In his latest comic book, Captain America has declared his allegiance to Hydra! The internet has responded with intrigue and outrage. So, Russ Burlingame (ComicBook.com) joins The Geek Assembly to infuse some context into the whole situation. With Nick Spencer receiving death threats over the story, we examine the disturbing trend of loud, irrational nerd rage. We discuss Jordan Maison's commentary called, Taking Fandom Personal - The Need For Thick Skins.
Other topics discussed this week include the possibly of Tom Hiddleston becoming the new James Bond, thedelay of No Man's Sky, finding out that Mel Gibson turned down the role of Odin and the newest list of upcoming geek movies.
All this and GANNIN initiates his plan to draw The Troll out of hiding.
The DC Comics Rebirth event starts this week, so Matt Moore stops by the fortress to shed some light on what it all means.
We react to some of the new television show trailers that have been released the recent days, including Son of Zorn, Conviction, Time After Time, Making History, Designated Survivor, Imaginary Mary, MacGyver and others.
Other topics in this week's podcast include a police officer that gave a boy his Pokemon collection, reactions to Suicide Squad test screenings, a role for Michael Keaton in Spiderman: Homecoming, and the cast for Thor: Ragnarok. We'll also react to the new Ghostbusters and Star Trek: Beyond trailers.
Meanwhile, we continue to investigate the recent activity of The Troll and try to determine whether or not he's working alone.
What's better - an Atari 2600 or the movie Pixels? Considering the Pixels reviews we've heard...probably the old game system. In this episode, we discuss the challenges of turning a video game into a movie. In the Geek Assembly meeting, we react to the new Electra Woman and Dyna Girl trailer and discuss childhood TV show reboots.
Other topics discussed include Michael Jackson as Jar Jar Binks, Jeri Ryan's role in Arrow, a Fantastic Four/X-Men crossover movie and how He-Man and She-Ra became Thor.
This week, we put some GEEK into March Madness as Lauren Gallaway & Pete Benavides of the Scene N Nerd podcast join us for a Marvel Cinematic Universe themed tournament.
Also on today's podcast we discussthe trailer for Pixels, character additions to Mortal Kombat and a video game with a unique twist.
Charli Armstrong (Mystic Maven) fills in for Tricia this week as we discuss Harry Potter, Rebels, The Dark Crystal, Boba Fett and more. It all starts as Scott shares his thoughts on the first four Harry Potter movies as he attempts to expand his geek cred in the franchise.
Dan Zehr of Coffee With Kenobi joins our Star Wars-heavy assembly meeting as we review Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, react to StarWars.com's Top 10 Villains list and breakdown the theory that Boba Fett Killed Uncle Owen & Aunt Beru.
Other topics include the first issues of the female Thor comic series, theGuardians of the Galaxy Blu-ray, Howard Stark's confirmation in the upcoming Agent Carter series and Ed Dolista (The Indycast) talks about the latest Indy 5 rumors.
Our special guest host is Jessica Mederson of the Legal Geeks. She helps us understand how she and Josh Gilliland tackle the legalities surrounding some of our geek characters, including Batman, Superman, Darth Vader, Godzilla & more.
Fangirl sends in a transmission from Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios and shares what she has experienced there.
Other geek topics discussed on the program include new Star Wars rumors surrounding a new original trilogy Blu-Ray release, a cool opportunity to support charity and get some cool Episode VII stuff, looking over some positive memories of Episode I: The Phantom Menace and the new Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer.
And Merchman has finally seen Godzilla and shares his thoughts on the film.
Kristin Hackett (Super Space Chick) is our special guest host for today's assembly! We cover a lot of geeky ground in this episode including geek critic Bobby Blakey's review of Thor: The Dark World and a Blizzcon report from David Edmundson of Geek Legacy.
GANNIN throws out some geeky 50/50 questions (like Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings) to the geeks. The assembly vote asks the geeks about the disparity between the way Marvel portrays S.H.I.E.L.D. on TV and film.
In the GANNIN reports we learn about a Bat-tastic event put on by the Make A Wish Foundation and we learn more about Stan Lee's Mighty 7!
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