Welcome to Two-Headed Nerd #589: Back to School!

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

Plus, we try to recommend a good entry point for Star Trek in our Ask a Nerd segment.



This Week’s Reviews:


  • New X-Men: Academy X #20, Marvel 2006
  • Avengers Academy #1, Marvel 2010
  • Legion of Super-Heroes #304, DC 1983
  • The Intimates #1, DC/Wildstorm 2004


  • New Mutants #1, Marvel 1982
  • Battle Royale #1, Tokyopop 2003
  • Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite #1, Dark Horse 2007
  • Morning Glories #1, Image 2010

THN Sanctum Sanctorum:

Joe’s Pick for Next Week:

  • Iron Man #1 from Marvel Comics by Christopher Cantwell and Cafu

Matt’s Pick for Next Week:

  • Heavy #1 from Vault Comics by Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan

Trade/Graphic Novel of the Week

  • Little Bird: Fight for Elders Hope TP from Image by Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram


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Two-Headed Nerd #589: Back to School