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Twitter user Shelley Zhang has a friend that was attempting to read the Harry Potter series for the first time. No shame in that! It’s never to late to join the club. The only problem is that this friend decided to procure his copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from what I can only assume is some sort of shady online black market for nefarious bookworms. That would explain the hilarious text message exchange he and Shelley had about plot points. Read more on Nerd Approved

Comic book artist André Araújo has created a wonderful print featuring the original Star Wars cast reimagined as characters from a story set in the Middle Ages. See more on Nerd Approved

From Nerd Approved: I picture the Dead Obi-Wan set as an SDCC exclusive along with this Star Wars gem. Wonder Woman was hot this year, so this would be available as well. You know that they would sell like crazy and do a brisk business on eBay afterwards.

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The animated Castlevania series is set to debut on Netflix this week, but producer Adi Shankar has already revealed plans for his next project—an Assassin’s Creed anime series. Read more on Nerd Approved

There have been many special edition versions of Monopoly, but most are the equivalent of a fancy skin with the same game underneath. Not so with the Super Mario Gamer Edition. Read more on Nerd Approved

Hasbro sent us details about their upcoming line of Thor: Ragnarok Legends Series figures, which includes Thor, Hela, Loki, Hulk Build-A-Figure, and the Legends 6-Inch 2-Pack with Thor and Valkyrie. That’s great (especially Hera), but where the hell is my Jeff Goldblum Grandmaster figure? Check out the entire lineup on Nerd Approved

Back in February, Hook star Dante Basco launched a successful Kickstarter for Bangarang, a short film about the origins of his character Rufio. The result is the 14-minute short film that you can watch on Nerd Approved

From Nerd Approved: Back in April we discovered a fangirl with an awesomely pink Star Wars bedroom. The LED Death Star wall decoration was my favorite thing about her room, and this project from EPBOT reminds me of it big time. Their version is designed to show off a Star Wars Funko Pop collection, but it could be used for all kinds of collectibles.

If you would like to try building your own color-changing Death Star shelf, head on over to EPBOT to see how it was done.

If you were bummed about not getting your hands on a NES Classic Edition, you’re going to get another chance in the form of the SNES Classic. In my opinion, the SNES mini system is far more exciting than the NES version, and the list of 21 onboard games is absolutely stellar. It even includes the unreleased Star Fox 2. Read more on Nerd Approved

A Rick and Morty version of Clue is dropping in August, but we have your first look at the game on Nerd Approved