Category: Andy Kunka

Commentary: Michigan State University Comic Art and Graphic Novel Podcast

by Andy Kunka We mentioned this podcast on the show several months ago, but I want to encourage listeners of The Comics Alternative who haven’t done so to check out the Michigan State University Comic Art and Graphic Novel Podcast. Host Ryan

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Please Contribute to Jack Katz’s IndieGoGo Campaign

Recently, I’ve been working with a team to start a crowdfunding campaign for comics legend Jack Katz. As many of you may know, Jack is the creator of The First Kingdom, a graphic novel published in 24 installments from 1974-1986.

HeroesCon 2014 June 20-22

As mentioned on the podcast, any listeners who are planning to attend HeroesCon in Charlotte this weekend can find Andy in attendance. He will also be appearing on two panels over the course of the weekend, each dealing with teaching

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Grand Opening Festival of Cartoon Art

  Andy will be heading off to the Ohio State University for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Grand Opening Festival of Cartoon Art this weekend. He’ll be participating in the academic symposium on Friday, presenting a paper on

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Comics Studies in the South Symposium

Even though Andy hasn’t been on the podcast in a while, that doesn’t mean he’s been staying away from the world of comics. In fact, if you are in the Columbia, SC, area on October 25, you can see Andy

Kickstarter: Cartozia Tales!

Last spring, when I was attending the Dartmouth conference on comics, animation, and illustration, I ended up having a couple of conversations with Isaac Cates about a project he was working on called “Cartozia Tales.” He explained what I found

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Review: Numbercruncher 1

By Andy Kunka Derek and I recently reviewed Six-Gun Gorilla 1, the first issue of a new miniseries by Simon Spurrier and Jeff Stokely and published by Boom! Studios.  We both enjoyed the complex world-building that Spurrier does in that

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Review: BlackAcre, Vol. 1

By Andy Kunka Back in December, Derek and I reviewed a bunch of Image #1 issues that had come out recently: Great Pacific, Comeback, Nowhere Men, Clone, Bedlam, and BlackAcre. At the time, I said that I liked the premise and

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