Welcome to Two-Headed Nerd #585: Our Five X-Men!

This week, we review eight of this week’s new comics from DC, Marvel, BOOM, Image, and more!

Plus, we try our hand at the #My5XMen hashtag dominating social media in our THN Top Five segment.

This Week’s Reviews:


  • Flash #759, DC
  • Seven Secrets #1, BOOM!
  • Billionaire Island #4, Ahoy
  • GI Joe: A Real American Hero – Snake Eyes: The Origin #1, IDW


  • Captain Marvel #19, Marvel
  • Big Girls #1, Image
  • Bloodshot #7, Valiant
  • John Carpenter Presents Storm Kids: HyperBreed #1, Storm King

THN Sanctum Sanctorum:

Joe’s Pick for Next Week:

  • Maestro #1 from Marvel Comics by Peter David, Dale Keown, and German Peralta

Matt’s Pick for Next Week:

  • Shadow Service #1 from Vault by Cavan Scott and Corin Howell

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week

  • The Quotable Giant Days GN from BOOM! Studios by John Alison, Lissa Treiman, and Max Sarin


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And of course the THN Cocktail of the week!

The Corpse Re-Five-Er (after The Five that bring X-peeps back from the dead):
3/4 gin
3/4 lillet
3/4 cointreau
3/4 lemon juice
Absinthe rinse or mist for glass

Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well. Rinse coup glass with absinthe. Serve up with expressed lemon peel garnish.

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Two-Headed Nerd #585: Our Five X-Men