This time around, I’m joined by Andrew Leyland (Hey Kids, Comics!, The Palace of Glittering Delights, The Fantasticast, Listen to the Prophets) to discuss what has to be one of the most underrecognized (and maybe even underrated) Batman stories of the late 1980s, perhaps even of all time. Written by Jim Starlin with art by Berni Wrightson, it’s the four-issue prestige format miniseries from 1988, The Cult. We take an in-depth look at each of the issues and also talk a little bit about Batman and comics in general.
Here’s where to listen:
Pop Culture Affidavit podcast page
As a bonus, here are the covers for all four issues of the miniseries, plus the cover of the trade paperback: