Welcome to Two-Headed Nerd #534: R.I.P. Vertigo! This week, we discuss the return(?) of Battle Chasers, the official demise of Vertigo, and JJ Abrams (and son) joining the Marvel Universe.

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Two-Headed Nerd #534: R.I.P. Vertigo






Joe’s Main Review:

  • Luna #1 from Zoptic by Danny Djeljosevic and Mike Prezzato

Matt’s Main Review:

  • The Crow: Hack/Slash #1 from IDW by Tim Seeley and Jim Terry


Joe’s Ludicrous Speed Reviews:

  • Lumen #1 (Bounce House)
  • Spider-Man Annual #1 (Marvel)
  • Steel Cage #1 (Ahoy)
  • War of the Realms #6 (Marvel)


Matt’s Ludicrous Speed Reviews:

  • Wolverine: Exit Wounds #1 (Marvel)
  • Marilyn Manor #1 (IDW)
  • Canto #1 (IDW)
  • Weatherman Vol. 2 #1 (Image)


Picks for next week:

  • Joe: Lois Lane #1 from DC Comics by Greg Rucka and Mike Perkins
  • Matt: Space Bandits #1 from Image Comics by Mark Millar and Matteo Scalera


Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:

  • Starjammers TP from Marvel Comics by Warren Ellis, Carlos Pacheco, and Various


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Godzilla March BreakBeat by DJ RX-78, Sound Cloud
Happy Trails by Gava Alon,
Attack on London by Cody Martin,
Patricide by Cadaverous, Bandcamp
Tone Poem V by chagrin, Soundcloud
Crossroads by Binary Counter, Bandcamp via Chiptunes = Win
And by night we take the Castle by Soleviio, Band camp via Chiptunes = Win
This way by Biba Dupont,
Cowboy Junkies by Ilya Truhanov, Artlist.Io
RAPTOR by Indigo League,
Greatest Hat by PROTODOME, Bandcamp via Chitunes = Win
Turns by Jango,

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