This week on the show: Mark Waid is outstanding in his field, Robocop battles the Terminator, Cliff is flying high, Butcher is captured, and there are giggles all around.[podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp340.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
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Rocketeer Adventures #4 Publisher: IDW Publishing (W) Dave Gibbons, Joe Pruett, John Arcudi (A) Scott Hampton, Tony Harris, Brendan McCarthy (Covers) Alex Ross, Dave Stevens A trio of stories by a trio of brilliant creative teams. A spectacular adventure with Cliff and a prowling Japanese submarine could spell the end of the Rocketeer, while a day at the beach becomes anything but relaxing for Cliff, Betty and Peevy. Plus a story of a sexy Nazi saboteur hell-bent on acquiring Cliff’s jetpack!
Terminator/Robocop: Kill Human #2 (W) Rob Williams
Walt Simonson (33%), Tom Feister (33%), Jonathan Lau (33%)
In the future humanity has been wiped out and the machines are triumphant. Traumatized by his Skynet-influenced actions, Robocop looks to travel back in time and change the course of history. But when he emerges in the middle of Jon and Sarah Connor’s assault on Cyberdyne Systems, he comes face-to-face with the second time-travelling Terminator. Bullets will fly! And the T-1000 can’t be far behind!
Butcher Baker, The Righteous Maker #6 (MR)
Think we’ve pushed the envelope in this series so far? Well, this issue goes all the way! Learn the hidden secret of Jihad Jones! Discover Butcher Baker’s happy place! And Arnie B. Willard is still in hot pursuit! Do you need to read this comicbook? Absolutely!
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Chances are if you are the same age as most of the Major Spoilers Crew, you grew up watching The Little Rascals, Tom and Jerry, and The Three Stooges. Some people really “get” the Stooges, while others scratch their heads and wonder why everyone else is laughing so hard. Still there are some who have never heard of The Three Stooges. This poll is not for them.
Over the course of The Stooges career, from 1922 – 1975, four different actors played the Third Stooge. What we want to know is, who was the best one?
TRADE PAPERBACK DISCUSSION
POTTER’S FIELD TPB Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Paul Azaceta
First time in trade paperback and featuring the first collaboration between legendary comic writer Mark Waid and superstar artist Paul Azaceta, the red hot team behind AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! Outside New York City is Potter’s Field, where the unnamed dead are buried. Now, a mysterious man has taken it upon himself to name the unnamed in this cemetery! Using a network of underground operatives who don’t know each other, he fights to save the unsaved and solve the mysteries of the unjustly slain! Collecting the critically acclaimed three issue mini-series and the STONE COLD one-shot into one volume!
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