In this issue: Kull, Black Cat, and Klingon top the news, while comic book database software and Marvel titles are talked up in this week’s reviews. The Major Spoilers Crew heft the might tome of Absolute Sandman Volume 1 and tell you all about it.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_154.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
New Kull movie on the way
Smallville Trailer Shows of the JSA
Child Abuse or Most Awesome Dad Ever?
NOTE: Stephen mentions the unethical experiments involving babies and isolation chambers. It isn’t human babies, but rather baby monkeys (see Harry Harlow)
THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #1 (of 8)
Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
The epic continues! Fresh off their landmark run on THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF OZ, superstars ERIC SHANOWER (Age of Bronze) and SKOTTIE YOUNG (X-MEN) return with L. Frank Baumâ€™s MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ. Join new characters Tip and Jack Pumpkinhead as theyâ€™re whisked to Oz, and meet foes and friends! Youâ€™ve NEVER seen L. Frank Baumâ€™s masterpiece like this beforeâ€¦
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DARK AVENGERS #11
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO
The explosive smash hit series from Brian Bendis and Mike Deodato continues!! The Dark Avengers are pitted against a foe they cannot defeat: A man with the power over every molecule in the world! Norman canâ€™t talk his way out of this one as the world gets turned upside down and no jokeâ€¦someone dies. For reelz!!
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: Absolute Sandman Volume 1
THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 1 collects issues #1-20 of THE SANDMAN and features completely new coloring, approved by the author on the first 18 issues, as well as a host of never-before-seen extra material including the complete original Sandman proposal, a gallery of character designs from Gaiman and the artists who originated the look of the Sandman, and the original script for the World Fantasy Award-winning THE SANDMAN #19, â€œA Midsummer Nightâ€™s Dream,â€ together with reproductions of the issueâ€™s original pencils by Charles Vess.
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