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At TeeFury august 27 only! Banana Nana and Hail Rigel VII. Minions or Simpsons?

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Nerd Block August Unboxing


 

What is Nerd Block?

Nerd Block is a monthly subscription service for geeks. Every month, subscribers will receive a package containing a t-shirt and 4-6 toys or collectables. You pick the shirt size but the design and toys are unknown.

So What’s in the Box?

First up is Garbage pail minikins series 2($2.99). Two figures with matching stickers. I remember Garbage pail from when I was little. There were gross and fun. I got Micheal Mutant ans Pete Seat. Pete Seat is a yellow Variant version. That bag said yellow was ultra rare but I have no clue as to how rare. The comic store version have peach as their ultra rare and they are 1 in 12. Yellow rare were sold in retail blind bags.

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Bravest Warrior Key chain ($3.99) from Cartoon Hangover

 

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The shirt is a pokemon pokeball.  It is a cool design. I like the look of it but since I don’t play Pokemon, this may end up on E-bay or storenvy.

pokemon nerb block shirtDoctor Who comics (3.99 each) Number 1 issues of  the new tenth and eleventh Doctor’s comic with exclusive Nerd Block covers. Comics are cool.

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And the big event for the Month. Funko Pop Heroes Vinyl. It is a previews exclusive Harley Quinn. I was so happy to see this is my box. This month subscribers got either Harley Quinn or Batman Funko pop figures.

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September Nerd Block: They have said September’s box will include a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle item from the classic cartoon series.  Plus some big reveal about the box sometime this week. I’ll update it here.

UPDATE

Nerd Block made their Big announcement. In addition to the classic Nerd Block, Jr Nerd Blocks, and the Horror Block, they now have an Arcade Block focused on gaming. The first one ships on September 25. You have four weeks to decide if you want one.

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Spoiler alert! If you get a box don’t read the shipping label. There is a mini invoice on it that tells whats inside. It’s vague but may reveal more than you want to know.

Do you enjoy this review? Any questions. I’m considering reviewing the Nerd Block as a monthly feature.

Interested in a box?

Nerd block classic 19.99 Plus shipping 9.50 US plus a border fee exchange fee of .27.
Nerd block jr boys (ages 6-11) $13.99 plus shipping
Nerd block jr girls (ages 6-11) $13.99

Horror block 19.99 Plus shipping 9.50 US, The Horror block ships on the 25th of the month You must order by then to get the box. This month they said it will include an Aliens item.

 

I am part of Nerd Block affiliate program.

 

MORE NOTES

Funko Pop is now selling Dancing Groot bobble heads. Preorders are now open for shipping in December.

I am now a Her Universe affiliate. Check them out for cool women’s geek apparel. More on that soon.

New LEGO Batman trailer


800 Posts


With this post I hit the 800 mark. I can’t believe I hit this milestone. I really enjoy creating these images and writing the blog. The site keeps growing July 2014 was the most traffic this site has ever had. Plus for August we’ve  already doubled last year’s numbers. In fact it is very likely that later today we will surpass last year total views with four more months still to go in the year.

I have several things in the works for the site,  The August nerd block review will be soon. It has been photographed I still need to read the periodicals that was part of the set, plus research some of the items. I will say I did get an awesome Funko pop item. I promised a nanoblock review I am working on it as well. And of course I have more action figure photo in the works.

 

Thank you all for following.

The Spaceship at ShirtPunch Affiliate Post.


At ShirtPunch today only   The Spaceship, Spaceship, spaceship. $10 each.

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ShirtPunch is an affiliate site and purchasing the shirts via the links on this site helps supports my artwork.

 On another note my Nerd block arrived today.  Pics and review later this week.

Another Brick in the wall, Walking Bricks shirts at ShirtPunch Affiliate Post.


 ShirtPunch today only two Brick themed shirt the first is Another Brick in the Wall  and the other is Walking Bricks. The other designs are animation related featuring Pokemon and my my neighbor Totoro. Tee shirts start at $10 plus they have hoodies and long sleeve shirts.

I’m not a big enough fan of Zombies to get the Walking Bricks shirt. I missed the Brick in the wall when it was offered elsewhere. I might be getting this one.

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ShirtPunch is an affiliate site and purchasing the shirts via the links on this site helps supports my artwork.

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Meanwhile at TeeFury Groot!

Two Groot shirts today. Groovin’ Through the Galaxy by BeastPop and The Great Root Galaxy by onebluebird.
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No Dragon Con For You?


No Dragon Con For You?.

Stuff to do in Nashville if you can’t make Dragon*Con. via Nashville Geek Life.

Birthday Request


It’s my Birthday and I have a simple request. Share my art. Share this blog on your social media sites, Just pick one of your favorite posts and hit the share button. And visit my new store on Store Envy and like a print by clicking the envy icon.

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Thank you.

Minion Surprise Figures Update


I previously posted about new Minion Surprise blind foil bags. At that point I had not found the new bags in store. Well I finally found them at Toys R Us. from the  image on thinkway’s site, I was worried the new and old figures might be mixed in the bags. They are not. The new ones are labeled as Despicable Me Minion Made, Minion Surprise.

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There are eleven figures pictured on the bag and checklist card. See the Minion Made list below. All these but the kicking minion are in the Toys R us Boxed set. The box set is $19.99 and the bags are $2.99 at Toys R Us. I do not see any cheat code for these.  The bags have the same  code, D62504 stamped on the bottom of each bag. The figure is packaged in a way that makes it hard to use the feel method to determine what minion is in the bag.

Series 1 Minion Made
  1. Dave
  2. Tom (kicking, 2 eyes)*
  3. Stuart w/ purple frosted cupcake
  4. Tim*
  5. Carl*
  6. Margo
  7. Edith
  8. Agnes*
  9. Gru
  10. Eduardo*
  11. Lucy
  12. Dr. Nefario
  13. Antonio
  14. Unicorn
  15. Purple Minion (not pictured above, not pictured on initial release.)
  1. Minion Maid
  2. Minion Kicking (not in boxed set, 1 eye)
  3. Minion with minion cupcake
  4. Tim (new gun)
  5. Jerry
  6. Worker
  7. Purple Minion
  8. Bedtime Agnes
  9. Young Gru
  10. El Macho
  11. Fireman
* not pictured in group shot, replaced by newer version?

 

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