Welcome to Episode 243 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss Jackie Earl Haley joining the Preacher cast, the return of Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson’s Beasts of Burden, the glorious potential of Bryan Fuller’s Star Trek, and the threat of a new talk show from Kevin Smith.

Plus, we journey Inside the Comic Studio to talk to 16-year-old Hayley Nitz about her new comic project Chasing Hitler.


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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Deadpool #7 from Marvel Comics by Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, and friends
  • Matt — Second Sight #1 from Aftershock Comics by David Hine and Alberto Ponticelli

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Shaft: Imitation of Life #1 (Dynamite)
  • Jonesy #1 (Boom Box!)
  • All-New All-Different Avengers #5 (Marvel)
  • Tinker #1 (Overground)
  • The Flash #48 (DC)

Matt’s 5:

  • Badger #1 (Devil’s Due/First Comics)
  • Deus Ex #1 (Titan)
  • The Dark and Bloody #1 (Vertigo)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy #5 (Marvel)
  • Low #11 (Image)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Power Man & Iron Fist #1 from Marvel Comics by David Walker and Sanford Greene
  • Matt — Starve #6 from Image Comics by Brian Wood and Danijel Zezelj

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Revenger Vol. 1: Children of the Damned TP from Bergen Street Press by Charles Forsman

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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, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Main Theme by Dennis McCarthy, Web in Front by Archers of Loaf, Deadpool Rap by Teamheadkick, In the Neck by Revolting Cocks, Rated “R” by Redman, Blade Runner main and end title themes by Vangelis, Don’t Talk to Me by GG Allin, Six Pack by Black Flag, 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.