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Swamp Things Podcast retraces Alan Moore's Swamp Thing run issue by issue.

Swamp Things Podcast retraces Alan Moore's Swamp Thing run issue by issue.
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Swamp Things Podcast retraces Alan Moore's Swamp Thing run issue by issue.

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Episode30 "Revelations"

10/21/2019
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"It was the best of times. It was the worst of times, and it was all of them at once. It was the end... and in the end, there were not words enough to encompass it." With issue 46 of Swamp Thing entitled "Revelations" Swamp Thing and Constantine face the end of the world as they know it. And John and Robert are feeling fine. Reader: Justin Kowalski of Let's Go! Comic Show Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:01:04

Episode 29 "Ghost Dance"

10/14/2019
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"Bang. Bang. Bang. The sound of hammers must never stop." The Winchester Mystery House provides the inspiration for Swamp Thing #45. Alan Moore and Stan Woch provide the words and pictures. Robert and John have a lot to discuss regarding both ghosts and gun violence in America. Reader: Rob Veatch of Batman on Film Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:20:52

Episode 28 "Bogeymen"

10/7/2019
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"How can they call me callous when I remember every single pair of eyes?" Swamp Thing #44, by Moore, Bissette, Randall, and Totleben, explores America's fascination with serial killers. And keeping score. John and Robert have a lot to say on the subject. Reader: Rob Veatch of Batman on Film Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:53:29

Episode 27 "Windfall"

9/30/2019
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"There's no need. There's no need for all this fear." In Swamp Thing #43 entitled Windfall, a fallen yam from Swamp Thing provides a window on his world and into the souls of those who consume it courtesy of Alan Moore, Stan Woch, and Ron Randall. Robert and John offer their insights on this issue which was nominated for major awards. Reader: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:39:54

Episode 26 "Strange Fruit"

9/23/2019
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"That which is buried is not gone. That which is planted will grow." In Swamp Thing #42 the violence of slavery and its continued memory and trauma are the subject. John and Robert do their best to discuss these topics. Also there are zombies. Reader: Antoinette Gulley Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:56:42

Episode 25 "Southern Change"

9/16/2019
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"What do the dead people talk about and which voices are the loudest?" In Swamp Thing #41, Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette, and Alfredo Alcala tackle the legacy of slavery. So, of course there's a lot to discuss. Robert and John are joined by guest Antoinette Gulley to tackle this issue and all the topics it raises. Reader: Antoinette Gulley Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:21:28

Episode 24 "The Curse"

9/9/2019
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"The Muzak system hums "Moon River" beneath its breath and she wonders briefly why women's lives should be punctuated with blood." American Gothic continues and John and Robert are joined by Samantha Kacho to discuss Swamp Thing #40 entitled "The Curse" by Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette, and John Totleben. Reader: Angela Fabbrini Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:40:10

Episode 23 "The Jungle Line"

9/2/2019
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"The most powerful creature on the planet has gone mad." Robert and John discuss DC Comics Presents #85 entitled "The Jungle Line" courtesy of Moore, Veitch, and Williamson where Swamp Thing must save Superman from a fatal Kryptonian infection. Reader: Chris Clow Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:04:47

Episode 22 "Fish Story"

8/26/2019
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"This is their neighborhood and I have come to deliver a blow from which it will not recover." John and Robert discuss Swamp Thing #39 entitled "Fish Story" courtesy of Moore, Bissette, and Totleben in the latest episode. And things get really big and epic, typical of a fish story. Reader: Samantha Kacho Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:11:55

Episode 21 "Still Waters"

8/19/2019
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"There... now we're both in over our heads." American Gothic begins as Swamp Thing journeys to Rosewood, IL, the home of a community of underwater vampires. And home and community are terms that are not taken lightly. Robert and John have a lot to discuss in regards to The Saga of the Swamp Thing #38 by Alan Moore, Stan Woch, and John Totleben. Reader: Samantha Kacho Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:12:41

Episode 20 "Growth Patterns"

8/12/2019
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"I'm a nasty piece of work, chief. Ask anybody." John Constantine makes his first memorable appearance as John and Robert discuss The Saga of the Swamp Thing #37 courtesy of Alan Moore, Rick Veitch, and John Totleben. Readers: Megan Labelle and Mark Eldridge with John Bierly Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:19:23

Episode 19 "The Nukeface Papers, Part Two"

8/5/2019
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"Heads up, America... here I come!" Robert and John deal with The Saga of the Swamp Thing #36 entitled "The Nukeface Papers, Part Two" this episode courtesy of Moore, Bissette, and Totleben. NPR describes this section of the series as "A cerebral meditation on the state of the American soul." and we have reasons to agree. Readers: Robert Reineke & John Bierly Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:51:47

Episode 18 "The Nukeface Papers, Part One"

7/29/2019
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"I'm entitled! I'm an American citizen." John and Robert join Swamp Thing in discovering the man behind those words, Nukeface, in the latest episode exploring The Saga of the Swamp Thing #35 by Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette, and John Totleben. Readers: John Bierly and Robert Reineke Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:45:43

Episode 17 "Rite of Spring"

7/22/2019
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"Spring came and everything in the world woke up." Robert and John discuss a very intimate communal journey between Abigail and Swamp Thing in The Saga of the Swamp Thing #34 courtesy of Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette, and John Totleben. Reader: John Bierly Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:48:55

Episode 16 "Abandoned Houses"

7/15/2019
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"Mysteries are wonders that you can ponder and share. Secrets are a burden to carry alone!" John and Robert follow Abigail as she meets some familiar caretakers in The Saga of the Swamp Thing #33 courtesy of Alan Moore and Ron Randall. Readers: Samantha Kacho, John Bierly, and Robert Reineke Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:59:27

Episode 15 "Pog"

7/8/2019
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"Trifles. Trifles light as air." The swamp has some familiar looking alien visitors in The Saga of the Swamp Thing #32 entitled "Pog". What's the resident "florrifying mosstrosity" to make of them? Robert and John take a look at the work of Alan Moore and Shawn McManus and come away very surprised. Reader: John Bierly Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:42:08

Episode 14 "Down Amongst the Dead Men" - Part 2

7/1/2019
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"We approach the last place that can truly be called a place." John and Robert wrap up their discussion of Swamp Thing Annual #2 courtesy of Moore, Bissette, and Totleben as the journey, like The Divine Comedy, passes through Hell. Reader: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:56:49

Episode 13: "Down Amongst the Dead Men" - Part 1

6/24/2019
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"I would follow you... I would follow you even there." Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette, and John Totleben rework Dante's The Divine Comedy into the epic Swamp Thing Annual #2 entitled "Down Amongst the Dead Men" and Robert and John are along for the ride. Reader: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:57:04

Episode 12 "The Brimstone Ballet"

6/17/2019
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Robert and John witness one last dance between Swamp Thing and Anton Arcane in The Saga of the Swamp Thing #31 entitled "The Brimstone Ballet". Love, death, despair, abomination, anger, and redemption are all on display courtesy of Alan Moore, Rick Veitch, and John Totleben and there's a lot to talk about. Reader: Cody Lang of Where the Long Tail Ends Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:51:54

Episode 11 "A Halo of Flies"

6/10/2019
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Robert and John grapple with revelations that Matt Cable has been possessed by Abigail's uncle Anton Arcane. And does he have a tale to tell. And evil to unleash upon the world. Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette, and Alfredo Alcala unleash a chilling chapter with The Saga of the Swamp Thing #30 entitled "A Halo of Flies". Reader: Cody Lang of Where the Long Tail Ends Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:48:48