We’ve got a look into the future, a blast from the past, a pregnant pause from the present, and a reason to not morn a lost friend. Rodrigo wrestles with dragons, Stephen opens his umbrella, and Matthew… well, it’s Matthew.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers60.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Thor at the Bus Stop
This week the MSP Crew respond to listener feedback about Doctor Who, getting that first LCS Job, and books about the history of comic books.
Dragon Prince #3
(W) Ron Marz (A) Lee Moder (Colors) Blond (Letters) Troy Peteri (Design) Chaz Riggs (Editor) Rob Levin (Covs) Jeff Johnson, Brandon Peterson
Aaron Chiang has learned the truth of his heritage â€“ heâ€™s the last of the dragons, which have been hunted to extinction by a secret society of wizards called the Magi. Only Aaronâ€™s mother stands between him and the Dragon Huntersâ€¦but she might very well be far more than she appears.
Birds of Prey #124
Written by Tony Bedard; Art by Michael O’Hare and John Floyd; Cover by Stephane Roux
The Joker and Barbara Gordon face off in the ultimate confrontation. After she was crippled by the Clown Prince of Crime, Barbara became Oracle â€“ but what will become of The Joker now that she has the upper hand?
The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #1
Writer: Gerard Way
Artist: Gabriel Ba, Gabriel BÃ¡
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Gerard Way and Gabriel BÃ¡ return with a story as American as semiautomatic weapons.
The Umbrella Academy has saved the world, but the house they were raised in is destroyed. One member is bedridden, the side of her head held together with tape; and another has lost her voice, the source of her power. Now that theyâ€™ve fulfilled their destiny, does the Umbrella Academy have any future at all?
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
There have been a plethora of comic book titles that have featured some of our favorite monsters. You canâ€™t throw a goth without hitting a werewolf, vampire, or zombie comic in your local comic shop. Are there too many? Has the glut lead to monster burn out?
Who has worn out their welcome?
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft
Acclaimed suspense novelist and New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill (Heart-Shaped Box) creates an all-new story of dark fantasy and wonder: Locke & Key. Written by Hill and featuring astounding artwork from Gabriel Rodriguez (Clive Barker’s The Great and Secret Show, Beowulf), Locke & Key tells of Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion, with fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them…. and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all…
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