This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Black Lightning Year One, Super Sons #13, Kick-Ass #1, and Jin Henson Storyteller Fairies #3 are all discussed this week.

Marvel Announces a Fresh Start

[Solicitations] Marvel announces a fresh start

Writer: Peter J. Tomasi
Artist: Carlo Barberi
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
“Mother’s Day” part one! Talia al Ghul returns for her son Damian, whom she trained from birth to be an assassin. With the evil in Robin’s past finally revealed to Superboy, it might be too much for the Sons’ partnership to survive…especially when the boys find out her next victim is one of the most important people in their lives!

Rating: ★★★★☆

Writer: Mark Millar
Artist: John Romita
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
KICK-ASS IS BACK-ready to wipe out the city’s criminal lowlives, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there’s a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new vigilante superhero? Who can fill Dave Lizewski’s shoes? WHO IS THE NEW KICK-ASS? Find out in the first issue of this new, ongoing monthly series. Comic book legends MARK MILLAR and JOHN ROMITA, JR. reunite for the next chapter of the greatest superhero comic of all time.

Rating: ★★★½☆

Writer: Tyler Jenkins
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Publisher: Boom Studios
Cover Price: 3.99
Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings) brings life to the Menehune, the fairies of Hawaiian folklore.

Rating: ★★★★☆


Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: Favorite Cover Madness Edition (Week Three)

Black Lightning Year One
Writer: Jen Van Meter
Artist: Cully Hamner
Publisher: DC Comics

Meet Jefferson Pierce. He’s the greatly renowned teacher who’s going to clean up Metropolis’s Suicide Slum as the school’s new principal and restore hope to the community of Southside. Unfortunately, it’s a community completely in the grip of Tobias Whale and the crime organization known as the 100, and the only way to fight it may be on the outside as BLACK LIGHTNING.

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