MSP#102: Y: Because We Liked It!
In this issue: The Major Spoilers Crew chats up Captain America, ponder who is to be the next Batgirl, take a look at olde tyme lingerie, slip back to the days when Earth fell apart, marvel at young tykes with super powers, and discuss Vertigo’s Y: The Last Man Volume 1 Deluxe hardcover by Brian K. Vaughan.
Show Notes after the Jump!
Isaiah Bradley as the New Captain America?
Rufus asks Matthew to sort out the star date numbering from Star Trek, and Michael writes in to let the crew know he’s still listening to the show despite his recent stroke.
Written by: Ralph Tedesco
Artwork by: Caio Menescal
Colors by: James Brown
The Salem witch trials of 1692 resulted in the hangings of 19 women and men. Over the years many came to realize that the trials were perhaps done in haste with no hard evidence of witchcraft being used by any of the accused.
Two hundred years later, Anna Williams, is living a regular uneventful life in Essex County, Massachusetts. But there is more to Anna than meets the eyeâ€¦ much more. Now Anna is beginning to discover her unique powers and knows her life will never be the same as she reluctantly decides to follow her true calling. And a hardened and bitter gunslinger named Braden Cole is the one man who can help her along the way.
Miss Kyle’s Las Vegas vacation continues to spiral out of control as she and her stowaway students are called upon to solve a mystery that even the greatest casino security team has been unable to crack. Can Miss Kyle, Poly Mer, Zodon, Julie, and the Flea figure out who is robbing the casino blind? Meanwhile, back at ps238, Tyler finds that being in stasis isn’t as peaceful as one would think! All this and more in ps238 #29!
Battlestar Galactica: The Final Five #3
Covers: Mel Rubi and Nigel Raynor
Writer: Seamus Kevin Fahey and David Reed
Penciller: Nigel Raynor
Colorist: Ivan Nunes
The term â€œFinal Fiveâ€ collectively describes five of the twelve Cylon humanoid models whose identity, knowledge, or existence has been deliberately or accidentally lost to the seven other humanoid Cylon models.
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
With DC switching up the whoâ€™s who in the Batman universe, the final question on many peopleâ€™s minds is, â€œWho is the new Batgirl?â€ Dc has been teasing readers for weeks with publicity images, but today, weâ€™re giving you the chance to cast your vote on who you think is under the Batgirl cowl.
Who is the “new” Batgirl?
* Barbara Gordon
* Stephanie Brown
* Holly Robinson
* Cassandra Cain
* Charlie Gage-Radcliffe
* Vicki Vale
* Rose Wilson
* Helena Bertinelli
* Wendy Kuttler
Get over to the Major Spoilers Website and vote.
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Y: The Last Man
In the series, on July 17, 2002, something (referred to as a plague) simultaneously kills every mammal possessing a Y chromosome â€” including embryos, fertilized eggs, and even sperm. The only exceptions appear to be Yorick Brown, a young amateur escape artist, and his Capuchin monkey, Ampersand.
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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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