Category: All-age Comics

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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Comics Alternative Interviews: Andy Hirsch

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:25 – Setup of interview 03:32 – Interview with Andy Hirsch 48:38 – Wrap up 49:43 – Contact us Western Fun The Two Guys with PhDs (Talking about Comics) are happy to have Andy Hirsch as their guest.

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Young Readers: Reviews of Mighty Jack and Ghosts

  Time Codes: 00:26 – Introduction 03:33 – Announcement: the Young Readers series’ one-year anniversary! 06:51 – Might Jack 22:26 – Ghosts 45:17 – Wrap up 45:37 – Contact us All happy families…? Although some kids may not be so excited to

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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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Young Readers: A Special Look at the 2016 Eisner Awards

And the Winners Are… On this special episode of the Young Readers edition of The Comics Alternative, Gwen and Andy take a look at the 2016 Eisner Awards, both the nominees and the winners, in each of the three young readers categories.

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Young Readers: Reviews of Musnet, Bird Boy Vol. 1, and Poppy! and the Lost Lagoon

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Big Blue Marble This month, Gwen and Andy take listeners on a worldwide tour featuring adventures of various cultures in three books: Musnet: The Mouse of Monet by Kickliy (Uncivilized Books/Odod), Anne Szabla’s Bird Boy

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