Category: Anthologies

Episode 225: Reviews of Love Is Love and Resist!

Listen to the podcast! Mending Wall Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:44 – We live in a political world 00:12:13 – Love Is Love 00:51:55 – Resist! 01:29:14 – Wrap up 01:30:20 – Contact us This week Andy and Derek get political, and

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Episode 219: Review of Best American Comics 2016

Listen to the podcast! Thanks, Roz! Time Codes: 00:01:30 – Introduction 00:03:21 – News and updates 00:12:05 – Best American Comics 2016 01:07:29 – Wrap up 01:08:37 – Contact us Every year the Two Guys with PhDs use the final two

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Kartalopoulos

Listen to the podcast! More Best Time Codes: 00:01:20 – Introduction 00:03:07 – Setup of interview 00:04:13 – Interview with Bill Kartalopoulos 01:17:31 – Wrap up 01:18:53 – Contact us Andy and Derek are pleased to have back on their podcast Bill Kartalopoulos,

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Episode 211: Halloween Comics 2016

Listen to the podcast! Hi De Hi De Hi De Hi! Time Codes: 00:00:34 – Introduction 00:02:34 – Andy’s report on Cartoons Crossroads Columbus 00:15:08 – Setup of this year’s Halloween episode 00:17:24 – All-age Halloween anthologies 00:43:38 – Betty Boop #1 and Spell on

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Episode 210: Reviews of Black Eye #3, Ancestor, and Frontier #13

Listen to the podcast! Extraordinary Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:49 – Catching up with Paul 00:04:38 – Black Eye No. 3 00:46:40 – Ancestor 01:12:38 – Frontier #13 01:37:37 – Wrap up 01:38:55 – Contact us On this week’s review episode, Paul joins Derek to

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Spanish Fever, The Longest Day of the Future, and Growing Up in Public

Listen to the podcast! Spanish Voices Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:02:45 – Setup of reviews 00:04:37 – Spanish Fever 00:46:27 – The Longest Day of the Future 01:00:45 – Growing Up in Public 01:28:04 – Wrap up 01:29:12 – Contact us This month

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Episode 202: Reviews of Smoke Signal #25, Fool’s Gold, and Briggs Land #1

Listen to the podcast! Not Too Mainstream-y Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:33 – Listener mail 00:11:07 – Smoke Signal #25 00:33:54 – Fool’s Gold 00:44:49 – Briggs Land #1 01:00:28 – Wrap up 01:01:26 – Contact us On this week’s review episode, the Two Guys with PhDs

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Episode 188: A Publisher Spotlight on Avery Hill Publishing

Listen to the podcast! Musical Discoveries Gwen and Derek are back with another publisher spotlight episode, this one on the UK press, Avery Hill Publishing. They begin their spotlight with a short interview with the people behind Avery Hill: Ricky

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jordan Crane

Listen to the podcast! “Read with a hairdryer” On this episode of the interview series, Derek is excited to talk with Jordan Crane. The latest installment of Jordan’s series, Uptight, was released by Fantagraphics earlier this year, and the two begin by discussing its

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Episode 185: A Publisher Spotlight on Alternative Comics and Its Small Press Co-op

Listen to the podcast! Inversion This week the Two Guys with PhDs focus a critical spotlight on the spring releases coming out from Alternative Comics and the other small presses that are part of its distribution co-operative, Floating World Comics, Hic

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Episode 179: Reviews of Patience and Visual Storytelling: An Illustrated Reader

Listen to the podcast! Lesson Plans This week on the review show, Andy and Derek focus on two notable titles, one that has been greatly publicized and the other that has come in under the radar. The former is Daniel

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Episode 171: Reviews of The Eternaut, Nowhere Men #7, and Amazing Forest #1

Listen to the podcast! Disappear and Returns This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, Derek and Andy W. get back into the regular swing of things by discussing three recent titles, one book and two single issues. They begin with something that

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