This week on the show: Matthew gets a gift! The crew reviews one of Matthew’s favorite titles (Milk and Cheese)! We announce a Matthew-based contest! Plus – Stephen is a wedge of spite, Rodrigo is a carton of Hate!
Show Notes after the Jump!
Shamus out at Wizard World
We’re giving away a DC Universe Legion of Super-Heroes 12-Pack of Action Figures. You gotta work for this one as you do your best Matthew – Listen to the show for complete details! The contest is open to anyone in the world, but you gotta call the Major Spoilers Hotline to enter! Contest ends December 31, 2011.
VALEN THE OUTCAST #1 Written by Michael Alan Nelson Drawn by Matteo Scalera SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $1.00 COVER A: Liam Sharp COVER B: Cary Nord COVER C: Ale Garza Diamond Code: OCT110899
SPECIAL $1 FULL FIRST ISSUE! The King is dead — long live the DEAD KING! King Valen Brand is a fair, just king as well as a great and mighty warrior. Killed by a Necromancer in battle and resurrected as one of the walking dead. Now he’s considered an abomination in his own realm,an outcast with only one purpose: to restore his lost soul! From the mind of fan-favorite creator Michael Alan Nelson (28 DAYS LATER, HEXED, DINGO, ROBERT E. HOWARD’S HAWKS OF OUTREMER) comes OUTCAST, a visceral new ongoing series that blends “epic fantasy” with “sword-and-sorcery.” Perfect for fans of A Game of Thrones and Conan.
The story concerns Miléne Hoffman a female cyborg who works as a secret agent. The Japanese title of the manga was 009-1, or “Zero Zero Ku-no-ichi”, a pun on kunoichi (female ninja) and a reference to the main character’s espionage occupation.
Thunder Agents #1
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by WES CRAIG
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
One of the most critically acclaimed series of the past year returns with a new #1 issue that serves as a great jumping-on point for new readers!
What kind of people willingly become Super Heroes, knowing that their powers will eventually kill them? That’s the question this new 6-part miniseries will explore as the team must face off against the Warlord and his Subterraneans! Nick Spencer (Morning Glories, Ultimate X-Men) teams with rising star Wes Craig for a twisted= tale of super heroics, espionage, and action!
Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: What is the most important edition
There are some who buy comics for the story. Others pick up the issue for the art. Still some buy only because of the company releasing the book. What category do you fall into?
Milk and Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad
A carton of hate. A wedge of spite. A comic book of idiotic genius. The Eisner Award-winning dairy duo returns in this deluxe hardcover collecting every single stupid Milk and Cheese comic ever made from 1989 to 2010, along with a sh*t-ton of supplemental awesomeness. This has everything you need! Don’t judge it–love it! Or else!
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