Welcome to Episode 94 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast!!!

This week, we discuss the firing of Gail Simone, Scott Snyder’s upcoming departure from Swamp Thing, and our first impressions of the first full Man of Steel trailer!

Plus, the Comic Pushers are back to turn a sweet, new comic reader into a full-blown junkie!

Hey! Don’t forget to check out our all-new, web exclusive feature, Answer of the Week, available ONLY at TwoHeadedNerd.com!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Avengers Arena #1 from Marvel Comics by Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker
  • Matt — Cable & X-Force #1 from Marvel Comics by Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larroca

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Liverpool Demon #1 from Dy-no-MITE!
  • Scarlet Spider #12 from Marvel Comics
  • Amazing Spider-Man #699.1 from Marvel Comics
  • Green Lantern Corps #15 from DC Comics
  • Ultimate Comics X-Men #20 from Marvel Comics

Matt’s 5:

  • The Crow: Skinning Wolves #1 from IDW
  • Caligula: The Heart of Rome #1 from Avatar
  • The Hollows #1 from IDW
  • Archer and Armstrong #5 from Valiant
  • To Hell You Ride #1 from Dark Horse Comics

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — JSA the Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull #1 from DC Comics by B. Clay Moore and Tony Harris
  • Matt — Django Unchained #1 from DC Comics by Quentin Tarantino and R.M. Guera

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Star Trek the Newspaper Strips Vol. 1 HC by Ron Harris

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Our theme music is A Better Tomorrow by Dan the Automator. Other music found in this week’s episode was provided by the following sources: Big News Theme — Here is the News by ELO, Ludicrous Speed Round Theme — Fury of the Storm by Dragonforce featuring Dark Helmet, Comic Pushers Theme — Pusher Man by Curtis Mayfield, Pool Party by The Aquabats!, Deal with It by Vitamin X, The Big Money by Rush, The Planet Krypton from the Superman: The Movie Soundtrack, Cats; Mice by Big Business, Psychedelic Mice by Weekends.