In this issue: Freddy’s gonna get you, unless you can’t afford a ticket. Ben Affleck and Nicholas Cage are still richer than you. And for once, your funny clothes might earn you more than a beating from the cool kids. Plus: Heroes gets company! Kara Zor-El tries to find the man what shot her paw! Bruce Campbell and Obama wonder who truly had the stronger chin. And Ripclaw is the best there is at what he does, and what he does is oddly familiar… You better stay away from him! He’ll rip your lungs out Jim! But I’d like to meet his tailor.


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New Nightmare on Elm Street Trailer Reactions
Reactions to NBC Pilot “CAPED”
Ghost Rider and Daredevil films get sequels

Major Spoilers Costume Contest

Penciller/Inker: ARIEL PADILLA

After surviving the Necro-Comic-Con 2009, our hero, Ashley J. Williams, wakes to (drum roll please) Dawn of the Dorks. The President has been sold a piece of the Necronomicon, so what’s a chosen one to do? Find out in the second chapter of ARMY OF DARKNESS: ASH SAVES OBAMA! You know you want to!

Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #2 (of 5)
(W) Mark Waid (A) Kenneth Rocafort (Cov) Rocafort, Stjepan Sejic

First blood has been drawn and the action heats up in Part 2 of Top Cow’s biggest summer event to date!

After a surprise strike by a team of Hunter-Killers on Cyberforce’s headquarters, members of both teams have been bloodied. When Ellis arrives with a surprising revelation, the two teams must decide if they can trust each other enough to take out a common foe?

Written by Sterling Gates
Art by Jamal Igle & Jon Sibal
Cover by Joshua Middleton
Continuing from ACTION COMICS #881 – “The Hunt for Reactron” part 2! Can Supergirl rely on her seemingly unstable childhood friend to help her track down her father’s assassin? Or will she ultimately get burned by Flamebird?

This week it was announced that both Ghost Rider and Daredevil would be headed back to the silver screen for sequels to their original features, which many considered a pox on humanity.  There are some very good reasons to do a sequel, and while you may not go and see the followup flicks, we want to know which of the two is going to be the least horrible.
Ghost Rider

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Are comic book characters this generations modern myths in the way that Hercules, Zeus and the rest were to the olden age? Comic book characters do appear to fill out the role, but is it true or just a bunch of junk?

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...


  1. Great podcast as always and daredevil 2/ remake will be better if they follow frank miller born again or have him help make it . Ghostrider don’t interest me too much even with fact that the comics have improved over the years . Heroes is really back on point and i still love it good or bad im staying on it. Freddy look weird too me in the need trailer but im a horror fan and will go to see it he does look like a real burned victim .

  2. In regards to the whole Daredevil vs. Ghost Rider sequel deal: I love Ghost Rider, I think he is a wonderful character and the dichotomy between the Rider and Johnny Blaze is what makes the character so wonderful, even moreso I think Johnny Blaze as a character himself is great… that said, Nicholas Cage is not Johnny Blaze. Mathew made the comment that this is more the Danny Ketch Rider, which is fine but to me Nic Cage was the worst possible choice for the role, not because he’s not a perfectly fine actor, it’s just that Nic Cage acts like Nic Cage, all of his movies has the same character, and that character is not Ghost Rider. Because of this, I was turned off by the movie, sure the effects were fine and the story was enough to string the effects together in a decent way, but Cage made it come off as crap. While DareDevil may not be an oscar-calibur movie, Aflec was at least believable in the role, at least to the point of not detracting.

    So I chose Daredevil, just because while I would love to see a good Ghost Rider movie, I’m not interested in anything that involves Nic Cage.

  3. Great podcat as always, so Stephen is the Daredevil movie a reboot or a sequel after all? Your “Another Daredevil movie on the way, too” called it a reboot not a sequel so I’m wondering.

    This podcast reminded me of a discussion I once had: is science a religion? Strangely enough I said yes, I mean only a handful (lets call them the chosen)have been to outerspace and seen that yes, the Earth is round, only some “cardinals” of science have seen electrons and so on… alot of thing we consider “fact” are based on our believe that what scientists tell us is right.

    Science is a religious system in the sense that most agree that matter is made of atoms, atoms of electrons, protons and neutrons even thou very few have seen them or understand how that works. We place our “faith” in the people who we believe are closer to the “truth”, but instead of priests or monks we call them scientists.

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