For the second Halloween in a row, four innocent podcasts wandered into the woods and were confronted by the dasterdly Mephisto! This year, however, the lord of the dread does not force the podcasters to revisit his own horrible mini-series from the 80s. No, this year, it is a glorious revisiting of Neil Gaiman's classic Sandman arc, Dream Country.
In this episode, which is part 3 of the crossover, Jon and Maggie from Married with Comics join Sean to discuss Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess' intersectional story of Shakespeare, Dream, the Fey Folk, and the power of story to preserve and destroy what we love.
The Secret Wars boys take a quick break from their coverage of all things Beyonder to review and discuss the seminal Squadron Supreme mini-series by Mark Gruenwald and Bob Hall. Often referred to as "Watchmen before Watchmen", this comic takes a hard look at what would happen if superheroes stopped fighting villains and tried to actually save the world...almost destroying it in the process.
Special guest Doug Zawisza, author of the Hawkman Companion from TwoMorrows Publishing, joins us for a Nighthawk-focused episode to discuss Captain America 314, a Squadron crossover, and issue 11 of Squadron Supreme. As we head into the final issue of the mini-series, we discuss Nighthawk as a Batman pastiche, the breaking of Ape-X's mind, and the best Hawkman stories of all time.