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The Punchlist: This Week’s News for Nerds

Welcome to this week’s PUNCHLIST, where we round up the biggest news in nerd culture. It might be from the MCU, board gaming, D&D, and more. But whatever the news is this week, you can bet it will eventually separate you from your money.

7. New Wave of Marvel Legends Figures Announced

The newest set leans heavily on retro Spider-Man character designs, but also features a brand new Moon Knight, War Machine, A.I.M. Trooper, Apocalypse, and more!

+ More here: Newest Marvel Legends Figures

6. ‘Some Good News’ Sold to ViacomCBS

John Krasinski’s viral web show that shed a bright light during troubled times is now licensed to ViacomCBS, and Krasinski comes out from behind the desk as anchor to take on a role as executive producer.

+ More here: Some Good News Sold

5. The Snyder Cut of Justice League is Coming

For over two years, the hashtag #ReleasetheSnyderCut has seen much use on social media. Snyder announced that fans will get what they want sometime next year on HBO Max. Post-production work and some rumored reshoots are needed before it is completed and ready for viewing.

+More Here: What We Know About the Snyder Cut

4. Marvel Shares Summer Comics Lineup

Distribution of comics resumed this week, and Marvel released a full list of all of their titles coming to FLCS (friendly local comic shop) shelves through July. There’s plenty here to keep you busy, including new trade paperbacks and omnibuses.

+ More here: Marvel Comics Titles Through July 2020

3. TONS of Announced MCU Movies and Disney+ Shows

We have taken the liberty of creating a living document that curates all of the announced theatrical and Disney+ MCU offerings for the next few years. Bookmark this baby to stay on top of what’s coming next!

+ More here: Everything Announced Coming to the MCU

2. Premium Pathfinder Battles: City of Lost Omens Figures Revealed

I love this line from the release:

We’ve heard fans’ feedback that some prefer scenery over monsters as well as the folks who said the opposite. The only way, it seemed, to make everyone happy was to do both. So we did.

Multiple dragons feature alongside a Thieves’ Guild scenery set, and all are amazing!

+ More here: Pathfinder Battles Premium Figures

1. Warhammer 40k 9th Edition Announced

Games Workshop has gone all out with the announcement of the newest edition to the world’s most popular miniatures war-game. Catch the official release on their newly-designed website by the link below, and watch their video highlighting 9 of the new changes to the system.

+ More here: Warhammer 40k 9e


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