L’CHAIM! Welcome to Episode 235 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast – the Fourth Annual Hanukkah Drunk Show!!!

This week, we discuss Valiant’s upcoming 4001 A.D. crossover, rumors about Idris Elba playing the Gunslinger, the first Tarzan and X-Men: Apocalypse trailers, and a potential change in Scott Snyder’s relationship with Batman and DC Comics.

Plus, we try to make sense of the Power Cosmic in our Ask a Nerd segment!


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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — The Violent #1 from Image Comics by Ed Brisson and Adam Gorham
  • Matt — New Romancer #1 from Vertigo Comics by Peter Milligan and Brett Parson

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Gwenpool Holiday Special (Marvel)
  • Scarlet Witch #1 (Marvel)
  • No mercy #5 (Image)
  • Humbug #1 (451 Media)
  • Batman/TMNT #1 (DC)

Matt’s 5:

  • Unity #25 (Valiant)
  • Snow Blind #1 (BOOM!)
  • The Massive: Ninth Wave #1 (Dark Horse)
  • InSEXts #1 (Aftershock)
  • Kingdom Bum #1 (Action Lab/Danger Zone)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Weirdworld #1 from Marvel Comics by Sam Humphries and Mike Del Mundo
  • Matt — Judge Dredd #1 from IDW by Ulises Farinas and Dan McDaid

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Henchmen: I, Henchbot TP from Robot Paper by Jamison Raymond and Ryan Howe

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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 — Big News II by Clutch, Ludicrous Speed Round Theme — Fury of the Storm by Dragonforce featuring Dark Helmet, Ask a Nerd Theme — They’re So Incredible from the Revenge of the Nerds soundtrack, Funky Town by Pseudo Echo, Violence by Obituary, Dreidel by Erran Baron Cohen, Ocho Kandelikas by Pink Martini, I Am the Law by Anthrax, Weird Science by Oingo Boingo, Henchman by Bad Religion, Cosmic Dancer by T. Rex, The Chanukah Song by Adam Sandler, and many other fine songs that are copyright/trademark their respective artists/owners, but didn’t get listed because Matt is still editing as I type these notes.