HOLY $#!T! It’s the TWO-HUNDREDTH EPISODE of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the potential directors rumored for the Spider-Man film relaunch, the Transformers Humble Bundle from IDW, and the long-awaited return of Nate Simpson’s Nonplayer.

Plus, we talk about changing artistic tastes in mainstream comics in our Ask a Nerd segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Descender #1 from Image Comics by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
  • Matt — HaloGen #1 from BOOM! Studios by Josh Tierney and Afu Chan

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • The Big Con Job #1 (BOOM!)
  • Project Superpowers: Blackcross #1 (Dynamite)
  • Spider-Woman #5 (Marvel)
  • Monster Motors: The Curse of Minivan Helsing #1 (IDW)
  • All-New Hawkeye #1 (Marvel)

Matt’s 5:

  • Neverboy #1 (Dark Horse)
  • Big Man Plans #1 (Image)
  • Princess Leia #1 (Marvel)
  • Guardians Team-Up #1 (Marvel)
  • Robert Heinlein’s Citizen of the Galaxy #1 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Southern Cross #1 from Image Comics by Becky Cloonan and Andy Belanger
  • Matt — The Surface #1 from Image Comics by Ales Kot and Langdon Foss

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • The Humans Vol. 1: Humans for Life TP from Image Comics by Keenan Keller and Tom Neely

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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 by Revenge, Happy Birthday by “Weird Al” Yankovic, Transformers theme by Lion, Weird by Sebadoh, Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix, Ghost Riders in the Sky by The Space Lady, Music to Watch Space Girls By by Leonard Nimoy, Monkey Man by Toots & The Maytalls, Girl You’ll Be a Woman Soon by Urge Overkill, Modern Art by Art Brut, When a Child Is Born by Boney M., 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.