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Welcome to Episode 260 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! WE’RE BACK, BABIES! This week, we discuss the fan/sales reaction to DC Rebirth and the uneasy grip that *some* fans of DC/WB’s Suicide Squad have on reality.

Plus, debut an all-new, all-different ASK A NERD when we talk with writer Christopher Sebela about his creator-owned work and his upcoming Skybound series Demonic!

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

Hey! Don’t forget to check out our other podcast, the Answer of the Week, where we talk about the latest Question of the Week with all of YOUR responses!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Deathstroke Rebirth #1 from DC Comics by Christopher Priest and Carlo Pagulayan
  • Matt — Superwoman #1 from DC Comics by Phil Jimenez

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • All-Star Batman #1 (DC)
  • The Flintstones (DC)
  • Betty & Veronica #1 (Archie)
  • Kill or Be Killed #1 (Image)
  • Mycroft Holmes and the Apocalypse Handbook #1 (Titan)

Matt’s 5:

  • Labyrinth 30th Anniversary Special (BOOM!)
  • Blue Hour #1 (Action Lab)
  • Black Monday Murders #1 (Image)
  • Ninjak #18 (Valiant)
  • Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original #1 (BOOM!)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Superf*ckers Forever #1 from IDW by James Kochalka
  • Matt — Brigg’s Land #1 from Dark Horse by Brian Wood and Mack Chatter

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Tumor HC from Oni Press by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Noel Tuazon

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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, Ask a Nerd Theme — They’re So Incredible from the Revenge of the Nerds soundtrack, Welcome Back by Mase, Crybaby by Screeching Weasel, Vacation by The Go-Go’s, PIMP by Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, That’s Really Super Supergirl by XTC, Conquest by Bill Conti, Der Tod Wuotans by Burzum, Return of the Mack by Mark Morrison, 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.