Welcome to Episode 498 of the Two-Headed Nerd Comic Book Podcast! This week, we discuss the return of Batman and the Outsiders, the unexpected illness of JG Jones, the new Conan creative team, and more!

Plus, we help determine the best comic book battle cries in our Ask a Nerd segment.


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Joe’s Main Review:

  • House Amok #1 from IDW/Black Crown by Christopher Sebela and Shawn McManus


Matt’s Main Review:

  • Scarlet #1 from DC/Jinxworld by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev


Joe’s Ludicrous Speed Reviews:

  • New Mutants: Dead Souls #6 (Marvel)
  • Batgirl #26 (DC)
  • Lex Luthor/Porky Pig #1 (DC)
  • Submerged #2 (Vault)

Matt’s Ludicrous Speed Reviews:

  • Venom: First Host #1 (Marvel)
  • Beyonders #1 (Aftershock)
  • Rick & Morty Vs. Dungeons & Dragons #1 (IDW)
  • Joker/Daffy Duck #1 (DC)

Picks for next week:

  • Joe — Border Town #1 from Vertigo Comics by Eric M. Esquival and Ramon Villalobos
  • Matt — James Bond: Origin #1 from Dynamite Entertainment by Jeff Parker and Bob Q

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • New Gods By Jack Kirby TP from DC Comics by Jack Kirby


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