56 mins. We go high-brow and examine meta-comics. In other words, stories in which the writers appear as themselves, characters know that they’re in a comic, and more rule breaking craziness. Also, the best pirate joke you’ll ever hear.
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WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING
The adventurous and entertaining Lord of the Jungle #2
The disappointing Danger 5 TV series, and Reading Comics book by Douglas Wolk
The erotic Lost Girls by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie
The upcoming Image Comics doco
11: 30 THEME – META-COMICS
Characters and comics that break the fourth wall.
Grant Morrison’s work on Animal Man, and The Invisibles
Planetary by Warren Ellis and John Casasday, including the Batman cross-over one-shot featuring different versions of the superhero
Bat-Mite in TV’s Batman: Brave and the Bold
Deadpool. Here’s 10 of his best fourth wall breaking moments.
Dave Sim’s Cerbeus
Andrew Drilon’s Supermaker webcomic