MSP#43: It’s all a Mirage
Is Nightwing the new Tom Welling? Will the Dead Walk on schedule? Will Indy find his hat yet again? Would you want to drink from a bottle with the Goon on it? Will you look the best in spandex, or should you just write the songs that make the whole world sing? Is Stephen a clone? Is Rodrigo a zombie? Is Matthew a screaming queen? And what about Naomi? All these questions and more are answered in this installment of the podcast that doesnâ€™t shy away from those musical questions.
Show Notes after the Jump!
Graysons Headed to the Cw
Kirkman Promises On Time in â€™09
A Fifth Indiana Jones Movie on the Way?
Dark Horse Teams with Jones Soda
Major Spoilers Costume Contest Announced
Hereâ€™s what you have to do:
Send three to four pictures (different poses/angles) of yourself in your favorite superhero costume (plus one sans costume) to us by October 21, 2008. Make sure you include your name, address, and the character you are supposed to be. The Major Spoilers crew, will narrow the list to five contestants (oh lord, let us have more than five entries), and readers will then vote on their favorite. The winner will then be announced October 31st.
Major Spoilers Theme Song!
Win a copy of DC’s Absolute Watchmen edition by creating the Major Spoilers Theme Song. Enter as many times as you like, the contest is open until Thanksgiving. Winner gets the latest Absolute Edition of the Watchmen when it is released.
Marvel Zombies 3 #1
The Story: Board up Avengers Tower! Lock down the Baxter Building! The ravenous hordes of Marvel Zombies are invading … the Marvel Universe! That’s right, the next chapter of the MZ saga is a non-stop in-continuity gorefest with major implications for at least one Marvel hero! When the super-undead stumble into the MU from the Man-Thing’s Nexus of All Realities, all of Florida is quarantined against the zombie plague. Time is quickly running out for a cure, so the Initiative sends a most unlikely group of heroes into the Zombieverse on a desperate mission to find the one item they need before the whole MU is consumed! The scream team of Fred Van Lente (INCREDIBLE HERCULES) and Kev Walker (ANNIHILATION: NOVA) unite for a Marvel Zombies story like youâ€™ve never seen before!
Parental Advisory â€¦$3.99
SCREAM QUEEN #4
Written by Brendan Hay
Drawn by Nate Watson
BOOM!â€™s first horror-romance continues! Wrighty, the Shambling Terror of Rumson, continues to try to win the heart of high-schooler Molly by smiting her enemies. Oh, if only Wrightyâ€™s idea of â€œexacting justiceâ€ didnâ€™t involve hot tar, weâ€™d make him a BOOM! editor. Writer Brendan Hay from THE BAILT SHOW continues to bring a AMERICAN PIE-meets-FRIDAY THE 13th darkness to his comedy. Or comedy to his darkness.
Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars
“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” became the Cartoon Network most-watched series premiere ever. The computer-animated series, from Lucasfilm Animation, averaged 4 million total viewers in its debut, according to Nielsen Media Research. Cartoon Network said the Star Wars spin off ranked as the number one channel among all major kids networks in the time slot among total viewers
POLL OF THE WEEK
With the buzz about the plot of Captain America being released, the comments have been flying as to who will play the role of Steve Rogers. Weâ€™ve taken your nominations, now itâ€™s time to fight it out, and let you decide who would be the best Captain America in the upcoming movie.
TRADE PAPERBACK REVIEW
Madame Mirage Vol. 1 Trade Paperback
(W) Paul Dini (A) Kenneth Rocafort Â Â Â Â (Cov) Kenneth Rocafort
When they are wronged by a group of super-villains, a pair of sisters uses their technological know-how to wreak revenge, but are they overmatched, or is it all a part of the plan? With more twists than a Chubby Checker dance marathon, Madame Mirage will keep you guessing until the very end!
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