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Here we are, another wonderful week of comics under our belt. This week we are treated to a delightful Chip Zdarsky two-fer, we get introduced to the Robin army, welcome the new status quo for Aquaman, Flash, the Green Lantern Corps, and more, as well as boring Chris to death with talk of Mega Man. So join NOLAnerds Matt "Renumber" Finneman and Chris "Glomps" Robinson as they break it all down for you.

Books of the Week
Matt: We Are Robin #1
Chris: Kaptara #3
Top 5 Moments
*Jailbreak of Henry Allen (Flash #41)
*MODOK in Love (MODOK: Assassin #2)
*Peter Parker Meanmugging (Howard the Duck #4)
*The Abundant Gems (Howard the Duck #4)
*Smurfs Parody (Kaptara #3)
Email: 01m39s/
Current Events: 05m27s/
Aquaman #41: 10m37s/
Batgirl #41: 13m13s/
Batman 66 #24: 16m41s/
Flash #41: 18m55s/
Gotham by Midnight #6: 21m35s/
Grayson #9: 23m15s/
Green Lantern: Lost Army #1: 25m14s/
Superman #41: 30m18s/
We Are Robin #1: 32m45s/
Daredevil #16: 36m33s/
Howard the Duck #4: 39m24s/
Secret Wars: MODOK: Assassin #2: 42m54s/
Fade-Out #7: 44m56s/
Invisible Republic #4: 47m50s/
Kaptara #3: 49m47s/
Sonic Universe #77: 53m15s/
Southern Cross #4: 55m45s/
Direct download: Episode_186.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:01am EDT

It's E3 week! That has nothing to do with comics, but damn if it isn't one of the coolest weeks of the year for us here at NOLAnerd HQ. We are continuing our coverage of the new wave of DC books in the wake of Convergence. On top of that, we are continuing to enjoy the heck out of Marvel's Secret Wars as well as the Mega Man/Sonic the Hedgehog crossover. It is the summer of events! Add to that the finale of one of our favorite Image books, and you have a great week of comics! Join NOLAnerds Matt "Super Fighting Robot" Finneman and Chris "NSFW Sudowoodo" Robinson as they tackle the week that was.

Books of the Week
Matt: Prez: First Teenage President #1
Chris: Thors #1
Email: 01m35s/
Current Events: 03m21s/
Black Canary #1: 05m35s/
Doctor Fate #1: 08m46s/
JLA #1: 11m01s/
Prez: First Teenage President #1: 14m31s/
Secret Six #3: 18m27s/
Sensation Comics Wonder Woman #11: 22m07s/
Superman/Wonder Woman #18: 26m50s/
Ms. Marvel #16: 29m11s/
Secret Wars: Old Man Logan #2: 31m16s/
Secret Wars: Runaways #1: 33m54s/
Secret Wars: Thors #1: 36m14s/
Alex + Ada #15: 38m37s/
Lazarus #17: 41m15s/
Mega Man #50: 43m59s/
Mega Man: World's Unite Battles #1: 48m19s/
Secret Identities #5: 49m39s/
Trees #10: 51m47s/
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Direct download: Episode_185.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

This is it! The final press conference in an absolutely massive E3 2015! Like Bethesda before them, Square Enix is debuting their brand new conference to us. Did the company the RPG built make a comeback? Or did they continue their Capcom-esque slide into obscurity?

Were mobile games all they talked about? Did Kingdom Hearts 3 show up in any significant capacity? What about Final Fantasy? Did 15 show up? Or anything new? What about Eidos' input? How awesome was Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Just Cause 3? Were there any surprises? Any new IP?
Join NOLAnerds Matt "Keyblade" Finneman and Chris "He Didn't Ask for This" Robinson as they tackle the final E3 conference!
Direct download: Square_Enix_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:18pm EDT

Another year, another Nintendo Direct pre recorded Nintendo conference! The NOLAnerds are back with part 6 of 7 in their E3 2015 coverage. So, how did Nintendo do?

Coming in strong after a solid 2014 show and generating a ton of buzz during their Nintendo World Championship and the insane debut of actual Super Mario Maker gameplay, did Nintendo continue the hype train rolling? Did Zelda make a surprise appearance? What about Star Fox, their much discusses game of this year? Did smaller games like Fatal Frame and Devil's Third get the spotlight? What about their upcoming RPGs? Any new surprise games like Splatoon? 
Join the NOLAnerds Matt "Metroid Martyr" Finneman and Chris "Star Fox Savant" Robinson as they let you know what they thought!
Direct download: Nintendo_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Welcome to part 5 of our E3 2015 coverage! This time we tackle one of the big dogs, Sony and the Playstation 4, a system with the most to prove since it has been enjoying first place since its launch. Can Sony continue that success?

After dominating in 2013 and slipping a bit in 2014 with a snooze worthy Powers TV segment and a lackluster replacement for Jack Tretton, did Sony come back strong? Did they debut any new IPs? What about Uncharted 4? Did it continue to impress? Were the rumors true about them stealing Call of Duty from Xbox? Were there any surprises in store for us? Any megaton announcements? Why do people keep calling Sony 2015 the Wish Making Genie?
Join NOLAnerds Matt "Horizon" Finneman and Chris "No Man's Sky" Robinson as they explain it all. Like Clarissa, but nerdier.
Direct download: Sony_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

We are back with part 4 of 7 in our ongoing E3 2015 coverage! This time the NOLAnerds are here to discuss and chat about the excellent Ubisoft conference!

Last year Ubisoft ended with their traditional "one more thing" and gave us Rainbow Six: Siege. One year later, how is it faring? What about their delayed The Division? Is it still hype worthy? What about this year's "one more thing?" Did Aisha Tyler make an excellent host again? Did Assassin's Creed: Syndicate revive our passion for the franchise? Did Just Dance bring the show to a grinding halt again? Were there any surprises for us in store? 
Join NOLAnerds Matt "Fractured" Finneman and Chris "But Whole" Robinson as they chat it up!
Direct download: Ubisoft_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

Welcome back to part 3 of the NOLAnerds 7 part E3 2015 coverage! This time the NOLAnerds check out and discuss EA's 2015 offering.

Last year was an all time low for EA. Nothing to show. Announcements with not even a teaser trailer. Just footage of people talking about how they want to make a game. But it is one year later. EA is armed with some of gaming's most anticipated titles. Mass Effect. Mirror's Edge: Catalyst. Star Wars: Battlefront. How did they deliver? Were there any surprises for us? Did they redeem themselves from last year? How obnoxious were the sports segments?
Join NOLAnerds Matt "Yarny" Finneman and Chris "Pele" Robinson as they break it all down!
Direct download: EA_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

Welcome to the NOLAnerds' continuing coverage of E3 2015! Next up is part 2 of our 7 part show, where we detail Microsoft's conference!

How did Microsoft do this year? Did they follow up on their solid 2014 performance? Was it once again all about the games? Did Phil Spencer deliver on his promise of this year being their best year ever? Did they branch out from the yearly cycle of Halo>Gears>Forza>Fables? What were the surprises this year? Any megaton announcements? What about Rare? What have they been up to? Find out all of this and more as NOLAnerds Matt "Cuphead" Finneman and Chris "Mugman" Robinson recap the show for you
Direct download: Microsoft_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:14pm EDT

Welcome to Part 1 of the NOLAnerds' 7 part epic coverage of the E3 2015 Press Conferences! First up we have Bethesda, with their first ever press conference! 

How was DOOM? What did we think about Dishonored 2's reveal? Did Elder Scrolls maintain a presence or was the only true reason to tune in Fallout 4? And speaking of Fallout 4, what did we think of the long time in the making reveal? Did the gameplay impress? Were there any surprises in store for us? Was it worth the wait?
Join Matt "Pip Boy" Finneman and Chris "Nuka Cola" Robinson and listen to the Bethesda recap!
Direct download: Bethesda_15.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 7:12pm EDT

Another week of summer has arrived! More Secret Wars. More DC debuts. More Image goodness. It may seem like more of the same but this week has so many quality releases it is kind of crazy. DC is once more proving that their new initiative of having a diverse range of books is a smart one, and Marvel is giving us the best event in ages from them. So join NOLAnerds Matt "Robo Batman" Finneman and Chris "Baby Cable" Robinson as they discuss it all!

Books of the Week
Matt: Starfire #1
Chris: Chrononauts #4
Top 5 Moments
*Descent Down the Nine Levels (Constantine: Hellblazer #1)
*The Casualties (Saga #29)
*Battle of the Ages (Chrononauts #4)
*DC's Drax (Starfire #1)
*Baby Cable (Secret Wars: Inferno #2)
Email: 01m10s/
Current Events: 05m05s/
Batman #41: 10m26s/
Batman/Superman #21: 12m31s/
Detective Comics #41: 16m17s/
Constantine: Hellblazer #1: 18m22s/
Earth 2: Society #1: 20m47s/
Gotham Academy #7: 23m20s/
Starfire #1: 25m17s/
Secret Wars: Captain Marvel and the Carol Corps #1: 29m41s/
Secret Wars: Inferno #2: 32m15s/
Secret Wars: Marvel Zombies #1: 34m22s/
Spider-Gwen #5: 36m47s/
Star Wars: Kanan the Last Padawan #3: 40m18s/
Birthright #8: 42m31s/
Black Science #15: 45m13s/
Chrononauts #4: 47m16s/
Descender #4: 50m57s/
Injection #2: 53m13s/
Sonic the Hedgehog #273: 55m00s/
Saga #29: 58m28s/
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Direct download: Episode_184.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am EDT

We have arrived at the new DC You! DC's new direction begins this week with a bunch of new releases covering all the bases. Lighthearted and fun? Check. Kid friendly? Check. Diverse? Check. Grimdark? Still present. Huge epics? Still here! Toss in an increasingly amazing Secret Wars installment and some great tie ins, add in great Image books, and we have one hell of a week for comics! So join NOLAnerds Matt "L'il Buddy" Finneman and Chris "MODOK //Kill//" Robinson as they chat you up!

Books of the Week
Matt: L'il Avengers vs X-Men #1
Matt: MODOK Assassin #1
Top 5 Moments
*Persephone (The Wicked + The Divine #11)
*The Entire Damn Book (L'il Avengers vs X-Men #1)
*Han Solo's Wife (Star Wars #6)
*Coyote Kick (No Mercy #3)
*Midnighter's Rorschach Moment (Midnighter #1)
Email: 02m11s/
Current Events: 05m10s/
Action Comics #41: 10m23s/
Batman Beyond #1: 13m45s/
Green Lantern #41: 16m35s/
Justice League #41: 18m41s/
Midnighter #1: 22m19s/
Omega Men #1: 25m00s/
All-New X-Men #41: 29m36s/
L'il Avengers vs X-Men #1: 32m44s/
MODOK: Assassin #1: 35m31s/
Secret Wars #3: 38m07s/
Star Wars #6: 41m40s/
Star Wars; Darth Vader #6: 45m20s/
Star Wars: Princess Leia #4: 45m59s/
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #6: 47m06s/
X-Men: Years of Future Past #1: 49m34s/
Autumnlands: Tooth & Claw #6: 52m00s/
Kaptara #2: 54m16s/
No Mercy #3: 56m04s/
Uncanny: Season 2 #3: 58m21s/
The Wicked + The Divine #11: 1h01m04s/
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Direct download: Episode_183.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

Boy it sure has been a bit hasn't it? The NOLAnerds didn't do a dedicated show for April due to the lack of big news or big releases, but there was still enough that we decided to break it down in a rapid fire fashion during our May show! But none of that matters because we are SO CLOSE TO E3 2015! This episode the NOLAnerds pare down to the basics with the OG crew taking over as they discuss everything from the Nintendo Directs to the new Star Wars game, to the latest new marketing deals, to a joy filled discussion of Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. So join NOLAnerds Matt "Gwent" Finneman and Chris "Actually Played Games" Robinson!

Gaming News April 2015: 00m52s/
Gaming News May 2015: 16m19s/
New Games April 2015: 35m40s/
New Games May 2015: 40m21s/
Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 46m43s/
Ending/Playstation Plus/Games with Gold: 59m14s/
Direct download: April_May_2015.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am EDT