Oct 3, 2018
In this week’s issue, we talk all about Vertigo Comics!
That’s right! We’re kicking off Doctober with an episode on DC’s more mature and artistically daring imprint, and we’re bringing back a very special guest: comedian and podcaster Kyle Clark!!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
News & Notes
(25:50) Why Vertigo is Kyle’s happy place
(43:18) A sales pitch on why someone should check out Vertigo Comics and specific recommendations.
(55:17) Did Marvel ever have anything that rivaled Vertigo?
(1:00:02) New Vertigo.
(1:06:33) How did that painting eat Paris?
(1:13:07) What series could have continued longer than it actually did? Did Y: The Last Man stick the landing?
(1:19:59) Is the Alan Moore Swamp Thing as good as it sounds?
(1:23:11) Favorite Vertigo character?
(1:28:37) DC and Vertigo crossovers.
(1:37:00) Let’s talk Sandman, biggest successes and contributions to comics, and crossing in and out of regular DC continuity.
(1:44:00) What do you think about how Constantine aged in real time in Hellblazer?
(1:47:05) Get Jiro! and other cool books.
(1:51:42) Is Christopher Rudd from Lucifer the same character from Tales of the Black Freighter?
(1:55:16) The Charmer
(1:56:36) Elton John
Characters, Events, Things