Welcome to Episode 169 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the strange return of Bucky Barnes in an ongoing series, the changes being made to the cast of NBC’s Constantine, and the upcoming creative overhaul of DC’s Batgirl title.

Plus, we rap about the topic of content creation and ownership in our Ask A Nerd segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe: Grayson #1 from DC Comics by Tim Seeley, Tom King, and Mikel Janin
  • Matt: The Live After #1 from Oni Press by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Gabo

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Spread #1 (Image)
  • Star Trek #35 (IDW)
  • OG Sin: Thor & Loki – The Tenth World #1 (Marvel)
  • Royals: Masters of War #6 (Vertigo)
  • Usagi Yojimbo Color Special (Dark Horse)

Matt’s 5:

  • New Suicide Squad #1 (DC)
  • Chastity #1 (Dynamite)
  • Spider-Man 2099 #1 (Marvel)
  • Sherwood, Texas #1 (12-Gauge)
  • Death Vigil #1 (Image/Top Cow)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe: Life With Archie #36 from Archie Comics by Paul Kupperberg and Pat Kennedy
  • Matt: Black Market #1 from Boom Studios by Frank J. Barbiere and Victor Santos

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Seconds GN by Bryan Lee O’Malley from Random House/Ballantine Books

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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, Ask a Nerd Theme — They’re So Incredible from the Revenge of the Nerds soundtrack, Cleveland Rocks by Ian Hunter, You Really Got Me by Van Halen, She’s a Lady by Tom Jones, Rich Daddy by Dicks, It’s Alright to Cry by Rosy Grier, Monkey Man by Toots & The Maytals, and other fine songs that are copyright/trademark their respective artists/owners, but didn’t get listed because Matt is still editing as I type these notes.