Welcome to Episode 123 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comicast!
This week, we discuss the Marvel’s upcoming Inhumanity storyline, rumors of an X-Force movie, and the return of Marvel Knights.
Plus, we the Comic Pushers are back to help some tweaking fool get hooked on the good stuff!
Hey! Don’t forget to check out our all-new, web exclusive feature, Answer of the Week, available ONLY at TwoHeadedNerd.com, where we talk about the latest Question of the Week with all of YOUR responses!
This week’s reviews:
- Joe — Quantum & Woody #1 from Valiant Entertainment by James Asmus and Tom Fowler
- Matt — Ballistic #1 from Black Mask by Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson
Ludicrous Speed Round:
- Scatterlands #1 from Image Comics
- Adventure Time: Candy Capers #1 from KabOOM
- Superman Unchangled #2 from DC Comics
- Ghosted #1 from Image Comics
- Justice League #22 from DC Comics (This was accidentally deleted from the episode! Here is Joe’s written review:
“The Trinity War begins here if anybody cares! This was a pretty decent issue, with Shazam finally showing up in the main story, and the Justice League of America confronting the main League for the first time. Great art by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Oclair Albert. BUT, the dialogue buy Johns is so obvious and ham-fisted that it’s distracting. Pandora tells Superman and Wonder Woman “with your help, I can FOREVER eradicate EVIL.” We GET IT already…you’ve got a crossover to build to. GEEZ! I know Johns is better than this. I KNOW it. SKIM IT.”)
- Chrono Commandos: Dawn Patrol #1 from Titan Comics
- Night of the 80s Undead #1 from Action Lab
- George R.R. Martin’s Skin Trade #1 from Avatar
- Sheltered #1 from Image Comics
- True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #2 from Dark Horse Comics
Picks for next week:
- Joe — Mysterious Strangers #1 and #2 from Oni Press by Chris Roberson and Scott Kowalchuk
- Matt — Day Men #1 from BOOM Studios by Matt Gagnon and Brian Stelfreeze
Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:
- Kafka HC from Image Comics by Steven Seagle and Stefano Gaudino
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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, Comic Pushers Theme — Pusher Man by Curtis Mayfield, Protect Ya Neck by the Wu-Tang Clan, Big Mouth by Gorilla Biscuits, Backdoor Buddies by The Unlimiters, and more that I can’t identify because Matt didn’t properly compile the soundtrack list.