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Last Podcast Soul Plumber Comic Coming from DC

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BY July 23, 2021

The boys behind my favorite podcast, Last Podcast on the Left, have already ventured into the world of publishing. (See also: my review of Last Book on the Left.) They’ve also, through the magic of fan art, seen themselves reinvented as cartoon characters. Now, with the help of DC Comics, they’re combining those two things into Soul Plumber, a Last Podcast comic book series.

Once More, a Refresher on All Things Last Podcast

I think official channels most frequently describe Last Podcast on the Left as a true crime podcast. While that certainly covers a large portion of their output to date, it’s not all of it. They’ve also recorded episodes, for instance, on topics as varied as the development and spread of the bubonic plague in the mid-1300s to Gef the Talking Mongoose, an alleged ghost mammal. (He did it for the devilment.)

The success of the podcast has led to live shows and merchandising opportunities. They have an official coffee blend through Spring-Heel’d Jack. They’ve also gotten into the weed business, selling vapes that help benefit The Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit that aims to free folks who are in jail for marijuana-related crimes.

Last Podcast Soul Plumber Comic Series Coming This Fall

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The series, which will launch on October 5, will comprise six issues. And despite the Last Podcast’s hosts’ propensity for showing up in fan art, they’re actually not the focus of the series. Instead, it will be a fictional story, which hilariously sounds like a lower class version of Evil. Just check out the official plot description:

“Edgar Wiggins, a disgraced former seminary student, is desperate to find a way to answer what he believes is his higher calling. He thinks he’s found it in a seminar hosted in a hotel conference room by the Soul Plumbers, who have a machine that could be the secret to delivering souls from Satan. Edgar’s too broke to buy in, but that’s not enough to stop this true devotee: he steals the blueprints and builds a pirated version with what components he can afford on his gas station attendant salary.  Then he goes after a demon, misses…and ends up pulling out something much worse.”

John McCrea, known for his collaborations with Garth Ennis, including the infamous The Boys spinoff mini-series Herogasm, is doing the artwork. DC will be releasing the series as part of their DC Horror imprint. It will be available in comic book stores and as a download to DC Universe Infinite subscribers.

Last Podcast Soul Plumber will be available on October 5, 2021. 

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Salomé Gonstad is a freelance writer who grew up in the swampy wilds of south Alabama. When she's not yelling about pop culture on the internet, she's working on a supernatural thriller about her hometown. Also, we're pretty sure she's a werewolf. Email her at salome@comicyears.com.

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