Category: Biographies

Episode 249: Reviews of Reich, The American Way: Those Above and Those Below #1, and Time and Vine #1

Time Codes: 00:00:32 – Introduction 00:02:58 – Checking in 00:04:42 – Reich 00:48:27 – The American Way: Those Above and Those Below #1 01:10:26 – Time and Vine #1 01:31:08 – Wrap up 01:32:04 – Contact us Sexual Healing This week the Two

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Webcomics: Reviews of Gods Can’t Die, Kamikaze, and The Secret Life of Gitmo’s Women

Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:03:23 – Another jab at Eisner Award definitions 00:05:05 – Gods Can’t Die 00:27:25 – Kamikaze 00:52:38 – The Secret Life of Gitmo’s Women 01:15:59 – Wrap up 01:18:59 – Contact us Slow Build Sean and Derek are

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Episode 239: Reviews of Herman by Trade, Rise of the Dungeon Master, and Eternal Empire #1

Time Codes: 00:00:31 – Introduction 00:02:39 – Announcement of the 2017 Eisner Award nominees 00:08:13 – Last weekend’s Free Comic Book Day 00:18:45 – Herman by Trade 00:41:43 – Rise of the Dungeon Master 01:09:03 – Eternal Empire #1 01:27:04 – Wrap up 01:27:56 –

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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

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, was released earlier this

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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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