Category: Biographies

Comics Alternative Interviews: Joe Ollmann

Listen to the podcast! Of Human Bondage Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:38 – Setup of interview 00:04:00 – Interview with Joe Ollmann 01:21:27 – Wrap up 01:22:58 – Contact us On this interview episode, Andy and Derek talk with Doug Wright Award-winner

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Box Brown

Listen to the podcast! Players Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:14 – Setup of interview 02:57 – Interview with Box Brown 53:28 – Wrap up 54:53 – Contact us On this episode of the interview series Derek talks with Box Brown, whose new

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Manga: Reviews of Red Red Rock and The Osamu Tezuka Story

Listen to the podcast! “Oozy, goopy liquid” On the July manga episode, Shea and Derek discuss two recent publications that highlight, in different ways, the history of the Japanese medium. They begin with Seiichi Hayashi’s Red Red Rock and Other Stories

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Schelly

Listen to the podcast! Holy Moley! Andy and Derek are pleased to have as a guest on their show Bill Schelly. A new edition of his book, Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary,

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Sonny Liew

Listen to the podcast! Drawn from History On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek are pleased to have as their guest Sonny Liew, whose latest work, The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, was just released from Pantheon Books. They

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Manga: Reviews of Shigeru Mizuki’s Hitler and Message to Adolf

Listen to the podcast! This is NOT the History Channel Another month, another healthy dose of manga! For November, Shea and Derek make it a themed episode, one whose binding tie is an unlikely and infamous historical figure. To coincide with the

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Peter Bagge

Listen to the podcast! Hate No More While Derek attended this year’s Fan Expo Dallas, he had the opportunity to talk with Peter Bagge not once, but twice! On the Saturday of the con Peter was kind enough to sit down

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Episode 130: Reviews of The Age of Selfishness, Lumberjanes Vol. 1, and Past Aways #1

Listen to the podcast! What the Junk?! On this episode of the podcast, Andy and Derek review three new titles, each of which is a brief glimpse into a facet of our diverse comics culture. They begin by looking at

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Noah Van Sciver

Listen to the podcast! Woody The Two Guys with PhDs are glad to have on their show Noah Van Sciver, the creator behind the series Blammo as well as the recently published Saint Cole (Fantagraphics). The guys talk with Noah about the

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Will Eisner Week with Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher

Listen to the podcast! Will Eisner in Perspective On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek kick off Will Eisner Week by having as their guests on the show Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher. Denis is an underground comix legend as

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Episode 110: A Publisher Spotlight on Nobrow Press

Listen to the podcast! “Forget me. When you do you’ll find a new creamy filling…not just my creamy filling.” On this week’s episode, Derek and Andy W. are back with a Publisher Spotlight, and this time the focus is on

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Episode 105: Reviews of Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever, Masterful Marks, and Wytches #1

Listen to the podcast! “Pledged is pledged” On this week’s episode of the podcast, Andy and Derek explore the worlds of hardcore cohabitation, biographical brilliance, and wood witches. They begin with Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever, the new collection from Tom Neely

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