Episode 15 – The Sandman: Season of Mists

SOM3In this episode, Curt and Kevin drift off to that eternal, amorphous realm of the subconscious known as The Dreaming (with a brief stopover in Hell) as they try to interpret the fantastical goings-on in The Sandman: Season of Mists, collecting issues 21-28 of the DC/Vertigo title The Sandman by Neil Gaiman and various artists.

Morpheus, the lord of Dreams, pays a long-overdue visit to Hell to right a past wrong, only to find the place empty. Turns out Lucifer, the first of the fallen, no longer wants to be warden of the wicked, and hands Morpheus the key to his domain of the damned.

Will the dumbstruck dream king fall prey to the scheming gods, demons and otherworldly entities who’ve converged on the Dreaming with devious designs on Hell? Or can he rid himself of this bestial burden and close on a dream home in that fanciful realm of imagination known as … The Comics Canon?

Things Discussed in This Episode:

  • We go off the rails in record time
  • A Brief History of The Sandman
  • What does Destiny actually do?
  • The curriculum vitae of Sandman supporting characters
  • Fashion choices of the Endless
  • Morpheus as Anthony Weiner
  • The Headmaster Ritual

Join us in two weeks as we rocket to the farthest reaches of space to explore the star-spanning epic Saga Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples!

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