Welcome to Episode 160 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the casting for Star Wars Episode VII, SyFy’s upcoming smorgasbord of comic book shows, and DC’s announcement of Batman Day.

Plus, it’s another WILDCARD episode, so Matt and Kacie journey to Legend Comics & Coffee to experience the insanity of Free Comic Book Day!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Southern Bastards #1 from Image Comics by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour
  • Matt — Amazing Spider-Man #1 from Marvel Comics by Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, and friends

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Flash Annual #3 (DC)
  • Batman Eternal #4 (DC)
  • Forever Evil: Batman Vs. Bane (DC)
  • Vertigo Quarterly #1 Cyan (Vertigo)
  • Atomic Robo: Knights of the Golden Circle #1 (Red 5)

Matt’s 5:

  • Dream Police #1 (Image)
  • V-Wars #1 (IDW)
  • Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1 (Dark Horse)
  • Rai #1 (Valiant)
  • Dexter’s Laboratory #1 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Cyclops #1 from Marvel Comics by Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman
  • Matt — The Woods #1 from Boom Studios by James Tynion IV an Maichael Dialynas

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • I Kill Giants Fifth Anniversary Edition TP from Image Comics by Joe Kelley and JM Ken Niimura

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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 — Big News II by Clutch, Ludicrous Speed Round Theme — Fury of the Storm by Dragonforce featuring Dark Helmet, and other fine songs that are copyright/trademark their respective artists/owners (sorry, no time for a full list right now – I’ll try to update it later).