In this issue: The Major Spoilers Crew talk Thor, Gotham City, Grant Morrison’s New X-Men volume 1, run through a Poll of the Week, and read listener e-mail.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers107.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
This week the readers pick the news, and voted to hear the Major Spoilers Crew talk about JMS leaving Thor
w: Michael Dolce and Marcus Perry
a: Mariano Navarro
In DESCENDANT Rayne Santiago, a United States counter-terrorism soldier, is forced to return to her South American homeland after years of exile due to abusing her own innate pyrokinetic abilities. There she she receives word of her brothersâ€™ abduction by a rogue pharmaceutical conglomerate bent on using their DNA to manufacture super powers. Michael Dolce and Mariano Navarroâ€™s experience in the small press superhero field combined with Marcus Perryâ€™s past writing high-octane action films combines to tell a superpowered blockbuster the likes of which hasnâ€™t been seen.
81_NEW_AVENGERS_54.jpgNEW AVENGERS #54
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO
A Sorcerer Supreme is chosen! Be witness to a very important chapter in Avengers history and the lore of Marvel magic! Plus, the Avengers finally have a big showdown with the Hood and not everyone walks away from it unharmed!
Gotham City Sirens #1
Written by Paul Dini; Art and Cover by Guillem March; Variant Cover by JG Jones
This all-new series features the bad girls of Gotham City! Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn are tired of playing by other people’s rules regardless of which side of the law they’re on. These tough ladies have a new agenda that’s all their own, and they’ll use any means necessary to pursue it. But can they get along and work as a team? And who will get hurt along the way?
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
We’re taking the battle back, back, back, waaaaaaaaaaaay back to the dawn of time, where we are pitting caveman vs. caveman. This week it’s DC’s Anthro taking on V.T. Hamlin’s Alley Oop.
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MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
Grant Morrison’s New X-Men Volume 1
Sixteen million mutants dead – and that was just the beginning! In one bold stroke, writer Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, Batman) propelled the X-Men into the 21st century, masterminding a challenging new direction for Marvelâ€™s mutant heroes that began with the destruction of Genosha and never let up. Regarded as the most innovative thinker of the current comic-book renaissance, Morrison proceeded to turn the mutant-hero genre on its ear. Gone were the gaudy spandex costumes – replaced by slick, black leather and an attitude to match.
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