In this issue: The Major Spoilers Crew gets down to business and discuss The Pet Avengers, Archie’s nuptials, Teri Hatcher, Lois Lane, Kevin Smith, the Green Hornet, answer listener e-mail, review some comics, and wrap up their discussion on Top Cow’s Rising Stars.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_99.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers
Archie’s Getting Married?
Kevin Smith is on the Green Hornet
Constantine writes in asking about heroes from the past
We Kill Monsters #1 (Diamond order code ofÂ MAY091014)
Written:Â Laura Harkcom,Â Christopher Leone
Art:Â Brian Churilla
Colors:Â Ronda Pattison
Letters:Â Jeff Powell
Publication Date:Â 2009-07-08
Two unassuming auto repair shop owners discover that monsters are infesting the world. When they are attacked, the glowing blue juice from the monster’s brain heals his arm and saves Jake’s life. But this gift only begins a life-long link to the monster invasion.
Top Shelf: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1910
The third volume detailing the exploits of Miss Wilhelmina Murray and her extraordinary colleagues, Century is a 216-page epic spanning almost 100 years. Chapter one is set against the backdrop of London in 1910, 12 years after the failed Martian invasion and nine years since England put a man on the moon. With Halley’s Comet passing overhead, the nation prepares for the coronation of King George V, while far away on his South Atlantic island, the science-pirate Captain Nemo is dying.
The Voyages of She Buccaneer #5 (May 13, 2009)
Will and Heidi Hughes
The SheBuccaneer finally meets Black Ben and his fleet of Chinese pirates upon angry waves. With the help of an ancient wizard, teh Vengeance is set ablaze, and the SheBuccaneer is brought before the wicked Governor of Shanghai.
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Last week’s Major Spoilers Poll of the Week, stirred up a lot of discussion over the actresses who have portrayed Lois Lane. This brings us to this week’s Poll of the Week – Who is the best Lois Lane?
A) Joan Alexander
B) Noel Neill
C) Philis Coates
D) Patricia Marand
E) Lesley Ann Warren
F) Margot Kidder
G) Terry Hatcher
H) Dana Delaney
I) Erica Durance
J) Kate Bosworth
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Rising Stars is a 24-issue comic book limited series by J. Michael Straczynski about 113 people (called “Specials”) born with special abilities following the appearance of a mysterious light in the sky above Pederson, Illinois. The series explores how society may react to the advent of superpowers, and how those who are Specials may react towards society and each other. Rising Stars was one of the first comics produced under Straczynski’s own Joe’s Comics imprint for Top Cow Productions.
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