The artist behind “Batman;the Long Halloween” has passed away at age 66. Jon and Elliott discuss how Tim Sale brought a sense of indy comics to mainstream comics while never losing the dynamics that makes superhero comics what they are. how his work elevated Jeph Loeb’s writing and the Superman and Spider-Man books that live under the shadow of his Batman classics. Plus, comparing Star Trek and Star Wars now that we get new shows from each franchise every week.  [EP284]