Category: Conventions

On Location: The Hernandez Brothers Panel at HeroesCon 2017

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:22 – Setup of the recording 00:04:30 – The Hernandez brothers panel at HeroesCon 01:08:05 – Wrap up 01:09:46 – Contact us A Big Deal At this year’s HeroesCon, Andy and Derek moderated a couple

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Episode 245: Live at HeroesCon 2017

On the Scene Last weekend was HeroesCon, and as they have for the past few years, Andy and Derek are on the scene in Artists Alley reporting the event from the floor. On this episode, you’ll hear the Two Guys

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On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2017, Pt. 2

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:37 – Setup of episode 00:03:27 – Fabian Rangel, Jr. 00:10:23 – Charles Forsman 00:18:34 – Darren Neely 00:34:04 – Chris Sheridan 00:48:42 – Shawn Pryor 00:54:46 – Alison Sampson 01:04:04 – Wrap up 01:05:11 – Contact

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On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2017, Pt. 1

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:15 – Setup of episode 00:03:50 – Ben Sears 00:10:01 – Abby Howard 00:19:12 – Jody Leheup and Sebastian Girner 00:30:29 – Andy Hirsch 00:36:24 – Matthew David Smith and Jeremy Massie 00:44:53 – Tyler Chin-Tanner 00:51:44 –

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The Comics Alternative at HeroesCon 2017

The Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics will be at HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, June 16-18! Yes, Andy and Derek will be back at HeroesCon this week. The Comics Alternative will have a table there, so if you’re at the event you

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On Location: Talking with Creators at SPX 2016, Pt. 3

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:10 – Set up of episode 00:03:31 – Interview with Theora Kvitka 00:07:264 – Interview with Sophie Goldstein 00:16:21 – Interview with Melanie Gillman 00:23:14 – Interview with Carolyn Nowak 00:28:28 – Interview with Zack Soto 00:37:11 – Interview with

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On Location: Talking with Creators at SPX 2016, Pt. 2

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:25 – Set up of episode 00:03:36 – Interview with Jessica Campbell 00:18:04 – Interview with Molly Ostertag 00:23:19 – Interview with Pranas T. Naujokaitis 00:33:59 – Interview with Luke Healy 00:41:54 – Interview with Kel McDonald 00:47:51

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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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Small Press Expo 2016

This weekend, September 17-18, two of the cohosts of the podcast,  Andy Wolverton and Derek Royal, will be attending the Small Press Expo, North America’s premiere independent cartooning and comic arts festival. Every fall the event brings together over 4,000 cartoonists and comic

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Dash Shaw

Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:13 – Setup of interview 00:03:30 – Interview with Dash Shaw 01:02:39 – Wrap up 01:03:52 – Contact us Destroyed…and Reborn On this interview episode, Derek talks with Dash Shaw about his latest book, Cosplayers (Fantagraphics). This “Perfect Collection,”

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On Location: The Comics Canon: Reloaded!!!! Fire!!!! Panel at HeroesCon 2016

Canon Fodder In the last of The Comics Alternative‘s four episodes created while at HeroesCon 2016, the Two Guys present a recording of panel discussion on which they participated, “The Comics Canon: Reloaded!!!! Fire!!!!” This event took place on the afternoon

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Episode 193: Live at HeroesCon 2016

Where the Action Is This past weekend, Andy and Derek attended HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, where they had a table in Artists Alley. On each of the three days of the event they recorded brief segments about their experiences at the

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