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Mar 28, 2018

With issues #5 and #6, Morrison's Animal Man really becomes Morrison's Animal Man. "The Coyote Gospel" and "Birds of Prey" can be read as a dialogue between masochistic (#5) and sadistic (#6) theories of aesthetics, and, together, they constitute a web of theodicy which the remainder of the narrative may or may not...

Mar 21, 2018

Elise and Dave conclude their look at the Animal Man "pilot" - and Elise begins to detect traces of the Morrison she got to know during our Doom Patrol escapades. We begin with a digression on Perez's Wonder Woman (spurred by Jenette Kahn's publishorial in issue #3) and make some cracks about Greek mythology that Jordan...

Mar 14, 2018

Dave and Elise enjoyed DOOM PATROL so much they've retrogressed a few years to the beginning of Grant Morrison's storied DC career. Elise finds a far less distinctive auteur at work in issues #1 and #2, and Dave agrees (while making prophetic statements about issues #5 to 26 and piously affirming that the series as a...

Mar 7, 2018

Dave and Elise put their interpretive moves on DOOM PATROL. They've got quite a lot to say, so let's get to it!

With textual input from:

John Pistelli

Noah Berlatsky

Patrick Meaney


Bob Temuka

Next stop - Animal Man!

Theme song:

The Revelators - "Don't Look at me When I'm Looking at You"  

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