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Welcome to Episode 142 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the controversial Wonder Woman casting, Marvel’s upcoming launch of a new Magneto series and a Jason Aaron-less Wolverine and The X-Men, and the first title in Mark Millar’s upcoming superhero line Starlight.

Plus, we try to wade through the Hank Pym quagmire in our Ask A Nerd segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Rover Red Charlie #1 from Avatar Press by Garth Ennis and Michael DiPascale
  • Matt — Terminator: Salvation – The Final Battle #1 from Dark Horse by J. Michael Straczynski and Pete Woods

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Amazing Spider-Man #700.1 (Marvel)
  • Inhumanity #1 (Marvel)
  • Indestructible Hulk Annual #1 (Marvel)
  • Shadowman #13 (Valiant)
  • Trillium #5 (Vertigo)

Matt’s 5:

  • Deadworld: Restoration #1 (IDW)
  • Grimm Fairy Tales Holiday Edition 2013 (Zenescope)
  • Six-Gun Gorilla #6 (Boom)
  • Absolution: Happy Kitty Special #1 (Avatar)
  • Hawken: Melee #1 (Archaia)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Justice League 3000 #1 from DC Comics by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, and Howard Porter
  • Matt — Doc Savage: Man of Bronze #1 from Dynamite Entertainment by Chris Roberson and Bilquis Evely

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Sheltered Vol. 1 from Image Comics by Ed Brisson and Johnnie Christmas

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