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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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United States

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

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English

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Episodes

Sad News

1/26/2020
In Memoriam: John Bierly

Duration:00:04:17

Episode 36 "Home Free"

1/20/2020
"Besides, I've got this really ace joke I've been dying to tell you..."How do you baffle a vegetable?" American Gothic is over, but the return to Abby and normality is not to be in Issue 51 of Swamp Thing entitled "Home Free" care of Moore, Veitch, and Alcala. John and Robert have much to say about this down to Earth issue. Readers: Justin Kowalski, Tom Mays, and Brittany Lotshaw Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:55:06

Episode 35 "The End - Part 2"

1/4/2020
"Then will you answer my question? Little thing, will you tell me the purpose of evil?" At last we reach the end of American Gothic courtesy of Moore, Bissette, Totleben, Veitch, and Mandrake. John and Robert have much to say about this epic conclusion. Readers: John Bierly and Robert Reineke Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:01:35

Episode 34 "The End - Part 1"

12/19/2019
"The man who started me upon this dark trail promised me answers... But the answers seem black and unbearable" At last we reach the end of American Gothic courtesy of Moore, Bissette, Totleben, Veitch, and Mandrake. John and Robert have much to say about this epic conclusion. Readers: John Bierly and Robert Reineke Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:52:20

Episode 33 "The Summoning"

11/28/2019
"The war shall burn white-hot, and should we fall.. then madness without end shall claim us all." In Swamp Thing #49, the bird has flown and Constantine and Swamp Thing gather allies for a final confrontation between good and evil. Robert and John have a lot to discuss about the latest from Moore, Woch, and Alcala. Readers: John Bierly and Robert Reineke Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:52:37

Episode 32 "A Murder of Crows"

11/12/2019
"You are amongst your enemies. You are in a place of long and cruel death. The Brujeria welcomes you, Senor Constantine." At long last, Constantine and Swamp Thing confront the ancient evil behind American Gothic in Swamp Thing #48 "A Murder of Crows" courtesy of Moore and Totleben. Things don't go as planned. Reader: John Bierly Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:01:00:35

Episode 31 "The Parliament of Trees"

10/28/2019
"Where is evil in all the wood?" Robert and John, along with Swamp Thing, ponder the riddle of the Parliament of Trees in Swamp thing #47, by Moore, Woch, and Randall. Reader: Robert Reineke Original Music: Jim Laczkowski of Now Playing Network Logo: Nat Almirall of Where the Long Tail Ends

Duration:00:54:24

Episode30 "Revelations"

10/21/2019
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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