Welcome to Episode 222 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the separation of Marvel Studios from Marvel Entertainment, Kodansha’s manga library coming to Comixology, and C-3PO, the latest addition to the Marvel Star Wars comic library.

Plus, we call occasional Love Slave Ryan Mount to the stand to fight for his love of Star Wars: The Clone Wars in our Defenders segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Plutona #1 from Image Comics by Jeff Lemire and Emi Lennox
  • Matt — Toil and Trouble #1 from Archaia by Mairghread Scott, Kelly and Nicole Matthres

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Danger Girl: Renegade #1 (IDW)
  • The Threat #1 (Stratum Comics)
  • 8House #3 (Image)
  • Deadpool Vs. Thanos #1 (Marvel)
  • Daredevil #18 (Marvel)

Matt’s 5:

  • Aliens/Vampirella #1 (Dynamite)
  • Midnighter #4 (DC)
  • Omega Men #4 (DC)
  • Mockingbird: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary One-Shot (Marvel)
  • Miracleman By Gaiman and Buckingham #1 (Marvel)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Tyson Hesse’s Diesel #1 from BOOM! Box by Tyson Hesse
  • Matt — Head Lopper #1 from Image Comics by Andrew MacLean

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Descender Vol. 1: Tin Stars TP from Image Comics by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen

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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, Hero Up Remix by Parry Gripp, The Levitation/Threepio’s Bedtime Story Melody by John Williams, Big Mouth by Gorilla Biscuits, My Girlfriend’s Dead by The Vandals, Jailbreak by Thin Lizzy, It’s Not Easy Being Green by Stan Kenton & His Orchestra, 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.