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Bend It Like Bendis

Yes, it's true! A second episode of The Nerdy Legion is now live in your ears (or it should be). This week, Nick has some follow-up on our Nintendo Switch discussion from last week. Then Martin talks about the latest Marvel Legacy relaunch, Moon Knight #188 and whether it lived up to expectations. Finally, a long discussion about the news that Brian Michael Bendis would be leaving Marvel to join DC and what that could mean for both companies. Plus, what does that have to do with flipping...


What A Legacy

It is time for another episode, legionnaires,,,the Nerdy Legion is here once again to bring some happiness into your universe. This week, Nick and Martin are all over the place with an extra length episode, but trust us, this is a goodie. We kick things off with how Nick got his wife to watch Stranger Things that leads into a discussion of the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and where each movie ranks for us. Then, the return of comic book talk as Martin talks to Nick about...


Horror Comics W Paul Jenkins, Donny Cates and Evan Dorkin

Welcome to a special Halloween episode! Nick and Martin are taking the week off to present you the horror comics writers' panel from Heroes Con 2017. Be prepared for a wealth of knowledge on the creation of horror comics and how they're more close to real life than you might think.


Just Beat It

Welcome back, legionnaires! Nick and Martin have been extremely busy lately with real life so this week, we have another one of those saved, prerecorded episodes which we often bank in case of emergencies. In this episode, an in-depth wine conversation and why global warming is actually good for wine drinkers (just kidding of course). Plus, the problems with podcasting platforms, finding good content, a short discussion of the New Mutants trailer, why we haven't discussed Blade Runner...


The Hammer Drops

Paul joins Nick and Martin this week on an all new episode of The Nerdy Legion. What's on the agenda for this episode? How about the fact that Paul doesn't listen to podcasts he makes appearances on? Maybe a little Harley Quinn? Also, collecting slabs, trade waiting, getting rid of unwanted comics, and more!


This Or That?

Join Nick and Martin this week as they premiere a new game...This Or That? What's this game about? Who knows, just enjoy it! Be forewarned though, you will definitely want to hear this episode with headphones on. Otherwise, you may be turned into the black sheep...


Ep 119: When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Geoff Johns

Reunited and it feels so good! Nick and Martin are back with a brand new episode of the podcast that's been called "the greatest thing since sliced bread"...or something like that. This week, Nick and Martin talk about Blade Runner 2049, the Doomsday Clock panel from NYCC 2017, the return of Milestone and some upcoming books we're excited for. Plus, Martin talks about his impressions of The Orville, Star Trek: Discovery, Ghosted, Gotham, The Inhumans, The Gifted and so much more!


Ep 118: Salty Popcorn

Mondays got you down? Get some Monday motivation, and go listen to this episode of the one and only Nerdy Legion podcast! This week, Ronnie Barron from the just relaunched Absolute DC Podcast joins Nick and Martin to talk all things nerdy, including CBS All Access, returning to Hulu, why DC needs a comic book service like Marvel Unlimited and more. Get your ear holes ready and be forewarned, listening to this episode may result in uncontrollable laughter.


Ep 117: The New Comic Book TV Season Is Upon Us

Welcome back to another episode legionnaires! This week, Nick and Martin go down a rabbit hole that leads them to inadvertently discuss the new comic book TV lineup. It all starts with Gotham September 21, and we go through all the upcoming shows including Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, The Gifted, Inhumans, SHIELD, Cloak and Dagger, New Warriors, Runaways and more! Which shows are the boys excited about? Would Martin pick Amy Acker or Emma Forst in a hottie fight? All this...


Ep 116: Martin and Paul Present...Ether Vol. 1

Welcome to a special edition of the Nerdy Legion podcast. This weekend's episode was released a couple of weeks ago as a Patreon exclusive to patrons of the Valiant Central Podcast Patreon page and includes an in-depth discussion of Matt Kindt and David Rubin's Ether Volume 1. Check out the episode, and let us know if you agree with our discussion and whether you have picked up Ether yourself!


Ep 115: A Little Naked Angel On My Shoulder

Gather round, legionnaires, it is time to sit around the comfy couch once again and listen to the podcast that has been dubbed, "the happiest place on Earth"...the Nerdy Legion! This week, Nick and Martin are fired up, thanks in large part to the enormous amount of comics that Martin has been reading on vacation. Plus, Martin dives into his newfound love of Judge Dredd, a couple of amazing indie titles Martin just picked up, and so much more!


Ep 114: Comics On The Brain

Ever feel like maybe you have so much to do that you can't do anything of it? Yeah, me neither. Welcome to a solo episode of The Nerdy Legion. Prompted by a tweet, Martin spent an hour discussing the reasoning and methodology behind his recent pull list "culling" and how he decided to keep what he did, and get rid of some of those books. Be sure to let us know what you thought of the episode on Twitter or email as we'd love to do more follow up on the topic.


Ep 113: Full On Analog

It is time to cozy up to the comfy couch again as Nick and Martin bring you a brand new episode of the Nerdy Legion. This week, friend of the show Michael Myers from the Geek Brunch podcast joins our dynamic duo to chime in on last week's discussion on digital vs physical comics, culling pull lists, and more! Plus, hardcase crime comics, The Assignment, going retro, and other topics of discussion.


Ep 112: The Lost Star Trek Episode

The Nerdy Legion is back once again with another episode and this time, it's the fabled "lost" Star Trek episode. Nearly a year ago, friend of the show Joshua Eves, one of the most knowledgeable Star Trek fans anyone should have the pleasure to know, joined Nick and Martin to discuss some hopes and aspirations for the new Star Trek Discovery series, but dropped some serious knowledge on Star Trek comic book history as well. If you're a Trek buff, this is one episode you do not want to miss!


Ep 111: Fantasy Football Special Edition

Welcome to a special fantasy football edition of the Nerdy Legion podcast! No Nick and no Martin this time around, but Paul and Jay take over this episode to chat about fantasy football just before the season gets underway. What does it take to draft a successful team? What sort of preparation is required on a week to week basis? And even when you're not doing well, how can you still have fun doing? Thanks for listening!


Ep 110: Where Martin Punches Nazis

Reunited and it feels so gooooooooooood! Welcome to another episode of the Nerdy Legion podcast, the best place to get your geek culture discussion and an award winning podcast! What the heck you say!? It's true! This week, Nick and Martin talk about the recent rumors that Martin may be switching from physical comics to digital, and the boys address both sides of the argument in an in-depth discussion of the merits of both formats. Will the switch actually happen? Tune in...


Ep 109: Millarworld Goes Netflix

Welcome to a special breaking new edition of The Nerdy Legion. As some of you are aware, Mark Millar announced today that his Millerworld publishing house has been acquired by Netflix in a deal that could signal some very interesting things for the future of streaming. Martin is joined by Ronnie Barron and Dennis Chandler to discuss what it all means, and why we're so excited for what this all could mean.


Ep 108: I Am The Master Builder

This past week was San Diego Comic Con and since Nick and Martin weren't there, we're not going to bore you with announcements from the con. To be honest, we weren't paying attention, partly because a few trailers came out that got Martin really excited and he made Nick watch them. On the docket, Ready Player One, The Gifted, Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok, and more! Plus, a discussion on comic book reading habits, unplugging from the web, comic sales, and why it's important to support...


Ep 107: #TrendingWorldWide

Nick and Martin are back with another nonsensical episode and this week, Aaron Bell, from Podcast of 1000 Holds and Rebirthically takes a seat on the comfy couch. The dynamic trio talk about some of their favorite comic book characters and what soundtracks they would use if they were made into movies and the results may shock you. Plus, Aaron's mad about something (what else is new), Martin has an apology, a shocking new sponsor, why social media is evil, a new crock pot recipe and more!


Ep 106: F Your Couch

It's time for another exciting episode of the podcast that's just a gift that keeps on giving, the Nerdy Legion! This week, Martin and Nick talk about some of the things they've been watching recently, particular the four episode season of Castlevania. Then, our dynamic duo goes into a hilarious rant about how trolls and comic book publishers are just alike and ruining comics for everyone. Well, kinda, but we do promise it's entertaining. We hope. Of course, there's Comixology talk, a new...