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Big Problems With Nerd Block: Chargebacks, Closed Sites, And Refunds

Nerd Block was one of the geek subscription box services that set up in the wake of Loot Crate’s success and was probably the most successful of the subsequent entrants to that market — at least initially. Set up in Whitby, Ontario by Russ Montague in 2013 and now known as Fanblocks, it was also the first to […]

Nerd Block Gives Us the Subscription Box We Thought Already Existed

In “this did not already exist?” news, Nerd Block has announced that they are going to begin offering a new Doctor Who themed subscription box. It’s tagline is (wait for it) – #ITSBIGGERONTHEINSIDE, (see what they did there). The box will be the standard fare: bi-monthly, collectors will receive  exclusive and/or limited edition collectibles (remember when […]

Heading To Emerald City Comic Con? Pick Up An Exclusive Nerdblock Box

Subscription boxes are all the rage the rage these days, and one of the original and longest running ones would be Nerdblock. They were the first one I ever bought, and got me hooked. At most conventions these companies will now sell an exclusive box you can only get at the show, and this years […]

In September, Nerd Block Will Give You A Veneral Disease – UNBOXING

Here is the unboxing of one of the items, appearing in the next Nerd Block subscription packages…. [youtube][/youtube] Yes, a cuddly plush Crab Louse, though I understand that Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis are also being sent out in Nerd Blocks as well. They’re courtesy of which aims to educate people about good sexual health […]

Firefly, Star Wars And Star Trek In September’s Loot Crate

Okay, so we’re starting to get well into this whole subscription box craze at Bleeding Cool. It’s an obsession we’re happy to go along with. And next month, Loot Crate are going all in.   So, that’s something from Firefly, something from Star Wars, something from Star Trek. And something (maybe one of the three […]

Flipping Your LootCrate And NerdBlock In August

Subscripton collection boxes, they are all this rage! And this is what August’s LootCrate got you. An exclusive Groot Funko Pop, a TMNT toy, TMNT sunglasses and some other detritus. All for $20. But what if you were a mercenary soul and put it all on eBay? what then? Well the Groot sold for $117 on […]