How did Aquaman get his blue suit? What did Hellboy say when the demon showed up? Is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate really all that it is cracked up to be? And is Doomsday Clock #8 any good? Find out in this week’s Major Spoilers Podcast.

NEWS

Chris Ryall returns to IDW Publishing
http://majorspoilers.com/2018/12/10/chris-ryall-returns-to-idw-publishing-as-president-publisher-and-chief-creative-officer/

Conan Enters the Marvel Universe
http://majorspoilers.com/2018/12/08/conan-enters-the-marvel-universe-in-avengers-no-road-home/

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
HELLBOY HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2018
Writer: Mike Mignola, Various
Artist: Various
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: December 12, 2018
Three wintry tales featuring a Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck team-up for a New Year’s Eve séance gone wrong when Hellboy visits a family’s English home, Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá revisit B.P.R.D.: Vampire with a new tie-in story, and Tonci Zonjic returns to write and draw Lobster Johnson.

Rating: ★★★★★

MATTHEW
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #8
Writer: Geoff Johns
Artist: Gary Frank
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $4,99
Release Date: December 5, 2018
The critical and commercial hit series by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank continues following the shocking revelations of last issue. As the truth behind Dr. Manhattan’s actions against the DC Universe are revealed, Ozymandias turns to the only being who can stop him: Superman.

Rating: ★½☆☆☆

RODRIGO
SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE
Initial release date: December 7, 2018
Designer: Masahiro Sakurai
Composer: Hideki Sakamoto
Composer: Hideki Sakamoto
Platform: Nintendo SwitchSuper Smash Bros. Ultimate is a 2018 crossover fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd. and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It is the fifth installment in the Super Smash Bros. series, succeeding Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Rating: ★★★★½

ASHLEY
THE FLASH VOL 8 FLASH WAR
Writer: Joshua Williamson
Artist: Howard Porter
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $16.99
Release Date: Dec 12, 2018
One of the biggest Flash adventures starts here, with a special story starring the classic Wally West, who’s conflicted over whether to let Iris West know he is alive–and he’ll need the help of the Flash to figure out what to do! But when Magenta, Wally’s old love, needs his help, the Flash returns home to Keystone City, where he is confronted with violent memories of an unknown world. It’s a major turning point for the Flash family!

Join Wally West, Barry Allen and other DC Universe characters as they join together for the ultimate race against time. Writer Joshua Williamson (Justice League vs. Suicide Squad) continues his smash-hit run on the Fastest Man Alive with The Flash Vol. 8: Flash War! Collects The Flash #46-51 and a story from Annual #1.

Rating: ★★★★★

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK

http://majorspoilers.com/2018/12/09/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-a-long-winters-nap/

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