In this issue: The Major Spoilers Crew reflect on the week’s news, offer up a few reviews, let the Iron Man and the Iron Fist battle it out, and take a peek under the cover of The Last Iron Fist Story from Marvel.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers116.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
This week the Major Spoilers Crew give their quick shot reactions to Ryan Reynolds as Green Lantern, Natalie Portman as Thor’s girlfriend, Victoria joining the Major Spoilers Crew, a quick look back on three years of the Major Spoilers Experience, and a few more odds and ends.
A lot of people enjoyed the Major Spoilers Dungeons and Dragons podcasts, and some even took the time to send in their thoughts.
Doctor Who #1â€¨Tony Lee (w) â€¢ Al Davison (a) â€¢ Paul Grist, Al Davison (c)
At long last Doctor Who is an ongoing monthly series! Tony Lee (Doctor Who: The Forgotten), kicks off the time/space-faring series with the two-part â€œSilver Scream.â€ In chapter one, the Doctor travels to 1920s Hollywood where he befriends Charlie Chaplin and, of course, discovers an alien plot! Lee is joined by Al Davison (The Dreaming) on this first story arc. Covers by Paul Grist and Davison.
The House of Mystery #15
Written by Matthew Sturges; Art by Luca Rossi and David Hahn; Cover by Esao Andrews
Harry’s true identity, Fig’s heritage, Rina’s heartbreak, a dragon’s unrequited love and the Thinking Man’s Army all converge in a very small space in this shattering conclusion to “The Space Between”. And somewhere in there we manage to squeeze in “Jordan’s Movie Idea with the Gorillas and Sh*t,” illustrated by David Hahn (BITE CLUB, FABLES).
Will Eisner: A Spirited Life Audio Book by Bob Andelman
An audiobook narrated by author Bob Andelman, Will Eisner: A Spirited Life is the authorized biography that explores Eisner’s amazing life, detailing a career that spanned 70 years. The biography features interviews with many of Eisner’s contemporaries, such as Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Neil Gaiman, Denis Kitchen, Jim Warren, Dave Sim, Denny O’Neil, and Stan Lee.
Bob spent almost three years interviewing Eisner, researching his life and work, and interviewing friends, family, and the creative talents the comics master inspired throughout his career.
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Who would win in a fight between Iron Man and Iron Fist?Â Even though Tony Stark is encased head to toe in his Iron Man armor, with ever weapon known to man, the Iron Fist has a fist of iron, that can break and snap nearly anything with his Chi energies?
A) Iron Man
B) Iron Fist
Get over to the Major Spoilers Website and vote.
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
The Last Iron Fist Story
Many years ago, in the mystical city of Kunâ€™ Lun, young Danny Rand stared at a suit behind glass – the garb of the â€œImmortal Iron Fistâ€ – and knew that he was destined to wear it. But where did this costume come from? Why did it wait for Danny all those years like a shadow of his future? The answer to those questions will stun both him and his readers, as Danny Rand leaps from the pages of his breakout hit in Daredevil to his own history-spanning kung-fu epic that will shatter every perception of what it means to be the Immortal Iron Fist! Brought to you by top-ten writer Ed Brubaker and breakout talent Matt Fraction (Punisher War Journal), with action-packed art by David Aja (Daredevil, Giant-Size Wolverine). Collects Immortal Iron Fist #1-6.
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