Before it was a major motion picture, The Kingsman was a comic booK! We take a look at The Secret Service, share news about the Blade movie, and review ICON #3, Mighty Morphin’ #4, and The Last Witch #2 on this week’s Major Spoilers Podcast.

NEWS

Stacy Osei-Kuffour Tapped to Write Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Starring Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali’s turn as ” Blade ” is one step closer to the big screen. “Watchmen” writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour has been tapped to write the upcoming Marvel Studios film, Variety has confirmed. Marvel Studios announced that Ali, a two-time Oscar-winner, would portray the vampire hunter at San Diego Comic-Con in 2019.

Dan Harmon Sets Animated Ancient Greece Comedy Series at Fox

Dan Harmon has set up the first series under his broadcast network-only exclusive direct animation deal with Fox Entertainment. The untitled series is set in mythical ancient Greece. It centers on a flawed family of humans, gods and monsters that tries to run one of the world’s first cities without killing each other.

FOREVER MAPS

The newest entry in the new BINGE! Imprint where Scout releases a World Premiere issue followed by the entire story a few months later in one volume. In 1794, a young man named John is given a map. Curious, he follows it, and when he arrives at the end, he finds a similar map.

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
THE LAST WITCH #2
Writer: Conor McCreary
Artist: V.V. Glass
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Cover Price: $4.99
Release Date: Febraury 10, 2021
Captured by the witch known as The Cailleach, Saoirse discovers the true power of her mysterious mark! But even as she attempts to save her brother Brahm with her newfound power, Saoirse must grapple with the truth about her family and their shocking connection to an enemy more dangerous than they ever imagined!

Rating: ★★★★☆

MATTHEW
MIGHTY MORPHIN’ #4
Writer: Ryan Parrott
Artist: Marco Renna
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: February 10, 2021

The UNLIMITED POWER era continues with the answer to the question everyone’s asking – Who Is The New Green Ranger? And what is their shocking connection to the Mighty Morphin team?
It’s the last page shocker that no fan can miss!

Rating: ★★★★☆

ASHLEY
ICON #3 (Comixology Rerelease)
Writer: Dwayne MacDuffie
Artist: MD Bright
Publisher: Comixology / Milestone
Cover Price: 1.99
Release Date: Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2021
Rocket follows Payback into the tunnels beneath the city as Icon makes his first public appearance as the official hero of Dakota. Written by Dwayne Mc Duffie, with art by M.D. Bright and Mike Gustovich

Rating: ★★★★★

DISCUSSION

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE
Writer: Mark Millar
Artist: Dave Gibbons
Publisher: Image Comics
THE SECRET SERVICE: KINGSMAN is the critically acclaimed comic book series by Kick-Ass writer MARK MILLAR and Watchmen’s DAVE GIBBONS. Now a Hollywood blockbuster starring Colin Firth and Taron Egerton, and directed by MATTHEW VAUGHN, KINGSMAN reinvents the spy genre for the 21st century. The story follows a British secret agent who takes his wayward nephew under his wing and trains him to become a gentleman spy. Together, they uncover a plot that links kidnapped celebrities with a plot to eradicate 90 percent of the human race! Collects THE SECRET SERVICE #1-6
You can purchase this book via the comiXology affiliate link.

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