This Week In The Nerd Fandom: January 8th, 2023

It’s the first This Week In The Nerd Fandom of the new year, and we have plenty of topics to look at this week! I’m playing catch-up after a nasty bout with Bronchitis. Let’s get to it!

Wakanda Forever Coming To Disney Plus on February 1st

It was one of the biggest films of 2022. Marvel Studios Wakanda Forever is coming to Disney Plus on February 1st. To celebrate the occasion, Marvel Studios and Proximity Media have teamed up for a special collaboration, Official Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Podcast. Fans will be able to listen and learn about the emotional journey to make the film in six episodes, the first episode is out now on the Podcast’s Feed, also available on all major podcast platforms such as Apple and Spotify and at Five additional episodes will be available weekly beginning January 18th.

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Damien Wayne Rallies the Troops in The Lazarus Planet: Alpha #1 Preview

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The Crisis may be over, but a new event is on the horizon at DC Comics. The Lazarus Planet, which has brought chaos in its wake. Ra’s Al Ghul’s Lazarus Pit has become a Lazarus Volcano, thanks to a villain named King Fire Bull. The Lazurus Pit is spewing mysterious liquid contents, and it is causing chaos and havoc among the Magic Users, and what’s worse is that it is also rewriting aspects of the DC Universe through its power.

According to Newsarama, in the newest preview for The Lazarus Pit: Alpha #1, Damien Wayne leads a team including Zatanna, Shazam, Power Girl, Black Alice, Monkey Prince, Cyborg, Blue Beetle, Supergirl, and more as they attempt to navigate the erupting Lazarus Volcano and figure out how to get their powers working as normal once more by attacking the Tower of Fate. The Lazarus Pit: Alpha goes on sale on January 10th and Newsarama has an exclusive first look.

Thames & Kosmos Reveal A New Narrative Board Game, LoTR: Adventure to Mount Doom

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The Game Publishing Company, Thames & Kosmos, announced a brand new cooperative board game titled Lord of the Rings: Adventure to Mount Doom. In this new game, players will assume the roles of the fellowship and move each individual across the landscape of middle earth while carefully avoiding the Nazgul. For more on this story, head over to ICv2 for further details.

My Hero Academia Season Six (Second Cour), Trigun: STAMPEDE And More Reveal New OP/ED Themes

My Hero Academia Season Six- Second Cour OP Teaser
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It may be winter, but the anime scene is heating up with new premieres. Recently, new OP and ED theme music made their debut for the following shows:

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The Jacksonville Jaguars Tease Recent Game with Attack On Titan Inspired Poster

After clinching the AFC South, the Jacksonville Jaguars have won their division against the Tennesse Titans on Saturday. But before the big game, the team shared a special Attack on Titan Inspired Poster on their Twitter page. The Jaguars will be heading to the play-offs, the first time since 2017.

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