Welcome to Episode 130 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss Mark Waid’s foray into brick and mortar comic book retailing, the new movie rumors surrounding Katee Sackoff and Captain Marvel, and DC’s latest PR debacle: the departure of J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman from Batwoman.

Plus, someone has the guts to Ask A Nerd what Villains Month titles are going to be worth reading!

Hey! Don’t forget to check out our other podcast, the Answer of the Week, where we talk about the latest Question of the Week with all of YOUR responses!

This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — X-Men Battle of the Atom #1 from Marvel Comics by Brian Michael Bendis and Frank Cho
  • Matt — The Star Wars #1 from Dark Horse Comics by J.W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Forever Evil #1 from DC Comics
  • Superman #23.1 Bizarro from DC Comics
  • Batman Black and White #1 from DC Comics
  • Justice League Dark #23.1 The Creeper from DC Comics
  • Batman #23.1 The Joker from DC Comics

Matt’s 5:

  • The Hit #1 from BOOM Studios
  • God is Dead #1 from Avatar Press
  • Reality Check #1 from Image Comics
  • Codename Action #1 from Dynamite Entertainment
  • Iron Man #15 from Marvel Comics

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Mighty Avengers #1 from Marvel Comics by Al Ewing and Greg Land
  • Matt — Sons of Anarchy #1 from BOOM Studios by Christopher Golden and Damian Coueciro

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • S.H.I.E.L.D. by Jim Steranko: The Complete Collection TP from Marvel Comics by Jim Steranko and Jack Kirby

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