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FeaturedFrom the EditorMajor Spoilers

This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, a listener calls in to pose a question to the Major Spoilers Crew: Are comic book characters this generations modern myths in the way that Hercules, Zeus and the rest were to the olden age?  Comic book characters do appear to fill out the role, but is it true or just a bunch of junk? As always, the Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without comments from great readers and listeners like you. You can use the comment section below, drop us a voice mail by calling (785) 727-1939, or record your comments and

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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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FeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue: Do altered states lead to greater creativity? It’s the question that is pondered that leads to a discussion of drugs, depression, and insomnia as gateways to increased productivity in the creative arts. NOTE: You must be 18 years of age to listen to this podcast! Major Spoilers does not condone or endorse the use of drugs, nor do the members of the Major Spoilers crew encourage or suggest our listeners partake in recreational drugs. This is quite a different podcast than one you might be used to, so if you have any misgivings, turn back now! [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_136.mp3[/podcast] Direct

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BatmanFrom the EditorMajor Spoilers

For those paying close attention to Batman: Blackest Night, the appearance of Deacon Joseph Blackfire may have you puzzled. The Deacon and his followers appeared in Batman – The Cult, which will be the focus of discussion during the trade paperback section of the next Major Spoilers Podcast. Batman must stop the army of the homeless recruited by the mysterious Deacon Blackfire in this classic title illustrated by master horror artist Bernie Wrightson, co-creator of the “Swamp Thing”. Deacon Blackfire, charismatic shaman with roots as old as Gotham City itself, seemingly uses the city’s homeless to fight crime. But Blackfire

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From the EditorGrant MorrisonMajor Spoilers

This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew takes a crack at Grant Morrison’s three issue mini-series WE3. The story follows the journey of We3, a squad of three prototype “animal weapons,” as they flee captivity. The group consists of a dog, “Bandit” a.k.a. “1”; a cat, “Tinker” a.k.a. “2”; and a rabbit, “Pirate” a.k.a. “3”, who were all kidnapped from a nearby city and encased in robotic armor. They were also given a limited ability to speak through skull implants. Their body armor fields numerous weapons, including mine laying devices, machine guns and razor claws. As always, the

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From the EditorMajor Spoilers

This week (tonight) on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew takes a look at the first volume of Kurt Busiek’s Astro City: The Dark Age. Today Astro City is a shining metropolis on a hill where super-heroes patrol the skies. However, things were not always as bright as they are today. In the early 1970’s, in the wake of a global catastrophe, two brothers, one good and one evil must deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from Jack-In-the-Box to the Blue Knight and the unsettling events leading to the final fate of the mysterious Silver Agent. Find

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Dynamite EntertainmentFrom the EditorMajor Spoilers

This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew takes a look at Dynamite Entertainment’s Zorro. Written by Eisner Award-Winning writer/artist Matt Wagner! With art by Francesco Francavilla and covers by Matt Wagner and Mike Mayhew! The Year One Origin of Zorro by Matt Wagner and Francesco Francavilla is NOW collected in a MASSIVE TPB volume! Inspired by all of the best Zorro has been (as well as the best-selling novel by Isabel Allende), Matt Wagner has crafted an exciting tale of adventure, revenge and intrigue, all incredibly illustrated by Francavilla! As always, the Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without

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From the EditorTrade PaperbackY: The Last Man

We talked, you listened, then asked for more.  During our last discussion of Y: The Last Man, we mentioned if listeners were interested, we’d continue our discussion of the series.  This week, the Major Spoilers Crew is taking a look at Y: The Last Man, Volume 2 collected hardcover trade. From the Wiki One Small Step (issues #11–17) In Oldenbrook, Kansas, Yorick, 355 and Dr. Mann help a Russian woman named Natalya Zamyatintwo male and one female astronauts forced to return to Earth after being trapped on the International Space Station the day the plague hit.  recover Comedy & Tragedy

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Major SpoilersTitan BooksTrade Paperback

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew are taking on Tank Girl from Titan Books. From the Wiki As the name suggests, Tank Girl drives a tank, which is also her home. She undertakes a series of missions for a nebulous organization before making a serious mistake and being declared an outlaw for her sexual inclinations and her substance abuse. The comic centers on her misadventures with her boyfriend, Booga, a mutant kangaroo. The comic’s style was heavily influenced by punk visual art, and strips were frequently deeply disorganized, anarchic, absurdist, and psychedelic. The strip features

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DCFrom the EditorMajor SpoilersWarren Ellis

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew are taking on Transmetropolitan Volume 1 from Vertigo Comics. Amazon description: In this first volume, Spider ventures into the dangerous Angels 8 district, home of the Transients — humans who have decided to become aliens through cosmetic surgery. But Spider’s interview with the Transients’ leader gets him a scoop he didn’t bargain for. And don’t miss Spider’s first confrontation with the President of the United States . . . in a men’s room. As always, the Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without comments from great readers and listeners like

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From the EditorMajor Spoilers

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew are taking on Preacher Volume 1 from DC Comics. Amazon description: Here’s a book guaranteed to offend a bunch of people, not only because of its profuse profanity and graphic violence, but because it’s the epitome of iconoclasm. Like a brutal accident, you can’t watch but you can’t turn away. The story follows an ex-preacher man, Jesse, who has become disgusted with God’s abandoning of His responsibilities. So Jesse starts off into the wilds of Texas with his hitman girlfriend and new best friend (a vampire) to find God

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CosplayMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue: There’s a new member in the Major Spoilers Family, and in this issue, listeners get to know Victoria, and talk about cosplay. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers115.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com 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.

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Dungeons And DragonsMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue: As part of the Major Spoilers third birthday celebration, the Major Spoilers Crew begin an epic journey playing the 4th Edition of Dungeons and Dragons. In this installment, listeners learn all about character creation as Stephen Schleicher creates Orem Rivendorn as Dungeon Master Rodrigo looks on. If you aren’t familiar with the 4th edition of D&D, you might want to check out Major Spoilers Podcast #28 and Major Spoilers Podcast #89 [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers109.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Come back tomorrow for the next installment of this MSP D&D Extravaganza! Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A

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From the EditorMajor Spoilers

Everyone who listens to the Major Spoilers Podcast know we pick three interesting stories for the week, and then spin the Wheel of Destiny/Morality/Fortune (actually it is a dice roll) to determine which one we will actually talk about.  This week, we’re giving YOU the chance to decide what we should ramble on about. Here are the choices: Television rumors and tidbits JMS exits Thor Wolverine: The End SDCC’09:  Lucasfilm and G4TV Voting closes at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, so cast your vote now.  And don’t worry, there will be a regular Major Spoilers Poll of the Week appearing here

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