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Major Spoilers Podcast #713: Trade Waiting Right NOW!

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: The Last Jedi! Conan the Slayer #6, Curse Words #1, and Dante get reviewed, and we discuss the industries need to switch to a new distribution model.

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NEWS
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REVIEWS
STEPHEN
CONAN THE SLAYER #6
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Sergio Davila
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
In pursuit of his traitorous brother, the inexperienced new chief of the Kozaks has foolishly ventured into the bowels of Gorey Castle. The callow youth’s only hope now is his bodyguard, Conan—will the Cimmerian reach him in time? Superstar writer Cullen Bunn (Harrow County, Uncanny X-Men) and artist Sergio Dávila (Red Sonja, Swords of Sorrow) wrap up their first thrilling story arc!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

MATTHEW
CURSE WORDS #1
Writer:Charles Soule
Artists: Jordan Boyd and Ryan Browne
Publisher: Image Comics
“THE DEVIL’S DEVIL,” Part One The new ongoing series from CHARLES SOULE (Daredevil, Death of Wolverine, Star Wars) and RYAN BROWNE (GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS) is COMING FOR YOU! A wizard has appeared in New York City, and he’s casting wonderful spells, getting famous, getting rich-it’s great! But it’s not. This wizard has everyone fooled. He is actually an EVIL WIZARD, and EVIL THINGS are on the way. CURSE WORDS is a gonzo modern fantasy, full of darkness, light…and MAGIC.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

RODRIGO
DANTE, ONE-SHOT
Story: Matt Hawkins & Jason Ning
Art / Cover: Darick Robertson
Publisher: Top Cow
Dante was a family man with a wife and young daughter, and also a top assassin working for an international crime syndicate. For two decades he worked hard to keep these two lives separate and was then ready to retire. Manipulated into thinking he could quit with the syndicate’s blessing, Dante was betrayed and accidentally killed a young Asian boy while fighting to save himself. This act changes him forever as he is supernaturally cursed and wakes up inexplicably covered with tattoos. Dante tries to uncover the source of this supernatural curse while looking for his family that has now disappeared.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

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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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1 Comment

  1. January 27, 2017 at 6:44 am — Reply

    In regards to changing to a trade waiting format:
    YES. YES. Heck ye. YYYEESSSSS. now.

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