In this issue: Weasels and honkies and mice return, and the Orkin man rejoices. Asterix? I remember playing Asterix in the arcades in ’82! Fleeing from the Cylon tyranny, the last Battlestar, Galactica, leads a ragtag, fugitive fleet, on a lonely questâ€”for a shining planet known as Earth.” Then: Rodrigo thinks those cuts should heal up nicely if you stop wearing that thing. Plus: For a change of pace, Stephen reviews a bat-title. Also: Every time the Time Lords get together, one of them DIES… so, they got that going for them. Which is nice… And: Jack Lord is spinning in his grave, but his hair still looks perfect.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_142.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
50th Anniversary of Asterix this month
New Hawaii Five-0
Best of 2009
Major Spoilers Costume Contest
Red Sonja #49
Writer: BRIAN REED
Penciller: WALTER GEOVANI
This is it as writer Brian Reed ends his Red Sonja run with style (and bloodshed)! And it all leads into the momentous events of Queen Sonja #1 as Dynamite welcomes writer Joshua Ortega and returning artist Mel Rubi to the pages of everyoneâ€™s favorite she-devil! Be there!
GALACTICA: 1980 #2
Writer: MARC GUGGENHEIM
Penciller/Inker: CEZAR RAZEK
One of the most controversial series in Sci Fiâ€™s history is back! Some fans love it, some fans hate it, but one thingâ€™s for certain, writer Marc Guggenheim is going to do Galactica 1980 the â€œrightâ€ way! Lives will be lost as the re-imagining of 1980 begins here and unlike anything youâ€™ve seen before in a Galactica comic book! Featuring artist Cezar (Zorro) Razek along with a fully painted cover from Lucio Parrillo.
Batman: Unseen #1 (of 5)
Written by Doug Moench; Art and cover by Kelley Jones The fan-favorite Bat-team of Doug Moench and Kelley Jones reunite to introduce the newest member of Batman’s rogues gallery in this twice-monthly, 5-issue miniseries! Horrible and unexplained murders have Gotham City held captive. Bizarre deaths have been occurring throughout the city, but the perpetrator is unknown. Even when the crimes have been committed in view of witnesses, all that is seen is a glimpse of a weird, skinless “meat-man” who seems to fade away after the crimes. Gotham’s only hope is their Dark Knight Detective, but how can Batman find and fight an Invisible Man?
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
A while ago, we asked you, the Major Spoilers Elite to cast your vote on which actor played your favorite Doctor.Â Now months later, it appears as if two of those actors are caught in a tie.Â We donâ€™t like giving out two first place awards around here, as someone must always be the winner, and someone must always be the loser.Â So weâ€™re putting Doctor Who and Doctor Who in cage and asking you once again to cast your vote to decide who lives and who dies (only to be resurrected into the smiling face of Matt Smith).
A) Tom Baker
B) David Tennant
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: Mouse Guard: Winter 1152
In the Winter of 1152, the Mouse Guard face a food and supply shortage threatening the lives of many mouse through a cold and icy season. Some of the Guardâ€™s finest â€“ Saxon, Kenzie, Lieam, and Sadie, led by Celanawe, the legendary Black Axe â€“ traverse the snow-blanketed territories acting as diplomats to improve relations between the mouse cities and the Guard, and find themselves on a race against time to deliver crucial medicines. This is a winter not every Guard may surviveâ€¦
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