This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast – The Army of the Dead, The Rock is Krypto, The Army of the Dead, and MODOK!

NEWS

CMON Announces ‘Army of the Dead: A Zombicide Game’

Daily coverage of the pop culture products industry, including toys (action figures, models and statues), anime (anime, manga, and Japanese imports), games (collectible card and roleplaying games or ccgs and rpgs), comics (comics and graphic novels), and movie and TV (licensed) merchandise. We feature business news, and in-depth analysis for retailers, publishers, manufacturers, distributors.

Superman Animated Series Starring Jack Quaid Coming to HBO Max, Cartoon Network

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Clark Kent and Lois Lane in an all-new, family-friendly animated series with Jack Quaid (” The Boys”) and Alice Lee (“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”) voicing America’s most recognizable super-sweethearts.

Dwayne Johnson To Star As Krypto The Superdog In Animated ‘DC League of Super-Pets’; Seven Bucks Producing

Dwayne Johnson is set to voice DC canine Krypto the Superdog in Warner Bros’ upcoming animated feature DC League of Super-Pets. Johnson’s production company Seven Bucks has also signed on to produce. The superhero action adventure from writer-director Jared Stern, which we hear Warner Bros.

The Shadow – April 1931 First Issue (Street & Smith) Condition: | Lot #81237 | Heritage Auctions

The Shadow – April 1931 First Issue (Street & Smith) Condition: FN-. This super-rare pulp was every bit as influential as Action Comics #1 or Detective Comics #27, and is far more difficult to find. This is the second copy we have ever offered at auction, and the first we’ve seen in 11 years.

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
ARMY OF THE DEAD
Director: Zack Snyder
Writer: Zack Snyder, Shay Hatten, Joby Harold
Cast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighofer, Nora Arnezeder, Tig Notaro
Studio: Netflix
Release Date: May 21, 2021
Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

Rating: ★★★½☆

RODRIGO
THE WORST DUDES #1
Writer: Aubrey Sitterson
Artist: Tony Gregori
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: June 02, 2021
The book so dirty it’ll turn your other comics yellow! A dirty cop, a drugged-up back-up dancer, and an angsty adolescent god; the absolute worst dudes in the galaxy are on a raunch-filled hunt for a missing pop star. It’s a hilarious, aggressively weird, willfully vulgar detective story from noted reprobates Aubrey Sitterson (No One Left to Fight, The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling) and Tony Gregori (Deuce of Hearts, Karma Police).

Rating: ★★★½☆

ASHLEY
THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD
Writer/Director: Taylor Sheridan, Charles Leavitt, Michael Kortya
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Jon Bernthal
Network: HBO Max
Release Date: May 14, 2021
Still reeling from the loss of three lives, Hannah is a smoke jumper who’s perched in a watchtower high above the Montana wilderness. She soon encounters Connor, a skittish boy who’s bloodied, traumatized and on the run in the remote forest.

Rating: ★★★☆☆

DISCUSSION

MODOK
Network: Hulu
Program Creators; Patton Oswalt, Jordan Blum
Cast: Patton Oswalt, Melissa Fumero, Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz
Release Date: May 21, 2021
While pursuing his dream of conquering the world, a megalomaniacal supervillain runs his evil organization into the ground.

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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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