In this issue, the last son of Gallifrey gets animated, British superheroes cross the Atlantic, there can be only one! My love for you is like a truck… BERZERKER! Plus: Ragnarok and roll is here to stay, the goddamn Riddler’s got to go, two ladies in tiny costume go head to head…Plus: McLovin WINS! And evil exes doesn’t always mean boyfriends, jadies and lentilmen. Remember to keep your head and arms inside the mixer at all times, put on your safety goggles and PREPARE to REPAIR… The Major Spoilers podcast is air![podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_79.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Anime Doctor Who reactions
No Heroics Comes to ABC
Berserker #0 (Top Cow)â€¨(W) Rick Loverd (A) Jeremy Haun (Cov) Dale Keown
Jump on board the new comic series produced by â€œHeroesâ€ star Milo Ventimiglia and his DiVide Pictures partner, Russ Cundiff. Created by screenwriter Rick Loverd, Berserker combines elements of superheroes with Norse mythology and weaves in the very human themes of self-worth, courage and determination. Throw in some bone-crushing violence and punch-in-the-mouth action and youâ€™ve got a recipe for a great Top Cow book!
Avengers: The Initiative #21
COVER BY: HUMBERTO RAMOS
WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE
PENCILS: HUMBERTO RAMOS
COLORED BY: STUDIO F – EDGAR DELGADO
LETTERED BY: VC – JOE CARAMAGNA
THE INITIATIVE DISASSEMBLED begins here! The Fifty State Initiative stands revealed as a Skrull plot. Key personnel have left Camp Hammond, never to return. And that’s the least of the shocking fallout from Secret Invasion. Is there a future for our heroes? It could be a moot question when the mad clone of Thor, last seen in CIVIL WAR, is revived and turned loose on Stamford! This is no idle hype, True Believer–after this story, the Initiative will never be the same!
HIGHLANDER ORIGINS: KURGAN #2 (OF 2) (Dynamite Entertainment)
Writer: Brandon Jerwa
Penciller: Carlos Rafael
Covers: Carlos Rafael(50%) and Carlos Rafael (50%)
Colorist: Carlos Lopez
Highlander mastermind Brand Jerwa returns to the mythos with a special 2 issue mini-series event telling the origin of the barbaric Kurgan for the first time ever!
Joined by artist Carlos Rafael – who also provides two incredible covers — Highlander ORIGINS: KURGAN #2 (OF 2) is the definitive tale of the immortal Kurgan, Connor MacLeod’s most deadly foe!
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
This week, we return to the battle between the characters from Alan Moore’s Watchmen series, and the original characters that inspired them. This week, it’s the battle of the ladies, as Silk Spectre wrestles with… well, there is no direct Charlton character that inspired Silk Spectre, but Alan Moore did say she is a cross between Phantom Lady and Black Canary. So, let’s go with Phantom Lady.
A) Phantom Lady
B) Silk Spectre
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Scott Pilgrim Volumes 1 – 5
The series is about 24-year-old Canadian Scott Pilgrim, a slacker, hero, wannabe-rockstar, who is living in Toronto and playing bass in the band “Sex Bob-Omb.” He falls in love with American delivery girl Ramona V. Flowers, but must defeat her seven “evil ex-boyfriends” in order to date her.
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