IN THIS EPISODE…
Welcome to another adventure within the multiverse! From the depths of the Bayou comes the latest original service from DC Universe, Swamp Thing. Joining us for this adventure down south to Marais, Louisiana is a Louisiana man and all-around awesome dude, L.J. Lowery. L.J. is no stranger to our show or to our content. Earlier this year, he shared the story of how his parents’ suicide pact affected him (https://bit.ly/2Ch75Wc). L.J. has also been a frequent streamer with us. Join us as we dissect the behind the scenes issues of the show, the original vision for the show and its’ final product.
Swamp Thing comes from Gary Dauberman and James Wan, two gents behind the biggest modern-day horror franchise known as The Conjuring universe. Dauberman served as the showrunner, producer and even going as far as writing an episode or two. Dauberman has stated that Swamp Thing was the first step toward a three-season arc which would eventually lead to the Justice League Dark. Within the first season, we are given hints of what that vision could be. Thanks to characters like Blue Devil and Madame Xandau. Not to mention, the “darkness” arc of the show. Honestly, these are some of the strongest elements of the series. To read our full review, click here.
THE NOT SO SUNNY
Swamp Thing has a rich and deep cinematic look to it. Accompanied with a chilling score, this is a show that exists to blend the genres of the superhero genre with the horror genre. With Dauberman and Wan both on board, this show blends both beautifully. Though, it’s not always that good. With the original vision and some of the behind the scenes problems at hand, Swamp Thing massively suffers with its narrative delivery. Unfortunately, just becoming too busy.
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Credits: Swamp Thing is property of DC Universe, DC Entertainment, Atomic Monster & Warner Brothers. We do not own nor claim any rights. Music by Beggars.