In this outing, Image founders head for home, wall-crawlers head back to the big screen, X-Men head back to Earth, DCâ€™s Big Three head for trouble, the next big thing is twenty years ago, and we tackle head on one of the worldâ€™s great conundrums: Can Loganâ€™s claws pierce Steve Rogers’ shield? Plus, a look back at Frank Millerâ€™s opus. All this and much much more on this, as the podcast reaches the age of majority.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_18.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes After The Jump.
Todd McFarlane and Whilce Portacio Return to Spawn
Captain America appearance in the Hulk?
Will Sam Raimi Direct Spider-Man 4?
Rodrigo: Marvel 1985 #1 (Marvel Comics)
Before SECRET INVASIONâ€¦before WORLD WAR HULKâ€¦before CIVIL WARâ€¦ The most powerful super-villains in the Marvel Universe gather their might to wreak havoc on the one place theyâ€™ve never before set footâ€”YOUR WORLD! As mankindâ€™s enemies cut a swath of destruction with unprecedented ferocity and ruthlessness, the fate of the planet rests in the hands of one person: Toby, a 13-year-old boy who holds the key to uniting his comic-book idols, the Marvel Heroes! Superstars Mark Millar (CIVIL WAR, FANTASTIC FOUR) and Tommy Lee Edwards (BULLET POINTS, The Question) deliver a Marvel Event the likes of which youâ€™ve never seen!
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Stephen: Trinity #1 (DC Comics)
DC’s new weekly series TRINITY explodes in an extra-sized debut issue featuring art by fan-favorite Mark Bagley (Ultimate Spider-Man) and Art Thibert with lead stories and dialogue by Kurt Busiek (SUPERMAN, ASTRO CITY)!
The lead feature explores the unusual bond â€” and importance â€” of DC’s top three characters, Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman, as a mysterious dream links them together and may prophesy important changes in their trinity!
Plus, a co-feature in issue #1 explores the mysterious connection between several villains who are watching the Trinity â€”as well as the near future for these characters and their surrounding world! Co-features in issues #2-4 fill in back-story on some of the other important players in this major storyline.
YOU CAN WIN THE FIRST ISSUE OF DC’S TRINITY BY FOLLOWING THE IN-SHOW REQUIREMENTS!
Matthew: Giant Size Astonishing X-Men #1
Too big to be contained in a normal issue, the grand finale of Joss Whedon (Buffy, Firefly) and John Cassadayâ€™s (CAPTAIN AMERICA, Planetary) landmark run is right here! The powerlords of Breakworld bring the fight to Earth. Can the X-Men stop them from destroying the whole planet? Will the Avengers join their fight? What we do know is this: one of the X-Men wonâ€™t walk away from this fight. Plus spotlight interviews with Whedon and Cassaday!
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QUESTION OF THE WEEK
Best Comic Book Weapon
B) Green Lanternâ€™s Ring
C) Wolverineâ€™s Claws
D) Captain Americaâ€™s Shield
E) Doc Ockâ€™s Tentacles
F) Iron Manâ€™s Suit
G) The Right Hand of Doom
H) Pumpkin Bombs
I) The Witchblade
J) Captain Coldâ€™s Freeze Gun
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The Dark Knight Returns
Bruce Wayne is close to being a broken man but something is keeping him sane: the need to see change and the belief that he can orchestrate some of that change. Batman is back. The Dark Knight has returned.
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