Major Spoilers Podcast #32

Nova! Watchmen! Namorita! X-Men! Elektra! What happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas! The Man Called Speeeebaaaalll! Comicon news… and the master will not be pleased… Plus! not a single word about that feller from Gotham, on this, the show that asks: if this is the 30 second podcast, what the hell will we talk about for the other hour and a half?


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Major Spoilers is giving away the Frank Miller inspired Limited Edition Dark Knight 2 Statue. You can win it and all it takes is a picture.

Rodrigo: Uncanny X-Men #500
“SFX”, PART 1!
Sentinels? What? And Magneto? And is that the Master Mold? What the hell is going on in San Francisco now that the Uncanny X-Men have relocated there? They’ve got a new Headquarters and a new status quo as the gauntlet is thrown for a new era of mutantkind. It’s all here in the double-sized anniversary issue that sets up the plotlines that will be developed over the next year in UNCANNY. And it’s all brought to you by the hot writing team of Ed Brubaker & Matt Fraction (Immortal Iron Fist) and fan favorite artists Greg Land (ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR, X-MEN: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY) and Terry Dodson (SPIDER-MAN/BLACK CAT, Wonder Woman). New creators, new home. The future begins now.
3 out of 5 Stars

Stephen: Tiki Joe Mysteries
Las Vegas, 1959. WWII veteran Joe Halliday is enjoying the good life – running Tiki Joe’s Restaurant, courting a beautiful girl, and making time with stead-fast friends – that is, until the local mob moves in with demands for protection money. When the police are unable to help, Joe calls in a few old army friends, and together they decide to pay the mob off… in lead! Tiki Joe is an Ocean’s Eleven-style mystery set in Las Vegas – part murder mystery, part hard-boiled thriller by newcomer Mark Murphy.
3 out of 5 Stars

Matthew: Might Avengers #16
ELEKTRA IS A SKRULL!! Words that have echoed through Marvel Comics for the last two years. But how did this happen and for how long has this been true? THE ANSWER IS HERE! Hint! She went down swinging. Plus the answer to the biggest question in modern Avengers history…
1.5 out of 5 Stars

Poll of the Week:
Dr. Fate, or Manos: The Hands of Fate?

Trade Paperback Review
New Warriors: Reality Check
The return of the New Warriors! When Night Thrasher strikes a mysterious deal with a Reality-TV producer, the team moves out of New York to help the villain-plagued denizens of small-town America. But will their filmed exploits be uplifting, or just exploitative? And is heartland America ready for Big City Super-Heroics? Collects New Warrirors #1-6.
Average 3 out of 5 Stars.

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About Author

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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