Welcome to Episode 103 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast, now with 100% less Matt Baum!

This week, John Littrel, THN Love Slave and co-host of the Burnt Weiners comic podcast, joins Joe in the Ziggurat to discuss the current DC Comics/Orson Scott Card controversy, the end of Geoff Johns’ nine-year run on Green Lantern, and the upcoming graphic novel series March by civil rights legend John Lewis.

Plus, the Comic Pushers are back to help a poor tweaker named Velva hooked on the good stuff!

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

This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Mylo Xyloto #1 from Bongo Comics by Mark Osborne, Coldplay, and Alejandro Fuentes
  • John — Garth Ennis’ Battlefields #4 from Dynamite Entertainment by Garth Ennis and Russ Braun

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Batman #17 from DC Comics
  • Powers: Bureau #1 from Marvel/Icon
  • Secret Avengers #1 from Marvel Comics
  • Uncanny X-Men #1 from Marvel Comics
  • Katana #1 from DC Comics

John’s 5:

  • Manhattan Projects #9 from Image Comics
  • Elephantmen #46 from Image Comics
  • Fury Max #9 from Marvel Comics
  • Crawling Sky #2 from Antarctic Press
  • To Hell You Ride #3 from Dark Horse Comics

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Nova #1 from Marvel Comics by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness
  • John — Sixth Gun: Sons of the Gun #1 from Oni Press by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Resident Alien Vol. 1 TPB from Dark Horse Comics by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse

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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, as well as many other fine songs that are copyrighted to their respective artists, record labels, etc, but I can’t list because I don’t know how to work Spotify properly (please don’t sue us).