In this issue: Rodrigo is MIA once again, but that doesn’t stop Matthew and Stephen from having a lively discussion about The Squadron Supreme, Ghostbusters, Brian Singer, and Santa’s Naughty and Nice list.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers162.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Ghost Busters Displaced Aggression #4
Writer: Keith Champagne
Artist: Tom Nguyen
Part 4 (of 4): “A Win-Winston!” While Peter, Ray and Egon were trapped in the time stream, Winston has been waging a guerilla war against Kozar’Rai and his demonic stormtroopers. But before the four of Ghostbusters can celebrate their reunion, they need to stop Kozar’Rai from reassembling Stonehenge in the heart of Central Park!Â Also, a bonus 8-page back-up story starring Janine, from Ilias Kyriazis and artist Mike Dialynas!
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
Scourge and Ghost vs. Gorilla-Man and M-11, the Human Robot? Oh, itâ€™s on! A former ally has earned Norman Osbornâ€™s ire, and now heâ€™s sent his team of psychos to unearthâ€”and killâ€”none other than The Agents of Atlas! Can the Thunderbolts take down the squad of â€˜50s misfits, or will they destroy themselves first? Thatâ€™s right, writer Jeff Parker has brought his cult-fave team to town for a two-part throwdownâ€¦and when the dust clears, one T-Bolt wonâ€™t be left standing!
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: The Squadron Supreme
Freed from the constraints of keeping the comicâ€™s Earth looking (at least superficially) like our Earth and of tying into the continuity of other books, Mark Gruenwald explored the ramifications of super-heroes taking over the world to save it from itself. A â€œpre-Watchmen Watchmenâ€œ; it substitutes for that bookâ€™s cynicism with a sense of humor and history.
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