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Rate and review us in iTunes! jockandnerd.com/review Show notes: jockandnerd.com/186 Help spread the geekery with a Jock and Nerd merchandise! Support the show on Patreon for bonus content! Links and other stuff we talked about Follow Rugboy on Twitter @ReallyRugboy Subscribe to Jock and Nerd on YouTube! Blazing Caribou Marathon: Donate to Hurricane Irma efforts! [00:07:06] News Links WOLVERINE And SWAMP-THING Co-Creator And Legendary Comic Book Writer Len Wein Passes Away Aged 69 Wein & Wolfman’s Failed Attempt to Introduce DC’s First Black Superhero Characters created by Len Wein IT Opens to a Record-Breaking $179.2 Million Worldwide Here’s A Look Inside The Alamo Drafthouse’s “Clown Party” Screenings Of IT WONDER WOMAN Co-Writer to Pen ROBOTECH Adaptation for Andy Muschietti Robotech Cyclone Cycle Toy Images China Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Soars to Franchise-High Debut Patty Jenkins Closes Deal to Direct ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE) Hellboy: First Official Image of David Harbour in Character Revealed Hellboy Reboot Gets a 2019 Release Date [Updated] Daniel Dae Kim to Replace Ed Skrein in ‘Hellboy’ Reboot Daniel Dae Kim Applauds Ed Skrein for Bowing Out of ‘Hellboy’ Amid Whitewashing Outcry (Exclusive) Colin Trevorrow Was Reportedly Fired From STAR WARS: EPISODE IX Due To Being “Difficult” JJ Abrams Returning To Director’s Chair On ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ STAR WARS: EPISODE IX Moves To Dec. 2019 For A Showdown With WONDER WOMAN 2; ALADDIN Set For May 2019 Star Wars: JJ Abrams’ Screenplay Will Be Episode IX’s Fourth Script Oscar Winner Leonardo DiCaprio Reportedly Wants To Play Stan Lee In A Biopic [00:55:10] The promos we played Trivia Geeks Live Podcast Sketching Comedy Podcast Zeng This! Podcast [00:57:15] Join the Jock and Nerd Fan Club! Free sample clip on Patreon! PodCapers Ep. 30: Dave Gibbons & Tim Pilcher on How Comics Work [01:01:00] The Orville Pilot Review Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD: Nick Blood returns as Lance Hunter [01:06:20] Game of Thrones Season 2 Discussion Game of Thrones to Film Multiple Endings to Fight Spoilers [01:51:55] Mailbag Trivia Geeks Live with Dan Cummins and Chad Daniels Thank you to A Place to Hang Your Cape, The WeBeGeeks Network, The Tangent Bound Network, and The Lounge Network for their support! Make sure you check them out for more great geek content!
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