Guess the Real Spoiler! (December 1, 2010) Updated with Answer!
Two years ago, on the Wednesday after American Thanksgiving, Secret Invasion #8 came out. Last year, it was Siege: The Cabal #1. This year… not much. What gives, Marvel? But, even without any big event books, we’re still going to play everyone’s favourite Comics Should be Good game: Guess the Real Spoiler! The rules are simple: below the cut, I’ll provide a spoiler for all of the comics I read this week, only one of which is real, and you try to guess which one is real. Tomorrow, around noon, I’ll update the post with the solution. And, of course, if you don’t want anything spoiled, don’t click for more. So, let’s play the game!
The post has been edited to include the answer…
Nine books this week…
The Boys #49: Turns out that the Frenchman has been a mole for the Seven and that’s how things went bad with Mallory years ago… and it looks like it will happen again.
Bring the Thunder #1: A soldier in Afganistan finds a magic sword and becomes a lightning god, but destroys a big chunk of Asia in the process.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: Dust to Dust #7: Turns out that Malcolm, the empath, is actually an android. An advanced, experimental model.
Irredeemable #20: The price for getting rid of the Plutonian is exposed and the Paradigm are left to face the wrath of the world’s governments as they’re declared war criminals.
RASL #9: Tesla appears, arriving from an alternate Earth where his ideas were embraced and humanity lives in immortal utopia.
Supergod #5: Jerry Craven, the American ‘supergod,’ fights and kills Krishna, destroying a big chunk of Asia in the process and dooming the world.
Thor: For Asgard #5: Loki returns at the end, killing Thor just like he killed Balder, declaring himself the ruler of the ruined, fallen Asgard.
What If? Iron Man: Demon in an Armor #1: Tony Stark rooms with Reed Richards in college and, when an experiment explodes in Stark’s face, he dedicates himself to a life of greed and selfishness, first using his family company to sell weapons and, then, creating the Iron Man armour… and using it for evil purposes.
Wolverine: The Best There Is #1: Logan goes to a club, gets high, styles women’s hair, and then hits the dance floor before his trip goes bad and he freaks out.
Now, guess the real spoiler!
EDIT! The answer to the game is… as many of you hoped, Wolverine: The Best There Is #1! Thanks for playing!