Category: Eisner Awards

Young Readers: The Eisner Award Nominations for Early Readers, Kids, and Teens

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:57 – Context of the 2017 Eisner Awards 00:06:14 – Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8) 00:57:02 – Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12) 01:49:53 – Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17)

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Webcomics: Reviews of the 2017 Eisner Award Nominees

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:55 – Webcomics news: The Library of Congress’ Web Comics Web Archive 00:11:24 – Trying to make sense of the Eisner Awards’ “Best Web Comic” and “Best Digital Comic” categories 00:30:37 – The Middle Age 00:44:30

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Episode 242: A Discussion of the 2017 Eisner Award Nominations

The Meryl Streep of Comics Earlier this month the nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards were announced at the Comic-Con International website, and as Andy and Derek like to do every year, they’re devoting a full episode of The Comics Alternative to

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Young Readers: A Special Look at the 2016 Eisner Awards

And the Winners Are… On this special episode of the Young Readers edition of The Comics Alternative, Gwen and Andy take a look at the 2016 Eisner Awards, both the nominees and the winners, in each of the three young readers categories.

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Commentaries on the 2016 Eisner Award Nominations

For the third year in a row, the Two Guys with PhDs featured a special Eisner Award Nominations episode of the Comics Alternative podcast. This time they were joined by eminent comics scholar, Eisner nomination committee member, and friend of

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Episode 189: A Discussion of the 2016 Eisner Award Nominations

  Discerning Tastes? The nominees for the 2016 Eisner Awards were announced last month, and as the Two Guys with PhDs do every year, they use an episode of The Comics Alternative to discuss and speculate. Joining them in this year’s

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Episode 145: Reviews of We Stand on Guard #1, Will Eisner’s The Spirit #1, Archie #1, and Leisure

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Electric Boogaloo This week on the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs take a close look at a few #1 issues and one minicomic series. However, before they get into the nitty gritty of their reviews, they

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On Location: Talking about SDCC and Summer Reading at Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Balls Derek is back at his local shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, for the monthly Comics Alternative on-location recording. This time he talks with folks about summer reading and the recent San Diego Comic-Con.

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Commentary: Reactions to the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Last month the Two Guys with PhDs recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2015 Eisner Award nominations. The Comics Reporter himself, Tom Spurgeon, joined the guys on that show, and the three of them discussed the various

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Comics Alternative Special: A Discussion on the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] And the Nominees Are… It’s a semi-tradition that when the Eisner Award nominations are announced, Derek and Andy are there to discuss them. So on this special episode of The Comics Alternative, the guys get together

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Interview: Denis Kitchen

Conducted by Kim Munson This interview took place on October 29, 2014.   Kim Munson: Congrats on the Harvey Awards for Kitchen Sink’s The Best of Comix Book! Denis Kitchen: Feels good, Kim! Especially after winning the two awards for our

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Gilbert Hernandez

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “I don’t think of myself as a do-gooder cartoonist” On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek and Andy are honored to have as their guest one of their all-time comics heroes, Gilbert Hernandez.

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