Suppose you discovered that every time you died, you actually transported into another you in another, albeit somewhat similar, universe? What would that do to you? The answer begins to take shape in Alter-Life #1, which I had the pleasure of picking up at the recent Wizard World Chicago convention!
Times are tough and comics can be expensive! We here at Major Spoilers understand that and we know that many people are trade waiters. We want to help you make the most informed buying decision concerning collected editions. This month we asked our contributors “What one collected edition would you recommend readers pick up?” Just one. The best of November. This is what we all had to say: ASHLEY’S PICK Rat Queens Vol 2 The Far Reaching Tentacles Of N’rygoth TP Writer: Kurtis J. Wiebe Artist: Roc Upchurch Publisher: Image Comics Price: $14.99 In Stores: November 12th, 2014 ORDER
The Amazing Spider-Man has been gone for a while now, replaced by a new, superior, spider title. But for all those Peter Parker fans who have been yearning for a new adventures with the original Spider-Man, Marvel has you covered. They have rolled out a series of “point” issues that serve as series of in-canon Peter Parker stories that take place before the “last” issue of Amazing Spider-Man. Find out if they are any good with your Major Spoilers review!
Pretty Deadly is Image’s new western series by Kelly Sue DeConnick, known for her work on Captain Marvel and Avengers Assemble. There is some stiff competition in the western genre right now with quality titles like All-Star Western and The Sixth Gun, but perhaps Pretty Deadly will blow them away. Find out how it is with your Major Spoilers review!
This week on the show: Rodrigo is still absent, The Goon punches some zombies, and KIRKMAN! (doesn’t appear on the show). [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp370.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!
Brought back from relative obscurity by his vocal cameos on “Family Guy”, Adam West, the former 60’s TV Batman, has been given his own comic book. Is this comic a fun, campy romp? Take the jump to find out. WARNING! This book has not yet been released. So SPOILERS may be ahead!
Surrounded and clearly outnumbered, Sela and her friends have not only the mad mob of villagers to contend with, but also Orcus and his army outside the city gates. Can the spirit of the Earth save them? Or are they doomed?
As A.I.M. bee keepers extort money from San Francisco in order to prevent a earthquake, Magneto is hounded to make over his image. Will the City by the Bay fall into the sea? Will the Master of Magnetism bend to the will of a Publicist?
Stripped of his powers, and forced to walk the Earth as a mortal, Hercules now fights without the aid of his godly heritage. Can the son of Zeus beat back the evil that encroaches upon his territory, and can he find a warm place to sleep? Take the jump, and find out!
This issue: Dr. Peter Coogan drops by to talk about upcoming conventions and the Institute for Comic Studies. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/majorspoilers-234.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.