This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: We explore the first appearances of Cloak and Dagger. We review Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The Corpse-Makers #5, Mister Miracle #6, Killer Instinct #4, and Damage #1. Plus, which cover is YOUR favorite?

NEWS
Conan returns to Marvel

REVIEWS
STEPHEN
Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The Corpse-Makers #5
Writer: Francesco Francavilla
Artist: Francesco Francavilla
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Cover Price: $3.99
INTRIGUE! ACTION! HORROR!
The PULP-tastic conclusion of one of THE SPIRIT’s most thrilling tales is here and has it all. Do not dare miss it!

Rating: ★★★★★

MATTHEW
MISTER MIRACLE #6
Writer: Tom King
Artist:: Mitch Gerads
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
The hit miniseries reaches the emotional conclusion of its first arc! Scott Free returns to New Genesis to face his punishment, but instead finds the whole world has been flipped upside down. Mister Miracle and Big Barda battle their way through monsters and New Gods to get to the Highfather, but once they reach Orion’s throne room, they learn that the war against Darkseid has taken a bloody turn.

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
Killer Instinct #4
Writer: Ian Edginton
Artist: Ediano Silva
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Cover Price: $3.99
Kim Wu, Jago and Tusk join forces to seek out the war-golem Aganos and the location of the legendary Lost Forge. Here is the only place on Earth where they can gain access to the Astral Plane-the dimension where someone or something is draining the powers of the Guardian Spirits. Kim Wu and her companions are unaware, however, that the Coven is tracking their every move, bent on slaying them before they can cross over.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

ASHLEY
Damage #1
Writer: Robert Venditti
Artists: Tony Daniel
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Daniel Ethan “Elvis” Avery just wanted to serve his country. Instead, he’s been changed into a monster!

Tasked as the government’s own living, breathing, ticking time bomb, Ethan retains no control when the monster takes over. Cheaper than a nuclear warhead and twice as effective, Ethan fights to rein in the damage he unleashes when the beast inside him springs free for one hour a day. With everyone around him in danger, Ethan struggles to contain the DAMAGE he inflicts on the DC Universe.

Rating: ★★★★☆

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DISCUSSION
Cloak and Dagger: Shadows and Light

Cloak and Dagger step out of the darkness and into the light! But will this pair of violent vigilantes be friends or foes for the spectacular Spider-Man? The young duo’s war on drugs will put crime bosses Silvermane and the Kingpin in their sights – and the wall-crawler will be stuck in the middle! Then follow Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen into their own uncanny adventures, and discover what set them on their dark path. Detective O’Reilly wants to arrest them, Father Delgado wants to reform them – but does anyone really understand them? Plus, after Spidey chaperones their fi rst meeting, Cloak and Dagger face a power struggle with the New Mutants!

CLOSE
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1 Comment

  1. January 17, 2018 at 10:56 am — Reply

    I have always loved Dagger’s costume (and Cloak’s design). It’s not troubling to me.

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