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Welcome to Episode 139 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the iZombie show in development by Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas, the casting of Elizabeth Olsen as the Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron, the first writers attached to Marvel’s upcoming Netflix shows, and the latest Wolverine and FF-centric developments from Marvel Comics.

Plus, MC Joe Patrick is on his rap game, which can only mean one thing: the Comic Pushers are back!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Manifest Destiny #1 from Image Comics by Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts
  • Matt — Unity #1 from Valiant by Matt Kindt and Dougie Braithwaite

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Wraith: Welcome to Christmasland #1 (IDW)
  • Clown Fatale #1 (Dark Horse)
  • Shaolin Cowboy #2 (Dark Horse)
  • Protocol: Orphans #1 (BOOM)
  • X-Men Gold #1 (Marvel)

Matt’s 5:

  • Marvel Knights X-Men #1 (Marvel)
  • Umbral #1 (Image)
  • The Legion of Molly Doves #1 (Bliss on Tap)
  • Green Lantern Corps #25 (DC)
  • Noir #1 (Dynamite Entertainment)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Scooby Doo Team Up #1 from DC Comics by Sholly Fisch and Dario Brizuela
  • Matt — X-O Manowar #19 from Valiant by Robert Venditti and Cary Nord

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story from Dark Horse Comics by Vivek Tiwary and Andrew Robinson, with Kyle Baker

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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, Take A Look Theme — the Reading Rainbow theme song in slow motion, Take Off by Bob & Doug McKenzie and Geddy Lee, Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) by Parliament, Superhero by Thor, Manifest Destiny Part 1 by Rival Sons, Hi-Tech Hate by Fear Factory,  and other songs that are trademark/copyright their respective artists/owners.