Welcome to Two-Headed Nerd #529: Swords & Scrolls! This week, we discuss the latest Batman casting rumors, Warren Ellis’s upcoming WildCATs reboot, Marvel’s complete reset of the X-Men line, and the passing of Justin Ponsor.

Plus, we welcome Wooly Toots back to the Ziggurat for the inaugural episode of his Swords & Scrolls segment!


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Two-Headed Nerd #529: Swords & Scrolls






Joe’s Main Review:

  • Road of Bones #1 from IDW by Rich Douek and Alex Cormack

Matt’s Main Review:

  • Clue: Candlestick #1 from IDW by Dash Shaw


Joe’s Ludicrous Speed Reviews:

  • Action Comics #1011 (DC)
  • Faithless #2 (BOOM!)
  • Freedom Fighters #6 (DC)
  • War of the Realms Strikeforce: Land of the Giants#1 (Marvel)


Matt’s Ludicrous Speed Reviews:

  • Detective Comics #1004 (DC)
  • Redneck #20 (Image)
  • Star Wars Rebellion: Jabba the Hutt #1 (Marvel)
  • Drawing Blood #1 (Kevin Eastman Studios)


Picks for next week:

  • Joe: Superman: Leviathan Rising Special #1 from DC Comics by Brian Michael Bendis, Yanick Paquette, Greg Rucka, Mike Perkins, Matt Fraction, and Steve Lieber
  • Matt: Hellboy Vs. Lobster Johnson: The Ring of Death #1 from Dark Horse Comics by Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Bill Crabtree, Dave Stewart, Paul Grist, and Mike Norton


Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Highwayman TP from IDW/Top Shelf by Koren Shadmi


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Loya – The Wild West
oliver Michael – Diatribe
Kevin Graham – Apex

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