This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Mercy St. Clair is Trekker! MST3K is getting the comic book treatment. So is Highlander! And James Bond! Where will it stop!? Find out in this week’s exciting episode.

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MST3K Comics are coming

Highlander: The American Dream #1
Writer: Brian Ruckley
Artist: Andrea Mutti
Publisher: IDW Publishing
The cult-classic franchise makes its triumphant return! In the thirty years since its release, Highlander has inspired a cult following and numerous spinoffs with its epic clashes between powerful immortals. Now, The American Dream follows Scottish swordsman Connor MacLeod as he navigates through the American Civil War and 1950s Manhattan toward The Gathering in 1986. Reunite with familiar faces, such as Connor’s secretary Rachel, and meet new immortals, such as Osta Vazilek, but remember… There can be only one!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Writer: Matt Fraction
Artist: Chip Zdarsky
Publisher: Image Comics

Full sex! Deep crime! Big floppy 16th issue!

Rating: ★★★★☆

James Bond Black Box #1
Writer: Benjamin Percy
Artist: Rapha Lobosco
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
The next epic adventure for 007 kicks off in the snowbound French Alps, where Bond finds himself in the crosshairs of an assassin who targets other assassins. This is the first puzzle piece in a larger adrenaline-fueled mystery that will send Bond across the globe to investigate a digital breach that threatens global security.

Rating: ★★½☆☆

by: Nicole Chartand
Kit used to live a simple life, an “innocent woodland creature” kind of simple life. But then a curse turned her human, and now, with her adventuring buddies (and their own curses), she’s on a quest to uncurse herself and her friends (hopefully), find magical treasures (unlikely) and stay ahead of the trouble that seems to be chasing them around the Seven Kingdoms (not gonna happen)… and maybe a raid a chicken coop or two on the way!

Rating: ★★★★★


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Writer: Ron Randal
Artist: Ron Randal
Peerless bounty hunter Mercy St. Clair is enlisted to safeguard a vulnerable young woman en route to her home world, though exactly where she’s going and why is a mystery. But her need for protection becomes apparent when cyborg assassins look to terminate Mercy’s ward . . . and Mercy!

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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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