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Talk Nerdy to Me is a podcast about comics and all things pop culture related.

Talk Nerdy to Me is a podcast about comics and all things pop culture related.
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Talk Nerdy to Me is a podcast about comics and all things pop culture related.








The Gifted on FOX TV based on Marvel Comics characters

It seems like every new TV show or movie is based on a comic book. They all want to capitalize on the popularity of the more recognizable and mainstream characters from the comics. The Gifted on Fox TV goes with a different approach. **Warning, spoilers may follow** The show starts out with the Strucker family. They seem like a typical American family. This is a world where the X-men and Brotherhood of Mutants are nowhere to be found. The government has a branch called Sentinel Services. The...

Elijah Wood wants to be Yorick Brown in FX’s Y the Last Man

Imagine a world where every living thing with a Y chromosome dies. Everything except you and your male pet Capuchin monkey. This is the premise for Y: The Last Man's main character, Yorick Brown. Y: The Last Man had a 60 issue run starting in 2002. It was created by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. There have been several attempts at making Y: The Last Man a TV series or movie. Every time something has happened to put a halt to production. In 2014 the rights to the story reverted back to the...

Nerd News for the week of October 6

Patrick, Trevor, and Troy are back again to give you a run down of current events in the world of pop culture. We talk about the new movies, TV shows, comic books, and games. Some times we even know what we're talking about. SUBSCRIBE to watch more videos like this one! LET'S CONNECT! -- Talk Nerdy to Me Facebook -- Zia Comics Facebook -- Zia Comics Twitter -- Zia Comics Instagram -- Talk Nerdy to Me -- Zia Comics LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST! - iTunes - Google Play

Punisher on Netflix discussion

If you've been paying attention to Netflix you had to notice they are betting heavily on Marvel Comics characters. So far We have seen 2 Daredevil series, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Defenders. Now Netflix is promising to have The Punisher series on Netflix before the end of the year. The Punisher, a.k.a Francis "Frank" Castle, is a Marvel Comics character created by writer Gerry Conway and artists John Romita Sr. and Ross Andru. The Punisher made his first appearance in The...

Batman Dark Nights Metal #1 review

In Batman: Dark Nights Metal #1 a lot of the mystery surround Nth metal is being explained. We get to see a little bit of Mongol in the beginning, but he doesn't have a significant part in the story (yet). We get introduced to Kendra Saunders and the Blackhawks. They have been trying to prevent the Dark Multiverse from emerging behind the scenes. Bruce Wayne comes into possession of Carter Hall's (Hawkman) journal. In the journal he reads that Carter has been investigating the Nth Metal...

Marvel Comics Secret Empire review

Marvel's Secret Empire story-line made Captain America a complete opposite of what we have known about him for decades. They made it so Captain America had been an agent of Hydra ever since his childhood. Understandably, a lot of people were very upset over this new Captain America identity. The narrative is set in place long before the Secret Empire series kicked off. Let me take you back to the beginning. S.H.I.E.L.D. was experimenting with using fragments of Cosmic Cubes to reshape...

Duration: 00:08:38

Nerd News for the week of September 16

Patrick, Trevor, and Troy get together to ramble aimlessly about the cool nerdy stuff happening in the world of movies, TV, comics, and board/card games. This is a new addition to our podcast family and we're still looking to define the show. If you have any topics you'd like to see us cover let us know. Talk Nerdy to Me Talk Nerdy to Me Facebook Zia Comics Zia Comics Facebook Talk Nerdy to me YouTube

Duration: 01:49:03

DC Comics Mister Miracle #1 review

Mister Miracle has always been a very interesting, but lesser known characters in the DC Universe. He has always been one of those characters that seemed to do better on a team rather than in his own title. Tom King is a good enough writer to finally catapult Miracle Man into the limelight. Mister Miracle was created by Jack Kirby as part of his Fourth World epic saga. Mister Miracle (Scott Free) is the one of the New Gods. He is the son of Highfather, ruler of New Genesis. To bring about...

Duration: 00:07:32

Star Wars Stuff for this week

Patrick and Troy from discuss the news concerning Star Wars for this week. There are a lot of new Star Wars comic books, novels, TV series, toys, etc. So much stuff going on in the Star Wars world that we can't cover all of it. If you can't tell from our Star Wars podcasts, we aren't looking forward to the Porgs. Tell us what you think about this new character being introduced in Episode 8. Do you think this is a blatant cash grab so they can sell more toys to kids? Or do you...

Duration: 00:50:05

Top 5 Game Mechanics

Trevor and Danny discuss their Top 5 Lists of Game Mechanics. Game Mechanics are constructs of rules or methods designed for interaction with the game state. All games use mechanics. The theories and styles differ as to their ultimate importance to the game. Talk Nerdy to Me Zia Comics Talk Nerdy to Me Facebook Talk Nerdy to Me YouTube

Duration: 00:23:58

Karate Kid Cobra Kai on YouTube Red

The first Karate Kid movie had me and all my friends obsessed with karate. Every where you looked around the neighborhood you saw kids with bandannas tied around their head trying to perfect their crane kick technique. There was just something about that movie that had everyone fascinated. The sequels and remakes that followed could never quite capture the same excitement as the original. They were good, but just not up to the same level as the original. 30 years later we are revisiting...

Duration: 00:07:14

Top 5 Expandalone Games

Trevor and Danny discuss their Top 5 Lists of Expandalone Games. This is a relatively new term in the gaming world. The definition of Expandalone is an expansion to a base game that does NOT require the base game for play. Talk Nerdy to Me Zia Comics Talk Nerdy to Me Facebook Talk Nerdy to Me YouTube

Duration: 00:16:36

Star Wars Force Friday II preview

Patrick and Troy from discuss all the new Star Wars stuff that will be coming out for Force Friday II. For those that don't know, Force Friday started in 2016. It was the Friday where all the new Star Wars movie related toys were released to retailers. Lots of Star Wars fans waited in line at participating retailers to be one of the first people to purchase some of the new merchandise. Some of the items are limited, so only the first few people in line were able to get them....

Duration: 00:42:22

Pacific Rim Uprising

Pacific Rim gave us everything we could ask for. Giant robots fighting cool looking monsters. Mix in Ron Perlman, Idris Elba, and Guillermo del Toro and you have the recipe for a sure fire hit. In the original some aliens are sending giant Kaiju through a portal in the Pacific Ocean. Earth has Giant robots (Jaegers) controlled by two pilots connected neurologically. Of course Earth wins the battle or there wouldn't be a second film. Pacific Rim: Uprising takes place ten years after Stacker...

Duration: 00:06:47

Top 5 Game Designers

Trevor and Danny from share their Top 5 Lists of Game Designers. They focus on designers of board, dice, Role-playing, and card based games. Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment, educational, exercise, or experimental purposes. Game design creates goals, rules, and challenges to define a game that produces desirable interactions among its participants. Did Trevor and Danny not include your favorite game designer? Let them...

Duration: 00:22:49

DC Comics Action Comics #987 and #988

DC Comics has been introducing lots of questions in their Rebirth initiative. Ever since Rebirth kicked off in May 2016 there have been hints of the Watchmen being pulled into the DC Comics Universe. We are just starting to see answers to our questions. Some of these answers have been in front of our face for some time. Action Comics #987 and #988 is being solicited as telling us exactly who is the person behind the mysterious Mr. Oz. Both of these issues will have lenticular covers. If...

Duration: 00:08:04

Top 5 Game Publishers

This episode Trevor and Danny discuss their Top 5 Lists of Game Publishers. If the company currently manufacturers games or has in the past, they qualify. Publishers differ from designers. Publishers are responsible for manufacturing and marketing the games for distribution. What are some of your favorite game publishers? Let us know in the comments. Talk Nerdy to Me Zia Comics Talk Nerdy to Me Facebook Talk Nerdy to Me YouTube

Duration: 00:20:55

Batman Dark Nights Metal

DC Comics has done a lot to right the ship. They took a beating over their New 52 initiative. Things looked a little better with Forever Evil, but they took a big nasty turn with their Convergence story-line. A lot of readers were skeptical when DC Comics announced their Rebirth line wide event. They hadn't exactly been crushing it with their events. Rebirth has been exactly what DC Comics needed. They have mixed the right amount of teasing with a good amount of revealing. It has been...

Duration: 00:08:56

Top 5 Pretty Games

In this episode Trevor and Danny discuss their top 5 lists of pretty games. What they mean by pretty games is it must have beautiful artwork, aesthetic, and/or components. To qualify as a pretty game for them it must be visually appealing in some way. Did Trevor and Danny miss a game you think qualifies as pretty? Do you agree/disagree with their choices? Let us know in the comments. Talk Nerdy to Me Zia Comics Talk Nerdy to Me Facebook Talk Nerdy to Me YouTube

Duration: 00:16:22

DC Comics Black Lightning on the CW

The CW network has been killing it with their DC Comics superhero related series. The Arrow paved the way for the Flash. Then they snatched up the rights to Supergirl from CBS to give them a solid trifecta of superhero shows. Now they are working on one of DC Comics lesser known and greatly under utilized characters, Black Lightning. Jefferson Pierce grew up in the Southside section of Metropolis. This area was referred to as Suicide Slum because it was widely believed the only way to...

Duration: 00:10:00

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