In this Fanbase Feature mini-series, Dream Journal - A Focus on Neil Gaiman's The Sandman will provide an in-depth analysis of Neil Gaiman’s iconic comic book series, The Sandman. In this 10-episode limited podcast series, each episode will analyze one of the 10 trade paperbacks that span the full run of the Sandman series, exploring the themes of Gaiman’s seminal series, but also delving into the role of dreams in narrative storytelling and the overall impact that stories can impart on their audiences.
In this tenth episode of Dream Journal, the Fanbase Press podcast group POPSKL (Pissed-Off, Psychic Scary Kids of LA) discusses and dissects the stories, characters, themes, and importance of The Wake, the final volume of Neil Gaiman’s seminal comic series, The Sandman. Being creators themselves, the panelists bring a unique perspective to this artfully created story that brings back many of the characters we previously met in the Endless and allows us to meet the new Dream. They also converse about what makes them tic, some recent or past dreams that have affected them, and some personal recommendations if you love The Sandman. Geek out and chill with POPSKL as we bring you big conversations for big stories.
Cast members: Justin Peniston (writer - Hunter Black, Mega Man: Fully Charged), Kelly Sue Milano (writer - HexComix’s Hex 11), Lisa K. Weber (artist - HexComix’s Hex 11), Claire Thorne (founder - Unexpected Hobby, A Geek’s Guide to Cross-Stitch: Journeys in Space), and Phillip Kelly (Fanbase Press Contributor, writer/director/performer)
The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Written and Performed by: Adam WarRock
The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill
Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon
Produced by: Phillip Kelly and Justin Peniston
Original Music by: Zach Pyke
Original Sandman Art by: William Orr