Major Spoilers Podcast #499: Girl Genius

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This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast: It’s the one before the big one, and two before the one after that! Celebrate the goofiness, with Girl Genius, Mars Attacks, Geek Girl, Orchid, and a bunch of other things, we know you’ll find interesting.

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Show Notes after the Jump!

NEWS
Jimmy Oslen is Jenny Olsen?
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REVIEWS
STEPHEN
Mars Attacks Zombies vs. Robots
Writer: Chris Ryall
Artist: John Rouch
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Cover Price: $3.99
The only thing worse than Earth having an inter-dimensional stargate that led to the Zombies vs Robots catastrophe are Martians using one of their own to lead a sneak attack on Earth. But what will happen when zombies get a scent of those big, exposed Martian brains…? Zombie-Robot-Martian chaos from the co-creator of ZvR, Chris Ryall, and TMNT artist Andy Kuhn!

Rating: ★★★½☆

MATTHEW
GEEK-GIRL #0
Writer: Sam Johnson
Artist; Sally Stone-Thompson
When ‘Little Miss Popular’ Ruby Kaye lands a pair of super-tech glasses (invented by brainiac college geek Trevor Goldstein) in a game of Strip Poker, she’s granted flight, super-strength, and – due to a flaw in the glasses’ programming – super-klutziness! And this is just the beginning of the changes the glasses will wreak on Ruby…
Geek-Girl #0, is published by Actuality Press is available now in $2.50 Regular and Variant Editions and $1.00 Digital/Kindle Editions – along with Mr. Mash-Up #0 – at www.geekgirlcomics.com

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
ORCHID #12
The fight for freedom ends here!
Will the downtrodden Bridge People find the strength to succeed in their uprising against the oppressive elite? Will Orchid rally her vicious Valks to victory over the fascist dictator Tomo Wolfe? Answers to these questions and more in the stunning conclusion to Tom Morello’s fantastical science-fiction class-war epic!

Rating: ★★★½☆

ZACH
MIND MGMT #7
Writer: Matt Kindt
Artist: Matt Kindt
We’ve learned some of the secrets of Henry Lyme; now get ready to meet the rest of MIND MGMT, beginning with the Ad Man! With the remains of MIND MGMT on Lyme’s tail, the former spy is forced to seek help from other defectors.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week
Today, while driving through my sleepy little down, I spotted one of those “inspirational” window stickers proclaiming the three things you need in life.  Do we really need three? Isn’t there more to life than that? And if there are more, is there one that is more important than the other?


What do you really need more of?

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Girl Genius volume 01
Meet Agatha Clay, Transylvania Polygnostic University student with the drive to create… and the worst luck in the world! This collection reprints the first volume of the Hugo Award-winning series, now in full-color to match the rest of the collections!

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