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Welcome to Episode 205 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the new DC Super Hero Girls initiative, the 2015 Eisner nominees, and the first films in the upcoming Valiant cinematic universe.

Plus, we review Kyle Starks’ graphic novel SEXCASTLE in our Take a Look It’s In a Book segment.

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Empire Uprising #1 from IDW by Mark Waid and Barry Kitson
  • Matt — Kaptara #1 from Image Comics by Chip Zdarsky and Kagan McLeod

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Bloodshot Reborn #1 (Valiant)
  • Archie Vs. Predator #1 (Archie)
  • Runlovekill #1 (Image)
  • Thrilling Adventure Hour Presents Beyond Belief #1 (Image)
  • Convergence: Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #1 (DC)

Matt’s 5:

  • GI Joe A Real American Hero #210 (IDW)
  • Convergence: Hawkman #1 (DC)
  • Drones #1 (IDW)
  • All-New X-Men #40 (Marvel)
  • Infinite Loop #1 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Fantastic Four #645 from Marvel Comics by James Robinson, Leonard Kirk, and Various
  • Matt — Mayday #1 from Black Mask by Curt Pires and Chris Peterson

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • SuperMutant Magic Academy GN from Drawn & Quarterly by Jillian Tamaki

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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, Take a Look Theme — the Reading Rainbow theme song (sort of), Dirty Walk by Antonio Sanchez, Empire by Queensryche, Terminator title theme, The Avengers theme, 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.