This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Geoff Johns takes on the Teen Titans, Invincible gets and animated series, and is Incredibles 2 worth the wait? Also we review, Black Hammer Age of Doom #3, Fathom #1, and Shanghai Red #1.

NEWS

Invincible gets animated series at Amazon Studios
https://variety.com/2018/biz/news/robert-kirkman-invincible-amazon-walking-dead-creator-1202851000/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=exacttarget&utm_campaign=newsalert&utm_content=101567&utm_term=306000

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
BLACK HAMMER AGE OF DOOM #3
Writer: Jeff Lemire
Artist: Dean Ormston
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: June 20, 2018
Lucy Weber, a.k.a. Black Hammer, continues her journey in Dreamland back to the farm, leading to a confrontation with the mysterious Bereaver. At the same time, both Abe and Barbie give one last shot at salvaging their love lives.

Rating: ★★★★☆

MATTHEW
FATHOM #1
Writer: Ron Marz
Artist: Siya Oum
Publisher: Aspen Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: June 20, 2018

1998’s Best-Selling Title of the Year Celebrates 20 Years in 2018!

This all-new adventure for Aspen’s preeminent hero sees her attempt to navigate an ever-changing world where The Blue are not only present above the surface-but exploited in new and dangerous ways. When a rival nation to The States decides to take control of the global landscape by tapping into the power of The Blue, Aspen Matthews discovers that a new adversary has risen to challenge the notion that she is the most powerful person on the planet-and humanity may suffer the consequences!

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics’ flagship title commemorates its landmark twenty years since its debut in grand fashion! The superstar creative team of Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade) and Siya Oum (Lola XOXO) are on board to deliver Fathom, and the iconic heroine, Aspen Matthews, to a new generation of readers as well as loyal fans alike!

Rating: ★★★☆☆

RODRIGO
SHANGHAI RED #1
Writer: Christopher Sebela
Artist: Joshua Hixson
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: 6/20/2018
Red is one of hundreds shanghaied out of Portland in the late 1800s. Drugged, kidnapped, and sold to a ship’s captain, she wakes up on a boat headed out to sea for years, unable to escape or even reveal who she truly is. Now she’s coming back in a boat covered in blood to find her family and track down the men responsible for stealing her life out from under her. Eisner-nominated writer CHRISTOPHER SEBELA (High Crimes, Heartthrob, We(l)come Back), JOSHUA HIXSON (The Black Woods) and HASSAN OTSMANE-ELHAOU (Felix & Macabber) bring you a tale of revenge, family, and identity that stretches from the deck of a ship outside Shanghai all the way to the bleak streets and secret tunnels of Portland, Oregon.

Rating: ★★★½☆

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

Major Spoilers Poll of the Week: Incredibles 2 Edition

DISCUSSION

Teen Titans: A Kid’s Game
Writer: Geoff Johns
Publisher: DC Comics
Witness the dawn of a new era in TEEN TITANS: A KID’S GAME, a 192-page trade paperback collecting the best-selling TEEN TITANS #1-7, written by the fan-favorite Geoff Johns with art by Mike McKone and Marlo Alquiza, additional art by Tom Grummett, Nelson DeCastro and Kevin Conrad, and a cover by Michael Turner! Witness the gathering of a new team of Teen Titans and their initial battle against an old, familiar foe: Deathstroke! The reasons behind his actions prove shocking to the team, and before the teen heroes can even get their feet on the ground, they must reencounter the cult of Brother Blood. Plus, an introduction by Johns and Profile Pages from TEEN TITANS/OUTSIDERS SECRET FILES #1!

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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