This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: We review Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1, Green Lanterns #36, and Rosco: Alien Wildlife Photographer. Plus we make up for a missed 5th week by exploring Super-Soldier and X-Patrol. And, what’s up with Disney and Fox?

NEWS
Disney to buy 20th Century Fox?
Shares of 21st Century Fox Rise on Latest Report of Possible Disney Buy

REVIEWS
STEPHEN
BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II #1
Writer: James T Tynion IV
Artist: Freddie E Williams II
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
The team behind the smash-hit crossover series is back to reunite the Dark Knight and the Heroes in a Half-Shell. When Donatello goes looking for a new mentor to help him improve his fighting skills, he opens a doorway to another reality, hoping to summon the Turtles’ one-time ally, Batman. But instead, he gets sent to Gotham City and someone else comes through the open portal—Bane! Suddenly, there’s a new gang boss in New York and he’s out to unite all the other bad guys under him. Can Donnie get back in time and bring Batman with him to help his brothers before Bane causes irreparable destruction?

Rating: ★★★★☆

MATTHEW
GREEN LANTERNS #36
Writer: Tim Seeley
Artist: Ronan Cliquet
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $2.99
“OH BOLPHUNGA, WHERE ART THOU?” part two! Simon and Jess try to bring Bolphunga back to his old foe Mogo but come face to face with Singularity Jain, whose kiss can kill. She’s here to make Bolphunga pay his debts—and she plans to devour anyone who stands in her way!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

RODRIGO
ROSCO: ALIEN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER
Writer(s): Aaron Humphres
Artist Name(s): Aaron Humphres
Publisher: Action Lab Entertainment
Cover Price: $9.99
Join alien wildlife photographer Rosco and his robot assistant Vincent on a cosmic safari of epic proportions. This book chronicles Rosco’s expedition to planet Grangawa in search of strange aliens to capture on film.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: Best Cover Edition (Three in a Series)

DISCUSSION
Super-Soldier
Super-Soldier, this version of Clark Kent is a human who takes a super-soldier serum containing alien DNA.
Green Skull (Lex Luthor). An amalgamation of DC’s Lex Luthor and Marvel’s Red Skull.
Ultra-Metallo. An amalgamation of DC’s Metallo and Marvel’s First Sleeper.

X-Patrol
Beastling (Hank Logan). An amalgamation of DC’s Changeling and Marvel’s Beast.
Dial H.U.S.K. (Paige Guthrie). An amalgamation of DC’s Dial H for Hero and Marvel’s Husk.
Elastigirl. An amalgamation of DC’s Elasti-Girl and Marvel’s Domino and Wasp.
Ferro Man (Piotyr Rasputin). An amalgamation of DC’s Ferro Lad and Marvel’s Colossus.
Niles Cable. An amalgamation of DC’s The Chief and Marvel’s Cable.
Shatterstarfire. An amalgamation of DC’s Starfire and Marvel’s Shatterstar.

CLOSE
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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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