Welcome to Episode 109 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast!

This week, we discuss the upcoming Batman ’66 title by Jeff Parker and Jonathan Case, Marvel NOW Wave 2, and the cruel, CRUEL Rom tease from IDW E-i-C Chris Ryall.

Plus, it’s time for another THN Top Five, where we count down our top five favorite comic relief characters in honor of April Fools’ Day!

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 — East of West #1 from Image Comics by Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta
  • Matt — Guardians of the Galaxy #1 from Marvel Comics by B.M. Bendis and Steve McNiven

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Uncanny Avengers #5 from Marvel Comics
  • Red Team #2 from Dynamite Entertainment
  • Mark Waid’s Green Hornet #1 from Dynamite Entertainment
  • Mister X: Hard Candy One-Shot from Dark Horse
  • Fantastic Four #5AU from Marvel Comics

Matt’s:

  • Honey Badger Vs. the World #1 from Antarctic Press
  • B.P.R.D. Vampire #1 from Dark Horse
  • Superior Spider-Man #6AU from Marvel Comics
  • Journey Into Mystery #650 from Marvel Comics
  • Dragon Age: Until We Sleep #1 from Dark Horse

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Action Comics #19 from DC Comics by Andy Diggle and Tony Daniel
  • Matt — Thanos Rising #1 from Marvel Comics by Jason Aaron and Simone Bianchi

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Punk Rock Jesus TPB from DC/Vertigo by Sean Murphy

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