MSP#77: Sex in Comics

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In this issue: $3.99! Too much to pay for a comic… or FAR too much to pay for a comic? The mysterious troubadour revealed! Two men will enter, one man will leave, but both men will make more money than all three of us put together. Also on tap: News you can use, reviews to he’p you choose, the pop culture blues, Deadpool’s dancing shoes, ain’t go no Tom Cruise, and the dreaded Ess- Ee-Ecks gets dragged out of the backseat of the Yaris and into the light, as we look as Super Happy Adult Fun Time Activities in comic terms.

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NEWS
Are comic prices causing readers to cull their pull lists?

Any upcoming comic book/pop culture movies that we’ve mentioned on the site strike your fancy?

REVIEWS
Rodrigo
DEADPOOL #5
COVER BY: JASON PEARSON
WRITER: DANIEL WAY
PENCILS: CARLO BARBERI

“HORROR BIZNESS,” Part 2 (of 2)
This is what Deadpool has to resort to, only days after single-handedly saving the entire planet from Skrulls? Oh, that’s right—nobody knows about that…Deadpool didn’t even want this job. But here he is anyway, in some dank corner of Eastern Europe, going toe-to-toe with an undead plastic surgeon and his flesh-eating clientele, contracted by the head of a greasy paramilitary unit to avenge the zombification of the guy’s young, ex-model trophy wife — and all because Wade’s dead broke.
Parental Advisory …$2.99

Matthew
Wonder Woman #28
Written by Gail Simone; Art by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Ryan; Cover by Aaron Lopresti

“Rise of the Olympian”part 3 and a “Faces of Evil”issue! The Olympians are on Earth, and they’re making their presence felt across the world! The JLA joins forces with Wonder Woman to stop Genocide, but even their combined might isn’t enough! And the mysterious power behind The Society is at last revealed!

Stephen
Batman #685
Written by Paul Dini; Art by Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs ; Cover by Alex Ross

A “Faces of Evil”issue starring Catwoman! Continuing from this month’s DETECTIVE COMICS #852, Selina Kyle’s path of vengeance against Hush knows no bounds! After confronting the man responsible for nearly destroying her life, Selina’s wrath propels her into a downward spiral. With Tommy Elliot almost certain to suffer dire consequences, could Catwoman’s humanity be next to perish?

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
You know what would increase attendance at comic book conventions around the country? Cage matches. Not cage matches with the GLOW or those Octagon fighters, but epic battles between the Editor-in-Chiefs of the comic book publishing world.

Since the New York Comic Con is taking place this weekend, and since NYC is the supposed center of the universe, why not kick off these EIC Cage Match Battles with the head honchos from DC and Marvel.

A) Joe Quesada
B) Dan Didio

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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
SEX IN COMICS
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew tackles the subject of Sex in Comics – not sex on comics, because, well, we keep falling off (ba-dum-bum).

What do you think of the portrayal of sex in the funny books? What should be allowed, what shouldn’t? How far is too far? What comics feature the best and the worst on the subject? It’s a topic that is deep, and one we’ll attempt to tackle.

Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com

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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