Welcome to Episode 218 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast, featuring special guest-host Keith Binder!

This week, we discuss the addition of Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor to the DC Cinematic Universe, the potential loss of Channing Tatum’s Gambit, and rumors of Disney/Lucasfilm’s Netflix ambitions.

Plus, we pay tribute to Fables in a very special installment of Catching Up On the Pile.

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Richard Matheson’s The Shrinking Man #1 from IDW by Ted Adams and Mark Torres
  • Keith — Star Wars #7 from Marvel Comics by Jason Aaron and Simone Bianchi

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • JLA: Gods and Monsters – Superman (DC)
  • Flash Annual #4 (DC)
  • Mythic #3 (Image)
  • Guardians Team-Up #8 (Marvel)
  • Lobster Johnson: A Chain Forged in Life (Dark Horse)

Keith’s 5:

  • X-Men ’92 #2 (Marvel)
  • Lobo Annual #1 (DC)
  • Superman #42 (DC)
  • God Hates Astronauts #10 (Image)
  • Donald Duck #3 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — John Flood #1 from BOOM! Studios by Justin Jordan and Jorge Coelho
  • Keith — We Stand on Guard #2 from Image Comics by Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • American Barbarian: The Complete Series HC from IDW by Tom Scioli

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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, No No Han Solo by JP Winslow, TV Party by Black Flag, Heartbeat in the Brain by The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Canada by Shellac, Chinatown by Destroyer, Barbarian by Electric Wizard, Fable Theme by Danny Elfman, and many 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.