This time â€˜round: Captain Trips Revisited! Captain Marvel Decomposing! New Muppets Rising! New Gods Falling! Sixteen year old sociopaths! Seventy year old universes in crisis! And former Captain America Steve Rogers is still dead!!! All this and more in our longest Major Spoilers Podcast, the Podcast of Champions, the Podcast that tries harder, the Major Spoilers podcast is on the air.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_17.mp3[/podcast]
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Marvel to Adapt Stephen King’s The Stand
Marvel Zombies 3 Announced
Fraggle Rock the Movie Headed to Theaters
Rodrigo: Warhammer: Condemned By Fire #1 (Boom! Studios)
The Witch Hunters come to the fore in this five issue mini-series from the same team that brought you WARHAMMER: FORGE OF WAR. Tireless foes of Chaos in the Warhammer universe, Witch Hunters roam the Empire seeking to stop the spread of dark magic and witchery of all kinds. When Witch Hunter Magnus Gault hears that the nearby village of Loughville has fallen prey to the canker of Chaos, he is driven to investigate. Once there, he finds the buildings rancid and rotted and the villagers wretched and mutated – eager to prey upon any lost soul who should come their way. Can one man stand against this monstrous regiment?
Stephen and Matthew: Final Crisis #1 (DC Comics)
Witness the historic start of the final chapter in the Crisis trilogy that could only spring from the mind of Grant Morrison â€” Final Crisis, featuring stunning art by J.G. Jones (52 Covers)! Worlds will live and heroes will die in this epic tale spanning the beginning and end of the DC Universe!
The entire Multiverse is threatened as the mysterious Libra assembles an army of the DCU’s most terrifying super villains. But what is the ultimate plan, and who will live to find out?
Stephen chats with Dr. Peter Coogan, director of the Institute for Comic Studies and co-founder and co-chair of the Comic Arts Conference, for an excellent one on one about the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy conference, superhero costumes in general, what works, what doesnâ€™t work, and how difficult it is to make the jump from the comic page to the silver screen.
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Who is your favorite New Teen Titan?
d) Beast Boy
f) Donna Troy
i) Kid Flash
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TRADE PAPERBACK REVIEW
The New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by George PÃ©rez, Dick Giordano, Mike DeCarlo, and Romeo Tanghal
Cover by PÃ©rez
They were Earthâ€™s teenage defenders â€” unbeatable and unstoppable. Riding high, they took an eighth member â€” a young girl â€” into their ranks.
She was their downfall.
From the retirement of Robin and Kid Flash, to the birth of Nightwing and the introduction of Jericho, to the ultimate betrayal of a Titan â€” â€œThe Judas Contractâ€ kept readers positively riveted during its initial run and still has fans talking today.
The winner in the Indiana Jones DVD Collection Contest is announced.
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