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Major Spoilers Podcast #701: President Lex

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Flash loses a director, and we get political with Faith #5, Catwoman Election Night #1, and President Lex. Also… Resident Alien.

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NEWS
Flash movie loses Director Rick Famuyiwa

REVIEWS
STEPHEN
CATWOMAN: ELECTION NIGHT #1
Writers: Mark Russell, Meredith Finch
Artists: Ben Caldwell, Shane Davis
Publisher: DC Comics
It’s mayoral election time in Gotham City, and while the city is up in arms, Catwoman couldn’t care less! But when the candidates get personal, the Feline Fatale decides to get involved—much to the detriment of…well, everyone! This issue contains a special bonus story featuring the return of President Beth Ross from the critically acclaimed PREZ miniseries.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

MATTHEW
FAITH #5 (ELECTION SPECIAL!)
Written by JODY HOUSER with LOUISE SIMONSON and RAFER ROBERTS
Art by MEGHAN HETRICK with PERE PÉREZ and COLLEEN DORAN
On November 2nd, just days before Election Day 2016, legendary writer Louise Simonson and Harvey Award-nominated artist Pere Pérez present history in the making with a presidential milestone like no other! Faith Herbert, star of the highest selling independent superhero debut of 2016, is a shining beacon of optimism in a challenging world. Her day job as a blogger and journalist is about to bring Faith face to face with Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton…but its her daring alter ego as Los Angeles’ leading superhero that will have to save the day when a new threat emerges to imperil a pivotal moment that has all of America watching!

Also coming in the oversized, 48-page FAITH #5 election special: rising star Meghan Hetrick (Red Thorn) joins the Faith creative team of Jody Houser (Orphan Black) and Marguerite Sauvage (Thor) as a brand new chapter of Faith’s life begins – and a threat that hits too close to home makes itself known! Plus: an exclusive prelude to HARBINGER RENEGADES #1 – featuring the long-awaited return of Faith’s beloved superteam – by writer Rafer Roberts (Plastic Farm) and artist Colleen Doran (Amazing Spider-Man)!

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
RESIDENT ALIEN: THE MAN WITH NO NAME #3
Your resident doctor-detective is an alien! Dr. Harry tries to find a dead man’s daughter and expose a possible drug ring, while federal agents close in on him and Nurse Asta. More about Harry’s fiery crash landing and his first day on Earth is revealed! Peter Hogan (Tom Strong) and Steve Parkhouse (Doctor Who) continue their celebrated science-fiction/murder-mystery series!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

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DISCUSSION
PRESIDENT LEX
A massive trade paperback collecting the tale of Metropolis’ most powerful man making his way to the White House! The stories, reprinted from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #581, PRESIDENT LUTHOR SECRET FILES, SUPERMAN: LEX 2000, SUPERMAN #162-165, SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #108-110, and ACTION COMICS #773, also include guest appearances by Aquaman, Tempest, Batman and the JLA!
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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

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.

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