In this issue: Can a rabbit be invisible and pink at the same time? My name is Mot, thanks a lot! And wouldnâ€™t it be cool if the Plutonian had a flying dog in a cape that is ALSO a mass-murdererâ€¦ Plus: Billy West will still be getting a paycheckâ€¦ Norman Osborn is makinâ€™ his list, and checkinâ€™ it twiceâ€¦ But is the podcast brutal enough that Stephen will stop erasing and starting over? And: Punk Rock Girl, you look so wild, punk rock girl letâ€™s have a child, weâ€™ll name her Minnie Pearl, just you and me, we need fudge banana swirl, you and meâ€¦ Stephenâ€™s store got Mojo Nixon, so it donâ€™t need no fixin, the Major Spoilers Podcast is on the air.[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers123.mp3[/podcast]
Show Notes after the Jump!
A wrap up of some of the big news from the Major Spoilers website.
Harvey Gets a Spielberg Remake
The Iron Patriot End the Marvel U
Futurama Cast is Back
Creator and Writer NICK SIMMONS
Penciler NICK SIMMONS
Mot is a boy who cannot die.
Riddle him with bullets, burn him at the stake, douse him with napalm, hang him from the gallowsâ€¦still, he will walk away. Forever haunted by a mysterious doppelganger that no one else can see, Mot has wandered the world for centuries, searching for meaning and, perhaps, an end to his endless life.
Dethklok vs. The Goon
Following the release of the highly anticipated Dethklok vs. The Goon, Dark Horse Comics and Adult Swim announce a brand-new comics series based on the immensely popular animated show Metalocalypse. The bandâ€™s five membersâ€”Nathan Explosion, William â€œMurderface,â€ Skwisgaar Skwigelf, Toki Wartooth, and Picklesâ€”will be featured in a full publishing program created by series co-creator Brendon Small and a collaborative team of Metalocalypse and Dark Horse artists and writers.
Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Time to bring the smack down talk back to the Major Spoilers Experience.Â This week the Robot Overlords demanded we pick two of DCâ€™s greatest female heroes and have them battle it out in the ring in a no-holds-barred right of the century.Â Sometimes we really hate our Robot Overlords, but itâ€™s either pick two fictional characters or have our precious, precious, Intardwebz taken away for a week. Soâ€¦.
A) Power Girl
B) Wonder Woman
Get over to the Major Spoilers Website and vote.
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION
As the name suggests, Tank Girl drives a tank, which is also her home. She undertakes a series of missions for a nebulous organization before making a serious mistake and being declared an outlaw for her sexual inclinations and her substance abuse. The comic centers on her misadventures with her boyfriend, Booga, a mutant kangaroo. The comicâ€™s style was heavily influenced by punk visual art, and strips were frequently deeply disorganized, anarchic, absurdist, and psychedelic. The strip features various elements with origins in surrealist techniques, fanzines, collage, cut-up technique, stream of consciousness, and metafiction, with very little regard or interest for conventional plot or committed narrative.
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