Cthulhu Thru the Ages

This time down, Reqiuem for a bug chick! The great old one who sleeps at R’yleth! It’s night in Hyborea, do you know who your children are? How many punished could the Punisher punish if the puniser could punish punished. Continuity: Bad idea? Or the worst idea? And we have come to chew bubblegum and kick ass…but Rodrigo only brought grape Hubba Bubba!

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NEWS
Secret Invasion #8 Reactions and Thoughts

They Live Remake?
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Top Cow Promises $2.99 in 2009
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REVIEWS
Rodrigo
Fall of Cthulhu: Godwar #4
Written by Michael Alan Nelson
Drawn by Mark Dos Santos

Cthulhu has finally heard the call- and despite the best efforts of Cy and Lucifer, the evil Mr. Arkham’s plans have culminated in the war between the cults of Cthulhu and Nodens as an ancient city begins its slow ascent from the frigid depths of the ocean! Features two alternate covers, one by Mat Santolouco.

Matthew
New Avengers #47

COVER BY: ALEKSI BRICLOT
WRITER: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
PENCILS: BILLY TAN
INKS: MATT BANNING
COLORED BY: JUSTIN PONSOR
LETTERED BY: COMICRAFT

THE STORY:
SECRET INVASION Tie-In!
Of the thousands and thousands of heroes and humans affected by the Skrull invasion, one man’s horror and heartbreak rises above the rest. This is the story of Luke Cage!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

Stephen
Kull #2

Writer: Arvid Nelson
Penciller: Will Conrad
Colorist: José Villarrubia
Cover Artist: Andy Brase

Before the blood from his last battle has a chance to soak into Valusian soil, Kull faces new threats to his throne. As representatives from all corners of his kingdom seek his counsel, the new warrior-king accepts a strange invitation from a hotheaded Pict emissary. Kull will need to discard ancient prejudices and find allies in former foes if he’s to save the newly united Valusian empire from a clandestine enemy that once threatened to enslave and exterminate mankind!

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

Favorite FIlm Punisher?
A) Dolph Lundgren
B) Thomas Jane
C) Ray Stevenson

MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Does Continuity Matter?
Is continuity really that important? Isnt it OK to tell stories that are just good stories and not tell them with everything else in the universe hinging on that story?

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

10 Comments

  1. The Interweb Nets gods are being mighty testy tonight… give it an hour or two and everything should settle down. The embed and download versions on this page work, but iTunes is still messed up – getting only half the show. :( BAH!

  2. luv’d the debate. wat I find funny thru the exchange is that the Matthew, comics guru, prefers flexible continuity to open story possibilities and Stephen, typo extraordinaire (sorry, I couldn’t resist), prefers heavy dependence on continuity to keep a throughline for consistency. All’s I know is I try to enjoy comics and avoid ones I don’t, with or without continuity.

  3. Albert: hey, what can I say, I try to catch them when i can, and let the typo police sort out the rest… it’s bizzare isn’t it? Although if you counted up the hundreds of thousands of words I crank out each month, a few here and there aren’t really that big of a deal ;)

    And isn’t your tease a bit of “the pot calling the kettle black?” :D

  4. Another great one.

    And BTW, ‘Gaumer’ rhymes with bomber and Jeffrey Dahmer, but I don’t eat no mystery meat

    But Gomer is better than Gaymer anyday

    Great discussion. I think you guys finally decided that “Love is all you need” and with love comes sacrifice and taking the good with the bad and, like Matthew said, ignoring it when you have to.

    Quote of the show: “Come on, man, you’re getting all the free Coke you want” :)

  5. I’m with you on this one, Stephen!

    Hasty decisions to make a buck lead to lameass stories… then they paint themselves into a corner, which leads to more lameass stories.

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