Major Spoilers Podcast #707 - The Best of 2016 (Part 2)


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Dec 14 2016 80 mins   167

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: We run down the best of 2016 (again). Plus we review DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1, The Clone Conspiracy #3, Ether #2, and Black #3. Also, is the zombie genre played out?

NEWS
R.L. Stine takes on Man-Thing
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REVIEWS
STEPHEN
DC REBIRTH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1
Writers: Various
Artists: Various
DC’s biggest and brightest heroes celebrate the holidays in this new special! Don’t miss a Chanukah crisis for Huntress, a Flash family Christmas, Wonder Woman interrupting John Constantine’s hellblazing pagan party and more—including the return of Detective Chimp! Today’s top talents bring you a very special holiday gift that’ll keep on giving through the New Year! And writer Paul Dini crafts a Harley holiday tale featuring DCU guests that bridges all the stories in the weirdest, wildest way.
[rating:3.5/5]

MATTHEW
The Clone Conspiracy (2016) #3
Writer: Dan Slott
Penciller: Jim Cheung
THE CLONE CONSPIRACY CONTINUES! SPIDER-MAN is on the run from his resurrected rogues! The Jackal’s master plan is further revealed. Just how deep does it run? And why is Doctor Octopus playing second fiddle to the Jackal? less
[rating: 4/5]

RODRIGO
ETHER #2
Boone Dias believes that there’s a scientific explanation for everything—even the impossible murder of the Blaze, protector of the magical realm known as the Ether. But as he gets closer to solving the mystery, he’s realizing just how much he doesn’t understand about the Ether. And the more time he spends in another dimension, the more his life on Earth falls apart.
[rating:2/5]

ASHLEY
BLACK #3
Writer: Kwanza Osajyefo
Art: Jamal Igle
In the aftermath of Cole's incarceration, Kareem is beginning to doubt Juncture's leadership. Meanwhile, the Mann Co. fends off an attack from a terrorist organization, and Detective Waters may have finally received the clue she needs to tie together Kareem's disappearance with her investigation.
[rating: 4/5]

MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
http://majorspoilers.com/2016/12/13/poll-major-spoilers-poll-week-played-edition/

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DISCUSSION
What else did we love in 2016?

CLOSE
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