Welcome to Episode 256 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast, featuring our SPOILER-FILLED double-review of DC Universe Rebirth #1! This week, we discuss the launch of Comixology Unlimited, our spoiler-free first impressions of AMC’s Preacher, and the $10,000 per issue bounty Mark Millar has put out for his next Hit Girl artist.

Plus, we team-up with Da Orca to bring our retailing expertise to a new installment of Take the Money and Run!

Let us know what you think about our new Editor’s Notes, featuring the Ziggurat’s Alec Baldwin A.I.!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe and Matt — DC Universe Rebirth #1 from DC Comics by Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver, Gary Frank, Phil Jimenez, and Ivan Reis

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Ultracat #1 (Antarctic Press)
  • Omega Men #12 (DC)
  • Scooby Apocalypse #1 (DC)
  • Superman #52 (DC)
  • Nighthawk #1 (Marvel)

Matt’s 5:

  • Disney Magic Kingdom Comics #1 (IDW)
  • Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 (Marvel)
  • Amazing Spider-Man #1.5 (Marvel)
  • Afterlife with Archie #9 (Archie)
  • Lobster Johnson: Metal Monsters of Midtown #1 (Dark Horse)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Superman Rebirth #1 from DC Comics by Pete Tomasi and Doug Mahnke
  • Matt — 4001 AD #2 from Valiant Comics by Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Shang Chi: Master of Kung Fu Omnibus Vol. 1 HC from Marvel Comics by Various

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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, Take the Money and Run by the Steve Miller Band, The Radiator Hums by Cursive, The Gambler by Kenny Rogers, The Grand Illusion by Styx, Storyteller Man by Lesley West, Rebirth by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Unseen Hand by The Faint, Duelin’ Dukes by Sorrell Booke, She’s a Beauty by The Tubes, Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas, Chain of Fools by California Soul Explosion, Marry Me by Drive-By Truckers, 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.