Welcome to Episode 190 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast, featuring the return of Wooly Toots!

This week, we discuss the upcoming reboot of Archie by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples, the sad news of legendary Batman artist Norm Breyfogle’s recent stroke, and the return of Dynamite’s Project Superpowers universe under the pen of Warren Ellis.

Plus, Toots gives us his picks for best non-superhero comics of the year in our Comic Pushers segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Rumble #1 from Image Comics by John Arcudi and James Harren
  • Jared — Squarriors #1 from Devil’s Due by Ash Maczko and Ashley Witter

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Lumberjanes #9 (BOOM! Box)
  • Batman #37 (DC)
  • Solitary #1 (Devil’s Due)
  • Annihilator #4 (Legendary)
  • Wonder Woman #37 (DC)

Jared’s 5:

  • Rocket Salvage #1 (Archaia)
  • Ragnarok #3 (IDW)
  • Batwoman #37 (DC)
  • Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Witches #4 (Archaia)
  • BPRD: Hell on Earth #126 (Dark Horse)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Graveyard Shift #1 from Image Comics by Jay Faerber and Fran Bueno
  • Jared’s — McBain #1 from Bongo Comics by Matt Groening and Various

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn GN from IDW by Hugo Pratt

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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, Feliz Navidad by El Vez, Football Fight by Queen, If I Only Had a Brain by Judy Garland and Ray Bolger, Tavern Music by Inon Zur, 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.