Welcome to Two-Headed Nerd #584: Return to the Umbrella Academy!
This week, we review eight of this week’s new comics from DC, Marvel, BOOM, Image, and more!
Plus, we give our spoiler-free review of The Umbrella Academy Season 2 in our NerdTV segment.
This Week’s Reviews:
- Transformers/My Little Pony: Friendship in Disguise #1, IDW
- Dark Nights Death Metal: Legends of the Dark Knights One-Shot, DC
- Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1, Marvel
- Horizon Zero Dawn #1, Titan
- The Dreaming: Waking Hours #1, DC/Black Label
- Bad Mother #1, AWA
- Vampire the Masquerade #1, Vault
- Alien: The Original Screenplay #1, Dark Horse
THN Sanctum Sanctorum:
Joe’s Pick for Next Week:
- Seven Secrets #1 from BOOM! Studios by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo
Matt’s Pick for Next Week:
- Big Girls #1 from Image Comics by Jason Howard
Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week
Lonliness and the Long-Distance Cartoonist HC from Drawn & Quarterly by Adrian Tomine
And here is your soundtrack for this episode!
- Godzilla March BreakBeat by DJ RX-78, Soundcloud.com
- Aliens Arcade Game (Konami) Final Cut Scene
- HDK 49 † Exkursion in das Hügelgrablabyrinth by CASIOTOMB
- Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 OC ReMix by Michael Hudak: “Bright Moon” [tartarus_0d04] (#4113)
- ChillWave/SynthPop/SynthWave. 4 by Maxim Lein
- Johannes Bjerregaard – Alf TV Theme (Windefalk 8-bit Bootleg) by Johannes Bjerregaard – Alf TV Theme (Windefalk 8-bit Bootleg)
All the music you hear on every episode of THN is 100% free-use, royalty-free, used with permission, and/or all of those other fun words that mean we didn’t infringe on any copyrights!
And of course the THN Cocktail of the week!
The Pogo’s Paw:
1 1/2 oz dry gin
1 1/2 oz OJ
1/4 oz Lemon juice
1/4 oz grenadine
Absinthe rinse or mist for glass.
Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
Shake well. Rinse glass with absinthe. Serve up with expressed lemon peel garnish.
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