MSP#84: The New Brighton Archeological Society Podcast


New Brighton Archeological Society

The Wheel of Morality will turn,turn,turn, and we’ll think of something funny to say about wherever it stops… theoretically, anyway. Johnny’s got his gun, and he’s lookin’ for Keanu. Bulletproof girls still like to play headgames. Plus: Is it #1 or #401? The Lion, the Witch, and the pyramids at Giza! And Rodrigo says It’s time to get things started… (Why won’t you get things started?) on the most sensational, inspirationational, spoiletational, majorational…


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Green Lantern Begins Shooting in September

Listener Gaumer wants to know what the MSP Crew thinks of comic book renumbering, which leads to Stephen ranting about the guy behind the counter at the local comic book shop.

Muppet Show #1
Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99

The incomparable Roger Langridge (FRED THE CLOWN) brings his absurdist humor to THE MUPPET SHOW stage! Longing for the swamp, Kermit forlornly plucks his banjo, while Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo and the entire gang tries to jolly him out of his funk. Packed full of madcap skits and gags, THE MUPPET SHOW is sure to please old and new fans alike.

Hellblazer #253
Written by Peter Milligan; Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Stefano Landini; Cover by Lee Bermejo

Confronting the demons of one’s past should be familiar ground for John Constantine. But some vicious memories are so horrible and buried so deep that digging them up could leave no one to pick up the pieces.

Supergirl #39
Written by Sterling Gates; Art by Jamal Igle and Keith Champagne; Cover by Joshua Middleton
“Who is Superwoman?” part 3! Supergirl continues her manhunt for Reactron, determined to bring him to justice for the heinous crimes he committed in “New Krypton”!
Meanwhile, Lois Lane and Inspector Mike Henderson investigate the appearance of a dead body in Metropolis Harbor. Whose body is it and what could it have to do with the new Woman of Steel? Find out as the big mystery of 2009 continues!

This week it is a battle of the three apple high creatures that constantly foil their full sized foe. Who will win the battle between the blue Peyo creations, the Smurfs, and the Belgian knock-offs the Snorks?
A) Smurfs
B) Snorks

New Brighton Archeological Society
Out of the ashes of misfortune will rise the next generation of great adventurers! After their parents are lost on an archeological expedition, four children begin to unlock the secrets of their parents’ mysterious lives, discovering a hidden world of mystical artifacts, mythical creatures, and arcane knowledge. Soon they find themselves drawn into a conflict over a great library that has kept two kingdoms at war for centuries, the children must save an enchanted forest, the birthplace of magic itself. Join us as these children become the latest members of the fabled New Brighton Archeological Society, and take their first steps towards their true destiny!

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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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