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Welcome to Episode 144 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the creative changes and delay for Marvel’s upcoming Inhuman series, the impending return of David Lapham’s Stray Bullets, and a trio of comic film casting stories and rumors, including the announcement that Paul Rudd will star in Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man.

Plus, a we go in-depth with Ryan Browne’s God Hates Astronauts in our Take A Look It’s In a Book segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Locke & Key Alpha #2 from IDW by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
  • Matt — The Illegitimates #1 from IDW by Taran Killem, Marc Andreyko, and Kevin Sharpe

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Teen Titans GO #1 (DC)
  • Thunderbolts Annual #1 (Marvel)
  • The Midas Flesh #1 (BOOM)
  • Buzzkill 34 (Dark Horse)
  • Black Science #2 (Image)

Matt’s 5:

  • Escape from Jesus Island #1 (Wisdumb Productions)
  • Ghost #1 (Dark Horse)
  • Indestructible Hulk #17 (Marvel)
  • Steam Engines of Oz Vol. 2: The Geared Leviathan #1 (Arcana)
  • Sinister Dexter #1 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — The Saviors #1 from Image Comics by James Robinson and J. Bone
  • Matt — Origin II #1 from Marvel Comics by Kieron Gillen and Adam Kubert

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Conan Vol. 14: The Death from Dark Horse Comics by Brian Wood and Friends

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