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Major Spoilers Podcast #851: A Study in Emerald

A Study in Emerald!? You betcha! Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #44? You got it! The Outer Worlds? That too! Plus, Hellboy and the BPRD: Long Night at Goloski Station, Marauders #1, and much more! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF) OPINION Are publisher screwing up hero anniversaries? REVIEWS STEPHEN HELLBOY AND THE B.P.R.D.: LONG NIGHT AT GOLOSKI STATION ONE-SHOT Writer: Mike Mignola Artist: Matt Smith Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Cover Price: $3.99 A quiet night at a rundown Russian train station turns into an all-out demon battle for Hellboy when three sinister interlopers pass through. Mike Mignola writes and Matt Smith draws this Western-style supernatural standoff! [rating:4.5/5] MATTHEW MIGHTY MORPHIN' POWER RANGERS #44 Writer: Ryan Parrott Artist: Daniele di Nicuolo Publisher: BOOM! Studios Cover Price: $3.99 Release Date: October 30th, 2019 NECESSARY EVIL continues as the Omega Rangers return to Earth and meet the Power Rangers for the first time! But if they want to defeat Lord Zedd together, Jason, Trini and Zack will have to keep their identities a secret from their friends! Features the first appearance of the Omega Ranger Zords! [rating:4/5] RODRIGO THE OUTER WORLDS Initial release date: October 25, 2019 Developer: Obsidian Entertainment Engine: Unreal Engine Artist(s): Daniel Alpert Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows Publishers: Private Division, Take-Two Interactive The Outer Worlds is an action role-playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Private Division. The game was released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows on October 25, 2019, with a Nintendo Switch version to be released in 2020 [rating: 3.5/5] ASHLEY MARAUDERS #1 Writer: Gerry Duggan Artist: Matteo Lolli Publisher: Marvel Comics Cover Price: $4.99 Release Date: 10/23/19 THE X-MEN SAIL AT DAWN! Even in this glorious new dawn, Mutantkind faces hardships and oppression from their human counterparts. Led by Captain Kate Pryde and funded by Emma Frost and the Hellfire Trading Company, Marauders Storm, Pyro, Bishop and Iceman sail the seas of the world to protect those hated and feared! [rating: 3.5/5] DISCUSSION A STUDY IN EMERALD Writer: Neil Gaiman Writer/Artist: Rafael Albuquerque Publisher: Dark Horse Comics This supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos features a brilliant detective and his partner as they try to solve a horrific murder. The complex investigation takes the Baker Street investigators from the slums of Whitechapel all the way to the Queen's Palace as they attempt to find the answers to this bizarre murder of cosmic horror! From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, Nebula award-winning, and New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman comes this graphic novel adaptation with art by Eisner award winning artist Rafael Albuquerque! CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 21mins

30 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Major Spoilers Podcast #695: Gold Digger!

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Because YOU demanded it - GOLD DIGGER! Also, Thomas Perkins’ If, Blair Witch, and The Art of Recore. Plus, whatever happened to Tim Drake? We tell all from Detective Comics #940. 10 MILLION COMICS SOLD! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS 10 Million Comics Shipped in August http://majorspoilers.com/2016/09/16/market-share-ten-million-comics-shipped-august/ REVIEWS STEPHEN IF Thomas Perkins From the mind of Emmy® Award winning artist Thomas N. Perkins IV comes an all new collection of aliens, mythological beasts and bootleg super heroes in "IF...". This hardcover book has 94 jam-packed pages of eye bending illustrations leaping from every page with a foreword by The Book of Life director Jorge R. Gutierrez. MATTHEW Detective Comics #940 Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Eber Ferreira and Eddy Barrows Publisher DC Comics 'Rise Of The Batmen” part 7! This epic concludes with a battle against the Colony that will change Batman’s world forever—and in a way you’d never expect! Whether they win or lose, they’ve already lost… RODRIGO THE ART OF RECORE HC From the legendary makers of Metroid Prime comes ReCore, an action-adventure game that pits the player against devious robotic foes while forging friendships with a courageous group of uniquely powerful robot companions! Now, Dark Horse Books presents this comprehensive volume, examining the art and inspiration behind this mysterious and dynamic world with The Art of ReCore! ASHLEY BLAIR WITCH Directed by: Adam Windgard A young man and his friends venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mystery surrounding his missing sister. Many believe her disappearance 17 years earlier is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when two locals act as guides through the dark and winding woods. As the night wears on, a visit from a menacing presence soon makes them realize that the legend is all too real, and more sinister than they could have ever imagined. DISCUSSION GOLD DIGGER POCKET MANGA VOL. 2 Gina "Gold Digger" Diggers and her adopted were-cheetah sister, Britanny, journey to an ancient Persian temple where they meet Genn the Rakshasa, fight a daemon mouse, and pick up a nasty curse. A bold experiment to remove the curse from them results in a deadly clone-fusion of the two, Grave Digger! CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 39mins

21 Sep 2016

Rank #2

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Major Spoilers Podcast #650: Closing Comments

Call the Major Spoilers Hotline - 785-727-1939 Podcast Posting Page - http://wp.me/p8YAd-1uul Become a Major Spoilers VIP - https://members.majorspoilers.com This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Star Wars spoilers? MST3K returns? Comic publishers not participating in Free Comic Book Day? All this plus reviews of King Tiger #4, Nova #1, and Dark Horse Presents #16, and a discussion on closing comment sections. Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK NEWS More Star Wars Trailers and commercial spots http://majorspoilers.com/2015/11/08/movies-let-the-star-wars-commercial-spot-onslaught-commence/ REVIEWS STEPHEN KING TIGER #4 Writer: Randy Stradley Artist: Doug Wheatley King Tiger has used all his strength, expended every weapon, cast his last spell. His adversary is trapped, and Tiger is trapped with it. But Rikki Boyd, the woman whose heart he broke, refuses to let Tiger die alone. When magic fails, can the heart prevail? [rating:4/5] MATTHEW NOVA #1 TWO NOVAS?!?! Sam Alexander’s missing father is finally back and the two are making adventure a family business. With their Nova helmets that enable them to fly and shoot energy beams, they’re policing the Milky Way with their Nova Corps of two. But is everything what it seems? And if that weren’t enough, Sam is also now an Avenger! [rating:4/5] RODRIGO Dark Horse Presents #16 [rating:4/5] MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK Whether we recognize it or not, we are all creatures of habit. Having a routine keeps us from losing our minds, and flinging our poo at the person walking down the street (or so I’ve been told). The Four S Morning Routine is one that most of us follow, which makes me wonder what do you do first? What morning task do you do first? Brush your teeth Comb your hair http://majorspoilers.com/2015/11/10/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-morning-routine-edition/ If you want to suggest a trade paperback, you need to send an email to podcast@majorspoilers.com. That suggestion will go into the hopper and at least once a month, we’ll pick a number of suggestions for you to vote on, and at the end of the polling period, the book with the most votes will get the Major Spoilers Podcast treatment. DISCUSSION: Closing Comments Many sites on the Internet have opted to shut down their comment sections completely, or move to another forum for discussion. How does this affect Major Spoilers, and by extension our wonderful Spoilerites? Also, Google Play Podcasts, and a quick pondering on future potential podcasts. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends!

1hr 31mins

11 Nov 2015

Rank #3

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Major Spoilers Podcast #661: That Jessica Jones Thing...

If you like this episode, show your support by becoming a VIP! https://members.majorspoilers.com This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: We finally share our thoughts on Jessica Jones, review Conan the Avenger #22, Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death #1, Pep Digital #178, and the Adventures of Supergirl #1. Plus, we share our favorite shows of the spring! NEWS DC Rebirth https://twitter.com/dandidio1/status/690640882182283265 REVIEWS STEPHEN Conan The Avenger #22 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Brian Ching Publisher: Dark Horse Comics He’s been defeated, crucified, and left to die in the desert—and now, Conan faces still another fearsome trial when he must prove his worth among the hostile Zuagir tribesmen. In Conan’s mission to retake the city from a traitorous false queen, is the cruel Zuagir chieftain friend or foe? [rating:3.5/5] MATTHEW POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #1 Art by: Clay Mann Written by: Amy Chu Publisher: DC Comics Life. Death. Poison Ivy has power over both. But can she keep her friends and hold down a regular job at the same time? As Dr. Pamela Isley, she joins the prestigious plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens, but things quickly get complicated when a fellow scientist is murdered and it looks like the work of Ivy. Don’t miss the start of this new 6-issue miniseries! [rating:2.5/5] RODRIGO PEP DIGITAL VOL. #178: AGENTS BETTY & VERONICA Script: Dan Parent Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Barry Grossman, Jim Amash, Digikore Studios Publisher: Archie Comics Betty and Veronica are ready for some secret agent action! Join them as they use high-tech gadgets and karate kicks to save the day from the forces of evil! Can they rescue the kidnapped Archie from a mysterious foe? [rating:2/5] ASHLEY ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #1 Writer: Sterling Gates Artist: Bengal Publisher: DC Comics When an escaped prisoner from Fort Rozz interrupts a football game, Supergirl is on the scene to take her down. But Rampage is mad about more important things than a sporting event-and no pesky superhero can stop her quest for revenge! [rating:4/5] DISCUSSION: Jessica Jones Following a tragic end to her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.

1hr 33mins

27 Jan 2016

Rank #4

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Major Spoilers Podcast #866: Major Spoilers General Talk

We are all over the map this week, as we talk comics, movies, television, and books! Plus, the surprise no one was expecting! It all goes down on this week's Major Spoilers Podcast. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF) Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 15mins

4 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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Major Spoilers Podcast #839: The Justice Society Returns

The Justice Society Returns! No, really! We also talk The Joker, The Boys, Fire Emblem Three Houses, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #98. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF)< NEWS https://youtu.be/t433PEQGErc REVIEWS STEPHEN The Boys is an American superhero dark comedy web television series based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The series was developed by Eric Kripke. It premiered on July 26, 2019.[2] In early July 2019, Amazon renewed the series for a second season ahead of the series premiere. [rating:4.5/5] MATTHEW TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #96 Writer: Tom Waltz/Kevin Eastman Artist:Michael Dialnyas Publisher: IDW Publishing Cover Price:$3.99 Release Date: July 31, 2019 As the war for New York reaches a fever pitch, Splinter makes his final gambit for complete victory. Meanwhile, the Turtles are on the run and may not be able to count on each other for survival! [rating:3.5/5] RODRIGO FIRE EMBLEM: THREE HOUSES Nintendo Switch Publisher: Nintendo Cover Price: $59.99 Release Date: July 26 2019 Here, order is maintained by the Church of Seiros, which hosts the prestigious Officer’s Academy within its headquarters. You are invited to teach one of its three mighty houses, each comprised of students brimming with personality and represented by a royal from one of three territories. As their professor, you must lead your students in their academic lives and in turn-based, tactical RPG battles wrought with strategic, new twists to overcome. Which house, and which path, will you choose? The game features the refined gameplay the Fire Emblem™ franchise is known for. Command a party of warriors to move and fight on a grid-based battlefield and, for the first time in the series history, assign battalions of troops to support individual units in battle. As a professor, you are responsible for teaching your students and improving their skills in their academic lives and in battle. These may be school assignments, but the stakes are very real. Your students’ lives depend on your leadership. It’s up to you to guide each of them, so that they may wield a variety of weapons, master the study of magic, and acquire special skills such as horsemanship. But there’s more to being a professor than commanding armies. Freely roam Garreg Mach Monastery and the academy within it, while interacting with talented students to build relationships and gather intel. After meeting one enigmatic girl named Sothis…you’ll come to realize that she appears only within your mind. What other mysteries await? [rating: 4/5] DISCUSSION JUSTICE SOCIETY RETURNS Writers: Various Artists: Various Publisher: DC Comics The superheroes that make up the Justice Society of America take on the disciples of a mad god named Stalker, who is out to eliminate war by ending life itself. CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 19mins

31 Jul 2019

Rank #6

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Major Spoilers Podcast #856: Astro City: Family Album

It's time to riff on everyone's favorite first family, in this week's look at Astro City: Family Album. Plus, the MMPR and the TMNTs meet, James Bond has a new adventure, Robotech Remix returns, and Listen to the Major Spoilers Podcast on Stitcher Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF) NEWS https://youtu.be/Pdgk3ERKdug REVIEWS STEPHEN POWER RANGERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #1 Writer: Ryan Parrott Artist: Simone di Meo Publisher: BOOM! Studios Cover Price: $4.99 Release Date: December 4, 2019 THE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MEET FOR THE FIRST TIME! The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find Tommy Oliver – AKA The Mighty Morphin Green Ranger – but soon discover he’s joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan! As the Rangers are sent reeling by this betrayal, they’re confronted by another (fr)enemy – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Can these heroes find a way to work together to defeat the bad guys and save the world from total destruction?! Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil) and illustrated by Simone di Meo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Venom Annual), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight – and maybe team up with – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time in this oversized issue includes 30 pages of story content! [rating:4.5/5] MATTHEW JAMES BOND #1 Writer: Vita Ayala, Danny Lore Artist: Eric Gapstur Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Cover Price: $3.99 Release Date: December 4, 2019 When a priceless piece of art is found to be fake, investigations lead down a rabbit hole of international crime and corruption. But what the hell does James Bond know about the world of art forgery? [rating:3/5] RODRIGO ROBOTECH REMIX #3 Writer: Brenden Fletcher Artist: Elmer Damaso Publisher: Titan Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Release Date: Dec 11, 2019 A strange new mech and its mysterious pilot have left their mark on Dana Sterling - faced with ghosts of a future yet to come, can a girl out of time save the SDF-1? Brenden Fletcher (Motorcrush, Isola) and artist Elmer Damaso (Robotech/Voltron, Speed Racer) continue the first story of Robotech Remix! [rating: 4/5] ASHLEY ART OF FROZEN 2 HC Publisher: Titan Publishing Cover Price: $19.99 Release Date: 12/18 An in-depth hardcover companion to Disney's most highly anticipated sequel ever: Frozen 2! Queen Elsa and her sister Anna embark on a new journey beyond the borders of Arendelle, along with Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven! Go behind-the-scenes with concept art, interviews with cast and crew, and amazing imagery! Frozen 2 hits theatres November 22, 2019! [rating: 5/5] DISCUSSION ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Brent Anderson Publisher: DC Comics Snapshots. They let us capture moments of truth, fragments of time -- and that's as true in Astro City, a city of heroes, villains, monsters and more, as it is anywhere. You're invited, in the Family Album, to share some of the city's greatest memories -- from the wonder and terror experienced by a family new in town, to a world-famous superhero's first day at school, a crimefighter and his wife facing momentous decisions about the future, and more. CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

58mins

4 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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Major Spoilers Podcast #859: The Boy With Everything

The U.A. HIGH SCHOOL GAMES ARE HERE!  Plus, we review Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2, Batman #86, Diana: Princess of the Amazons, and Dragon Age: Blue Wraith #1. Also, did you hear New Mutants is coming? Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https://discord.gg/jWF9BbF)< NEWS THE NEW MUTANTS ARRIVES APRIL 3, 2020 https://youtu.be/W_vJhUAOFpI REVIEWS STEPHEN BATMAN #86 Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Danny Miki Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Release Date: January 8, 2020 It's a new day in Gotham City, but not the same old Batman. With Bane vanquished and one of his longtime allies gone, Batman has to start picking up the pieces and stepping up his game. Batman has a new plan for Gotham City, but he's not the only one. Deathstroke has returned as well, under a mysterious new contract that could change everything. [rating:4/5] MATTHEW JOKER/HARLEY: CRIMINAL SANITY #2 Writer: Kami Garcia Artist: Mike Mayhew and Mico Suayan Publisher: DC Comics/Black Label Cover Price: $5.99 Release Date: January 1, 2020 Jim Gordon and the GCPD have turned to profiler Harley Quinn for assistance. She's intrigued by the level of care and detail this new, depraved serial killer is putting into his crime scenes; there must be clues to his pathology in his artful staging. His level of meticulous preparation is unusual, but will it lead to or help delay his capture? [rating:2.5/5] RODRIGO DRAGON AGE: BLUE WRAITH #1 Writer: Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir Artist: Fernando Heinz Furukawa Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Release Date: January 15, 2020 Fenris--the beloved character from Dragon Age II--makes his comics debut in this canonical continuation of BioWare's dark fantasy epic! With the fanatical Qunari seeking to topple the Tevinter mageocracy, one powerful young mage's desperate search for her father brings her face-to-face with a notorious mage hunter--Fenris, the Blue Wraith. [rating: 4/5] ASHLEY Diana: Princess of the Amazons Writer: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale Artist: Victoria Ying Publisher: DC Comics (DC Kids) Cover Price: $9.99 Release Date: January 7, 2020 Eleven-year-old Diana leads an idyllic life on the island of Themyscira. Cut off from the rest of the world, she's beginning to feel a little alone. Though she has a loving mother and many "aunties," she is an only child. In fact, she's the only child on the entire island! After an escapade goes wrong, Diana gets in trouble for not living up to the Amazonian standard. She just can't seem to measure up no matter what she does. Every other person on the island is an adult proficient in their trade and mighty in body, while she is gangly, sometimes clumsy, and not particularly good at anything. She's not Wonder Woman...yet, anyway. What Diana needs is a friend; someone her own age whom she can talk to. But when she decides to take matters into her own hands, she encounters the unexpected! [rating: 5/5] DISCUSSION MY HERO ACADEMIA VOLUME 4: THE BOY WITH EVERYTHING Writer: Kohei Horikoshi Publisher: VIZ Media (USA) Release Date: May 3, 2016 The U.A. High sports festival is a chance for the budding heroes to show their stuff and find a superhero mentor. The students have already struggled through a grueling preliminary round, but now they have to team up to prove they’re capable of moving on to the next stage. The whole country is watching, and so are the shadowy forces that attacked the academy… CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 9mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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Major Spoilers Podcast #612: Alias Vol. 4: The Origin of Jessica Jones

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast - The Purple Man! LEGO Super Heroes spoilers, Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini, Fight Like a Girl, Astro City, and Guardians of the Galaxy. Plus, Alias Vol. 4! Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK NEWS LEGO Super Hero Sets Revealed LINK IDW Publishing Announces Release Delays LINK REVIEWS STEPHEN Sherlock Holmes Vs. Harry Houdini #4 (Of 5) Writer: Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery Artis: Carlos Furuzono Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Cover Price: $3.99 The improbable has become the impossible! With magician Harry Houdini arrested after a blood bath that has left his wife at the edge of death, detective Sherlock Holmes must overcome his suspicions - and his demons - to free Houdini and overcome a powerful enemy that commands the unholy powers of the spirits. [rating:4/5] MATTHEW FIGHT LIKE A GIRL #3 Writer(s): David Pinckney Artist Name(s): Soo Lee Cover Artist(s): Soo Lee Action Lab Entertainment ROUND THREE! Amarosa has survived two grueling fights and now the stakes are even higher as she finds herself where she never dreamed she’d be: space! Her hands are full trying to survive and learn about herself, but it seems that everyone knows more about her then she does! 32pgs./ FC/ Teen $3.99 [rating:3.5/5] RODRIGO Astro City #20 Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Brent Anderson Publisher: Vertigo Comics Quarrel learns more about what makes her tick – through action, anger, and disastrous relationships with MPH and Crackerjack – as she tries to figure out her future. And Crackerjack can’t cope with the big 5-0. Plus: Honor Guard and the menace of the Black Lab.
[rating:3.5/5] ZACH Guardians of the Galaxy (2013-) #24 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Valerio Schiti Cover by Jason Keith Valerio Schiti BLACK VORTEX TIE-IN! With the Slaughter Squad hot on their tails, the X-Men and the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to have to find somewhere to stash this loot. The odds against them, their only option for gaining the upper hand might lie with the mysterious Black Vortex. Will the temptation of the Black Vortex's unknown power be too much for this band of misfits? [rating:3.5/5] Major Spoilers Poll of the Week [poll id="374”] DISCUSSION: Alias Vol. 4: The Secret Origins of Jessica Jones Jessica's origins, including her source of powers, how she became a superhero, and why she quit are revealed. Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

1hr 32mins

18 Feb 2015

Rank #9

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Major Spoilers Podcast #653: Shaft!

Call the Major Spoilers Hotline - 785-727-1939 Share your thoughts on this episode - http://wp.me/p8YAd-1vig Become a Major Spoilers VIP to show you care - https://members.majorspoilers.com This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: We talk about the private dick that’s a hit with all the chicks - SHAFT! Vol. 1 from Dynamite Entertainment. Plus, Kung Fu Panda #3, We Are Robin #6, Doc Savage: The Spider’s Web #1 and Silver Surfer #16. Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK NEWS Wonder Woman pics confirm WWI setting http://majorspoilers.com/2015/11/30/movies-wonder-woman-set-photos-show-wwi-setting/ Jawiin Comic Drive is trying to send 10000 comics to the troops overseas by Jan 1st! If you want to donate comics, please complete these two steps 1 – Box and ship the comics to COMICS FOR SOLDIERS c/o Jawiin Comic Drive 4780 SPRINGFIELD DR. TERRE HAUTE, IN 47803 2 – Send a picture of your comics and the number of books you are donating to jawiincomicdrive@gmail.com. (If you don’t send your number to the email, we will have an inaccurate count and the drive could fail. Let’s get these soldiers some comics for the new year! ) REVIEWS STEPHEN Doc Savage: The Spider’s Web #1 writer: Chris Roberson artist: Cezar Razek cover price: $3.99 While responding to a devastating earthquake in South America, Doc Savage and company discover that not only was the disaster far from natural, but that it seems to be linked to a menace that Doc faced many years before. As he begins to investigate, Doc discovers that a number of closed cases that he had considered to be isolated threats were in fact part of a larger web that he never suspected before now. MATTHEW SILVER SURFER #15 Written by Dan Slott Art by Michael Allred and Laura Allred Published by Marvel Comics“Day One” Does one Norrin Radd have to die for another Silver Surfer to live? In the space outside of time and the time outside of space, beings of great cosmic power battle for the final shape of the next reality! This may be the “Last Days” of The Silver Surfer… but it also might be the FIRST Day of an All-New Marvel Universe! RODRIGO Kung Fu Panda #3 'Daze of Thunder.'Po has been mastering battle techniques, but can he battle the elements? Well he's soon about to find out, as Lei Gong, a huge Kung Fu master Gorilla who has tapped into forbidden elemental sorcery, hits town (literally). Will he persuade Po to join forces with him? ASHLEY WE ARE ROBIN #6 Writer: Bermejo, Lee Artist: Corona, Jorge Cover Artist: Corona, Jorge The Robins are reeling from yet another loss-but with the Reaper on their tails, there's no time regroup! As the team fractures, each Robin must decide who can be trusted. And is it worth the risk to wear the R? MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK Who would win in a fight, Sandman or Clayface? http://majorspoilers.com/2015/12/01/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-sandman-v-clayface/ DISCUSSION: SHAFT: A COMPLICATED MAN Writer: David Walker Artist: Bilquis Evely Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Cover Price: $19.99 Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine with all the chicks? Shaft! (You're damn right!) Created by author Ernest Tidyman and made famous in a series of novels and films, iconic hero Shaft makes his graphic novel debut in an all-new adventure. He's gone toe-to-toe with organized crime bosses, stood up to the cops, squared off against kidnappers, and foiled assassination attempts. But who was John Shaft before he became the hardboiled investigator with a reputation as big as New York City itself? Recently arriving home from his tour of duty in Vietnam, his first case - tracking down a missing person for his girlfriend - quickly turns into a matter of life and death, making him a target of gangsters and the police! Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends!

1hr 39mins

2 Dec 2015

Rank #10

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Major Spoilers Podcast #611: Spider-Man in the MCU!

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast - Did you hear the news about Spider-Man!? Also, DC gives us 24 new number ones, the A-Force is coming, Ei8ht#1, Hulk #11, Niko and the Sword of Light, and Guardians of the Galaxy and X-Men: The Black Vortex Alpha #1 get reviewed. Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers VIP. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS DC Comics announces the New 49 LINK Marvel announces the A-Force LINK REVIEWS STEPHEN EI8HT #1 Writer: Rafael Albuquerque, Mike Johnson Artist: Rafael Albuquerque Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Cover Price: $3.50 Welcome to the Meld, an inhospitable dimension in time where Joshua, a chrononaut, finds himself trapped. With no memory or feedback from the team of scientists that sent him, he can’t count on anything but his heart and a stranger’s voice to guide him to his destiny. [rating:4/5] MATTHEW HULK #11(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Mark Bagley OMEGA HULK HAS OFFICIALLY BOUGHT A TICKET TO HELL... • Science runs amok! • Mistakes will be made! • No happy ending here! [rating:4/5] RODRIGO Niko and the Sword of Light (Pilot Episode on Amazon Prime) (For children ages 6-11) - Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making new friends and powerful foes while uncovering secrets about his mysterious past. Based on the motion graphic comic by Imaginism Studios and Studio NX.
[rating:4/5] ZACH Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Alpha #1 Written by Sam Humphries Art by Ed McGuinness Cover Price:$4.99 The Black Vortex starts here! The Black Vortex, an ancient artifact imbued with immeasurable power, is now in the hands of Mr. Knife! With billions of lives potentially at stake, Peter Quill, the Legendary Star-Lord, is going to have to dust off his thieving gloves. But with Knife's Slaughter Squad protecting him, Peter's probably going to need some help. [rating:2.5/5] DISCUSSION: Spider-Man is now part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

1hr 44mins

11 Feb 2015

Rank #11

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Major Spoilers Podcast #789: Comic-Con 2018

This week, we reflect on some of the news from the San Diego Comic-Con. We also take a look at the first volume of Spy Seal from Image Comics. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS http://majorspoilers.com/category/san-diego-comic-con-2/ MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK http://majorspoilers.com/2018/07/22/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-aquaman-edition/ DISCUSSION Spy Seal Volume 1: The Corten-Steel Phoenix Rich Tommaso Image Comics Journey into the thrilling world of international espionage as one of Britain's most covert MI-6 divisions,The Nest, recruits a brand-new secret agent to their team: SPY SEAL! Follow the newbie spy and his furry colleagues on exciting train rides, high-speed car chases, down secret underground tunnels, and high-flying air adventures-- all in an effort to hunt down a dangerous British-turned-Soviet double-agent-- a slippery spy who poses as an upscale art dealer while covertly killing off important figures of Parliament. What is the reasoning behind this double-agent's terrorist actions? Why are three masked bunny rabbits vandalizing paintings at every London gallery? And just what is this elusive CORTEN-STEEL Phoenix anyway? Check out this deluxe format edition to decipher the answers to these and other puzzling questions in RICH TOMMASO'S (SHE WOLF) latest series, visually reminiscent of such classic comics as THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN and USAGI YOJIMBO. CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 25mins

25 Jul 2018

Rank #12

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Major Spoilers Podcast #658: The Woods and Fan Film Lawsuits

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Star Trek Fan Films, Archie #5, Obi-Wan and Anikin #1, Rat Queens #14, and a discussion of The Woods Volume 1. Contact Major Spoilers - 785-727-1939 Like this show? You can support our efforts to make more and keep the show free - https://members.majorspoilers.com/subscribe Comment on this show - http://wp.me/p8YAd-1wtX Comic Bento is the original graphic novel subscription box! Each Comic Bento contains at least $50 worth of surprise graphic novels from both the biggest creators in comics and the unsung indie heroes. Plans start as low as $17.50 a month, plus shipping & handling, and brings you a new theme each month with new graphic novels to go along with it. Head on over to www.comicbento.com to check out pricing, unboxing videos and more. Subscribers can use promo code SPOILERS (in all-caps) to save $5.00 on all new subscriptions! Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK NEWS We devote the first part of the show to the recent lawsuit involving Paramount, CBS, and a production group working on a Star Trek Fan Film. REVIEWS STEPHEN ARCHIE #5 Script: Mark Waid Art: Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jack Morelli $3.99 U.S. The biggest comic series of the year presses on! Betty and Jughead have declared war on Veronica over the heart and soul of Archie Andrews! Who should you be rooting for? You might just be surprised by the answer! Rising star comics artist Veronica Fish joins the legendary Mark Waid on creative duties for this brand new issue! [rating:5/5] MATTHEW Obi-Wan and Anakin #1 Story by Charles Soule Art by Marco Checchetto Publisher: Marvel Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, and many decades before their confrontation on the Death Star…they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan learner, Anakin Skywalker. Today, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment are pleased to present your first look inside OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1 – the newest Star Wars™ limited series from blockbuster creators Charles Soule (Lando, She-Hulk, Daredevil) and artist Marco Checchetto (Star Wars: Shattered Empire, Avengers World, Punisher)! Set between the events of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones – it has been a few years since Obi-Wan pledged to train the young Anakin. Though they have grown closer through training, the road has been a difficult one. Now, called to a remote planet for assistance, Master and Padawan’s skills will be put to the test. And their relationship will be pushed to the breaking point. Before they became brothers-in-arms during the Clone Wars, be there as Soule and Checchetto weave a tale of the Jedi at the height of their power, and the foundations of their doomed friendship. It all starts this January in OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1! [rating:3/5] ASHLEY RAT QUEENS #14 Writer: Wiebe, Kurtis J. Artist:Fowler, Tess Cover Artist: Sejic, Stjepan 'DEMONS,' Part Four Hannah is reunited with her father for the first time in many years and in a way she never could have expected. [rating:4.5/5] MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK http://majorspoilers.com/2016/01/04/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-most-anticipated-movie-of-2016/ If you want to suggest a trade paperback, you need to send an email to podcast@majorspoilers.com. That suggestion will go into the hopper and at least once a month, we’ll pick a number of suggestions for you to vote on, and at the end of the polling period, the book with the most votes will get the Major Spoilers Podcast treatment. DISCUSSION: The Woods Vol. 1 Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Michael Dialynas On October 16, 2013, 437 students, 52 teachers, and 24 additional staff from Bay Point Preparatory High School in suburban Milwaukee, WI vanished without a trace. Countless light years away, far outside the bounds of the charted universe, 513 people find themselves in the middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Where are they? Why are they there? The answers will prove stranger than anyone could possibly imagine. Collects issues #1-4 of the critically acclaimed series. Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! [signoff predefined="PayPal Donation"][/signoff]

1hr 57mins

6 Jan 2016

Rank #13

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Major Spoilers Podcast Movie Special: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

We went to see The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and Rob, Stephen, Zach, and The Boy share their VERY SPOILERY thoughts and reactions to the movie. WARNING: We're serious - we spoil this movie. If you haven't seen the movie, you should listen to this later. Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers VIP. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future!

52mins

3 May 2014

Rank #14

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Major Spoilers Podcast #622: Doctor Strange: The Oath

This week on the Major Spoielrs Podcast: Doctor Strange take the oath, The Joker revealed, and DK3 is coming! Plus, Hit: 1957, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Kill Six Billion Demons, and The Black Vortex Omega. Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers VIP. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS First look at Jared Leto as The Joker in Suicide Squad LINK DK3 is coming! LINK REVIEWS STEPHEN HIT: 1957 #2 Writer: Bryce Carlson Artist: Vanesa R. Del Rey Publisher: BOOM! Studios Cover Price: $3.99 Tensions are building in the new Hit Squad as Sticky deals with the consequences of his actions and his relationship with Slater continues to fray. Meanwhile, Bonnie finds herself falling for the same old trap as she begins to enjoy her time in Las Vegas with her captor, Vincent. [rating:4.5/5] MATTHEW UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #4 (W) Ryan North (A/CA) Erica Henderson The final showdown between Galactus and Squirrel Girl is here! It's the Power Cosmic versus the Power Chestnut: WHO WILL WIN? Also, Squirrel Girl is late for class. So there's TWO disasters coming!! [rating:4/5] RODRIGO Kill Six Billion Demons http://killsixbilliondemons.com/ Kill Six Billion Demons is a New Weird fantasy webcomic started in 2013 featuring a young woman named Allison who is suddenly wrapped up in an adventure with an angel through an eldritch land filled with monsters, demons and gods. [rating:4/5] ZACH Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Omega #1 Writer: Sam Humphries Art & Cover: Ed McGuinness Cover Price: $4.99 The Black Vortex ends here! When an entire planet, and potentially the entire galaxy, is caught in the crosshairs of Knife's cosmically empowered forces, the Guardians and the X-Men face their final test. With billions of lives at stake, our heroes are forced to make the ultimate sacrifice. But in gaining the power to potentially defeat Knife, by submitting to the Black Vortex, could they have given up their humanity forever? [rating:3.5/5] DISCUSSION: Doctor Strange: The Oath Doctor Stephen Strange embarks on the most important paranormal investigation of his career, as he sets out to solve an attempted murder - his own! And with his most trusted friend also at death's door, Strange turns to an unexpected corner of the Marvel Universe to recruit a new ally. Eisner Award-winning writer Brian K. Vaughan (Runaways, Y: The Last Man) and red-hot artist Marcos Martin (Captain America, Batgirl: Year One) join forces for an adventure that will take the Sorcerer Supreme from the underworld of New York City to the deadliest dimensions on the outskirts of reality - while firmly establishing him in the current Marvel Universe and setting him up to join a surprising new team! Collects Doctor Strange: The Oath #1-5. Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

1hr 42mins

29 Apr 2015

Rank #15

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Major Spoilers Podcast #568: The Dresden Files: Ghoul Goblin

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Dresden Files, Captain America 3, Lumberjanes #1, Aquaman and the Others, Forbidden Love, Guardians of the Galaxy, and… Rodrigo! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers VIP. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS Captain America 3 arrives in 2016 LINK Archie Comics KILLS Archie Andrews LINK REVIEWS STEPHEN Lumberjanes #1 Writer(s): Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson Artist(s): Brooke Allen Publisher: BOOM! Studios Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five best pals determined to have an awesome summer together…and they’re not gonna let any insane quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way! Not only is it the second title launching in our new BOOM! Box imprint but LUMBERJANES is one of those punk rock, love-everything-about-it stories that appeals to fans of basically all excellent things. MATTHEW Aquaman and The Others #1 Writer: Dan Jurgens Artists: Ed Tadeo, Lan Medina Publisher: DC Comics A “FUTURES END” prelude! Spinning out of AQUAMAN, the King of Atlantis and his teammates find themselves targeted by an unknown foe that wants their Atlantean artifacts! Don’t miss the start of this all-new series! RODRIGO Forbidden Love Writer: Jessie Young Artist: Artyom Trakhanov https://writejessewrite.squarespace.com/forbidden-love ZACH Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude #1 Writers: Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Publisher: Marvel GET READY FOR MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY WITH AN ALL-NEW COMIC BOOK PRELUDE—WRITTEN BY COSMIC LEGENDS DAN ABNETT AND ANDY LANNING! Major Spoilers Poll of the Week Time to put two heroes in the ring and see who will emerge victorious in a battle for the ages! Who would win in a fight - Iceman, or the Human Torch? Discussion Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files: Ghoul Goblin
From the mind of best-selling author Jim Butcher, an ALL-NEW, COMPLETELY ORIGINAL Dresden Files story that pits Chicago's mystical detective against bloodthirsty rural monsters. Harry Dresden, a Chicago private investigator and wizard, heads to a small, isolated Missouri town terrorized by Nevernever monsters. The singularly unfortunate Talbot family has suffered a curse that has decimated their number for generations, and only our hero can save them... that is, if he can survive hostile lawmen, the dark secrets of townsfolk, an ancient guardian spirit, and two deadly carnivores! Can Dresden cleanse the Talbot bloodline of its curse Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

1hr 41mins

9 Apr 2014

Rank #16

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Major Spoilers Podcast #607: What if...?

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast - We take a look at What If…? Ruminate on Agent Carter and Ant-Man, ponder the possibilities of The Flash, and learn that Shaft is still one bad mother… WHATCH YOUR MOUTH - and Rodrigo returns. Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers VIP. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS Top Ten in 2014 LINK Ant Man Trailer Reactions LINK REVIEWS STEPHEN The Flash: Season Zero (2014-) #10 Smoak Signals concludes! Can Barry save Felicity (and himself) from the mysterious Sky Lords? [rating:3/5] MATTHEW Shaft #2 Every great detective has their first case. For John Shaft, that first case seems simple enough. But tracking down a missing person for his girlfriend quickly turns into a matter of life and death. With the bodies piling up, Shaft realizes he’s in over his head. But can he stay alive long enough to figure out what is going on, or will his first case be the death of John Shaft? [rating:4/5] RODRIGO The Legend of Korra finale [rating:3/5] ZACH Avengers: No More Bullying #1 The Avengers have always stood up for those who cannot stand up for themselves, but this time they're in for a bombastic adventure of the highest order! Featuring surprise guest stars from across the Marvel Universe including Spider-Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy! Face front, readers! You won't want to miss this one! [rating:4/5] Major Spoilers Poll of the Week There are a lot of great movies coming out in 2015, and though we know what movies are high on our radar, there are questions as to what movies you are most interested in seeing. Once again, we dive deep into the bucket to ponder why Milk Duds taste so good on buttery popcon, as we ask the all important theater going questions. [poll id="369”] DISCUSSION: What If #4 - The Invaders had stayed together What If #34 - The Watcher were a stand up comedian What if #17 - Kraven the Hunter Had Killed Spider-Man Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

1hr 29mins

14 Jan 2015

Rank #17

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Major Spoilers Podcast #809: Aquaman's Blue Suit

How did Aquaman get his blue suit? What did Hellboy say when the demon showed up? Is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate really all that it is cracked up to be? And is Doomsday Clock #8 any good? Find out in this week's Major Spoilers Podcast. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at http://patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure the Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! NEWS Chris Ryall returns to IDW Publishing http://majorspoilers.com/2018/12/10/chris-ryall-returns-to-idw-publishing-as-president-publisher-and-chief-creative-officer/ Conan Enters the Marvel Universe http://majorspoilers.com/2018/12/08/conan-enters-the-marvel-universe-in-avengers-no-road-home/ REVIEWS STEPHEN HELLBOY HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2018 Writer: Mike Mignola, Various Artist: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Release Date: December 12, 2018 Three wintry tales featuring a Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck team-up for a New Year's Eve séance gone wrong when Hellboy visits a family's English home, Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá revisit B.P.R.D.: Vampire with a new tie-in story, and Tonci Zonjic returns to write and draw Lobster Johnson. [rating:5/5] MATTHEW DOOMSDAY CLOCK #8 Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Gary Frank Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: $4,99 Release Date: December 5, 2018 The critical and commercial hit series by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank continues following the shocking revelations of last issue. As the truth behind Dr. Manhattan's actions against the DC Universe are revealed, Ozymandias turns to the only being who can stop him: Superman. [rating:1.5/5] RODRIGO SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE Initial release date: December 7, 2018 Designer: Masahiro Sakurai Composer: Hideki Sakamoto Composer: Hideki Sakamoto Platform: Nintendo SwitchSuper Smash Bros. Ultimate is a 2018 crossover fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd. and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It is the fifth installment in the Super Smash Bros. series, succeeding Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. [rating: 4.5/5] ASHLEY THE FLASH VOL 8 FLASH WAR Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Howard Porter Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: $16.99 Release Date: Dec 12, 2018 One of the biggest Flash adventures starts here, with a special story starring the classic Wally West, who's conflicted over whether to let Iris West know he is alive--and he'll need the help of the Flash to figure out what to do! But when Magenta, Wally's old love, needs his help, the Flash returns home to Keystone City, where he is confronted with violent memories of an unknown world. It's a major turning point for the Flash family! Join Wally West, Barry Allen and other DC Universe characters as they join together for the ultimate race against time. Writer Joshua Williamson (Justice League vs. Suicide Squad) continues his smash-hit run on the Fastest Man Alive with The Flash Vol. 8: Flash War! Collects The Flash #46-51 and a story from Annual #1. [rating: 5/5] MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK http://majorspoilers.com/2018/12/09/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-a-long-winters-nap/ CLOSE Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends! Closing music comes from Ookla the Mok.

1hr 15mins

12 Dec 2018

Rank #18

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Major Spoilers Podcast #577: Writing Witchblade

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast - Ashley V Robinson stops by, Ant-man has a director, Wilson Fisk is found, Starlight #4 shines, Witchblade #175, Jirni #1, Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-man #2, and Scarlet Witch vs. Hermione! NEWS Ant Man Director Announced LINK Vincent D’Onofrio to play The Kingpin LINK REVIEWS STEPHEN Starlight #4 Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Goran Parlov Publisher: Image Comics Duke and his young companion are getting deeper into Tantalus’ underground movement, doing everything they can to infiltrate the invaders and meeting some unlikely allies. It’s been 40 years since Duke last held a gun. Does he still have what it takes to drive out alien invaders and save Tantalus for a second time? [rating:5/5] MATTHEW Witchblade #175 Writer: Ron Marz Artist: Laura Braga Publisher: Top Cow DOUBLE-SIZED ANNIVERSARY ISSUE! Starting a new storyline, the team of writer RON MARZ and artist LAURA BRAGA continue their acclaimed run, providing an entry point for new readers, as well as a celebration of all that’s gone before. Also features a second story by MARZ & BRAGA, revealing a previously untold tale of the Witchblade in feudal Japan, as well as other bonus features. [rating:4/5] RODRIGO Jirni Vol. 2 #1 Writer: JT Krul Artist: Paolo Pantalena Publisher: Aspen Ara is a warrior-princess with the blood of the mystical D'jinn flowing through her. Powerful, brave, and capable, she is determined to finish her quest to find her kidnapped mother, no matter what obstacles may fall in her path. But, the desert she wanders through seems endless, and something is hunting her. Or is it the other way around? [rating:4/5] ZACH Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider=man #2 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Marquez Publisher: Marvel PART TWO OF THE BIGGEST SPIDER-MAN STORY OF THE YEAR “REVIVAL” • After the mind-blowing reveal at the end of the first issue, miles life will NEVER be the same again. • With SHIELD gone, the biggest villain in SPIDER-MAN history is out and nothing can stop him. • Miles has made a huge choice about the woman he loves. Will he live to regret it? [rating:3.5/5] Major Spoilers Poll of the Week Magic it up! Last week, the Major Spoilers populace determine that Herminone Granger could best Sabrina, the Teenage Witch in a battle of the magic-types. But I wonder how Hermione would hold up against the Scarlet Witch? http://majorspoilers.com/2014/06/10/major-spoilers-poll-week-majiks-stuffs/ [poll="340”] Discussion: Ashley V Robinson stops by to talk up her upcoming web series, acting, and her contribution to the Witchblade mythos. Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

1hr 29mins

11 Jun 2014

Rank #19

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Major Spoilers Podcast #659: The Mud Pack!

Like this episode? Support us at https://members.majorspoilers.com/subscribe Share your thoughts at http://wp.me/p8YAd-1wJ8 This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: The Legend of Wonder Woman #1, New Romancer #2, Dark Horse Presents #18, the Black Hood #8, and THE MUD PACK! Comic Bento is the original graphic novel subscription box! Each Comic Bento contains at least $50 worth of surprise graphic novels from both the biggest creators in comics and the unsung indie heroes. Plans start as low as $17.50 a month, plus shipping & handling, and brings you a new theme each month with new graphic novels to go along with it. Head on over to www.comicbento.com to check out pricing, unboxing videos and more. Subscribers can use promo code SPOILERS (in all-caps) to save $5.00 on all new subscriptions! Get involved with the Major Spoilers Podcast Network LINK NEWS Kevin Smith to direct The Flash http://majorspoilers.com/2016/01/10/television-kevin-smith-to-direct-episode-of-the-flash/ Vixen Season Two http://majorspoilers.com/2016/01/11/television-vixen-gets-season-two/ http://marvel.com/news/comics/25519/the_drums_sound_for_civil_war_ii REVIEWS STEPHEN The Legend of Wonder Woman #1 Writer: Renae De Liz Artist: Ray Dillon A new WONDER WOMAN 9-issue miniseries begins here with a story written and pencilled by Renae De Liz (The Last Unicorn)! In the beginning there was only chaos. But Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, saw a better future—and eventually, her daughter would be destined to bring that new world to life! Before her ultimate fate unfolds, though, Diana of Themyscira must learn the important lessons of an Amazonian childhood! [rating:4/5] MATTHEW THE BLACK HOOD #8 “The Lonely Crusade, Part 2” The Black Hood has tracked down the “Crusaders”—a mysterious group of vigilantes who have vowed to clean the “scum” off the streets of Philadelphia. But their first encounter leaves our man beaten, humbled... and hungry for payback. The Crusaders, however, have some payback of their own in mind. Especially when they stumble upon the Hood’s real identity... Artist extraordinaire ROBERT HACK (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The X-Files) as he takes over art duties in this special issue. Script: Duane Swierczynski Art: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Rachel Deering On Sale: 1/13 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S. [rating:3/5] RODRIGO Dark Horse Presents #18 Writers: Rich Woodall, Dennis Calero, Carla Speed McNeil, Shawn Aldridge, Barbara Randall Kesel, David Chelsea, Paul Levitz Artists: Dennis Calero, Carla Speed McNeil, David Chelsea, Craig Rousseau, Julius Gopez, Marc Olivent, Tim Hamilton The next chapter of Rich Woodall and Craig Rousseau’s Kyrra: Alien Jungle Girl begins here! A paranormal podcaster deals with a personal possession in Barbara Randall Kesel and Marc Olivent’s Sundown Crossroads! This issue also features new chapters of Paul Levitz and Tim Hamilton’s Brooklyn Blood, Carla Speed McNeil’s Finder, and Dennis Calero’s The Suit! Shawn Aldridge and Julius Gopez’s Last Act and David Chelsea’s Sandy and Mandy conclude! [rating:3/5] ASHLEY NEW ROMANCER #2 Written by: Peter Milligan Art by: Brett Parson No sooner had incorrigible romantic and brilliant coder Lexy Ryan been united with her long-dead dream lover-poet Lord Byron-then she lost him again. Now, while Lexy searches for the famous rhymer and the New Romancer dating site teeters on the brink of oblivion, Lexy's beautiful but dangerous successor at Incubator takes an unhealthy interest in the libertine Lord. Meanwhile, a crazed Casanova seeks a perverse type of love in Silicon Valley' [rating:4/5] MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK http://majorspoilers.com/2016/01/12/major-spoilers-poll-of-the-week-statues-or-action-figures/ If you want to suggest a trade paperback, you need to send an email to podcast@majorspoilers.com. That suggestion will go into the hopper and at least once a month, we’ll pick a number of suggestions for you to vote on, and at the end of the polling period, the book with the most votes will get the Major Spoilers Podcast treatment. DISCUSSION: Detective Comics: The Mud Pack An enraged Preston Payne, Clayface III, escapes from Arkham Asylum. Batman is called in immediately to help recapture the Man of Clay who has teamed up with previous incarnations of the shape-shifting villain. Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com Call the Major Spoilers Hotline at (785) 727-1939. The Major Spoilers Store is located at majorspoilers.bigcartel.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends!

1hr 31mins

13 Jan 2016

Rank #20