This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: This week we travel back to 1967 to explore the world of Star Trek as seen through the eyes of Gold Key! Plus we review Supergirl #1, Carriers: Watchers in the Night, and Gotham Academy Second Semester #1. We also ask the all important question, when does summer end?

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Gotham Academy: Second Semester #1
Writer: Karl Kerschl, Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher
Artist: Sandra Hope, Adam Archer
GOTHAM ACADEMY is back with an all-new storyline for its second semester! When you’re Olive Silverlock, winter holidays can be a drag. Luckily, when a new student shows up at Gotham Academy to keep her company while the other students are away, Olive finds what could be a brand new friend…or a whole lot of trouble!

Rating: ★★★★½

Writer: Steve Orlando
Artist: Brian Ching
Publisher: DC Comics
Price: $2.99
“REIGN OF THE CYBORG SUPERMAN” part one! Supergirl is back and working for the DEO to defend National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself face-to-face with her father: the sinister Cyborg Superman!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Carriers: Watchers in the Night
Writer: Jay Huwer
Art: Jason Kimble
A rogue group of owls led by the merciless Watcher! He runs his squad outside the lines, outside the law! Can the Carries deal with this “take the low road” approach to heroism, or will there be a MAJOR clash?! Find out here!

Rating: ★★★☆☆


Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: End of Summer Edition

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Star Trek: Gold Key Archives Vol. 1
Writer: Arnold Drake and George Kashdan
Artist: Alberto Giolitti, Michael Stribling, Giovanni Ticci, Nevio Zaccara
Presenting the first comic book adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her crew! Fully re-mastered and with a new throwback cover, Star Trek Gold Key Archives, Vol. 1 collects issues #1-6.
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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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