This week on the show: The Super Future Friends stop by to join in on the discussion of the two new Legion of Super-Heroes books, Rodrigo talks up robots fighting in the future past, Matthew digs on Iron Man, and Stephen thinks Ghostbusters is pretty keen when John Belushi stops by.[podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp346.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
Catwoman costume revealed
Ghostbusters #1 Erik Burnham (w) Dan Schoening (a) Schoening, Nick Runge (c)
Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or any of your family ever seen a spook, specter or ghost? If the answer is yes, call the professionals! Psychokinetic energy is on the rise again, business is booming for the boys, and Ray is troubled by what could be a prophetic dream… Is this an ill omen of an upcoming apocalypse, or just a little indigestion? These questions and more are raised in the first issue of the all-new, ongoing GHOSTBUSTERS!
TERMINATOR/ROBOCOP: KILL HUUMAN #3 (OF 4)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by ROB WILLIAMS • Art by P.J. HOLDEN
Covers by WALTER SIMONSON (33%), TOM FEISTER (33%),
JONATHAN LAU (33%)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by WALTER SIMONSON
Having travelled back to the past to try and stop the horrific future he was newly awakened in, Robocop must create a brand new timeline. Meanwhile, the events of Terminator 2 play out in askew fashion – Sarah and John Connor flee from Cyberdyne Systems but Robocop has successfully shut John’s protector, The Terminator down. The deadly T1000 closes in and a pivotal moment in the history of mankind and Skynet approaches. Will Robocop respect the timeline? Or is there something truly shocking lying in wait for the T1000?
Invincible iron Man #508 WRITER: Matt Fraction
ARTIST: Salvador Larroca
THE STORY: Tony finishes his work in Svartalfheim and must make the ultimate leap of faith to finish the job — and try to get back to Earth in time to save it! Meanwhile Rescue has to deal with Hammer Industries’ Detroit Steel Corps and the monstrous Grey Gargoyle in the ruins of Paris…
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TRADE PAPERBACK DISCUSSION
LEGION LOST #1
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by PETE WOODS
Seven heroes from the 31st century have traveled back to the present day. Their mission: Save their future from annihilation. But when the future tech they brought with them fails, they find themselves trapped in a nightmarish world that, for them, is the ultimate struggle to survive!
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA; Cover by KARL KERSCHL
The Legion of Super-Heroes has been decimated by the worst disaster in its history. Now, the students of the Legion Academy must rise to the challenge of helping the team rebuild – but a threat of almost unstoppable power is rising at the edge of Dominator space, and if the new recruits fail, the Legion Espionage Squad may be the first casualties in a war that could split worlds in half!
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