Category: All-age Comics

Episode 250: Reviews of The Death of Stalin, Moonstruck #1, and Kros: Hallowed Ground

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:37 – Comments on the 2017 Eisner Award winners 00:14:49 – The Death of Stalin 00:41:52 – Moonstruck #1 01:02:16 – Kros: Hallowed Ground 01:33:14 – Wrap up 01:34:25 – Contact us Monsters…or Others This week on The Comics

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock

Time Codes: 00:25 – Introduction 02:31 – Setup of interview 03:11 – Interview with Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock 54:00 – Wrap up 57:40- Contact us Sailing Takes Me Away… On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek are pleased to have as their

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Children’s and Young Adult Comics

Forever Young On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Gwen and Derek moderate a roundtable discussion on comics for children and young adults. Joining them in the conversation are Karly Marie Grice and Joe Sutliff Sanders, both contributors to

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Sharon Shinn and Molly Knox Ostertag

Time Codes: 00:26 – Introduction 02:14 – Setup of interview 04:04 – Interview with Sharon Shinn and Molly Knox Ostertag 57:52 – Wrap up 59:37 – Contact us The Stars Are Indispensable On this interview episode Gwen and Derek talk with Sharon Shinn and

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jon Nielsen

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 03:03 – Setup of interview 06:30 – Interview with Jon Nielsen 43:18 – Wrap up 44:33 – Contact us Existential Robotics On this episode, Gwen and Derek welcome Jon Nielsen to The Comics Alternative. His new book Look recently debuted at the

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Young Readers: Reviews of Bats: Learning to Fly and NewsPrints

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:08 – Introducing Paul Lai as new YR cohost 00:04:50 – A farewell message from Andy Wolverton 00:07:12 – Bats: Learning to Fly 00:31:39 – NewsPrints 01:00:37 – Wrap up 01:01:11 – Contact us Changes The Comics Alternative extends

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Equinoxes and Clear Blue Tomorrows

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:17 – Setting up Pedrosa and Vehlmann 00:08:08 – Equinoxes and other Pedrosa titles 00:51:14 – Clear Blue Tomorrows and other Vehlmann titles 01:26:01 – Wrap up 01:29:12 – Contact us Time and Tide It’s the first Euro Comics episode

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Young Readers: The Best of 2016

Great Minds… Gwen and Andy both are astounded that the end of the year is almost upon them, and with that in mind, they’ve picked their favorite books of 2016 for young readers. The Two People with PhDs each picked

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Matt Phelan

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 01:40 – Setup of interview 02:03 – Interview with Matt Phelan 51:30 – Wrap up 52:16 – Contact us Pictures, Moving and Otherwise Gwen and Andy W. are very pleased to offer up another milestone for the Young Readers edition

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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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Comics Alternative Interviews: Howard Shapiro

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:21 – Setup of interview 04:03 – Interview with Howard Shapiro 53:00 – Wrap up 54:05 – Contact us Puckish On this interview show, Gwen and Derek have the pleasure of talking with Howard Shapiro. The latest book

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Young Readers: Reviews of The Backstagers #1 and Snow White

Time Codes: 00:27 – Introduction 03:22 – Context for listeners 06:02 – The controversy surrounding Ghosts 30:26 – The Backstagers #1 39:29 – Show White 58:21 – Wrap up 58:45 – Contact us Discussions, Old and New This episode of the Young Readers show begins with a special

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