Major Spoilers Comic Book Podcast #62

Somewhere in time: The mind behind the JSA goes MIA, Logan and Arnold are back in our hearts, and the soul of the Marvel Universe is back, but is it too late already? Plus: We explain how Urban Legends get started, we learn how bad puns get started, and we learn how short deadlines cause the podcast open to not make sense.

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NEWS
Wolverine Trailer
Linkage

Terminator Salvation Trailer
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Geoff Johns Leaves JSA
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The mysterious connection behind Buckaroo Banzai and Big Trouble in Little China is Revealed!

REVIEWS
Rodrigo
Witchblade #122
(W) Ron Marz (A) Stjepan Sejic (Cov) Stjepan Sejic
Gritty police drama meets supernatural thriller as mysterious deaths lead Sara Pezzini and her detective partner, Patrick Gleason, to the heart of Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, a closed and cloistered society that does not tolerate outsiders. Something ancient and evil is stalking the community, something that even the Witchblade might not be able to stop.

Matthew
Marvels Eye of the Camera #1
COVER BY: JAY ANACLETO
WRITER: KURT BUSIEK
PENCILS: JAY ANACLETO
COLORED BY: BRIAN HABERLIN
LETTERED BY: COMICRAFT

The long-awaited sequel to the award-winning publishing sensation that made Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross into stars begins here! News photographer Phil Sheldon’s back, with the man-on-the-street’s perspective on the big events of the Marvel Universe, from the Avengers, the all-new X-Men and the Secret Wars to Dracula and the Werewolf By Night. But this time, Phil’s world is going to be rocked not just by superheroes and super-villains — but by something far more personal, as well.

Stephen
Batman Confidential #27
Written by Andrew Kreisberg; Art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens ; Cover by Stephane Roux
“Rights” part 3 of 4! In an attempt to gain insight into this new kind of criminal The Joker represents in Gotham, Batman goes undercover to share the lunatic’s cell in the Gotham City Police Department’s holding pen! And a rogue officer hunts down Commissioner Gordon!

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
In the comic world, the Earth is always being attacked from forces from outer space. Two of the big heavies are the Skrull (Marvel) and the Dominators (DC). Both have unsuccessfully attempted take overs, but if it weren’t for a well placed Deus Ex Machina, which alien race would be our new overlords?

A) Dominators
B) Skrulls
VOTE

MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Order of the Stick
(from the Wiki)
The Order of the Stick (OOTS) is a comedic webcomic that satirizes tabletop roleplaying games and medieval fantasy through the ongoing tale of the titular fellowship of heroes. The comic is written and illustrated by Rich Burlew, who creates the comic in a colorful stick figure style.

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Music from this episode comes from Armin Brewer (intro) and James Kennison (closing) from the Nobody’s Listening Podcast. A big thanks to both of these guys for creating kick-ass music for the show!

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The Author

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

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...

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