This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Behave yourself, or suffer the Wrath of The Spectre. Plus, Mister X, Nova, Invincible, Five Ghosts, and we ask the question, “Who is your one, true, Green Lantern?”


Show Notes after the Jump!

Daredevil returns to Marvel/Disney

Invincible #102
Writer: Robert Kirkman
Artist: Ryan Ottley and John Rauch
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $2.99
It’s Nolan vs. Thragg on the surface of the moon as still more secrets about the Viltrumite Empire are revealed.

Rating: ★★★★☆

NOVA #3 (FEB130510)
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art & Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
This April, Sam Alexander – now donning the Nova helmet – learns first-hand what it takes to be one of the Universe’s greatest protectors..from the Watcher! And with the Guardians of The Galaxy’s Gamora and Rocket Raccoon, he’ll be in great hands…right?

Rating: ★★★½☆

Mister X: Eviction #1
Writer: Dean Motter
Artist: Dean Motter
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Radiant City’s government has been overtaken in a coup, and only the mysterious Mister. X can stop its new masters from using authoritarian psychetecture to remake the minds of every citizen!

Rating: ★★★★½

Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray #2
Writer: Frank J. Barbiere
Artist: Chris Mooneyham
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $2.99
The year’s most exciting new adventure continues!

Rating: ★★★½☆

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week
There have been a number of heroes to hold the mantle of The Green Lantern, and like The Flash before him, everyone seems to have their favorite.  Which brings us to the Major Spoilers Poll of the Week!


The Wrath of the Spectre
One of DCs most powerful and terrifying characters has been the Spectre, the wrath of the Lord made manifest. Since his introduction in 1940, the Spectre has chilled villains to their marrow and protected the innocent from things worse than death.

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  1. April 24, 2013 at 9:50 am — Reply

    John Stewart has been remade into an interesting character multiple times. He was originally written as a very wishy-washy (a trait he shared with Hal) architect. But the problem with him is that he will disappear for decades and then be reinvented into something cool. He was invented, Hal came back and then he disappeared until Crisis. Mosaic was a great story that ended with a fizzle. The JLU version introduced the soldierly Stewart that was potentially the most interesting version.

    In fact, I’d say none of these characters (save Simon Baz, who’s brand new) have been particularly consistent in their character traits. However, Hal, when he’s done well, is done very well. Some of the greatest Hal Jordan stories are some of the greatest stories in comics.

  2. Hiphophead
    April 24, 2013 at 8:56 pm — Reply

    The only Spectre run I ever read was from the 90s by John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake. A must read for all conspiracy theorist. Well told stories with what I would describe as eerie art, which fits the theme of the title.

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