Welcome to Episode 267 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss the return of Wildstorm, Comixology’s foray into original content, and the formation of Two-Headed Press (no relation).

Plus, the Comic Pushers are back, trying to give you poor suckers the Champions hookup!

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This week’s reviews:

  • Joe — Shipwreck #1 from Aftershock Comics by Warren Ellis, Phil Hester, and Eric Gapstur
  • Matt — Midnighter and Apollo #1 from DC Comics by Steve Orlando, Fernando Blanco, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Ludicrous Speed Round:

Joe’s 5:

  • Champions #1 (Marvel)
  • Jessica Jones #1 (Marvel)
  • Death of X #1 (Marvel)
  • Shade the Changing Girl #1 (DC/Young Animal)
  • He-Man/Thundercats #1 (DC)

Matt’s 5:

  • Archie Meets Ramones #1 (Archie)
  • Black #1 (Black Mask)
  • Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1 (BOOM!)
  • Betty Boop #1 (Dynamite)
  • Intertwined #1 (Dynamite)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Spider-Man: The Clone Conspiracy #1 from Marvel Comics by Dan Slott and Jim Cheung
  • Matt — Reborn #1 from Image Comics by Mark Millar and Greg Capullo

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Tetris: The Games People Play GN from First Second Books by Box Brown

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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, Comic Pushers Theme — Pusher Man by Curtis Mayfield, We Want Some P–sy by 2 Live Crew, Big Mouth by Gorilla Biscuits, Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot, New York Bands by Oozing Wounds, Cool for Cats by Squeeze, Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul and MC Skat Kat, Kids in America by The Muffs, Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder, 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.