ExSeq Ep. 40-Drugs
72 mins. Our fave hallucinations and drug inspired, and induced, tales of sequential art. Also, attractive people in poor countries and more.
1: 36 NEWS
A doco for Alejandro Jodorowsky’s aborted Dune film
Rombies #0 free online
Sydney Opera House’s Graphic event in August
Fanboys rejoice in NBC’s decision to drop the Wonder Woman TV pilot
Spider-Man musical retool
Kevin Smith’s Six Million Dollar Man comic
Neil Gaiman gets picked on, and so does Batman
13: 20 WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
Locke and Key from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
Mythbusters and Eurovision
Devil from the mind of M. Night Shyamalan. 5 strangers in a lift start dying.
Daytripper from Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba, about death and the beauty of life
Shaolin Cowboy by Geoff Darrow and its detailed art, a talking mule and a vengeful crab
27: 30 DRUGS!
Fictional drugs, hallucinations and superheroes who owe their existence to drugs, such as Captain America, Luke Cage, Cloak and Dagger and Karen Page.
Batman and Bane and their use of the drug Venom, and Scarecrow’s fear toxin.
Spice from Dune – the do-it all drug.
Drunkeness in Tintin and the surprising violence it brings, including an attempted decapitation of the lead character.
Tony Stark’s love of booze.
Pain pill hallucination in X’ed Out by Charles Burns.
Drugs in Marvel and DC Comics in the ‘70s.
The sordid, yet award winning, tale of Speedy/Arsenal.
Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing’s trippy potatoes, and Superman’s bad birthday dreams.
The Mask Strikes Back by John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke.
Preacher, and writer Grant Morrison.