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Sandman #13: Men of Good Fortune

This week, Morpheus takes a break from the doom and gloom of The Doll’s House, and so do we with the delightful Sandman #13. Our hero makes a bet with Death, and Hob Gadling has a lunch date with destiny. (Or is it his brother?)

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Hellblazer #10 & Swamp Thing #76-77: L’Adoration de la Terre

Swamp Thing hijacks our plot and our protagonist in Hellblazer #10, dragging him unwilling to Swamp Thing #76 and 77. It’s sophisticated suspense as Constantine earns frequent flyer miles, Swamp Thing takes up smoking, and the Phantom Stranger watches you have sex.

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Sandman #8: The Sound of Her Wings

And so we arrive at Sandman #8, the epilogue to the prelude. Morpheus decides to wrap up his grand adventure with some moping, and we meet his big sister, the least beloved of the Endless.

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Hellblazer #6-7: Extreme Prejudice

Hellblazer picks up some needed momentum in issues #6 and #7. Listen in as Constantine learns more about the enigmatic Zed, underestimates the power of 80s hacking, and meets Iron Fist! Not that Iron Fist.

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Sandman #5-7: Sound and Fury

At long last, Morpheus confronts Doctor Destiny to reclaim his ruby in Sandman #5-7. Join us for the creepiest issue yet, plus a true Sandman rarity – a fight scene!

There will be no new Vertiguys episode next week, but we’ll be back June 7 with the next installment of Hellblazer.

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Hellblazer #3-5: Waiting for the Man

Things get a little episodic and a lot creepy in Hellblazer #3-5. Join us as Constantine makes it to the polls, solves a family emergency, and faces the most terrifying prospect of all: a trip to the States!

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Sandman #2-4: A Hope in Hell

On our journey back into the lands of nightmare, the Vertiguys stop to chat about Sandman #2-4. Listen in as the Dream King meets a pair of unbrotherly brothers, tangles with that rascal John Constantine, and competes in the deadliest poetry slam.

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