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Doctor Who is coming to LEGO

February 4, 2015 – 10:56 am
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LEGO will produce a Doctor Who set based on a fan concept submitted to the company.

Power armor for LEGO minifigs, Ghostbusters screening, Robotech Kickstarter

July 7, 2014 – 1:01 am
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Today, “Get away from her you BRICKS!” Plus, Ghostbusters back on the big screen, and a Kickstarter for a Robotech return. It’s Embed Together!

AZ Collectors Marketplace brings seasonal shop to Mesa mall

December 17, 2013 – 8:45 am
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It’s a place where cultures clash but also where sports and comic memorabilia collectors can converge.

ASU football team LEGOs? No, but the next best thing (I guess)

September 6, 2013 – 7:00 am
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Ever heard of OYOs? Yeah, me neither. But that hasn’t stopped ASU from partnering with OYO Sportstoys to launch a range of “LEGO-compatible” minifigures clad in Sun Devil uniforms.

Classic Comic Cover Corner: Star Wars #7 (No, not that one!)

January 27, 2013 – 8:00 am
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With very little direction from Lucas’ then fledgling film company, Marvel Comics took the first step towards expanding the Star Wars universe with Star Wars #7.

Once A Nerd: A Bump on a Blog

January 10, 2013 – 11:06 am
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One of my New Year’s resolutions is to blog more.
Hey, that’s no more self-indulgent than “lose weight,” okay?  And, in fact, it’s actually quite similar.
I’m trying to lose about 20 pounds of paperweight.  I’m notoriously …

Disney Afternoon finally getting theme park love it deserves

January 7, 2013 – 4:20 pm
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It’s nice to see the Disney parks finally paying homage to the Disney Afternoon TV block of my youth, which gave us such memorable adventures as DuckTales (woo-hoo!) and Darkwing Duck. It’s too bad it …

Fun Find Fridays: Spider-Man Light Switch Cover

January 4, 2013 – 10:26 pm
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Fun Find Fridays is my series on the strange comic book related paraphernalia I’ve found at comic book shows, antique shops, swap meets, or buried in my closet.

This Spider-Man light switch cover was another find …

UK’s Royal Mail unveils Doctor Who 50th anniversary stamps

December 27, 2012 – 9:01 pm
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Britain’s Royal Mail has released stamp designs to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who in 2013. You can see one below celebrating the First Doctor, William Hartnell, and head on over to Doctor Who …

Need gift ideas? Robots, bigfoot, geek celebs stomp to the rescue

December 16, 2012 – 9:00 am

The holidays are fast upon us — and nerds have needs. Nerdvana has a few ideas to aid in your selfless quest!

Bigfoot garden yeti — If you’ve seen the new Rise of the Guardians animated film (and if …

The Hobbit: Unexpected gift ideas from Middle-earth

December 14, 2012 – 12:05 am
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The holidays are fast upon us — and nerds have needs. Nerdvana has a few ideas to aid in your selfless quest!

Dwarven treasure map — Have you ever wanted to reclaim your homeland and the …

Fun Find Fridays: He-Man patch

December 7, 2012 – 9:11 am
"By the Power of Grayskull!  I -- am -- iron-on!"

Fun Find Fridays is my series on the strange comic book related paraphernalia I’ve found at comic book shows, antique shops, swap meets, or buried in my closet. 
I found this He-Man patch at the Tucson …

Once A Nerd: The twists and turns of action figure collecting

November 27, 2012 – 1:39 pm
Would the real Red Tornado please report for monitor duty?

Like many children and geeks, I spent Black Friday Weekend wondering which toys I’d like for Christmas. I’m an action figure man, and I’ve been wondering if anything on the pegs appeals to me this year. That’s when I came to a startling realization: I have four Red Tornado action figures.

When cons collide: Grab some SDCC swag at NerdvanaCon

August 5, 2012 – 9:22 pm

So you say you couldn’t snag a ticket to the country’s largest geek-fest, the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, but you were captivated by Nerdvana’s extensive coverage of the eclectic event. Well, Nerdvana is going to reward one lucky reader with a an official Warner Bros. Swag Bag stuffed full with 16 pounds of goodies gathered just for you during the galactic geek event.