Mazel Tov! Welcome to Episode 93 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast!!!

This week, we discuss Karen Berger’s departure from DC/Vertigo and, in a THN Exclusive, the return of Poison Elves from Ape Entertainment! Then, in a special segment, we interview Ape CEO David Hedgecock about the new book!

Plus, we school Matt Baum’s baby brother with our list of Jewish heroes and villains in our Ask A Nerd segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — The Legend of Luther Strode #1 from Image Comics by Justin Jordan, Tradd Moore, and Felipe Sobreiro
  • Matt — Hellboy in Hell #1 from Dark Horse Comics by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • House of Fun One-Shot from Dark Horse
  • Detective Comics #15 from DC Comics
  • Human Bomb #1 from DC Comics
  • Invincible #98 from Image Comics
  • Wake the F@*% Up from Zenescope

Matt’s 5:

  • The Red Ten #1 from Comix Tribe
  • Star Wars Purge: The Tyrant’s Fist #1 from Dark Horse
  • Blackacre #1 from Image Comics
  • Thunderbolts #1 from Marvel Comics
  • I Love Trouble #1 from Image Comics

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Avengers Arena #1 from Marvel Comics by Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker
  • Matt — Cable & X-Force #1 from Marvel Comics by Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larocca

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Star Trek the Newspaper Strips Vol. 1 HC by Ron Harris

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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, Ask A Nerd Theme — They’re So Incredible from the Revenge of the Nerds Soundtrack, Chanukah Song by Adam Sandler, Poison by Bell Biv Devoe, Chanukah, Oh Chanukah by Jay Levy, Straight to Hell by The Clash, Beer Bong by NOFX, Hava Nagila by Dick Dale, Hava Nagila AGAIN by The Challengers, The Chanukah Song by Neil Diamond.