Major Spoilers Podcast #976: Monstress

Scary things are going on this week! We take a look at Monstress, and the new season of Westworld! We review Belit and Valeria #1 from Ablaze Publishing, One-Star Squadron #6 from DC Comics, and Speed Republic #4 from Mad Cave Studios.

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Writer: Max Bemis

Artist: Rodney Buchemi

Publisher: Ablaze Publishing

Cover Price: $3.99

Release Date: May 04, 2022

Rising from a watery grave, Belit once again finds herself commanding a ship, sailing the seas in search of adventure…and answers. But when a deal goes wrong, she finds herself teamed up with the woman she was holding prisoner: the equally beautiful and deadly, Valeria.


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Writer: Mark Russell

Artist: Steve Lieber

Publisher: DC Comics

Cover Price: $3.99

Release Date: May 3, 2022

Funeral for a coworker! The former employees of Heroz4U mourn the loss of yet another one of their own as they all struggle to return to civilian life. Have things changed for the better for some? Or are they all destined to be one-star heroes for good? Be sure to check out the grand finale of the critically acclaimed miniseries by Mark Russell (The Flintstones) and Steve Lieber (Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen)!


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Writer: Ryan Lindsey

Artist: Emanuele Parascandolo

Publisher: Mad Cave Studios

Cover Price: $3.99

Release Date: May 18, 2022

Every driver knows about the dangers of the German Gauntlet. Few make it out alive from this playground of the chaotic Dogheads. Seb and Shane must drive carefully as the finish line becomes a reality. Hidden within this treacherous landscape is Project: Theremin, and it’s going to change how the racers view the Autocrat forever!

[rating: 3.5/5]

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Writer: Marjorie Liu

Artist: Sana Takeda

Publisher: Image Comics

Release Date: July 13, 2016

Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steampunk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both. Collects MONSTRESS #1-6


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