Pretty Much Pop #139: The Sandman Cometh

We cover the first chunk of Neil Gaiman’s 1989 comic and its new Netflix adaptation. Mark is joined by acting coach Anthony LeBlanc, Sarahlyn Bruck, and Al Baker.

What are the narrative challenges of depicting a god? What is the show’s metaphysics the role of storytelling in it? Were the updates and story choices for the TV show helpful, or was the comic truly “unfilmable,” as was long thought? How on earth did an audiobook performance of a graphic novel come out great? We touch on Lucifer, Constantine, other DC TV shows, DC-Vertigo’s “adult” graphic novels, and more.

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