Welcome to Episode 223 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast!

This week, we discuss the comic/short film Raising Dion, the humorous end of Valiant’s Unity, and GWENPOOL?!?!

Plus, Black Scorpion III has some burning questions about comic book physics in our Ask a Nerd segment.

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This week’s reviews:

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

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1 (Marvel)
  • Atomic Robo and the Ring of Fire #1 (IDW)
  • Super Angry Birds #1 (IDW)
  • Mirror’s Edge: Exordium #1 (Dark Horse)
  • Moon Streak #1 (Guardian Knight)

Matt’s 5:

  • Holy F*cked #1 (Action Lab/Danger Zone)
  • Faster Than Light #1 (Image/Shadowline)
  • Alice Cooper Vs. Chaos #1 (Dynamite)
  • Batman #44 (DC)
  • Tet #1 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — The Paybacks #1 from Dark Horse Comics by Donny Cates, Eliot Rahal, and Geoff Shaw
  • Matt — Tokyo Ghost #1 from Image Comics by Rick Remender and Sean Murphy

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection HC from Drawn & Quarterly by Kate Beaton

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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, Ask a Nerd Theme — They’re So Incredible from the Revenge of the Nerds soundtrack, 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.