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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

Anthony Knasas‘s poster for Back to the Future breaks all the rules and made me do an IRL doubletake.

What We’re Talking About

X-Men’s Simon Kinberg, writer/producer of the Battlestar Galactica movie, has confirmed that it takes place in the same universe as the pilot currently in development for Peacock. See Collider for a sitrep

Our beloved Amanda Tapping has been hacked. If you’re on Twitter, go to @AmandaTapping, click on the three dots on the profile and report the account ASAP. Come for our queen and you have to go through us.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, teen superhero factory The CW is up for sale. For pure hilarity, I’d like Disney to step in so we can have Arrow and Hawkeye side-by-side…

Check out the first pics of The Batman‘s Riddler (Paul Dano) and Penguin (Colin Farrell) over at Digital Spy.

What We’re Watching

Sociopathic superhero series The Boys gets its first teaser for Season 3. It’s unsettling.

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.

Sci-fi horror roleplaying game Mothership is already a crowdfunding sensation (I’ve got some friends who are absolutely loving the bleak and unforgiving Alien-esque tension of it).

Pre-order the Kickstarter-exclusive boxed set for $99 USD (approx. £73 GBP) – orders are shipping at the end of 2022.

Jaime Sommers, the high-kicking Bionic Woman, has leaped straight from the 1970s and into Super7’s Re-Action line.

At $18 USD (approx £13 GBP) she’s considerably cheaper than the Six Million Dollar Man.

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