Costumes, costumes, costumes! Vampires, vampires, vampires! Theme songs, theme songs, theme songs! Plus: Bad news for Manhunter fansâ€¦ again. Itâ€™s good to be the king. Goggity goggity gog gog gog! I attack the Darkness! (And Iâ€™m not aloneâ€¦) Has Hal Jordan been sighted in Hollywood? Have you written the next big hit? Has the mundy culture infiltrated Fabletown? Also: This just in! Former Captain America Steve Rogers is STILL dead… All this and much, much less, as our angles hit 45 degrees![podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_45.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Darkness Accursed trade gets $4.99 cover price, upsets fans
What will inspire Green Lantern Movie?
Manhunter Cancelled – Again
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.
Anita Blake: The Laughing Corpse #1
COVER BY: RON LIM
WRITER: LAURELL K. HAMILTON
PENCILS: RON LIM
Anita Blake is back in the second volume of Marvelâ€™s comic adaptation of Laurell K. Hamiltonâ€™s bestselling series of novels! What would you do for a million dollars? Would you resurrect a two and one half century old corpse? Harold Gaynor poses just that question to Animator and part-time vampire hunter, Anita Blake… Plus, some crime scenes are even too horrible for a vampire slayerâ€¦ and the worse they are, the more questions they raise.
Mature Content â€¦$3.99
Justice Society of America #19
Written by Geoff Johns and Alex Ross;Pencil art and variant cover by Dale Eaglesham; Cover by Alex Ross
“One World, Under Gog” continues! The Justice Society begins to dissolve as Gog vows to bring peace to Earthâ€¦in a way that frightens some and thrills others. But with Hawkman around, it’s not going to be a simple debate. Plus, Starman reveals his concerns about the team’s future to Mr. Terrific while Power Girl struggles to come to terms with her greatest desire!
Written by Bill Willingham; Art by Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha; Cover by James Jean
In part 1 of an all-new, 4-part story, meet Freddy and Mouse, two local rogues who just want to get along and perhaps turn a bit of profit in the post-war, topsy-turvy world. Meanwhile, in Fabletown, a new political group forms called the Society of Seconds, and what they want doesn’t seem very reasonable at all. Titled “Life in a Headless Empire,” this issue is the first step in the next great FABLES epic!
POLL OF THE WEEK
Favorite Bruce Campbell
A) Donâ€™t Call Me Ash
B) Any Spider-Man Role
C) Man with the Screaming Brain
D) Bubba Ho-tep
E) Jack of all Trades
G) Brisco County Jr.
H) Burn Notice
CAST YOUR VOTE
TRADE PAPERBACK REVIEW
Captain America By Ed Brubaker Omnibus Volume 1
COVER BY: STEVE EPTING
WRITER: ED BRUBAKER
PENCILS: STEVE EPTING
Collecting Eisner Award-nominated Best Writer Ed Brubaker’s first twenty-five landmark issues of Captain America in one titanic tome, plus the Captain America 65th Anniversary Special and Winter Soldier: Winter Kills one-shots! This deluxe hardcover, fat-packed with extras, features the story that stunned readers worldwide and sent shockwaves through the entire Marvel Universe: the death of Captain America! Also including the return of Cap’s wartime partner, Bucky Barnes, as the Winter Soldier; the death and life of his greatest enemy, the Red Skull; and the emergences of a new threat, General Aleksander Lukin, the head of one of the most powerful corporations in the world! Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #1-25, CAPTAIN AMERICA 65TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL and WINTER SOLDIER: WINTER KILLS.
720 PGS./Rated T+ â€¦$74.99
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