03 Oct Issue #77 – “Vertigo Comics” (w/ Kyle Clark)
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)
- This is Rad Podcast
- I’m A Person
- Doctor DC Issue 050 – “MOORRRISSOONN” (w/ Kyle Clark)
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
- Anton Arcane (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)
- Christopher Rudd (Vertigo)
- Daniel Hall
- John Constantine (Vertigo) (Rebirth)
- Madame Xanadu (Vertigo) (Rebirth)
- Painting That Ate Paris
- 100 Bullets
- Batman: The Black Mirror
- Books of Magic Vol 1
- Daytripper Vol 1
- Death: The High Cost of Living
- Doom Patrol Vol 2
- Doom Patrol Vol 2 027
- Get Jiro!
- Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits
- Hellblazer Vol 1
- Hellblazer Vol 1 063
- Invisibles Vol 1
- iZombie Vol 1
- Madame Xanadu Vol 1
- Mister Miracle Vol 4
- Preacher Vol 1
- Saga of Swamp Thing
- Sandman Vol 1
- Sandman: The Dream Hunters
- Scalped Vol 1
- Southern Bastards (Image Comics)
- Sweet Tooth
- Tales of the Black Freighter
- Transmetropolitan Vol 1
- Y: The Last Man Vol 1
- iZombie (TV Series)
- Young Animal