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Back in the ’80s there was nothing better than MacGyver. Well, okay, there was the A-Team, Charlie’s Angels, Dallas, Dukes of Hazard, but when it came to mixing science with action, the mullet headed MacGyver was the joy of my youth, and the bane of my physics teacher. CBS is reviving the franchise this fall, and has cast Lucas Till in the Richard Dean Anderson role. The first trailer for the series has dropped, and… well… you’ll just have to see it for yourself.

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Image ComicsSneak Peek

Image Comics released sneak peeks of America’s Got Powers, Carbon Grey, Comback, Happy!, Haunt, MacGyver, Nowhere Men, Saga, Super Dinosaur, Supreme, and more, that you can check out after the jump.

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FeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

In this issue: The team is assembled! Iron Man, MacGyver, Knights, and Deadpool! But we are still left wondering, Who is Jake Ellis? [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp473.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!

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A while ago, during our discussion of MacGyver #1, I mentioned that the issue felt like a build up to a new movie.  Looks like predictions are becoming a reality as New Line Cinema moves a MacGyver movie closer to reality.

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FeaturedImage ComicsMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

In this issue, Matthew and Stephen sit down to discuss the brand new MacGuyver: Fugitive Gauntlet #1 from Image Comics and series creator Lee David Zlotoff Welcome to the long-awaited return of MacGyver – co-written by his creator! When an old friend calls for help, Mac becomes involved in a web of industrial espionage, murder and a white-knuckle pursuit across the globe with a million dollar hit on his head! Can he live long enough to save the world – or has his luck finally run out? [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp453.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download (Right Click+Save As) Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Contact us

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Major SpoilersPoll

Given 15 minutes, Batman and MacGyver can make a nuclear fusion reactor out of bubblegum and bailing wire.  But given only 10 minutes, who would win in building something practical to get them out of a tight fix? Let the Battle of the Brains Begin!

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The man who could take a bunch of raincoats and turn them into a hot-air balloon is headed to the big screen.  New Line has picked up the rights to develop the genius with a mullet as a feature film.  Currently, no writer is attached, but Raffaella De Laurentiis is producing. One wonders how popular MacGyver would be as a feature film, but thanks to Superbowl ads, and Saturday Night Live, there is a resurgence in interest.  Why just the other day, I was talking to two young’uns who were born after 1992 (the year the television series ended), and

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