In this issue: Got to get tough, Yo Joe! Michael Keaton and Ron Ely: together again for the first time! Screws fall out all the time, the worldâ€™s an imperfect place. Plus: Punisher? I hardly know â€˜er! Guys in funny hats what punches people a lot. Stephen has a Mighty A! And we discuss whether Ace The Bat-hound actually is in continuity or not, and whether Krypto really is just a super-douche. Stick around for blues improvisation from Blind Melon Schleicher, backed by Mud-Funny-Bone Lopez and the King Cobra, the Major Spoiler podcast is on the air. And as always, I like pie.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers125.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Anyone see GI Joe?
Death of John Hughes
Doc Savage and Batman team up in November
Punisher Rest in Pieces
Scott Hunter writes in to ask about the next installment of the Major Spoilers Dungeon Crawl, and Stephen answers with news of a new podcast coming your way!
Hercules, Knives of Kush #1
Writer STEVE MOORE
Artist CRIS BOLSON
Colorist DOUG SIROIS
Letterer TODD KLEIN
Steve Moore returns to take Radicalâ€™s controversial hero into Ancient Egypt, where mysticism and intrigue awaits. Recovering from the Thracian Wars, Hercules and his suriving band of mercenaries must take on Egyptian spies, assassination and face the mystery of a death cult known asâ€¦Kush.
Justice Society of America #29
Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges; Art and Cover by Jesus Merino
A new era begins for the Justice Society of America as writers Bill Willingham (FABLES) and Matthew Sturges (BLUE BEETLE) take over the series with new artist Jesus Merino (SUPERMAN ANNUAL) just as two new recruits make their debut with the team! Strange happenings at the JSA Mansion are weird precursors to an all-out attack on all members of the team â€” all but one! And what is the strange connection that new members King Chimera and All-American Kid might have with the turmoil?
The Mighty #7
Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Keith Champagne; Art by Chris Samnee; Cover by Dave Johnson
Ring of fire! Gabriel Cole’s predecessor, Taylor Rhines, continues to leave him bizarre hints about the dark secret of Section Omega. But time may have already run out for Cole to crack the code, as a terrible power has taken aim at his family!
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
This week weâ€™re putting two of Dark Horse Comics characters into the ring to see who will walk away the victor. Will it be Eric Powellâ€™s The Goon, or Mike Mignolaâ€™s Hellboy?Â Itâ€™s the battle of the supernatural fighters in this weekâ€™s Major Spoilers POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL of the Week!
A) The Goon
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Bones will be broken and heads will roll! The Goon is a laugh-out-loud action-packed romp through the streets of a town infested with zombies. An insane priest is building himself an army of the undead, and thereâ€™s only one man who can put them is their place: the man they call Goon. Collects The Goon series and The Goon Color Special, originally published by Albatross Exploding Funny Books; presented here for the first time in full color.
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