Welcome to Episode 209 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the library system’s expansion into digital comics, the potential exploration of the Multiverse on The Flash, and Dynamite’s licensing deal with something called “Smosh” .

Plus, we review The Realist by Asuf Hanuka in our Take a Look It’s In a Book segment.

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Insufferable #1 from Thrillbent/IDW by Mark Waid and Peter Krause
  • Matt — A-Force #1 from Marvel Comics by Marguerite Bennett, G. Willow Wilson, and Jorge Molina

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Secret Wars: Battleworld #1 (Marvel)
  • Planet Hulk #1 (Marvel)
  • Oh, Killstrike #1 (BOOM!)
  • Shaft #6 (Dynamite)
  • Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1 (IDW)

Matt’s 5:

  • Master of Kung Fu #1 (Marvel)
  • Mad Max Fury Road: Nux & Immortan Joe #1 (Vertigo)
  • Valhalla Mad #1 (Image)
  • Donald Duck #1 (IDW)
  • Psycho Bonkers #1 (Aspen)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Convergence #8 from DC Comics by Jeff King, Scott Lobdell, Carlo Pagulayan, and Stephen Segovia
  • Matt — Captain Canuck #1 from Chapter House Publishing by Kalman Andrasofszky

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • You Don’t Say GN from Top Shelf by Nate Powell

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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), Caught in a Mosh by Anthrax, No Depression by Uncle Tupelo, Stronger by Kanye West, Ladies Night by Kool & The Gang, Fashion Monster by Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Late Night by Paul Shaffer, Canadian National Anthem by the Canadian National Orchestra, I’m Not Living in the Real World by Belle & Sebastian, 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.