Category: Biographies

Euro Comics: Reviews of Notes 1: Born to Be a Larve and California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot before The Mamas & the Papas

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:03:21 – Listener mail! 00:05:50 – Translation news from Edward 00:11:49 – Notes 1: Born to Be a Larve 00:59:33 – California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot before The Mamas and the Papas  01:32:13 – Wrap up 01:33:15 – Contact us Life

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Back with Peter Bagge

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:25 – Setup of interview 00:04:45 – Interview with Peter Bagge 01:35:33 – Wrap up 01:37:22 – Contact us “Forever on the horizon, never out of sight” The Two Guys are pleased to have Peter Bagge back on

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Webcomics: Reviews of The Great McGonagall, Sufficiently Remarkable, and The Boston Metaphysical Society

Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:03:12 – Touching base 00:03:53 – Listener email! 00:08:54 – The Great McGonagall 00:26:19 – Sufficiently Remarkable 00:54:05 – Checking in with Jim McClain 01:12:35 – The Boston Metaphysical Society 01:35:22 – Wrap up 01:36:30 – Contact us An Historic(al)

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Joe Ollmann

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 Of Human Bondage On this interview episode, Andy and Derek talk with Doug Wright Award-winner Joe Ollmann, whose new

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Box Brown

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

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

“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 1967-1970 (Breakdown Press). All

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Schelly

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] 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

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Sonny Liew

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] 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.

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

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] 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

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Peter Bagge

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 for a lengthy interview

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

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] 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

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Noah Van Sciver

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] 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

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