MSP#144: The Blackest Night Podcast (Part 1)

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Blackest Night Podcast

In this issue: we’re down a man, but we still soldier on, just like the Five Doctors… (Does this mean Rodrigo is Tom Baker?) Could the foul-mouthed kid from the Bad News Bears really have a head that’s sufficiently gourd-like? We need you to nerd the hell out, then send us pictures… If you don’t Stephen will read some of his poetry. Plus: Is it just a coincidence that Corps is one letter from Corpse? Tim Drake wants a speckled lemonade and some bottomless steak fries! And the robot overlord decrees a change in the running order, and you MUSTOBEY ROBOT OVERLORD, or risk being marked as not one with Landru… Please lock your seatbacks and tray tables and return the stewardess to her original upright position, as the major spoilers podcast is on the air.

 

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NEWS
Sinestro Rumor
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Who else is in the Thor movie?
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Best of 2009
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Major Spoilers Costume Contest
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REVIEWS
Matthew
Uncanny X-Men #516
COVER BY: Greg Land
WRITER: Matt Fraction
PENCILS: Greg Land
INKS: Greg Land
COLORED BY: Justin Ponsor
LETTERED BY: VC – Joe Caramagna

THE STORY:
“NATION X” PART 1 (of 7) He returns.

Stephen
Red Robin #5
Written by Chris Yost 
Art by Ramon Bachs 
Cover by Francis Manapul
“Council of Spiders,” Part 1 of 4! Ra’s al Ghul goes from hunter to hunted! What is the Council of Spiders, why have they been killing assassins, and who is the Wanderer? After the death of Red Robin last issue, the League of Assassins now must – wait, WHAT? Everything shifts into insane overdrive as the daughter of Wayne Enterprises CEO Lucius Fox completes her quest to find Red Robin, only to get caught up in one of the deadliest games on the face of the planet.

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Leave it up to a fan to ask Ryan Ottley for a commission of Invincible and Superboy Prime fighting.  It’s a cool concept and one we are happy to life for our own nefarious deeds.  So, we ask you, the Legion of Major Spoilerites, in a battle, who would win, Invincible or Superboy Prime?
Invincible
Superboy Prime

Get over to the Major Spoilers Website and vote.
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: Blackest Night (Part 1)
Stephen and Matthew dive into the first three issue of DC’s Blackest Night series and offer up their perspectives of what is going on in the core title, as well as the 20 or so tie-in issues that flesh out the story. BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!

Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com

Music from this episode comes from Armin Brewer (intro) and James Kennison (closing) from the Nobody’s Listening Podcast. A big thanks to both of these guys for creating kick-ass music for the show!

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