Category: Adventure

Episode 227: Reviews of Untitled Ape’s Epic Adventure, Blood Blister #1, and The Belfry

Time Codes: 00:30 – Introduction 02:43 – Patreon and podcast patrons! 07:03 – Untitled Ape’s Epic Adventure 27:40 – Blood Blister #1 44:03 – The Belfry 56:22 – Wrap up 57:09 – Contact us Bark-Free   This week the Two Guys with PhDs

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Webcomics: Reviews of The Specialists, Hominids, and The Last Saturday

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:03 – Setup of episode 00:03:50 – The Specialists 00:32:17 – Hominids 01:01:33 – Checking in with Jim McClain and Paul Schultz 01:16:16 – The Last Saturday 01:38:20 – Wrap up 01:39:52 – Contact us February Fun For the month

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Young Readers: A Publisher Spotlight on First Second Books

Time Codes: 00:25 – Introduction 02:50 – Context for the First Second spotlight 05:56 – Brief mention of Mighty Jack 06:56 – Varmints 11:46 – Quirk’s Quest: Into the Outlands 27:52 – Bera the One-Headed Troll 39:18 – The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

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Episode 207: Reviews of The Lost Work of Will Eisner, Libby’s Dad, and Blubber #3

Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:02:50 – Listener mail 00:09:42 – Comics Alternative news 00:21:20 – The Lost Work of Will Eisner 01:05:07 – Libby’s Dad 01:18:31 – Blubber #3 01:37:13 – Wrap up 01:39:14 – Contact us “It is a liquidy issue” This week on

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Episode 205: Reviews of Angel Catbird, Vol. 1, Everafter #1, and Glitterbomb #1

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:32 – Comics Alternative news 00:05:57 – Angel Catbird, Vol. 1 00:39:10 – Everafter #1 00:52:07 – Glitterbomb #1 01:05:39 – Wrap up 01:06:41 – Contact us A Show for Furries? On this week’s episode, the Two Guys with PhDs Talking

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Manga: Reviews of Inuyashiki and Wandering Island

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:39 – Listener mail 00:08:26 – Inuyashiki 00:54:21 – Wandering Island 01:22:21 – Wrap up 01:23:13 – Contact us Shirtless For the August manga episode, Shea and Derek go topless…at least that’s a common condition that they sense

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Episode 201: Reviews of Tarzan: The Complete Joe Kubert Years, Faith #1, and Black Hammer #1 and #2

“Superhero-y kind of stuff” This week the Two Guys with PhDs visit grounds they rarely tread: superhero comics. Don’t worry, they don’t completely forsake their mission statement, but they definitely approach the line. While each of the titles they discuss reflect the

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Euro Comics: Reviews of The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen and Come Prima

  Journeys On this, the second episode of the new Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek discuss two recent publications that involve journeys, but in vastly different ways. They begin with the latest translation from IDW’s EuroComics imprint, The Adventures of

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Young Readers: Reviews of Compass South, Secret Coders: Paths and Portals, and Level Up

Pairings This month, Andy and Gwen discuss a three graphic novels for young readers that are written by pairs of comics creators. Compass South (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) brings together Hope Larson (Chiggers; A Wrinkle in Time) with Rebecca Mock,

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Tony Cliff

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Saturday Morning Cartoons On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek are pleased to have as their guest Tony Cliff, the creative mind behind the Delilah Dirk series. His latest book, Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling,

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Episode 183: Reviews of Love & Rockets: New Stories 8, Girl Crazy, and Blubber #2

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “At this point Gilbert is just f**cking with us” This week’s episode is a Hernandez-centric show. On it, the Two Guys with PhDs play a little catch-up with some of Gilbert and Jaime’s comics that

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Episode 181: Reviews of Paracuellos, The Baker Street Peculiars #1, and Power Lines #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Fascism, Sleuths, and Race This week on the podcast, Gwen and Derek look at three very different recent titles. They begin with Carlos Giménez’s Paracuellos. The original first two volumes of this comic, published in Spain in

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