The Book Report Podcast #100 Pt. 2! With ‘Batman’ Scribe Scott Snyder!

The writer of Batman, Swamp Thing and American Vampire helps us celebrate our milestone - #100.2!

Andy Hunsakerby Andy Hunsaker

Batman #1

Here we are, folks! Part The Second of our 100th Podcast Extravaganza with your hosts Andy Hunsaker and Iann Robinson!  Earlier this week, we gave you an extended interview with Amazing Spider-Man writer (and our favorite Marvel writer going) Dan Slott, and now, we bring you an equally extended talk with Scott Snyder, our favorite writer at DC, who currently writes Swamp Thing, American Vampire and, of course, Batman – the best of the Bat-books.

Lots of Bat-talk ensues! Snyder gives us a lot of cool behind-the-scenes stories about DC's New 52 in general and his books in specific – such as what went into the genesis of The Court of Owls and the current "Night of the Owls" crossover, as well as how he blended the past with the present on Swamp Thing and worked with Jeff Lemire to develop The Rot.  He also tells us why in the world the Riddler had a green question-mark mohawk, why Alfred's father's name is Jarvis, and the struggles about whether or not to revamp the status of Joe Chill.  Not to mention what's in store in the future for Batman, and what other characters he wants to write in the future. And guess what? He's also buddies with Dan Slott! It's all good times, and forgive any Skype glitches here and there – it's sadly inevitable.

 

 

Here's the mp3!

 

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