Welcome to Episode 180 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the upcoming Frankenstein Underground series coming from Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck, the Adam WarRock 24-Hour Rap-A-Thon benefitting RAINN (click here for more info!), and SPEEDBALL JOINING MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD!!!…maybe.

Plus, Ryan Mount makes his case for the Amazing Soider-Man 2 film in our Defenders segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Masterplasty One Shot from Image Comics by James Harvey
  • Matt — Gotham Academy #1 from DC Comics by Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, and Karl Kerschl

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Thor #1 (Marvel)
  • Green Arrow #35 (DC)
  • Men of Wrath #1 (Marvel/Icon)
  • Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead #1 (DC)
  • Guardians 3000 #1 (Marvel)

Matt’s 5:

  • The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood #1 (Dynamite)
  • Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #1 (Marvel)
  • Cutter #1 (Image/Top Cow/Minotaur)
  • Holmes Vs. Houdini #1 (Dynamite)
  • Lobo #1 (DC)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1 from Marvel Comics by Rick Remender and Adam Kubert
  • Matt — Batgirl #35 from DC Comics by Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher, and Babs Tarr

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • She-Hulk Vol. 1: Law and Disorder TP from Marvel Comics by Charles Soule, Javier Pulido, and Ron Wimberly

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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, Head Injury by Soundgarden, Indecision by Heroin, Balls to the Wall by Accept, The Hero by Queen, Bullet by Misfits, The Big One by Alan Stanley Tew, Once In a Lifetime by Talking Heads, 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.