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Is the new EVENT from the Big Two worth reading?
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We have the answers you seek. These are My Big Fat Pull List’s Current Issues.
Our Top Stories… DC Comics Freedom Fighters, IDWs Transformers/Ghostbuster, Marvel Comics Absolute Carnage event and a follow up to our previous news item regarding Jonathan Hickman’s X-Men comics relaunch.
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DC Comics Freedom Fighters (0:02:13 – 0:12:54)
— Freedom Fighters https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Freedom_Fighters
— Uncle Sam https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Uncle_Sam
— Phantom Lady https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Phantom_Lady
— Earth X https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Earth-X
— Multiversity https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/The_Multiversity_Vol_1
IDWs Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts of Cybertron (0:12:54 – 0:24:23)
— Transformers/Ghostbusters https://ghostbusters.fandom.com/wiki/IDW_Publishing_Comics-_Transformers/Ghostbusters:_Ghosts_of_Cybertron_1
— Eric Burnham https://www.burnhamania.com/p/about-erik-burnham.html
— Dan Schoening https://ghostbusters.fandom.com/wiki/Dan_Schoening
Marvel’s Absolute Carnage Event (0:24:23 – 0:37:09)
— Absolute Carnage https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Absolute_Carnage
— Absolute Carnage: Symbiote Of Vengeance https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/77434/absolute_carnage_symbiote_of_vengeance_2019_1
— Absolute Carnage: Miles Morales https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Absolute_Carnage:_Miles_Morales_Vol_1_3
— Absolute Carnage: Separation Anxiety https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/77070/absolute_carnage_separation_anxiety_2019_1
— Absolute Carnage: Lethal Protectors https://www.marvel.com/comics/issue/77061/absolute_carnage_lethal_protectors_2019_1
— Maximum Carnage https://www.marvel.com/comics/events/151/maximum_carnage
— Absolute Carnage: Avengers https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Absolute_Carnage:_Avengers_Vol_1_1
Digging Deeper Into Dawn Of X (0:37:09 – 0:55:19)
— Dead No More: The Clone Conspiracy https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Dead_No_More:_The_Clone_Conspiracy
— Dan Slott https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Slott
— Brian Michael Bendis http://jinxworld.com/wordpress/
— Civil War II https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Civil_War_II
— James Rhodes https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/James_Rhodes_(Earth-616)
— Jonathan Hickman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Hickman
Calls to the Audience Inside this Episode:
— Are YOU reading Freedom Fighters from DC? If so, what do you think? We Want To Know!
— Have YOU read Transformers/Ghostbusters: Ghosts Of Cybertron? If so, what did you think about the pairing? Tell us now!
— Did YOU read all the titles inside of the Absolute Carnage event? If you did, tell us what books YOU thought were important to the overall story? Share YOUR Thoughts With Us!
— What are YOUR thoughts on the Dawn Of X books and Hickman’s take on the X-Men legacy? Give Us YOUR Thoughts!
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