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Week in Geek | Born Again, Again – Daredevil Rejoins the MCU

Week in Geek is The Companion‘s weekly digest of all the latest trailers, announcements, controversies, spicy memes, and more. Not everyone has the time or inclination to sit on social media all day staying on top of this… but we do and we need to justify the time we’ve wasted.

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What We’re Looking At

Let’s not fight, let’s just enjoy the beautiful simplicity of Hungarian illustrator Bartos Gyorgy‘s take on Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017).

What We’re Talking About

With all the patience of a teenager talking to his nan, Man of Steel‘s Henry Cavill found himself explaining Warhammer on a British talk show.

Adding credence to the rumors around Hawkeye’s Big Bad (you can Google it – I’m not spoiling it here), Marvel boss Kevin Fiege confirmed that Netflix’s Daredevil – and its star, Charlie Cox – has a future in the MCU. It’s certainly a sign that… well, let’s say, that Maya Lopez’s relationship with You Know Who will be faithful to the comic.

With Doctor Who: Flux wrapped up at the weekend, we now have a first look at the New Year’s special, ‘Eve of the Daleks’. Check out the synopsis and trailer

Friendly PSA: EN Publishing is about to lose the license for their Judge Dredd and 2000 AD RPG products, so grab yourself a bargain from their clearance sale. (If you fancy joining our Judge Dredd game, scoot over to the members’ Discord!)


What We’re Watching

The joyous first trailer for the Spiderverse sequel promises to be just as fun as the original as Miles Morales hits the world of Spider-Man 2099 in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One).

What We’re Buying*

*These aren’t sponsored, we don’t get a cut, and nobody sends us freebies. It’s just some cool stuff we’re lusting over hard.

Authentic scaled-down minicab merchants Arcade1Up has re-released the original 1991 Terminator 2 arcade game with force feedback light guns.

Available in the US and Canada only, pre-orders are open at an eye-watering $699.99.

Sticking with the unstoppable man-machine theme, Middle of Beyond’s satin polyester RoboCop reversible jacket is pure ’80s excess with embroidered ED-209s on the front and Melting Man as an alternate back print.

I’d buy that for a- well, for $129 US (approx £97 UK).

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