In this issue: This is has Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla trying to achieve world peace by kicking the crap out of Thomas Edison and J.P. Morgan… what else do you want? Oh, we’ve got Spider-Man 4, Buffy/Angel, and Brightest Day talk too, if you are really into that thing, but really, it’s all about science. SCIENCE!
Show Notes after the Jump!
Angel is Twilight
BPRD: KIng of Fear #1 (64 in the series)
Writer: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artist: Guy Davis
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Cover Artist: Mike Mignola
After the defeat of the mystic Memnan Saa, the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense — on the outs with the United States government after the bloodstained rescue of Liz Sherman — embarks to the Ural Mountains, the site of B.P.R.D.: Hollow Earth, to put the frog menace to rest once and for all.
The Muppet Show Comic Book #1
Written by Roger Langridge
Drawn by Roger Langridge
Roger Langridgeâ€™s celebrated run on THE MUPPET SHOW continues with this first issue of the new ongoing series! With the theater in disarray after the events of PEG-LEG WILSON, the Muppet gang decides to take their show on the road! Is the world ready for traveling Muppet minstrels?
Suicide Squad #67
Written by John Ostrander and Gail Simone; Art by J. Calafiore; cover by Daniel LuVisi
Original SUICIDE SQUAD writer John Ostrander and Gail Simone resurrect The Suicide Squad as they take on BLACKEST NIGHT and the Secret Six! The Fiddler has risen from the dead, and he’s targeting Deadshot and anyone who stands in his way. But someone else has targeted Deadshot â€“ the Suicide Squad! Everything is about to hit the Wall (Amanda Waller, that is) â€“ and this Wall hits back!
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: The Five Fists of Science
True story: in 1899, Mark Twain and Nikola Tesla decided to end war forever. With Twain’s connections and Tesla’s inventions, they went into business selling world peace. So, what happened? Only now can the tale be told – in which Twain and Tesla collided with Edison and Morgan, an evil science cabal merging the Black Arts and the Industrial Age. Turn of the century New York City sets the stage for a titanic battle over the very fate of mankind.
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