Welcome to Episode 209 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the library system’s expansion into digital comics, the potential exploration of the Multiverse on The Flash, and Dynamite’s licensing deal with something called “Smosh” .… Read More

Book Report

Book Report: All My Friends Are Superheroes

February 1, 2015

FriendsA Caricature is an image that exaggerates a particular feature in order to draw attention to it. I’ve been frustrated with Google because I am unable to find a similar word to use for this novel and it’s use of exaggeration of features into superpowers to serve the author’s needs. … Read More

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Book Report: Steelheart (Reckoners Book 01)

January 21, 2015

steelheartFull Disclosure: Brandon Sanderson is probably my current favorite author. I was first introduced to him when I heard that he was taking over the Wheel of Time series upon the death of Robert Jordan. (Side note: This is an epic long-form fantasy series that was fantastic.) After devouring his … Read More

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Book Report: Ready Player One

December 26, 2014

Ready_Player_One_coverThis is your Christmas present. I’ll take a quick break from the straight superhero fare in order to review something else in the nerd genre. I’ll be doing this a little more often in the future, but for now, here you go. This is where you want to spend your Christmas … Read More

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Book Report: Gladiator

December 19, 2014

Gladiator_(novel)We’re going historic for this review. There is a scene in the final issue of Alan Moore’s Supreme run, V2 #6, where Supreme meets the giant disembodied floating head of Jack Kirby. Yes, this actually happened. This was a fantastic end to a spectacular run, which is my … Read More

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Book Report: The Miranda Contract

December 9, 2014

MirandaMuch has been made of how the introduction of the ebook has changed publishing.. By cutting down on production costs, publishing houses have a lower overhead which allows them to publish a larger number of books by a greater number of authors. No longer is there the need to maintain … Read More

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Book Report: Prepare to Die!

November 24, 2014
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PreparetoDie_Press_Corrected02.inddThere are many common literary themes touched upon in this book. Can true love stand the test of time, despite years of absence? How much do our experiences change us from who we were? Can you go home again? How do you survive, alone, against the worst super-villain team ever … Read More

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Book Report: Confessions of a D-List Supervillain

November 16, 2014

ConfessionsFull disclosure: I read a lot. I’m currently up to 34,484 pages from 103 books this year. I know this because I keep track for a contest my family has each year to see who reads the most. There are rules and prizes and this total doesn’t even include comics because … Read More

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Book Report: Fables Vol. 1 Legends in Exile

December 17, 2012

Fables Volume 1WRITER: BILL WILLINGHAM
PENCILLER: LAN MEDINA
INKERS: STEVE LEIALOHA & CRAIG HAMILTON
DC COMICS/VERTIGO $9.99

(**NOTE: This is a review of the previous edition of this volume. There is now a new edition available with a new cover, extra material, and a $12.99 cover price.**)

Prince Charming saved Snow White … Read More

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Book Report: Starman Omnibus Volume 1

December 1, 2012

Welcome to the first installment of Book Report, my sure-to-be-irregular column in which I’ll be writing solo reviews of graphic novels and trade paperbacks that are essential to the health and well-being of any properly adjusted comic fan. For my first offering, I thought I’d recycle an oldie (at … Read More

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