Welcome to Two-Headed Nerd #563: Swords!
This week, we discuss Jim Lee’s comments following Dan DiDio’s departure from DC, Marvel’s upcoming Ultraman series, and the impending Dawn of X crossover event X of Swords.
Plus, we count down our favorite comic book swords in our THN Top Five segment.
- Joe: Strange Adventures #1 from DC Comics by Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Evan “Doc” Shaner
- Matt: Strange Academy #1 from Marvel Comics by Skottie Young and Humberto Ramos
Ludicrous Speed Reviews:
- Spider-Man Noir #1, Marvel
- Flash #750, DC
- Outer Darkness/Chew #1, Image
- Billionaire Island #1, Ahoy
- Marvel #1, Marvel
- Join the Future #1, Aftershock
- Mercy #1, Image
- Superman Villains #1, DC
Picks for next week:
- Joe: Decorum #1 from Image Comics by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston
- Matt: North Bend #1 from Scout Comics by Ryan Ellsworth and Robert Carey
Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week:
The Oracle Code TP from DC Comics by Marieke Nijkamp and Manuel Preitano
And here is your soundtrack for this episode!
- Godzilla March BreakBeat by DJ RX-78, Soundcloud.com
- Ballad of the Goddess from Skyward Sword
- Rosetta Orbit by Hypnogram & DEFENSE MECHANISIM courtesy of Chiptunes = Win
- Strange Magic Originally performed by ELO (Karaoke Version)
- Malefactor bu Weaponizer courtesy of 20 Buck Spin Recods
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