Welcome to Episode 266 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss the new WWE comic from IDW, the “surprise” 1-in-1000 variant for Marvel’s Venom #1, and our first impressions of the Marvel/Netflix Luke Cage show!
Plus, roving reporter Ryan Mount interviews Chew writer John Layman in a special Ask a Nerd segment!
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This week’s reviews:
- Joe — Teen Titans Rebirth #1 from DC Comics by Ben Percy and JonBoy Meyers
- Matt — M.A.S.K. Revolution #1 from IDW by Brandon Easton and Tony Vargas
Ludicrous Speed Round:
- Batman Beyond Rebirth #1 (DC)
- Titans #3 (DC)
- Josie and the Pussycats #1 (Archie)
- Star Trek: Waypoint #1 (IDW)
- Doctor Strange Annual #1 (Marvel
- Frostbite #1 (Vertigo)
- Micronauts Revolution #1 (IDW)
- Deadly Class #22 (Image)
- Tarzas on the Planet of the Apes #1 (Dark Horse)
- Assassin’s Creed: The Last Descendants – Locus #1 (Titan)
Picks for next week:
- Joe — Shipwreck #1 from Aftershock by Warren Ellis, Phil Hester, and Eric Gapstur
- Matt — Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1 from BOOM! Studios by Greg Pak and Daniel Bayliss
Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:
- Soft City GN from New York Review Comics by Hariton Pushwagner
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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 Nerd Soundtrack, Chase by Willie Hutch, You Keep Me Hanging On by Kim Wilde, Superfly by Blaxploitation, Little Whirl by Guided By Voices, Project No. 6 by Big Boss Man, Sensitize by Roy Ayers, Big Boss Theme by Peter Thomas Sound Orchester, 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.