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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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Comics Alternative Interviews: Dean Mullaney

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] It’s Good to Be the King On this episode of the interview series, Andy and Derek are happy to have as their guest Dean Mullaney, the editor of IDW’s the Library of American Comics and

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Episode 111: Our Annual Thanksgiving Show

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “It tastes better with gravy.” The Two Guys with PhDs are back with their annual Thanksgiving show. But this time there are three guys involved. Derek and Andy K. are joined by Andy W. — the first

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Mike Howlett

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Palate Cleanser…or Colon Cleanser? For this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek and Andy are pleased have on the show Mike Howlett, the editor of the newly released The Worst of Eerie Publications from IDW/Yoe Books. In

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Review: Alley Oop: The First Time Travel Adventure

by Andy Wolverton Alley Oop: The First Time Travel Adventure, by V. T. Hamlin (IDW Publishing) I wasn’t there, so I can only imagine what newspaper readers in the 1930s thought of a comic strip that chronicled the adventures and antics

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 63: Our Special Thanksgiving Show

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Wilt heden nu treden” This being the week of Thanksgiving, Andy and Derek thought that they would use this week’s show to share what they are thankful for regarding comics. And one of the first

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Craig Yoe

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Humor, Horror, and Horniness On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Gene and Derek talk with editor, archivist, comics historian, and pop cultural Renaissance Man, Craig Yoe. The interview gets off to a wild start

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Episode 35 Bonus Feature: Pictures of Derek’s Will Eisner’s The Spirit: Artist’s Edition

On this week’s episode of The Comics Alternative podcast, Derek mentioned that he had finally received his copy of Will Eisner’s The Spirit: Artist’s Edition…something that he purchased well over a year ago.  And it’s worth the way!  As Derek told Andy, this is

Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 33: Review of Comics about Cartoonists and Haunted Horror

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] The Yoe Show This week on the podcast, Andy and Derek review two recent projects from the archival powerhouse that is Craig Yoe, Comics about Cartoonists: Stories about the World’s Oddest Profession, and the recent comic-book