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Fanbase Feature: 30th Anniversary Retrospective on ‘Swamp Thing’ (1990)

As a special feature of The Fanbase Weekly podcast, the Fanbase Feature focuses on and celebrates a specific element of geek culture.

In this Fanbase Feature, Fanbase Press co-founders Barbra and Bryant Dillon and special guests Steven L. Sears (Swamp Thing co-producer/writer), Tom Blomquist (Swamp Thing Executive Producer/writer), and Fanbase Press Contributor Phillip Kelly participate in a thorough retrospective discussion regarding Swamp Thing (1990) in light of the TV series’ 30th anniversary, with topics including how the series was “retooled” after the first season, the difficulties in production caused by the suit wore by series lead Dick Durock, the themes explored throughout the series, and more. (Beware: SPOILERS for Swamp Thing abound in this panel discussion!)

Cast members
: Steven L. Sears (Swamp Thing co-producer/writer), Tom Blomquist (Swamp Thing Executive Producer/writer), Phillip Kelly (Fanbase Press Contributor), Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief), and Bryant Dillon (Fanbase Press President, writer of Identity Thief, Something Animal)

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Theme Song Written and Performed by
: Adam WarRock

The Fanbase Weekly Theme Song Produced by: Mikal kHill

Episode Photo by: Bryant Dillon

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