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From the EditorPreacher

This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew examine the continuing adventures of Jesse Custer in the pages of Garth Ennis’ Preacher v2: Until the End of the World. The Reverend Jesse Custer continues on his outrageous mission in the second PREACHER collection. First Jesse heads south for a brutal confrontation with the demons from his past–a trio of white trash psychos, including Jesse’s monstrous grandmother. The Jesse and company go west, only to crash a party of Babylonian proportions. As always, the Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without comments from great readers and listeners like you. You can

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From the EditorMajor SpoilersMouse Guard

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, we’re diving into our request bag once again and taking a look at a listener suggestion – Mouse Guard: Fall 1152. The story focuses on a colony of intelligent mice, who live in a medieval era, paralleling the same age in human history, though in their world there are no humans. “The mice struggle to live safely and prosper among all of the world’s harsh conditions and predators. Thus the Mouse Guard was formed. After persevering against a weasel warlord in the winter war of 1149, the territories are no longer as troubled.

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MarvelNovaSneak Peek

The big space epic War of Kings is set to arrive in comic book shops on March 4, 2009, and Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning series.

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Boom StudiosReview

When Hollywood comes a calling to a comic publisher, it’s usually to take a property and turn it into a motion picture. In the case of The Remnant, the situation is reversed, as Stephen Baldwin heads to Boom! Studios to create a tale filled with suspense and the supernatural.

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BatmanDCSneak Peek

This is the moment we’ve been waiting for; the final issue of Batman RIP.  Put on your speculation hats and start guessing just what this sneak peek means.  I’m not going to comment on the issue until I read the whole thing.  Hopefully, I’ll be able to pick it up tomorrow morning.

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DCGeoff JohnsGreen LanternReview

The Secret Origin storyline being run within the Green Lantern issues reached its fourth part this month. Being written by Geoff Johns, you can pretty much expect a good story, and so far, he’s been really hitting the mark. It was interesting to see, what essentially is a “Year One” storyline done within the pages of Green Lantern. Add on to that the total ret-conning that he is doing for the upcoming Blackest Night storyline in GL, and you have a gem of a series. Or so you would think.

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AvengersMarvelReprintVariant

I think Marvel has done a pretty good job with its Director’s Cut reprints.  I read through the Kick-Ass Director’s Cut and was pleased with all the bonus content – which I’m sure will appear in the collected trade.  Those who want a better behind the scenes look at what goes into a comic might want to check out the Avengers/Invaders #1 Director’s Cut coming from Marvel in July. The first printing sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors – a statement that seems to have caused many a website to launch into a overprint policy argument – but as always,

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