Category: Crime

Episode 229: Will Eisner Week 2017 – Uses of The Spirit since 2005

Capturing the Spirit of The Spirit Every year for Will Eisner Week, always the first seven days in March, the Two Guys with PhDs like to do something special and Eisner-related for the podcast. This year is no different, and for the current

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Episode 214: Reviews of Recent Crime Comics, Part 2

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:02:13 – Listener mail! 00:06:48 – Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me #1 and #2 00:30:55 – Demonic #1, #2, and #3 00:37:02 – Wolfcop #1 00:42:20 – Violent Love #1 00:54:29 – Grand Passion #1 01:04:39 – Goldie Vance, Vol. 1 01:21:07 –

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Episode 213: Reviews of Recent Crime Comics, Part 1

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:19 – Update on new Patreon campaign, and new Podcast Patron 00:05:58 – Setup of recent crime comics episode 00:07:15 – Carver: A Paris Story 00:29:33 – Angel City #1 00:43:22 – Moonshine #1 00:59:45 – Triggerman #1 01:10:55 – Peepland #1

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Euro Comics: Reviews of I Am Legion and Tyler Cross: Black Rock

Time Codes: 00:27 – Introduction 02:41 – Checking in and updates 04:06 – I Am Legion 31:38 – Tyler Cross: Black Rock 53:56 – Wrap up 55:04 – Contact us Blood Noir For the October Euro Comics episode, Edward and Derek look at

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On Location: The September Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Different Name, Same Great Taste! The September on-location episode marks a first for The Comics Alternative. Derek is now talking with customers and employees at Valhalla Games and Comics in Plano, TX…which is at the same exact physical location where he’s been doing the

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Peter Hogan

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:28 – Setup of interview 00:03:38 – Interview with Peter Hogan 00:45:36 – Wrap up 00:46:10 – Contact us Mysterious Other Peter Hogan is the guest on this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews. His new miniseries in the Resident

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Episode 203: Reviews of The Black Monday Murders #1, Kingsway West #1, Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth #1, and Superf*ckers Forever #1

Time Codes: 00:00:35 – Introduction 00:02:39 – Setup of reviews 00:03:07 – Listener mail 00:06:13 – The Black Monday Murders #1 00:27:30 – Kingsway West #1 00:39:49 – Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth #1 00:54:04 – Superf*ckers Forever #1 01:06:47 – Wrap up 01:07:56 – Contact us 01:09:47 –

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Episode 202: Reviews of Smoke Signal #25, Fool’s Gold, and Briggs Land #1

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:33 – Listener mail 00:11:07 – Smoke Signal #25 00:33:54 – Fool’s Gold 00:44:49 – Briggs Land #1 01:00:28 – Wrap up 01:01:26 – Contact us Not Too Mainstream-y On this week’s review episode, the Two Guys with PhDs discuss three recent titles,

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Episode 198: Reviews of The Black Dahlia, Kill or Be Killed #1, and Sombra #1

Moral Black Holes This week the Two Guys with PhDs turn their attention to three recent noir titles. But before they jump into their reviews, they talk about comics news and recent awards. First, they congratulate Sonny Liew on receiving this

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Episode 197: Reviews of Cousin Joseph, Bounty #1, and The Paybacks #1

Mercenaries This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, those funky PhDs, Andy and Derek, discuss three recent titles revolving around the mercenary side of crime fighting. They begin with Jules Feiffer’s Cousin Joseph (Liveright Publishing), the second in a planned trilogy of noir-tinged graphic

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Rich Tommaso

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Dark Stuff On this episode of the interview series, Andy and Derek talk with Rich Tommaso about his recent publications from Image Comics, She Wolf #1 and the trade collection of Dark Corridor. Both were released last week.

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Episode 192: Reviews of Limbo, Weird Detective #1, and Control #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Well-Handled Weirdness The Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics are back to give you another ear-full of good quality comics talk. This week, the focus is on noir weirdness. They begin with the collected

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