In this issue: The Fastest Man Alive gets a producer! The Martians are due on Maple Street, and theyâ€™ve brought your daddyâ€™s ass-watch! The future is upon us, but for some reason everybody sounds different! Plus: Creatures what are beautiful! Powers which are super! Heroes what are knocking boots! Sure and Iâ€™ve come to drain your wee blood, then! And finally, an internet troll whoâ€™s not a racist assclown. All this and more, as we say goodbye to 2009 and say hello toâ€¦ the rest of 2009! The Major Spoilers podcast is on the air! [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers119.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via
Or – “Shvaughn?Â Is That You?” My new manager Deon (who is wrong only half as often as Tom Grice, but only about 1/3 as pretty) and I got to talking the other day about the work of Jim Shooter, a writer whose work bounces all over the spectrum.Â For every Harbinger, Rai, or ‘Adventure Comics’-era Legion, there is a ‘Hank Pym punches Janet’ moment, a ‘Shadow State,’ or “MORE GORE FOR THE ORG!!!”Â Whichever Jim Shooter you get writes tightly plotted yarns with nice character bits, but the overall effect of the writing varies wildly, as anyone who ever
Or – “Round Seven!Â FIGHT!!!!” It’s all been building up to this…Â The Prince of Orphans!Â The Daughters of The Dragon!Â Lei Kung’s Secret Army!Â Dog Brother #1!Â The Tiger’s Beautiful Daughter!Â The Hordes of Hydra!Â The Bride of Nine Spiders! Luke “Sweet Christmas!” Cage!Â Fat Cobra!Â And that Iron Fist kid… Know this, dear friends:Â Heads will be BUSTED.
Or – “It’s Always The Cute Ones…” Megan Morse, also known as Miss Martian, has been something of an enigma among the Junior Justice League. Introduced during the “One Year Later” gap caused by 52, she has been pleasant, funny, bright and generally nice to be around. So, naturally, she’s a stone killer in disguise. Ever since it was revealed that she’s NOT one of J’onn J’onnz’ peaceful green Martians, but comes from the vicious line of white Martians, I’ve waited for her to grow fangs and try to eat people. After interacting with her own future self, and getting