Welcome to Episode 259 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss DC’s first post-Rebirth crossover, the CW’s choice for the next small screen Superman, and the true nature of the upcoming Spider-Man “Dead No More” storyline.

Plus, we return to the wilds of Maine as Da Orca teaches us how to 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 — The Joyners #1 from BOOM/Archaia by RJ Ryan, David Marquez, and Kelly Fitzpatrick
  • Matt — Star Wars: Han Solo #1 from Marvel Comics by Marjorie Liu and Mark Brooks

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Batman #1 (DC)
  • Superman #1 (DC)
  • Titans Rebirth #1 (DC)
  • Vote Loki #1 (Marvel)
  • Weird Detective #1 (Dark Horse)

Matt’s 5:

  • Green Lanterns #1 (DC)
  • Green Arrow #1 (DC)
  • Civil War II: X-Men #1 (Marvel)
  • Tales from the Darkside #1 (IDW)
  • Transformers: Til All Are One #1 (IDW)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — The Sweetness #1 from Z2 Comics by Miss Lasko-Gross and Kevin Colden
  • Matt — Lucas Strand #1 from BOOM! Studios by Kurt Sutter and Jesus Hervas

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Mythic Vol. 1 TP from Image Comics by Phil Hester and John McCrea

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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 Theme — Take the Money and Run by the Steve Miller Band, Dad I’m in Jail by Was (Not Was), Superman Theme by John Williams, Clones (We’re All) by Alice Cooper, A Beautiful Romance by the Milt Jackson Quartet, Moody by ESG, Mayor’s Get Away by Rudy Ray Moore, I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) by Meat Loaf, Fool Me Once by B.B. King, Friendship is Magic by Daniel Ingram, 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.