The Bleed 2.21: Reading The Dark Knight Returns With Thomas Alsop’s Palle Schmidt And Chris Miskiewicz

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt and Samuel Morse

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The Bleed is a weekly podcast by Bleeding Cool contributors Joe Schmidt and Sam Morse. The podcast consists of the latest news in comics, creator interviews, and a weekly book club discussion.

On this week’s episode we welcome the creators of Boom! Studio’s Thomas AlsopChris Miskiewicz and Palle Schmidt! The occult hit’s first four issues were recently collected as a trade with the concluding volume to follow shortly. Listen to us review it and not mention the words “Constantine” or “Hellblazer” not even once!

We also discuss the DC Comics classic from Frank Miller, Klaus Janson and Lynn VarleyThe Dark Knight Returns. You’ve read it. We’ve read it. Come listen to us jabber about what we think about it and how it affected us.

You can download us if you’re on the go here and subscribe with iTunes and Stitcher.

Maintain civil discourse in public with @woeisjoe or @theBleedPodcast and be sure to direct vulgarities toward thebleed.bookclub@gmail.com!

Next week we will have comics veteran David Klein joining the program, bringing along the amazing graphic story The Arrival by Shaun Tan.

Purchase Thomas Alsop from Boom! Studios
Purchase The Dark Knight Returns from ComiXology
Theme Song: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Check out the Bleed’s Archives for more episodes.

About Hannah Means Shannon

Editor-in-Chief at Bleeding Cool. Independent comics scholar and former English Professor. Writing books on magic in the works of Alan Moore and the early works of Neil Gaiman.

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