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Welcome to Episode 170 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss Marvel’s Avengers NOW initiative, the controversy surrounding the upcoming Paramount/MGM film Hercules, and the upcoming Archer & Armstrong film from the Sean Daniel Company.

Plus, the Comic Pushers are back (finally!), trying to get Camarillo Brillo hooked on The Flash AND giving back to the comics community when we talk to Josh Lucas, creator of the self-published Moros: A Hard Boiled Hero!

To learn more about Moros: A Hard Boiled Hero, or to donate to Josh’s Indiegogo campaign, CLICK HERE!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Life with Archie #26 from Archie Comics by Paul Kupperberg and Pat & Tim Kennedy
  • Matt — Black Market #1 from Boom Studios by Frank J. Barbiere and Victor Santos

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Robin Rises Omega (DC)
  • Doberman #1 (IDW)
  • The Squidder #1 (IDW)
  • Teen Titans #1 (DC)
  • Dark Engine #1 (Image)

Matt’s 5:

  • The Devilers #1 (Dynamite)
  • Lady Zorro #1 (Dynamite)
  • The Last Fall #1 (IDW)
  • Harbinger #25 (Valiant)
  • Army of Darkness: Ash Gets Hitched #1 (Dynamite)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Supreme: Blue Rose #1 from Image Comics by Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay
  • Matt — Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe #1 from IDW by John Barber and Tom Scioli

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • The Sakai Project: 30 Years of Usagi Yojimbo HC from Dark Horse Comics by Stan Sakai and Various

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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, Comic Pushers Theme — Pusher Man by Curtis Mayfield, Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta by Geto Boys, Take Me to the Mardi Gras by Bob James, Breaking Bad Main Theme by Dave Porter, You’re Fired; I Quit by Brutal Knights, Cue 4 by Madlib, Beat on the Brat by The Ramones, 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.