Cronenbergs! Body Horror! Animal Man…!? Also, DC FanDome Part 2, Kang the Conquerer, and CBS Access no more! We review Amazing Spider-Man #48, Detective Comics #1027, and Edgeworld #1 in this week Major Spoilers Podcast.

NEWS

Jonathan Majors Lands Key Role in ‘Ant-Man 3’

Jonathan Majors is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having landed a key role in the third ” Ant-Man ” movie. Variety has confirmed that Majors will take on an unknown role in the Marvel film opposite “Ant-Man” stars Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly. Peyton Reed is returning to direct the third entry in the superhero series.

Ookla the Mok – Everybody’s Kang the Conqueror

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Date Pushed to Christmas

Warner Bros. has postponed the release of ” Wonder Woman 1984,” the latest development in Hollywood’s rocky plans to return to the movies. The superhero sequel starring Gal Gadot, which was expected to debut on Oct. 2, will now touch down in theaters on Dec. 25, 2020.

CBS All Access is set to become Paramount Plus next year because branding is hard

Disney has Disney Plus, Apple has Apple TV Plus, and now ViacomCBS is about to have Paramount Plus. ViacomCBS announced that it would be renaming its CBS All Access streaming service to Paramount Plus in early 2021. As part of the rebrand, Paramount Plus will also receive five new original series from different verticals across the company, including Paramount, CBS, MTV, and BET.

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
DETECTIVE COMICS #1027
Writers: Matt Fraction, , Brian Michael Bendis, Peter J. Tomasi, Grant Morrison, Dan Jurgens, Mariko Tamaki, Greg Rucka, Scott Snyder, Marv Wolfman, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Tom King
Artists: Jim Cheung, José L. García López, Lee Bermejo, Dan Jurgens, Jamal Campbell, Dan Mora, Ivan Reis, Emanuela Lupacchino, Riley Rossmo, , Eduardo Risso, , , Chip Zdarsky, David Marquez, Chris Burnham
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $9.99
Release Date: September 15, 2020
Light the Bat-Signal, because Detective Comics #1027 is here! In honor of Batman’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27, this special, book-size celebration brings you the biggest names in comics as they chronicle the most epic Batman adventures Gotham City and the DC Universe have ever seen! The World’s Greatest Detective has a mountain of cases to crack: Who murdered Gotham’s most corrupt police officer? What does The Joker’s annual visit mean for Bruce Wayne? And most importantly, what WayneTech mystery will sow the seeds of the next epic Batman event? All this and more await you within the pages of the biggest Batman issue of them all!

Rating: ★★★★½
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MATTHEW
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #48
Writer: Nick Spencer
Artist: Mark Bagley
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: September 9, 2020

• Spider-Man has been pushed harder than he has in a very long time and in ways he has never been before.
• How far can he be pushed before he breaks?
• Who he has to face this issue is going to answer that very clearly as we are one issue from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN LGY #850!

Rating: ★★★½☆
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RODRIGO
EDGEWORLD #1
Writer: Chuck Austen
Artist: Patrick Olliffe
Publisher: comiXology Originals
Cover Price:
Release Date: September 15, 2020
Local people are disappearing and it’s up to Killian Jess, Magistrate of Rush, and his odd group of friends to find out what’s going on. But they’ve got freak sandstorms, a hostile military government and the aftermath of a planet-wide war to wade through in order to reach the answers they seek.

Rating: ★★☆☆☆
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DISCUSSION

ANIMAL MAN VOLUME 1: The Hunt
Writer; Jeff Lemire
Artist: Travel Foreman
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $13.85
As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Animal Man Buddy Baker, has gone from “super” man to family man–but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? As these new abilities continue to terrify Buddy and his wife Ellen, things take a turn for the worse as Buddy begins a startling transformation of his own that will lead him on a journey into the heart of The Red. Collected here are the first 6 issues of this dramatic new series from writer Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth) and artist Travel Foreman (The Immortal Iron Fist)!

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