Welcome to Episode 262 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss the upcoming film adaptation of Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray’s Monolith, the inevitable return of Rob Liefeld’s Youngblood, and the upcoming Panel Exploration workshop featuring Stan Sakai!


Plus, we review James Kochalka’s Elf Cat in Love in our Take a Look It’s in a Book segment!

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 — Kingsway West #1 from Dark Horse by Greg Pak and Mirko Colak
  • Matt — Lake of Fire #1 from Image Comics by Nathan Fairbairn and Matt Smith

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Usagi Yojimbo #157 (Dark Horse)
  • Atomic Robo and the Temple of Od #1 (IDW)
  • Blue Beetle Rebirth #1 (DC)
  • Six-Pack and Dogwelder: Hard-Traveling Heroz #1 (DC)
  • Snotgirl #2 (Image)

Matt’s 5:

  • Generation Zero #1 (Valiant)
  • Duck Avenger #0 (IDW)
  • NorthGuard #1 (Chapterhouse)
  • The Hellblazer #1 (DC)
  • Mama Tits Saves the World #1 (Northwest Press)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Equilibrium #1 from American Mythology Productions by Pat Shand and Jason Craig
  • Matt — Reincarnate #1 from Heavy Metal by Michael Moreci and Keith Burns

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • The Longest Day of the Future HC from Fantagraphics by Lucas Varela

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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 a Look Theme — the Reading Rainbow theme song (sort of), Drown by Son Volt, I Can’t Quit You Baby by Otis Rush, Days of Thunder theme by Dominik Hauser, Toadies by Minutemen, On the Mountain At Dawn by OM, President Kochalka by James Kochalka Superstar, Once in a Lifetime by Talking Heads, 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.