Covert Nerd Podcast

Covert Nerd Podcast

Celebrate your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games, comic books and more and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.

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February 1, 2023 63 min

Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite villains from 90s comic books.

 

Als picks:

Random and Violator

Bens picks:

Bane and Stryfe

Lees picks:

Omega Red and Violator

 

Links from the episode:

List_of_comic_book_supervillain_debuts#1990s wikipedia.org Omega_Red www.marvel.com omega-red "X-Men vs. Omega Red": X-Men The Animated Series 1992 Omega Red and Sabretooth | Hulk Vs Wolverine Wolverine Vs Omega Red (X-Men Evolutio...

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Tim and Lee discuss the best of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) phase 4 and what is exciting and predictions for phase 5.

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Previous episode with Tim

 

Links in the episode:

Tims Twitter

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Covert Nerd Twitter

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Covert Nerd Merch

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October 18, 2022 60 min

Ruth Jesse and Lee take a look at their predictions from last year about season 5 and compare them to what happened. They also look to the future of Cobra Kai. Will it continue? Listen and find out plus much much more.

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October 6, 2022 78 min

Great time talking about Hero Quest and the new expansions and future releases from Avalon Hill. We also make predictions about where the game is going in the future. We also discuss what makes a good homebrew quests and much more.

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Links from the show:

Hero Quest Builder

 

www.twitch.tv/heroquestfans (Kurgans Twitch channel) https://www.youtube.com/xsc3 (home of heroquest fans on youtube, videos get posted here after ...

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September 17, 2022 52 min
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August 25, 2022 143 min

Ruth and Lee watch Peter Jacksons 2002 The Two Towers. Listen and watch the movie while they educate and entertain you with their comments. Or listen only and enjoy the conversation.

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Links mention in the Episode:

Previous watch along

Other Links:

The New Tolkien companion by J. E. A. Tyler

Map of Middle Earth and the Undying lands

Tolkien Gateway Online Reference

Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring trivia and fact...

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Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite 90s comic book characters.

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X from Dark Horse Comcis

Blood Wulf Image Comics

Bishop Marvel Comics

Bane DC Comics

Blink Marvel Comics

Gambit Marvel Comcis

Ways to connect with us:

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Al Ben and Lee talk about their favorite limited comic book series from the 1990s, hear what they enjoyed and let them know what your favorite 90s limited series is from the 90s.

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Als first pick:

 

Bens pick:

Lees First pick:

Als second pick:

Lees second pick:

 

Ways to connect with us:

Omug Comics

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June 19, 2022 66 min

Eddie and Lee sit down with their daughters and talk about the media that influence each of them during their formative years. Hear their kids opinion about the movies Eddie and Lee liked as kids and how the dads like the media the girls like.

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Lees pick:

Transformers The Movie (1986) Original Trailer

The Transformers The Movie draft script

Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors (intro)

GI JOE PSA - COMPILATION

 

Ruths pick:

Av...

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June 5, 2022 63 min

Matt and Lee talk about Deathmate Image/Valiant crossover and some of their favorite Valiant Comics from the 90's.

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Deathmate notes:

Designated by color rather than issue numbers (namely Yellow, Blue, Black, and Red) plus two book-end issues, Deathmate Prologue and Deathmate Epilogue, as well as Preview issues collected with comic products, the four main issues were written so they coul...

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April 30, 2022 64 min

Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite 1st issues comic books from the 90's

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More fun notes from the episode

 

Guess the Artist

 

Ways to connect with us:

Omug Comics

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April 12, 2022 78 min

Ben Al and Lee talk about their favorite comic book cards from the 90's. 

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Marvel Trading card pack

The controversial Marvel card power rating

Definition of power rating

 

Links from the Episode:

Youngblood card series

Marvel checklist Marvel Series 3

Marvel Series 2

Marvel Series 1

How Marvel created the comic book card power levels

Marvel master series  

Hilarious marvel 1975 stickers

John Byrne

X-Force ca...

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Ruth and Lee watch Peter Jacksons 2001 Fellowship of the Ring. Listen and watch the movie while they educate and entertain you with their comments. Or listen only and enjoy the conversation.

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Links mention in the Episode:

The New Tolkien companion by J. E. A. Tyler

Map of Middle Earth and the Undying lands

Tolkien Gateway Online Reference

Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring trivia and facts

 

Links:

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Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite gimmick comic book covers from the 90's. Listen and let us know which one is your favorite.

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The Dark Age of Comic Books was the culmination of a gradual move towards an older audience for Comic Books, particularly those featuring superheroes that had started in The Bronze Age of Comic Books. Sometimes, to follow the Gold/Silver/Bronze progression, at other times it is jokin...

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Al, Ben and Lee talk about their favorite early 90's comic books. They each talk about two early 90's comic books and what they liked about the comic and how the comic holds up after all of these years. Listen and let us know which are your favorite 90's comicbook.

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Links from the episode:

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January 23, 2022 56 min

Ruth, Jesse and Lee talk all things Cobra Kai season 4. We discuss our predictions from last time we got right and our predictions for season 5, plus much more. 

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Links from the episode:

Previous Cobra Kai episode

Jesse is a co-host on the Grawlixpodcast

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January 6, 2022 44 min

Tim and Lee talk all things MCU since Avengers end game. Favorite shows and movies and what they are looking forward to seeing in the future. Spoilers in the episode.

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Tims letter

Links in the episode:

Rainbowcomics Lincoln Facebook Page

Tims Twitter

Covert Nerd Website

Rainbowcomics website

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Covert Nerd Facebook

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December 20, 2021 76 min

I talked with Hero Quest expert Kurgan, about the Hero Quest board game remake Hasbro released this October. He gives us his opinion and predictions on where Hasbro/Avalon Hill will take Hero Quest in the future. 

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www.twitch.tv/heroquestfans (Kurgans Twitch channel) https://www.youtube.com/xsc3 (home of heroquest fans on youtube, videos get posted here after being streamed) https://discord.gg/hYEBbxsKGC (Discord chan...

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November 2, 2021 58 min

I had a great time talking with Alma and Sam about starting a gaming cafe, their favorite games and more.

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Links from the episode:

Managames Merch

Facebook

Instagram

Tiktok

Email Alma  alma@mana-games.com

Email Sam  sam@mana-games.com

Mana Games

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