Welcome to Episode 106 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast!

This week, we discuss the upcoming zombie apocalypse coming to Archie Comics, Carrie Fisher’s return as Leia in Star Wars Episode VII, and the long-awaited return of Kurt Busiek’s Astro City.

Plus, Ask A Nerd is back to clarify the godlike status of the Mighty Thor!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Age of Ultron #1 from Marvel Comics by B.M. Bendis and Bryan Hitch
  • Matt — Sex #1 from Image Comics by Joe Casey and Piotor Kowalski

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Lost Vegas #1 from Image Comics
  • Superman Family Adventures #10 from DC Comics
  • Colder #5 from Dark Horse Comics
  • Earth Two #10 from DC Comics
  • A + X #5 from Marvel Comics


  • Transformers Spotlight: Bumblebee from IDW
  • NFL Rush Zone #1 from Action Lab
  • Swamp Thing #18 from DC Comics
  • 2000A.D. Prog 1822 from Rebellion
  • Ame-Comi Girls #1 from DC Comics

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Wolverine #1 from Marvel Comics by Paul Cornell and Alan Davis
  • Matt — Sledgehammer 44 #1 from Dark Horse Comics by Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, and Jason Latour

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Hawkeye Vol. 1: My Life As a Weapon TPB from Marvel Comics by Matt Fraction and David Aja

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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, Astro by the White Stripes, Kill the Director by The Wombats, Hard Times by Cro-Mags, Rampage by Kavinsky, Darkness/Earth in Search of a Sun by Jan Hammer, Prophecy by Vengeance.