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Geek in Review: Jan. 11-17, 2009

Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan William ShatnerEach weekend Nerdvana brings you a look back at what we’ve covered (or should have covered) in the previous week. Without further ado:


The week in comic book movies:

The week in gaming:

The week in TV/movies:

What was I thinking?

  • With the near-simultaneous deaths of Ricardo Montalban and Patrick McGoohan, it would have been easy for Yanks to miss the passing of John Scott Martin, a veteran British actor who spent years encased inside a Dalek while trying to exterminate Doctor Who. [Wired’s Underwire blog]
  • Battlestar Galactica — No, I haven’t forgotten that it exists or that it returned to start the last leg of its final season Friday. I’m just as hardcore as the next guy, but I’ve been avoiding spoilers like the plague. Now if you’ll excuse me, my DVR awaits …

Coming soon:

  • A Top 10 list, a new (if hackneyed) Sunday tradition for Nerdvana!

Last week:

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Scott Kirchhofer

One of Nerdvana's founding bloggers, Scott Kirchhofer is a graphic artist and designer of the Nerdvana logo, as well as a gamer and comic book movie fan.