Welcome to Episode 46 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast! In this episode, Joe and Matt discuss the online spat between JMS and Spidey editor Steve Wacker, the inside scoop on the Dark Night Rises prologue, and the unfortunate passing of Eduardo Barreto and Joe Simon. This week also features the debut of a new segment, The State Of…, where THN takes a minute to check in on a character or story that hasn’t been discussed in a while. First up: Batgirl!

This week’s reviews:

Joe — Star Wars Agent of the Empire: Iron Eclipse #1 from Dark Horse

Matt — Uncanny X-Force #18 from Marvel

Picks for next week:

Joe — Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes one-shot from DC Comics

Matt — The Activity #1 from Image Comics

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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, Captain America Theme by Alan Silvestri, Angel of Death by Slayer, Back on My Feet Again by The Babys, Rosetti Noise/Chrystal Garden and a Coda by Harold Budd.