Week in Geek #132: Sif Returns for Thor 4, Daredevil in Spider-Man 3 and More | Fanboys Anonymous

Week in Geek #132: Sif Returns for Thor 4, Daredevil in Spider-Man 3 and More

Posted by Anthony Mango Sunday, December 13, 2020

Welcome to another edition of WEEK IN GEEK here at Fanboys Anonymous—a rundown of some of the events, news and stories that went down over the past few days in the geek culture spectrum.

This week in geek culture Fanboys Anonymous nerd recap

Here are some of the topics I felt like voicing my opinions about:

Alfred Molina, Kirsten Dunst, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield AND Charlie Cox for Spider-Man 3

We're getting Doc Ock, Mary Jane, both Peter Parkers AND DAREDEVIL for the next Spider-Man movie!!!! WHAAAAAAAAAT?!

I still don't get how they're going to cram in Peter's secret identity issues and being on the run from the law while dealing with all this multiversal stuff, unless the plot is that there are multiple Spider-Man people and that's how they get around it and Doctor Strange fixes it all and makes people forget Peter is Spider-Man. But yo! Daredevil is going to be his lawyer!! That's crazy!

Can we get D'Onofrio as Kingpin?! Is Jessica Jones going to be part of the mix?! What does this mean as far as setting up different versions of Electro, Octavius, Mary Jane and so on?

Disney Investor Day 2020

Most of the content from Disney Investor Day was broken down on this podcast. Check it out here if you missed it.

Jaimie Alexander's Sif Returning to Thor: Love and Thunder

Hell yeah! I hate how they killed off the Warriors Three and Heimdall over the past few movies (particularly how quickly they just knocked off the Warriors Three, as Heimdall at least had a decent sendoff) and I've been annoyed at how there wasn't any explanation given to why Sif was missing for all of this. She was definitely replaced by Valkyrie in more ways than one, but I like Sif. In fact, I think Sif is a better love interest than Jane Foster. I'm hoping Sif has a decent enough purpose in this and that they don't just unceremoniously kill her off or anything. Give me an explanation for her absence during all the events that went down, too.

The Mandalorian: The Believer

This wasn't my favorite episode of the season so far, but it was still good. I liked the look into a different side of the Empire with the southern general being not entirely wrong (about the New Republic being a mess and some people wanting order more than anything else). I liked seeing that Boba Fett's cleaned up his armor even better than it looked in Return of the Jedi.

Cool moments here and there, but it felt like a step down from the past few that we've gotten.


How did I not know there was a television series coming out in February about Clarice from The Silence of the Lambs until now? What?

The teaser doesn't really show much at all. However, I'll be checking it out. It's either great like Hannibal or it's awful and I shut it off after one episode like Ratched.




Tony Mango is the founder, editor-in-chief, head writer and podcast host of Fanboys Anonymous as well as all other A Mango Tree branches including Smark Out Moment. He is a pundit, creative director/consultant, fiction writer and more. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.