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Secret Wars extended to 9th issue!

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Secret Wars extended to 9th issue!

It’s the story that has the whole world on the edge of its seat. The biggest Marvel event of all time. The story that destroyed the Marvel Universe. And if you thought it couldn’t get bigger – you thought wrong. Today Marvel announced the expansion of the blockbuster Secret Wars event with SECRET WARS #9 – coming to comic shops later this year!

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Comic Issues #235 – Four Outta Battleworld

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Comic Issues #235 – Four Outta Battleworld

The biggest news this week is the underwhelming opening of Fantastic 4, but as the crew hasn’t seen it yet they just giggle for a bit about the Thing’s lack of pants, and kryptonite condoms, and then get to the stuff they actually liked; Siege #2, Age of Apocalypse #2, Giant Size Little Marvel AvX #3, and Groot #3.

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Comic Issues #234 – Too Much Star Wars Isn’t a Thing

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Comic Issues #234 – Too Much Star Wars Isn’t a Thing

In light of light news, this week your favorite podcasting duo get down on some geeky rumors.  Starting with talk of possibly 3 Star Wars series coming to Netflix in the sometime future.  No word as of yet what these shows could be about, but with the addition of a new film released every year Anthony asks, is there such a thing as too much Star Wars?  As to which Elizabeth answers with a quick, no. Also talk of who actress Jenna Malone may play in the upcoming Batman v Superman which becomes more an analysis of Civil War #1.

In this week’s pull list Anthony and Elizabeth talk about 1602: Witch Hunter Angela #2, Mythic #3, Thors #2, Star Wars #7, Gotham by Midnight Annual #1, X-Men ’92 #2, Superman #42, and Deadpool: Secret Secret War #2.

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Comic Issues #233 – From Archie to Zombies

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Comic Issues #233 – From Archie to Zombies

Since this week was fairly light on BNN (Breaking Nerd News) we’re just going to fill an hour with a metric ton of comics, from Secret Wars to Cyborg, Zombies to Lanterns, Enterprise to…Archie? Which we really liked?

Listen in as we break down Marvel Zombies #2, Cyborg #1, Hawkeye #4, Star Trek / Green Lantern #1, and the All-New Archie #1, with art by the ever-amazing Fiona Staples.

And mark your calendars for August 22, 12:30 at Nerd Con in Escondido, we’ll be having a live show! Come be a part of the recording and get candy thrown at you!

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PREVIEW: Star Wars #7

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PREVIEW: Star Wars #7

This WEDNESDAY, experience a very special issue of the blockbuster Star Wars series as special guest artist Simone Bianchi (Thanos Rising, Astonishing X-Men) joins chart-topping writer Jason Aaron for a look back into the past with STAR WARS #7! Luke Skywalker has uncovered the journals of his departed mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi. Now, experience Kenobi’s harrowing accounts of days long gone by! It is a time when injustice reigned on Tattooine. As villainous scum runs rampant over the blistering sands, only a Jedi Master stands any hope of liberating the planet from the grasp of gangs, thieves and thugs. But would Ben risk everything to do what was right? Even if it meant revealing himself to those searching for his whereabouts? Find out this week as Aaron & Bianchi bring you STAR WARS #7!

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SDCC 2015 – Anthony’s Cosplay Gallery

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SDCC 2015 – Anthony’s Cosplay Gallery

The greatest geek-culture event has come to an end and the itch is already beginning to creep in under our skin. Between the fantastic weather, the beautiful scenery and the mind blowing things to see, San Diego Comic-Con is the yearly, once in a lifetime experience that everyone has to see. The very life blood of the convention can only be the cosplayers that fill its veins with fandom. Unfortunately the amount of fans walking around draped in the colors of their favorite characters are far too many for any one person to photograph, but I did my best and here are all the photos I could fit into an iPhone.

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Comic Issues #230 – Peeking at Post Secret Wars

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Comic Issues #230 – Peeking at Post Secret Wars

It’s Comic-Con weekend and if you’re in line for Hall H, under the blistering sun, take this time to share us with the people around you. Make a friend and a fellow Ci Fan. Okay, enough about us…

This week your podcast heroes hit up Marvel’s big preview book of Post-Secret Wars titles featuring all new teams on the page and behind the panels.  From Deadpool on an Avengers book to Bendis-less X-Men books there’s a lot going on and together Anthony and Elizabeth barely scratch the surface of what’s to come this fall.  In this week’s pull list is of course the unstoppable Secret Wars #4, Years of Future Past #2, A-Force #2, Marvel’s Li’l AvX #2, and Chrononauts #4!

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Two Geeks and a Podcast #Eight – Marvel CC VS Loot Crate

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Two Geeks and a Podcast #Eight – Marvel CC VS Loot Crate

Greetings glorious geeks! On this week’s podcast Ashley and Anthony try out the Periscope App. These two geeks stream their un-boxing of the Marvel Collectors Corps Ant Man box. This leads into an interesting discussion of Marvel CC VS Loot Crate, and Ashley shares what she thinks of Loot Crate after receiving monthly boxes for over a year.

Listen to the podcast below or check out our Periscope video on our YouTube and let us know if you want to see more videos your favorite geektastic duo.

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Comic Issues #229 – DC & Image gain some ground

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Comic Issues #229 – DC & Image gain some ground

This week the crew talks about some DC books..that they actually enjoyed! It’s the end times!! But seriously, DC had a couple decent ones this week. After that they mention books from Image, and Boom! (and Marvel of course), so they’re all over the place this episode. (This week’s header image is from Image’s Mythic #2, artwork by John McCrea.)

Also, San Diego Comic-Con 2015 begins in one week! Make sure to check in with pixelatedgeek.com every day, we’ll have continuing coverage of panels, exclusives, off-site events, cosplay, and more!

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PREVIEW: Red Skull #1

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PREVIEW: Red Skull #1

Hushed whispers cut across Battleworld. One of the most vile villains in history still straws breath. But how can this be? He should be dead! And yet his legend grows even stronger. Marvel is pleased to present your first look at RED SKULL #1 – a brand new Secret Wars limited series from rising star writer Josh Williamson (Nailbiter, Birthright) and artist Luca Pizzari (Amazing Spider-Man Special)! The Red Skull should be dead. Banished by Doom to the Shield long ago. If the zombies haven’t gotten to him, the Ultron robots or Annihilation bugs should have! And yet word has reached the other side that he still lives, quietly amassing an army, prepared to strike!

Now, a team of unlikely villains – Magneto, Winter Soldier, Lady Deathstrike, Electro, Moonstone and Jack O’Lantern will venture beyond safety to find the truth for themselves. Only problem – nobody ever comes back from beyond the Shield alive! Witness the horrors of Battleworld in a new way as Williamson and Pizzari unleash RED SKULL #1 on the masses next week!

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