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Welcome to Episode 263 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss Marvel’s upcoming Monsters Unleashed title, DC’s upcoming Justice League Vs. Suicide Squad event (and Steve Orlando taking over JLA!), and rumors of a New Warriors TV show featuring Squirrel Girl!

Plus, we Dee Murray comes before the Two-Headed Judge with a fearless defense of the most hated concept in Star Wars canon.

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Our Mother from Big Planet/Retrofit Comics by Luke Howard
  • Matt — Predator Vs. Judge Dredd Vs. Aliens #2 from Dark Horse Comics by John Layman and Chris Mooneyham

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Equilibrium #1 (American Mythology Productions)
  • Detective Comics #939 (DC)
  • Libby’s Dad (Big Planet/Retrofit Comics)
  • Six-Pack and Dogwelder: Hard-Traveling Heroz #1 (DC)
  • The X-Files Origins #1 (IDW)

Matt’s 5:

  • Eden’s Fall #1 (Image/Top Cow)
  • Army of Darkness: Ash for President #1 (Dynamite)
  • TMNT Universe #1 (IDW)
  • Broken Moon: Legends of the Deep #1 (American Gothic Press)
  • Monty the Dinosaur #1 (Action Lab)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Eclipse #1 from Image Comics by Zachary Kaplan and Giovanni Timpano
  • Matt — Skybourne #1 from BOOM! Studios by Frank Cho

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Angel Catbird Vol. 1 HC from Dark Horse by Margaret Atwood and Johnnie Christmas

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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, Defenders Theme — The People’s Court theme song, Bing Bong by Super Furry Animals, (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding, by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Mega City 1 by The Screaming Blue Messiahs, My Name Is Mud by Primus, When the Saints Go Marching In by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco, 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.