Major Spoilers Podcast #440: Champions of the Wild Weird West

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In this issue: Dark Horse, Dark Horse, Dark Horse, plus Arcana! Champions of the Wild Weird West, Spike, Lobster Johnson, Rob Liefeld and more get the treatment in the latest installment of the Major Spoilers Podcast!

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NEWS
Rob Liefeld leaves DC Comics
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REVIEWS
Stephen
Lobster Johnson Prayer of Neferu One Shot
Writer: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artist: Wilfredo Torres
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
The Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra hold a Victorian themed party complete with the unrolling of a mummy, with decidedly unexpected results, including a gun-blazing vigilante promising justice!

Rating: ★★★★★

Rodrigo
Axe Cop: President of the World #2
Writer: Malachi Nicolle
Artist: Ethan Nicolle
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Axe Cop has taken the comics world by storm! The cop with an axe fights bad guys by any means necessary! Written by 8-year-old Malachai Nicolle and drawn by his 31-year-old brother Ethan Nicolle, this brand-new Axe Cop story promises a mind-bending joy ride of imaginative fun!

Rating: ★★★★½

Matthew
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #1
Writer: Victor Gischler
Artist: Paul Lee
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Having fought to regain his soul after falling in love with the Slayer Buffy, the once-terrifying vampire villain Spike has been a bit less fearsome (to humans, at least). On his own adventure, Spike is forced to examine the man he once was, the man he is now, and the man he still hopes to become.
As master of a steampunk ship filled with loyal, oversized alien cockroaches, Spike embarks on a journey to the dark side of the moon, setting into motion an adventure filled with demons, witches, and others who brew new evil in the world without magic!

Rating: ★★★★½

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week
Everything in pop culture moves in cycles, and every so often, or flights of fancy return to the time travel movie from 1985, Back to the Future.  But there is more than one Back to the Future movie. Which movie is the best?  You hold the answer to this week’s Major Spoilers Poll of the Week!

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Champions of the Wild Weird West
Writer: Michael David Nelsen and Erik Hendrix
Artist: George Kambadais
The honor of a samurai, the mysticism of the Native American Culture, and a whole heck of a lot of Old West Action. When a fallen samurai is drawn to the United States to save his wife-to-be and her father, he is drawn into a plot much more complex than a simple rescue. Meeting up with an adventurer, his Indian financial advisor, a mercenary, and a former priest, they set off on a quest to save the West from the strange and unimaginable. Zombie Indians, mystical beings, and mad science are just a few of they must face on their quest to save themselves, those they love, and the whole of the Old West.

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