Category: Awards

Young Readers: The Eisner Award Nominations for Early Readers, Kids, and Teens

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:57 – Context of the 2017 Eisner Awards 00:06:14 – Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8) 00:57:02 – Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12) 01:49:53 – Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17)

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Webcomics: Reviews of the 2017 Eisner Award Nominees

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:55 – Webcomics news: The Library of Congress’ Web Comics Web Archive 00:11:24 – Trying to make sense of the Eisner Awards’ “Best Web Comic” and “Best Digital Comic” categories 00:30:37 – The Middle Age 00:44:30

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Episode 242: A Discussion of the 2017 Eisner Award Nominations

The Meryl Streep of Comics Earlier this month the nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards were announced at the Comic-Con International website, and as Andy and Derek like to do every year, they’re devoting a full episode of The Comics Alternative to

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Episode 206: SPX 2016 and the Ignatz Awards

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:34 – Derek talks about attending SPX 00:07:51 – Discussion of 2016 Ignatz Awards 01:37:29 – Wrap up 01:38:39 – Contact us Independents Day Last weekend was the Small Press Expo held in Bethesda, MD, and a

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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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Commentaries on the 2016 Eisner Award Nominations

For the third year in a row, the Two Guys with PhDs featured a special Eisner Award Nominations episode of the Comics Alternative podcast. This time they were joined by eminent comics scholar, Eisner nomination committee member, and friend of

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Episode 189: A Discussion of the 2016 Eisner Award Nominations

  Discerning Tastes? The nominees for the 2016 Eisner Awards were announced last month, and as the Two Guys with PhDs do every year, they use an episode of The Comics Alternative to discuss and speculate. Joining them in this year’s

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Nominate The Comics Alternative for the 2016 Podcast Awards

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Make Your Voice Heard! Please nominate The Comics Alternative for the 2016 Podcast Awards. Go to http://podcastawards.com and nominate us for the “People’s Choice” award and one other category…”Arts” seems to be one of the better fits for our podcast.

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Young Readers: Reviews of Feathers, The Only Child, and Teen Dog

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Adventure, Isolation, and Jeff Spicoli Gwen and Andy are back in 2016 with three new graphic novels for young readers. The two people with PhDs first discuss Feathers, by Jorge Corona with Jen Hickman (Archaia/BOOM! Studios), a

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Episode 154: SPX 2015 and the Ignatz Awards

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Smaller Is Better This week’s episode of the podcast is special, and in a number of ways. First, Derek and Andy W. record the show “live” from a common location and not from a distance

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Commentary: Reactions to the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Last month the Two Guys with PhDs recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2015 Eisner Award nominations. The Comics Reporter himself, Tom Spurgeon, joined the guys on that show, and the three of them discussed the various

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Comics Alternative Special: A Discussion on the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] And the Nominees Are… It’s a semi-tradition that when the Eisner Award nominations are announced, Derek and Andy are there to discuss them. So on this special episode of The Comics Alternative, the guys get together

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