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


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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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Two-Headed Nerd #584: Return to the Umbrella Academy