This issue: There’s a new nightmare in town, but at least he didn’t kill Kitty Genovese. Logan suffers from a premature release. The Bartons ain’t the Bartons anymore. Plus: A League with in a League? Controversy among the Spoilerites? Dogs playing poker? Also, two guys get a restraining order from one ‘Eel O’Brien’ on this, the 88th consecutive string of running jokes and pop culture detritus (Ancient Chinese Secret, huh?) The Major Spoilers Podcast is on the air![podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_88.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Controversial DCU Cover
Listener Hermit wants to know what the Major Spoilers Crew thinks of the leaked Wolverine movie.
Astonishing Tales #3
COVER BY: KENNETH ROCAFORT
WRITER: C. B. CEBULSKI
DANIEL MERLIN GOODBREY
PENCILS: KENNETH ROCAFORT
COLORED BY: IRO BOT
LETTERED BY: TROY PETERI
Marvelâ€™s premiere all-new anthology continues as
WOLVERINE & PUNISHER go toe-to-toe with the deadly Viper on the streets of Madripoor! Meanwhile, in the future, IRON MAN 2020 has problems of his own as his new energy-efficient air transport gets blasted by the mysterious Commodore Q! SUNSPOT and CANNONBALL continue their moviemaking mayhem in MOJOWORLD! And Jonathan Green (Anita Blake: The First Death) and the incredible Fiona Staples give us an untold tale of Spider-Womanâ€™s pastâ€¦and some of Californiaâ€™s most horrible vampires!
Rated T+ â€¦$3.99
New Avengers: The Reunion #2
The Story: Written by JIM MCCANN
Penciled by DAVID LOPEZ
Cover by JO CHEN
Ronin & Mockingbird have found each other again, but they might be wishing they hadn’t! There’s a ticking time bomb out there and these two are going to have to either set aside their issues or duke it out before an entire city goes “BOOM!” Odds are there’ll be a fight! Plus, what secret has Bobbi been carrying with her since BEFORE the Skrulls abducted her? Find out here as THE REUNION continues!
Rated A â€¦$3.99
The Mighty #3
Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Keith Champagne; Art by Peter Snejbjerg; Cover by Dave Johnson
Alpha One may be the most powerful being on the face of the planet, but emotionally, he’s vulnerable â€“ and he needs a friend he can trust. His ally Gabriel Cole, who has just officially taken command of Section Omega, is becoming that friend. But neither man knows the danger they tempt by inviting each other into their homes. And what amazing secrets are hidden in Alpha One’s underground headquarters?
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Stretch â€˜em out and theyâ€™ll always return to their natural shape, that is unless you stretch the stuff too far thus breaking its point of elasticity. This week, we return to the battle of the big two, this time with Mr. Fantastic from the Fantastic Four, taking on the Elongated Man from the Justice League. Who wins the battle of the stretch, and who winds up a puddle of goo in the middle of the ring?
A) Mr. Fantastic
B) Elongated Man
MAJOR SPOILERS Trade Paperback Review
Written by Brad Meltzer; Art by Rags Morales and Michael Bair; Covers by Morales and Bair and Michael Turner
When the spouse of a JLA member is brutally murdered, the entire super-hero community searches for the killer, fearing their own loved ones may be the next targets! But before the mystery is fully solved, a number of long-buried secrets rise to the surface, threatening to tear apart and divide the heroes before they can bring the mysterious killer to justice.
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