This week on the show; Rodrigo returns, Bob Harras gets promoted, we read Wraithborn, and long for a bullet to the head.[podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/major-spoilers-239.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Bob Harras named EiC of DC Comics
BULLET TO THE HEAD #4
2 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by MATZ
Art and cover by COLIN WILSON
The crime noir masterpiece continues, written by Matz and drawn by Colin
Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank)! The book centers on a pair of assassin
buddies and a pair of cop buddies, with a body count that grows as the story progresses and each pair trying to figure out what is happening! In this 4th issue of the award-winning crime saga, the violence intensifies and with a pulse pounding last page!
PATRICIA BRIGGS’ MERCY THOMPSON: MOON CALLED #1 32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen + Written by PATRICIA BRIGGS w/ DAVID LAWRENCE Art by AMELIA WOO Cover by BRETT BOOTH “Negative Art” retailer incentive cover by BRETT BOOTH Mercy Thompson inhabits two worlds without truly belonging to either. To the human inhabitants of the Tri-Cities she’s an oddity, a female mechanic operating her own garage. To the town’s darker residents, werewolves, vampires, and fae, she’s a walker, a last-of-her-kind magical being with the power to become a coyote.
Mercy warily straddles the fine line dividing our everyday world from that darker dimension. Till a boy, mauled by vicious werewolves and forever changed by the attack and on the run from those who committed the crime, appears at her door. Now her two worlds are about to collide. Outnumbered and out-muscled, can Mercy possibly save the boy? Or even herself?
Mercy Thompson: Moon Called volume 1 #1 begins Dynamite’s eight-part adaptation of Patricia Briggs first Mercy novel. Personally supervised by Ms. Briggs, the series is sure to thrill fans both old and new!
Secret Avengers #5
COVER BY: Marko Djurdjevic
WRITER: Ed Brubaker
PENCILS: David Aja
A secret foe has been revealed – or has he? Find out everything you need to know about the OTHER Nick Fury as Secret Avengers continues to explore the volatile landscape of Marvel’s new Heroic Age!
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: Wraithborn
The Wraithborn power is normally given to a specially chosen warrior, someone who has trained for decades to wield the power and fight the Immortals. But, due to “unforeseen circumstances”, the power is passed on to an ordinary high school girl who doesn’t know anything about what’s going on, but she’s got to figure things out fast because a lot of “people” (including the Immortals) are coming after her.
The book is a supernatural, dark fantasy story inspired by folklore and mythologies from around the world. The idea being that all these legends were based on some truth, that gods and demons and angels and so forth really do exist, and once walked this earth. But one day, they all seemed to vanish, and eventually we just wrote them off as fiction. But they’re still around, and they’re trying really hard to get back and reclaim their former “lordship and dominion” over all humankind.
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