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Author Archive for Matthew Peterson

Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Their Other Stuff Edition

One of the great parts of Major Spoilers for me is being exposed to all the cool people. ‘ Not only do I get the Faithful Spoilerites as innernets friends, I sometimes get to interact with the creators of my favorite things.  Just recently, I had a discussion  with Kurt Busiek, the writer behind ‘Astro City,’ ‘The Autumnlands’, and ‘Marvels’.  He also wrote a lot of other stuff, and I always remember him as the writer of ‘The Liberty Project’, a formative comic of my 80s youth.  I have a similar problem with George RR Martin, who wrote some sword

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Doctor Radar #1 Review

Pulp noir…  Criminal masterminds…  The strange, secret underworlds of Paris…  This one has it all!  Your Major Spoilers review of Doctor Radar #1 awaits! DOCTOR RADAR #1 Writer: Noel Simsolo Artist: Bezian Letterer: Steve Wands Editor: Jonathan Stevenson Publisher: Titan Comics Cover Price: $3.99 Previously in Doctor Radar: “Paris 1920.  A gentleman detective plays a deadly game with a criminal mastermind, Doctor Radar, while investigating a series of horrific deaths!  An atmospheric masterpiece perfect for fans of pulp noir and deadly criminal masterminds!” DU FRANÇAIS ORIGINAL Originally presented in France circa 2014, this story is one that immediately caught my

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Your Best Parenting Advice Edition

What is your best parenting advice for Mister and Missus Young Zach?

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Tangent Comics/The Joker #1 (December 1997)

It’s been 20 years since DC gave us their most bizarre and divergent fifth week event yet…  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Tangent Comics/The Joker #1 awaits! TANGENT COMICS/THE JOKER #1 Writer: Karl Kesel Penciler: Matt Haley Inker: Tom Simmons Colorist: Moose Baumann Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Editor: Dana Kurtin Publisher: DC Comics Cover Price: $2.95 Current Near-Mint Pricing: $3.00 Previously in Tangent Comics/The Joker: “The Tangent Universe tells the story of an Earth greatly influenced by the presence of super-powered beings. While the DCU Earth is essentially the same as our own, no more advanced in terms of technology

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Top Kick Edition

Which fictional martial-arts master has the top kick of all?

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Your Personal Power Food Edition

What would you choose to be YOUR super-power-inducing power food?

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: The New Guy Edition

Which "new guy" addition to an existing cast annoyed you the most in pop culture?

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Your Favorite Stupid Commercial Edition

What's your favorite stupid commercial?

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Suddenly Superhero Edition

What non-super character would be the best choice to go Suddenly Superhero?

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Ten Things: Ten Supers Who Gave It Up For A Normal Life

The never-ending battle can get long and take a massive toll on the hearts and minds of our imaginary super-powered pals.  And sometimes, even a superhero wants to just throw it all away…  Welcome to Ten Things! Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Henry David Thoreau, Presents: TEN SUPERS WHO GAVE IT UP FOR A NORMAL LIFE! 10) STRIPESY Originally an inversion of the kid sidekick trope, where young Sylvester Pemberton was the hero and chauffeur Pat Dugan his faithful pal, Stripesy and the Seven Soldiers Of Victory were lost in time on a mission gone

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