Major Spoilers Podcast #578: The Last West Volume 1


This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast – The Last West, DC Comics has a movie lineup for you, and we take a look at trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Plus reviews of Figment #1, The Last Broadcast #2, Damaged, and Henchmen Inc. #1.

DC Comic Movie Lineup

New Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer

Inside Astro City with Kurt Busiek

The Last Broadcast #2
Writer: Andre Sirangelo
Artist: Gabriel Lumazark
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Cover Price: $3.99
Ivan knows he’s gotten himself deep into conspiracy land when he discovers that Dmitri is missing and starts seeing a strange, hooded figure following him. Things are about to get even stranger, however, once his investigation leads him right smack into Backbone headquarters. And the urBex team is less than thrilled to meet his acquaintance…

Rating: ★★★★☆

Figment #1
Writer: Jim Zub
Artist: Filipe Daniel Moreno De Andrade
Publisher: Marvel
Cover Price: $3.99
THE NEXT DISNEY ADVENTURE IS HERE – STARRING ONE OF DISNEY’S MOST POPULAR CHARACTERS! • Dive into a steampunk fantasy story exploring the never-before-revealed origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment. • What is the Academy Scientifica-Lucidus? Who is Blarion Mercurial? What is the Integrated Mesmonic Spark Convertor? Find out as we give a Marvel spin to Epcot’s mind-bending attraction, Journey Into Imagination! • Brought to you by the acclaimed and uniquely talented team of Jim Zub (Skullkickers) and Filipe Andrade (CAPTAIN MARVEL)!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Damaged, Ep. 0
Get ready for the longest story ever told in comic book history. Your journey through the Damaged Universe will span many years and you’ll meet hundreds of SuperHumans and villains. 

You’ll be initiated into the secrets of our universe and learn why and how it is fatally damaged.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Henchmen, Inc. #1
Writer: Tim Simmons
Artist: Jim McMunn
Publisher: Monkeybrain Comics
Cover Price: $0.99
Meet Michael Finch, a two-time loser and expectant father, who is discovering that going legit is tough with a life long rap sheet. Luckily for Finch, there’s an outfit in town handing out gigs to goons– health benefits included! It’s exactly what he needs, but Finch quickly discovers there is much more to being a Henchman than taking punches from a cape…

Rating: ★★★★½

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week
Poor Herminone Granger lost last week’s poll of the week to Marvel’s Scarlet Witch. But how would the young wizard come out in a fight with DC Comics’ Zatanna?

Who would win in a magician battle? (comment here)

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Discussion: The Lost West Volume 1

A critically-acclaimed tale of alternate history, “”The Last West”” is a noir epic that imagines a world where all progress grinds to a halt in 1945, after the failure of the first test of the atomic bomb. Only one man has the power to jumpstart the world again, but he must grapple with one of the most important issues of our time: What is the price of progress – and is he willing to pay it?

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