Welcome to Episode 117 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast!

This week, we discuss the Charles Soule’s plans for his upcoming run on Red Lanterns, the latest crazycakes casting rumors for Guardians of the Galaxy, and the mysterious reunion of Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire, the legendary creative team of Justice League International.

Plus, our intrepid kid reporter Lydia Baum is back with a special look at Adventure Time Annual #1 from KaBoom!

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

This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — The Wake #1 from Vertigo by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy
  • Matt — X-Men #1 from Marvel Comics by Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • King Conan: Hour of the Dragon #1 from Dark Horse Comics
  • Clive Barker’s Next Testament #1 from Boom Studios
  • Star Trek #21 from IDW
  • New Avengers #6 from Marvel Comics
  • Westwood Witches #1 from Amigo

Matt’s:

  • John Carpenter’s Asylum #1 from StormKing
  • Earth Two Annual #1 from DC Comics
  • TMNT #22 from IDW
  • Morning Glories #27 from Image Comics
  • Red Hood and the Outlaws Annual #1 from DC Comics

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Astro City #1 from Vertigo by Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson
  • Matt — Daredevil: End of Days #8 from Marvel Comics by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • John K. Spumco Comic Book  from IDW by John K.

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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, Dying Earth by The Sword, French Foreign Legion by Frank Sinatra, How Can I Sing Like a Girl by They Might Be Giants, Here Comes the Feeling by Asia, Days of Thunder Main Title by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, An Ending (Ascent) by Brian Eno, Swimming Pools (Drank) by Kendrick Lamar.