Welcome to Episode 189 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast, the 3rd Annual Holiday Drunk Show!

This week, we discuss the potential potential crossover between Marvel Studios and Sony’s Spider-Man franchise, Jonathan Frakes’ desire to direct Star Trek 3, and the upcoming $.25 issue of Invincible.

Plus, we try to get deep about one Listenerd’s love/hate relationship with Jonathan Hickman in our Ask a Nerd segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Bitch Planet #1 from Image Comics by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine DeLandro
  • Matt — The Valiant #1 from Valiant Entertainment by Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and Paolo Rivera

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Spider-Man and the X-Men #1 (Marvel)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #1 (Marvel)
  • The Private Eye #9 (Panel Syndicate)
  • Eternal #1 (BOOM!)
  • Southern Dog #4 (Action Lab)

Matt’s 5:

  • Herald: Lovercraft and Tesla #1 (Action Lab)
  • Lady Demon #1 (Dynamite)
  • Savage Dragon #200 (Image)
  • Avengers & X-Men: Axis #7 (Marvel)
  • FBP #16 (DC/Vertigo)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Rumble #1 from Image Comics by John Arcudi and James Harren
  • Matt — The Multiversity: Thunderworld #1 (DC)

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Star Trek: The Complete Adventures Vol. 1 from IDW by Mike Johnson 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, Ask a Nerd Theme — They’re So Incredible from the Revenge of the Nerds soundtrack, No Quarter by Led Zeppelin, Mr. Roboto by Styx, 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.