Covert Nerd Podcast

Philosophy Podcasts

Celebrate your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games, comic books and more and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.

Location:

United States

Description:

Celebrate your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games, comic books and more and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.

Language:

English


Episodes

90s Comic Book Villains

2/1/2023
Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite villains from 90s comic books. Als picks: Random and Violator Bens picks: Bane and Stryfe Lees picks: Omega Red and Violator Links from the episode: List_of_comic_book_supervillain_debuts#1990s wikipedia.org Omega_Red www.marvel.com omega-red "X-Men vs. Omega Red": X-Men The Animated Series 1992 Omega Red and Sabretooth | Hulk Vs Wolverine Wolverine Vs Omega Red (X-Men Evolution) 'Deadpool 2' Behind The Scenes Photo Reveals X-Men Villain...

Duration:01:03:46

MCU Phase 4 & 5

1/1/2023
Tim and Lee discuss the best of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) phase 4 and what is exciting and predictions for phase 5. ----more---- Previous episode with Tim Links in the episode: Tims Twitter Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Merch Proud Member of Eddie and the Star Cruisers. For more great content go to the Facebook Page:

Duration:00:58:29

90s Comic Book video games

12/8/2022
Ben, Al and Lee discuss their favorite 90s comic book based video games. What are some of your favorites. Al's pick: NES Silver Surfer What started it all: Silver Surfer high score contest Silver Surfer Cartridge value now Bens pick: TMNT: Turtles in Time Turtles in Time Cartridge value now Lees pick: X-Men Arcade game X-Men Arcade details X-Men (1992 video game) Pride of the X-Men intro X-Men arcade playthrough X-Men Six Player Arcade X-Men 6 player instruction...

Duration:01:01:50

Cobra Kai Season 5: The Silver Bullet

10/18/2022
Ruth Jesse and Lee take a look at their predictions from last year about season 5 and compare them to what happened. They also look to the future of Cobra Kai. Will it continue? Listen and find out plus much much more. ----more---- Links: Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Merch Proud Member of Eddie and the Star Cruisers. For more great content go to the Facebook Page: Check out my other podcast: Uchoose Podcast Join...

Duration:01:00:05

Hero Quest talk with Kurgan 2022

10/6/2022
Great time talking about Hero Quest and the new expansions and future releases from Avalon Hill. We also make predictions about where the game is going in the future. We also discuss what makes a good homebrew quests and much more. ----more---- Links from the show: Hero Quest Builder www.twitch.tv/heroquestfans (Kurgans Twitch channel) https://www.youtube.com/xsc3 (home of heroquest fans on youtube, videos get posted here after being streamed) https://discord.gg/hYEBbxsKGC (Discord...

Duration:01:18:10

Crossovers and Comic Book Ads

9/17/2022
Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite comic book crossovers and comic book ads. If you are having trouble seeing the images from the show click here ----more---- Who's the Artists? Ways to connect with us: Omug Comics Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Merch Proud member of the podcast Arcade Network

Duration:00:51:51

The Two Towers: Alternate Commentary

8/25/2022
Ruth and Lee watch Peter Jacksons 2002 The Two Towers. Listen and watch the movie while they educate and entertain you with their comments. Or listen only and enjoy the conversation. ----more---- Links mention in the Episode: Previous watch along Other Links: The New Tolkien companion by J. E. A. Tyler Map of Middle Earth and the Undying lands Tolkien Gateway Online Reference Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring trivia and facts Links: Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd...

Duration:02:23:51

Favorite 90s Comic Book characters EP98

8/5/2022
Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite 90s comic book characters. ----more---- If you are having trouble seeing the images from the show click here X from Dark Horse Comcis Blood Wulf Image Comics Bishop Marvel Comics Bane DC Comics Blink Marvel Comics Gambit Marvel Comcis Ways to connect with us: Omug Comics Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Merch Proud...

Duration:01:13:56

Limited comic book series from the 90s

6/26/2022
Al Ben and Lee talk about their favorite limited comic book series from the 1990s, hear what they enjoyed and let them know what your favorite 90s limited series is from the 90s. ----more---- If you are having trouble seeing the images from the show click here Als first pick: Bens pick: Lees First pick: Als second pick: Lees second pick: Ways to connect with us: Omug Comics Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert...

Duration:01:10:20

Generational Nerds

6/19/2022
Eddie and Lee sit down with their daughters and talk about the media that influence each of them during their formative years. Hear their kids opinion about the movies Eddie and Lee liked as kids and how the dads like the media the girls like. ----more---- Lees pick: Transformers The Movie (1986) Original Trailer The Transformers The Movie draft script Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors (intro) GI JOE PSA - COMPILATION Ruths pick: Avatar The Last Airbender Original Trailer...

Duration:01:06:42

90s Valiant Comics

6/5/2022
Matt and Lee talk about Deathmate Image/Valiant crossover and some of their favorite Valiant Comics from the 90's. ----more---- Images from the show are HERE Deathmate notes: Designated by color rather than issue numbers (namely Yellow, Blue, Black, and Red) plus two book-end issues, Deathmate Prologue and Deathmate Epilogue, as well as Preview issues collected with comic products, the four main issues were written so they could be read in any order. Created at the peak of the comic book...

Duration:01:03:43

Comic book 1st issues from the 90’s

4/30/2022
Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite 1st issues comic books from the 90's ----more---- More fun notes from the episode Guess the Artist Ways to connect with us: Omug Comics Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Merch Proud member of the podcast Arcade Network

Duration:01:04:53

90’s Marvel comic cards

4/12/2022
Ben Al and Lee talk about their favorite comic book cards from the 90's. ----more---- Marvel Trading card pack The controversial Marvel card power rating Definition of power rating Links from the Episode: Youngblood card series Marvel checklist Marvel Series 3 Marvel Series 2 Marvel Series 1 How Marvel created the comic book card power levels Marvel master series Hilarious marvel 1975 stickers John Byrne X-Force cards Ways to connect with us: Omug...

Duration:01:18:24

Fellowship of the Ring: Alternate Commentary

3/13/2022
Ruth and Lee watch Peter Jacksons 2001 Fellowship of the Ring. Listen and watch the movie while they educate and entertain you with their comments. Or listen only and enjoy the conversation. ----more---- Links mention in the Episode: The New Tolkien companion by J. E. A. Tyler Map of Middle Earth and the Undying lands Tolkien Gateway Online Reference Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring trivia and facts Links: Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd...

Duration:03:30:26

Darker and Edgier: Gimmick 90s’ comic covers

2/26/2022
Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite gimmick comic book covers from the 90's. Listen and let us know which one is your favorite. ----more---- The Dark Age of Comic Books was the culmination of a gradual move towards an older audience for Comic Books, particularly those featuring superheroes that had started in The Bronze Age of Comic Books. Sometimes, to follow the Gold/Silver/Bronze progression, at other times it is jokingly called "the Chrome Age", owing to the frequency of...

Duration:00:59:19

Darker and Edgier:90’s comicbok review series

2/8/2022
Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite early 90's comic books. They each talk about two early 90's comic books and what they liked about the comic and how the comic holds up after all of these years. Listen and let us know which are your favorite 90's comicbook. ----more---- Links from the episode: Omug Comics Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Merch Proud member of the podcast Arcade Network Als first pick is Todd...

Duration:01:25:37

Cobra Kai Season 4 discussion

1/23/2022
Ruth, Jesse and Lee talk all things Cobra Kai season 4. We discuss our predictions from last time we got right and our predictions for season 5, plus much more. ----more---- Links from the episode: Previous Cobra Kai episode Jesse is a co-host on the Grawlixpodcast Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Merch Proud Member of Eddie and the Starcruisers. For more great content go to the Facebook Page:

Duration:00:56:21

MCU talk with Tim

1/6/2022
Tim and Lee talk all things MCU since Avengers end game. Favorite shows and movies and what they are looking forward to seeing in the future. Spoilers in the episode. ----more---- Tims letter Links in the episode: Rainbowcomics Lincoln Facebook Page Tims Twitter Covert Nerd Website Rainbowcomics website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Merch Proud Member of Eddie and the Star Cruisers. For more great content go to the Facebook Page:

Duration:00:44:32

Hero Quest remake with Kurgan

12/20/2021
I talked with Hero Quest expert Kurgan, about the Hero Quest board game remake Hasbro released this October. He gives us his opinion and predictions on where Hasbro/Avalon Hill will take Hero Quest in the future. ----more---- www.twitch.tv/heroquestfans (Kurgans Twitch channel) https://www.youtube.com/xsc3 (home of heroquest fans on youtube, videos get posted here after being streamed) https://discord.gg/hYEBbxsKGC (Discord channel for HeroQuestFans) YeOldeInn discussions of note:...

Duration:01:16:54

Gaming Cafe: What do you like?

11/2/2021
I had a great time talking with Alma and Sam about starting a gaming cafe, their favorite games and more. ----more---- Links from the episode: Managames Merch Facebook Instagram Tiktok Email Alma alma@mana-games.com Email Sam sam@mana-games.com Mana Games Links: Covert Nerd Website Covert Nerd Instagram Covert Nerd Twitter Covert Nerd Facebook Covert Nerd Merch Proud Member of Eddie and the Star Cruisers. For more great content go to the Facebook Page:

Duration:00:58:24