justice League Promo Photo
22:12 - Comicbook Picks of the Week
34:35 - A Marvel Revival
40:57 - New York Toy Fair (Star Wars, Marvel, DC)
47:01 - Super Bowl 51 Film Trailers

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Join hosts Tim, Troy, and Sunjay to talk all the latest comicbook, film and TV news from around the world of Nerd!

The guys discuss all of the recent Star Wars, Comicbook and Marvel / DC cinematic news that has dropped over the last few weeks, including Marvels change to their comicbook digital format, Star Wars casting news and announcements, DC's Wonder Women and Black Atom, and Marvel's Defenders First images

Comicbook Picks of the Week

Troy - Night Wing Rebirth #10
Sunjay - Wonder Women Rebirth #14
Tim - Captain America: Steve Rogers #7

05:53 - Superman's costume is back?
07:32 - Marvel changing their digital comicbook format
13:54 - Comicbook picks of the week
21:07 - Marvel's Secret Empire Event
24:56 - Woody Harrelson confirmed for Han Solo
31:51 - LucasFilm addresses Leia rumours
34:40 - Ares confirmed for WW
42:03 - The Rock teases Black Atom
44:34 - Green Lanterns gets a writer
48:44 - Avengers: Infinity War casting speculation
55:48 - Marvel's Defenders first look

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Join hosts Tim, Troy and a returning Sunjay to discuss the most anticipated comics, films and collectibles of 2017. The guys take a close look into what they are excited for in 2017, from the Star Wars Black Series action figures to their top 10 most anticipated films.

Let us know your thoughts and what you are looking forward to in 2017 at thenerdrm@gmail.com or hit us up on twitter at @thenerdrm or #enterthenerdroom.

03:23 - Rogue One: a different perspective?
14:37 - 2017's Most Anticipated
    14:49 - Collectibles
    22:51 - Comics & Novels
    35:27 - TV
    37:36 - Films (Top ten lists)

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We have lost our Princess. RIP Carrie Fisher

The Nerd Room sends their condolences to the family and friends of Carrie Fisher. She was a beloved actress, writer, and advocate. She will be forever missed, May the Force be With Her.

After a few days of holiday indulgence and the end of another stellar year in Nerd quickly approaching, it's time for Hosts Tim and Troy to reflect and discuss their 2016 highlights in collecting, comicbooks, and film.

00:00 - RIP Carrie Fisher
06:41 - Rogue One BO & Anthology Update
11:21 - Our Holiday Stories
14:54 - 2016 Year in Review
    14:54 - 2016 Collecting Discussion (Star Wars & Marvel)
    30:15 - 2016 Comicbook Discussion
    43:15 - 2016 Film Discussion (CBM Ranking)

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Join hosts Tim and Troy to discuss one of the staples of CBM, Easter Eggs. Like everyone, the guys love hunting for the winks and nods to the source material and those hidden references to future films and the wider continutiy!

Be apart of the conversation as the guys rundown some of their favourite Marvel, Star Wars and DC Easter Eggs! Email us at thenerdrm@gmail.com, hit us up on twitter @thenerdrm or at #enterthenerdroom or comment on our YouTube and Facebook pages!

The crew also talks about the latest Nerd News including; Green Lanterns in Justice League, Spider-Man trailer, Inhumans release date confirmed, the Star Wars Anthology Films, Thanos #1 comicbook, and Deadpool 2 director.

01:47 - Green Lanterns in Justice League
04:49 - Spider-Man: Home Coming Trailer coming soon?
07:22 - Inhumans release confirmed
10:59 - Rogue One tickets and Han Solo casting
22:09 - Big reveal in Thanos #1 (Spoilers!)
28:13 - Deadpool 2 Director confirmed
30:06 - Easter Eggs in in Comicbook Movies

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Join hosts Sunjay, Troy and Tim to breakdown the latest Wonder Women trailer and discuss what it means for the DCCU.

With Marvel's relaunch of their NOW! brand and a new slate of #1 issues, the guys talk about some of the early highlights from the soft relaunch and the annoucment of a new Darth Maul comic mini-series.

They also discuss Dr. Strange's continued success at the box office, Young Justice S3, The Inhumans IMAX/TV series, and The Batman script rumours.

03:12 - Dr. Strange continued success
09:57 - Inhuman's IMAX/TV Series
16:24 - Marvel NOW! 2.0 & Darth Maul
26:38: Young Justice S3
31:48 - Is The Batman Script garbage?
37:07 - Wonder Women Trailer

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Join hosts Tim, Troy, and Sunjay for a mind bending, spoiler filled review of the latest Marvel Cinematic film, Dr. Strange.

Let us know what you thought of Dr. Strange! You can always find us on twitter (@thenerdrm), YouTube (The Nerd Room Podcast) or grab us at #enterthenerdroom.

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To mark the cinematic debut of the Sorcerer Supreme, hosts Tim and Troy breakdown and discuss the history and complex jargon (from the Book of Vishanti to the Eye of Agamotto) of Dr. Strange in the Comics.

Warning! Possible spoilers for the Dr. Strange Film.

The guys also discuss another director departing The Flash, Deadpool 2, X-Men joining the MCU, and Thor: Ragnarök.

03:31 - Another director departs The Flash
06:03 - Deadpool 2 Update
08:10 - X-Men in the MCU?
12:10 - Thor: Ragnarök wrap video
15:37 - Dr. Strange early box office numbers
17:20 - Dr. Strange in Comics

Be sure to check back next week for our Dr. Strange Film Review!

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Join hosts Tim, Troy, and Sunjay to discuss and breakdown the first teaser trailers for Logan and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2!

Warning - Major spoilers for both films!

The guys also talk the return of Comic Book men, Lando casting, Tim Miller departing Deadpool 2, and Wonder Women Day.

01:26 - The Return of Comic Book Men
05:55 - Donald Glover cast as Lando
10:37 - Joss Whedon to direct a Star Wars Film?
14:12 - Director Tim Miller departs Deadpool 2
17:56 - Wonder Women Day
20:53 - What makes a good trailer?
28:16 - GOTG Vol. 2 Trailer Breakdown
37:05 - Logan Trailer Breakdown

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Join hosts Troy, Sunjay and Tim to celebrate Batman Day by discussing their favourite interpretations of Batman in comics, TV and film from the past 75 years.

They guys also discuss Rogue One collecting updates, a new Yoda Story, Captain America: Civil War Blu-ray content, Zod joins Task Force X, and Zack Synder's Justice League Bat-day reveals; Night Owl? and Commissioner Gordan photos.

Make sure to tune into our newest weekly podcast; Star Wars Rebels Alert (@SWRebelsAlert on Twitter). In our debut (Monday Sept. 26th) episode we will be discussing the fallout from the Season 3 premiere of Star Wars: Rebels!

04:08 - Rogue One Updates - Smugglers Bounty, Catalyst Novel
08:10 - Star Wars Comics - A new Yoda Story
11:37 - Captain America: Civil War Blu-ray content
26:09 - Zod joins Task Force X
30:33 - Bat-day Celebration: Batman in Comics, TV and Film

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Join hosts Tim, Troy and Sunjay to discuss DC comics latest continuity relaunch and status quo change, REBIRTH. The hosts break down the first 3 weeks of Rebirth issues encompassing Batman, Superman, WW, Flash, Aquaman, Green Arrow, Teen Titans and the Green Lanterns.

The guys also run down this weekends busy box office, discussing the debut of The BFG, The Legend of Tarzan, The Purge: Election Year and how these new releases fair against the holdover sequels Finding Dory and Independence Day: Resurgence.

They also talk about the Marvel comics onslaught of announcements including; USAvengers, Trump is MODOK, Dr. Strange MCU Prelude, Spiderman V Deadpool BvS parody, and Marvel's Divided We Stand Teaser.

00:00 - Alpha Comics Support
02:18 - Weekend Box Office
08:34 - Spider-Man: Home Coming set photos
12:33 - Ghostbusters Empire magazine cover controversy
15:17 - Marvel comics discussion
32:19 - DC Comic Rebirth weeks 1-3 discussion

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In anticipation of the release of X-Men: Apocalypse, hosts Tim and Troy are joined by guest host Elliot to talk all things X-Men in comics and film.  From the Fall of the Mutant crossover to the celebrated Age of Apocalypse story line, the guys discuss the comic origins of one of the X-Men's greatest nemesis, Apocalypse and his disciples the Four Horsemen.

They also revisit some of their favourite moments from the previous X-Films and discuss the continuity (or lack there of) that leads into this latest franchise entry.

They also talk; Thor: Ragnarok casting, Star Wars Episode VIII title leaks, New Star Trek: Beyond and Ghostbusters trailers and the Agents of SHIELD season 3 finale.

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Join hosts Tim and Troy to discuss their weekend at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, including their best experiences, comic and toy finds, and panels (Clarke Gregg, Peter Mayhew, and Stan Lee).

From the floor of the Calgary Expo they welcome writer Charles Soule (Daredevil, Poe Dameron, Obi-Wan and Anakin, Letter 44) and concept artist John Giang (Iron Man, The Avengers, Winter Soldier) to The Nerd Room for interviews to discuss all things comics and movies.

The guys also discuss Punisher Netflix series, Civil War international opening, Star Wars Day, and lay down the final verdict on Batman V Superman.

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In anticipation of the release of Captain America: Civil War hosts Tim and Troy discuss the 2006 comic book event that inspired the film, Marvel’s Civil War.

They break down this pivotal event and try to bridge the gap between comics and film by making prediction as to which aspects of the comic book will be adapted in Captain America: Civil War.

This episode contains detailed spoiler for the Civil War comic book event and potentially for Captain America: Civil War.

The guys have not seen any footage beyond the 3 trailers reviewed in previous episodes – no TV spots, set visit/behind the scenes footage or reviews have been read or watched by the hosts.

They also talk Star Wars Episode VIII, Spiderman: Home Coming and the Calgary Expo.

*Also when Tim says Ben Foster he means Bill Foster.

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Join hosts Tim and Troy to talk 75 years of Captain America history in comics and film. They discuss Caps origins, Avengers revival, sidekicks, modern stories in comics and also his adaptation in the MCU films. They also discuss Batman v Superman 2nd weekend box office, Suicide Squad re-shoots, Star Wars: Fury of Maul, GOTG: Vol 2, Dr. Strange, and Death of X / Dead No More Marvel comic events.

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Join hosts Tim, Sunjay, and Troy to talk all about the third and final Captain America: Civil War trailer. They also discuss some of their favourite comic book arcs and characters they want to see adapted to film.

The guys run through Round #2 of the Contest of Champions – an epic battle of 100 comic book movies to determine 2016’s outright champion (checkout Episode #8 for round #1). To follow along and have your say, you can find the bracket at http://challonge.com/thenerdroom.

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Join hosts Tim and Troy to discuss heaps of Star Wars news including; Rogue One, Rebels, Star War Land and action figures. They also talk Thor: Ragnarok and run down in detail and give their opinions of Marvel's rebranded comic line, the All-New All-Different Marvel comics. In the New2Nerd segment they discuss comic book trade paper backs.

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Hosts Tim and Sunjay run down their most anticipated Nerd for 2016, including ranking their top ten (or eleven) most anticipated movies. In the New2Nerd segment they discuss Comic Book issue #1s.

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Hosts Sunjay and Tim take you through their top movies, TV shows and Comics of 2015 in the first annual Nerdsy Awards! We also discuss our NERD-Year Resolutions and Star Wars The Force Awakens. Spoilers for the Year 2015!
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Welcome to the Nerd Room, Calgary's Newest Comic and Movie Podcast! Join hosts Tim and Sunjay as we discuss the Civil War trailer, Wonder Women and Dr. Strange news and rumors. In our New2Nerd segment we talk about some good jumping on points for new readers to Marvel and DC comic books, we run down the top 5 box office movies for the week and in honor of black Friday, we take you through some our best comic book finds at local conventions and shows.

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