This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: We travel to East to check out The Harcourt Legacy, review, Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden #3, You Are Deadpool #1, and Savage Tales: Vampirella One-Shot. Plus, which Infinity Gem will you control?

NEWS

Are we hitting a variant tipping point?

Tony Stark Iron Man #1 to have 20 variant covers

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
SAVAGE TALES: VAMPIRELLA ONE-SHOT
Writer: Erik Burnham
Artist: Anthony Marques, J.Bone, Fernando Ruiz, Daniel HDR
Publisher: Dyanmite Entertainment
Cover Price: $4.99
Release Date: May 9, 2018
A dead city in the middle of a world filled with violent barbarians is the last place Vampirella would expect to find herself, but here she is — and there’s no time for introspection because someone is out for her blood! She may be lost in a kill-or-be-killed world filled with swords and sorcery, but she still knows how to hold her own… and when she finds out who has it in for her, she’s going to prove it.

Rating: ★★½☆☆

MATTHEW
YOU ARE DEADPOOL #1
Writer: Al Ewing
Artist: Salva Espin
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: May 2, 2018

DID YOU EVER WANT TO BE DEADPOOL??? Now’s your chance! This weekly series is not JUST the most amazing comic book you’ve ever read…it’s also a role-playing adventure! YOU decide what choices Deadpool makes! YOU keep track of your scores issue by issue! YOU roll dice to combat various foes! Travel through Marvel history as Deadpool to meet Hulk in the swinging ’60s! To smell Man-Thing in the swampy ’70s! To be “seen” by Daredevil in the hard-boiled ’80s! And avoid the many BAD ENDINGS you could fall into…or suffer the consequences!

Rating: ★★★★☆

RODRIGO
USAGI YOJIMBO: THE HIDDEN #3
Writer: Stan Sakai
Artist: Stan Sakai
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: May 16, 2018
Investigating the deaths of two samurai, Usagi and Ishida stumble upon shogunate officials, smuggled contraband, foreign acquisition merchants, and insolent thieves! On the heels of unraveling exactly what everyone is after, however, the duo is stopped in their tracks–as assassins are afoot!

Rating: ★★★★☆

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DISCUSSION

THE HARCOURT LEGACY
Writer: Brendan Cahill
Artist: Jason Federhenn
Publisher: Action Lab Entertainment
Release Date: March 2018
Rich occultist Edward Harcourt is dying, and, after a lifetime of searching for true magic, he thinks he’s found some answers, and wants to pass along what he’s discovered. He names as his heir his grandniece, gloomy teenager Violet, but that’s a problem for his sister Edwina, who wants his legacy for herself. All Violet wants is some harmony in her troubled family life, and it seems like Edward’s magic may offer a solution. But is it real, or just a flight of fancy that will leave Violet even more lost than before?

CLOSE
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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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