Welcome to Episode 249 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss the latest wave of creators making their homes at Valiant Entertainment, the return of the Tick to live-action television, Gambit’s Hollywood woes, and the rumored Suicide Squad movie reshoots.

Plus, occasional Love Slave Charlietron 3000 makes his best defense of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in our Defenders segment!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Aquaman #50 from DC Comics by Dan Abnett, Brett Booth, and Andrew Dalhouse
  • Matt — Sam Wilson: Captain America #7 from Marvel Comics by Nick Spencer, Daniel Acuna, Angel Unzueta, Joss Whedon, John Cassaday, Tim Sale, Greg Rucka, and Mike Perkins

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Omega Men #10 (DC)
  • Faith #3 (Valiant)
  • TMNT Deviations #1 (IDW)
  • Power Lines #1 (Image)
  • Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #6 (Marvel)

Matt’s 5:

  • Batman Eternal #26 (DC)
  • Godzilla: Oblivion #1 (IDW)
  • Ninjas Vs. Aliens #1 (Antarctic Press)
  • X-Men ’92 #1 (Marvel)
  • Satan’s Hollow #1 (Zenescope)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — The Fix #1 from Image Comics by Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber
  • Matt — Black Panther #1 from Marvel Comics by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Wonder Woman Earth One HC from DC Comics by Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette

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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, 1-800 Suicide by Gravediggaz, The Kids Don’t Understand by Too Much Joy, Atlantis by Donovan, The Fastest Man Alive by Blake Neely, Yesterday by Patty Duke, Dragnet Instrumental by Ray Anthony, Contract on the World Love Jam by Public Enemy, Wonder Woman theme by Dominik Hauser, Pushin’ Weight by Ice Cube, 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.