In this issue: Mama said you ain’t gonna earn nothin’ actin’ the fool, but she never figured on our costume contest… The EIC takes over BATO, PDQ! The Dark Knight says NAGANOOTCH! Who’s the hottest soopaguy who’s a love machine for the JLI? Can you dig it? Also: Second Stage Turbo Ranger Power… It’s Morphin’ Time! Bad tonsorial decisions in review! Sinestro and Carol Ferris still can’t agree who is more in love with Hal Jordan! And now there’s a better way to pretend to be a woman than a picture of Selma Blair and typing in lowercase… Get a surrogate!
Show Notes after the Jump!
Major Spoilers Costume Contest
KILL AUDIO #1
Written by Claudio Sanchez
Drawn by Sheldon Vella
KILL AUDIO follows the adventures of an immortal little troll who struggles to find a purpose in a land where musical and artistic creativity are controlled substances. With a growing team of misfits to keep him company on the crazy road to clarity and an aggravating nemesis setting them back at every turn, will Kill Audio ever find what heâ€™s looking for?
Green Lantern #46
Written by Geoff Johns; Art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy; variant cover by Andy Kubert
BLACKEST NIGHT continues! For months, Mongul has wrested control of the Sinestro Corps. Now Sinestro wants a word with him. And Hal wants a word with Sinestro. But in the midst of BLACKEST NIGHT, they’ll all become the hunted as the fallen Sinestro Corps members rise. What will happen? Here’s a hint: Sinestro gets some serious payback.
Batman: Widening Gyre #2â€¨Written by Kevin Smith; Art by Walter Flanagan and Art Thibert; Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz; variant covers by Gene Ha
Kevin Smith’s newest Batman adventure has only just begun and already the surprises are pouring in! This issue has more guest-stars, more twists, more turns and more Batman than you can handle.
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Sometimes I fear what is going through the mind of SkrullBryan. Heâ€™s the one that sent along the Poll of the Week for this week, and I guess from the Skrull point of view, one might spend endless hours pondering the crazy beard look â€“ especially if you are from a race that has more than enough reason to want to cover their chins. Regardless of the mental state of our shape shifting friend, the big question remainsâ€¦
Who makes this look “look” good?
B) Alan Moore
C) John Brown
Get over to the Major Spoilers Website and vote.
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: Surrogates: Flesh and Bone
In a dark, downtown alley in Central Georgia Metropolis, a juvenile prank goes too far and a homeless man is killed. When the ensuing investigation reveals that the attackers arenâ€™t who they appeared to be, justice depends on the testimony of a single missing witness â€“ a street snitch with a history of providing information to a cop named Harvey Greer. Harvey is placed on special assignment to track down the informant, but others have their own designs, including a wealthy socialite and an ex-con turned religious leader known to his followers as The Prophet. As days pass and anger among the anti-surrogate population grows, the city stands on a razorâ€™s edge. Will punishment be exacted in a courtroom or on the streets? Set fifteen years prior to the events of the original Surrogates graphic novel, Flesh & Bone sheds light on the past that binds the cast together. From the streets of Central Georgia Metropolis to the boardroom of Virtual Self, Inc., Flesh & Bone takes us on a journey through a city struggling to come to grips with its present. Not only a suspenseful thriller but also a cautionary tale, this book reminds us that tomorrow will be determined by the choices we make today.
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