Aphrodite IX

This week on the show: Aphrodite IX, Darkwing Duck, Dungeons and Dragons, and This man is being in trouble! the latest meme sweeping the Intardwebz.

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Stephen
QUEEN SONJA #13
Written by LUKE LIEBERMAN
Art by MEL RUBI
Covers by FABIANO NEVES (50%) & CARLOS RAFAEL (50%)
The plot thickens as Sonja’s ambition and love of stealing brings trouble as she learns that one does not take lightly from Lord Fellon. Her innocence lost as young Sonja takes her first life, this is a pivotal turn in Sonja’s journey from wild child, to thief, to warrior.

Rating: ★★★★☆

Rodrigo
DARKWING DUCK #8
Written by Ian Brill
Drawn by James Silvani
COVER A: James Silvani
COVER B: Diego Jourdan
It’s the grand finale and shocking end that will leave you wanting more! No, not of the series, but just this arc! With The Crisis on Infinite Darkwings reaching its zenith, an old evil (and no, we’re not talking Uncle Scrooge here people!) reemerges as the true source of St. Canard’s terrible water troubles! Cringe as both hero and villain find themselves treading turbulent terror! Gasp as the Darkwing Ducks rally to turn the tide toward triumph! Run to pick up the exciting conclusion of Crisis on Infinite Darkwings!

Rating: ★★★★½

Matthew
HEROES FOR HIRE #2
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by BRAD WALKER
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Variant Cover by HARVEY TOLIBAO
Starring Ghost Rider and Silver Sable! Hello, hero are you for hire? Can you stop the distribution of lethal combat weapons on the streets of America’s cities? What happens if the weapons are cursed? Can you fight a demonic force? Who are you going to call for help? Howzabout Silver Sable, Paladin, Misty Knight, Satanna and….Ghost Rider? The non-stop action and the mysterious shadowplay continues in this smash new street level book from the creative team that changed the face of Marvel Cosmic!

Rating: ★★★½☆

This man is being in trouble!

THIS MAN IS BEING IN TROUBLE!!!

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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: Aphrodite IX
Aphrodite IX Trade Paperback collects issues #1-4 of the series of the same name as well as the hard to find issue #0 plus incredible bonus art by Marc Silvestri (Civil War: The Initiative, Hunter-Killer), Joe Benitez (Supergirl), and Michael Turner (Superman/Batman, Ultimate Wolverine). Aphrodite IX is the perfect weapon, only she doesn’t know it. She’s programmed to kill and then erases all memory of her mission and her former life, like a reset button was hit in her mind. Now the ideal assassin wants to know who programmed her and she won’t stop until she finds out!

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8 Comments

  1. Blackthunder01
    January 19, 2011 at 12:09 pm — Reply

    I am very much looking forward to Hack/Slash: My First Maniac. Sadly, I never picked up the last issue and by the time I got back into my comic store to look for it, they no longer had it. I’m likely to buy the trade though because Tim Seely’s art is all kinds of awesome and there is nothing cooler than skimpy skirts and a bloody baseball bat! (Maybe adding in a monster friend in a gas mask could be cooler …)

  2. January 19, 2011 at 3:54 pm — Reply

    website exlusive? don’t c it on iTunes

    • January 19, 2011 at 7:50 pm — Reply

      If you subscribe via iTunes, it is there. If you simply go to iTunes, and expect it to be there right away, there may be a delay, but ALL shows are ALWAYS available via iTunes.

  3. Ashleigh
    January 20, 2011 at 10:50 am — Reply

    Since a certain person is a bit silly and didn’t want to listen to his nurse wife for ages becuse apparently medicine is the evil or something :P

    If you have chest trouble again steam also works, I know because both by brother have had asthma in the past, and it was used before the glories of inhalers where invented. So close yourself in a bathroom and run a hot shower or boil some water.

    • January 20, 2011 at 3:04 pm — Reply

      For the record, I don’t think medicine is evil, I simply think it is overused, and certain drugs and prescriptions are issued when they really don’t need to be. This causes the body to build up immunity to the drugs, which requires more powerful drugs down the road to do the same thing. That is why I don’t like using prescribed drugs for something like a cold/flu. I’m not like Jim Henson who refused any kind of medical treatment, and I’m certainly not Johnny Dimebag who thinks every sniffle or cough demands a heavy regiment of antibiotics.

      • Ricco
        January 20, 2011 at 4:28 pm — Reply

        I call scientologist, burn him at the stake!

        Seriously thou, you make a very good point, we used to eat stuff off the floor when we were kids (as I recall dirt was pretty tasty) got cuts and broke a bone here and there and were are healthier then most of the kids nowdays who can’t turn a knob without their moms running for the hand sanitizer. The over use of antibiotics is the main reason for resistant diseases, that been said… dude after 3 days of been sick take a pill or something!

        • January 20, 2011 at 10:36 pm — Reply

          I don’t think I ever said Xenu would cure me, so your scientologist argument out. :P

  4. Rome
    January 25, 2011 at 3:42 pm — Reply

    Man-Thing did have a movie. It came out in the early 2000’s and went straight to video. It is terrible. Not even so terrible that it is hilarious. Mostly just terrible.

    The only plus side is that they do in fact force the phrase “Nexus of all realities” into the movie.

    You must watch it if you haven’t seen it!

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