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Welcome to Episode 174 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss new details about Marvel’s upcoming Avengers & X-Men: Axis event, DC’s upcoming Gotham by Midnight series, and the launch of the long-awaited Rob Liefeld iOS app.

Plus, the Comic Pushers are back helping parents put highly-addictive product right into the hands of their children AND showing some love to an up-and-coming indie project that needs your support.

CLICK HERE for more information about Into the Void by Joe Benkis and Jim Mehsling!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Southern Dog #1 from Action Lab Entertainment/Danger Zone by Jeremy Holt and Alex Diotto
  • Matt — Godzilla: Cataclysm #1 from IDW by Cullen Bunn and Dave Wachter

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • F1rst Hero #1 (Action Lab)
  • Demon #1 (Jason Shiga)
  • Dead @ 17: The Blasphemy Throne #1 (Image)
  • Star Wars #20 (Dark Horse)
  • Tower Chronicles: Dreadstalker #1 (Legendary)

Matt’s 5:

  • Hexed #1 (Boom!)
  • Transformers: Primacy #1 (IDW)
  • Batman Beyond 2.0 #28 (DC)
  • Judge Dredd: Anderson Psi Division #1 (IDW)
  • Dark Ages #1 (Dark Horse)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — The Multiversity #1 from DC Comics by Grant Morrison and Ivan Reis
  • Matt — Dark Horse Presents 2014 #1 from Dark Horse by Various

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Hip-Hop Family Tree Vol. 2 GN from Fantagraphics by Ed Piskor

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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, Galvanize by The Chemical Brothers, Subsonic by Com Truise, Foggy Mountain Breakdown by Earl Scruggs, Metal-Jongara Attack by God of Shamisen, Be Chrool to Your Scuel by Billy Joel, Brian Setzer, and Alice Cooper, Angeles by Elliott Smith, 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.