Category: European Comics

Euro Comics: Review of Valerian and Laureline

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:03:23 – Setup, and a big thanks to Jerome Saincantin! 00:05:01 – Valerian and Laureline 01:13:46 – Wrap up 01:15:10 – Contact us Sci Fi, French Style This month on The Comics Alternative‘s Euro Comics series, Edward

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Episode 248: Reviews of Outburst, Steam Clean, and Resist! Vol. 2

Time Codes: 00:01:26 – Introduction 00:03:38 – Thank you to Red Pegasus Comics! 00:08:36 – Outburst 00:32:32 – Steam Clean 00:44:57 – Resist! Vol. 2 01:24:37 – Wrap up 01:25:36 – Contact us “Smell my book. Feel bad.” On this week’s

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Moby Dick and The Interview

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:36 – Catching up 00:05:04 – Moby Dick 00:48:50 – The Interview 01:18:18 – Wrap up 01:18:58 – Contact us Pasteboard Masks This month on the Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek discuss two black-and-white narratives,

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Review: Fun

By Pedro Moura Fun — Paolo Bacilieri (SelfMadeHero) While Fun is not Paolo Bacilieri‘s first book, it is undoubtedly his most accomplished one so far in terms of complexity and even size, as well as the first being translated into English

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Interview: Maaheen Ahmed

Conducted by Pedro Moura   Maaheen Ahmed, Openness of Comics. Generating Meaning within Flexible Structures. Jackson, MI: The University Press of Mississippi: 2016.   Maaheen Ahmed is a young, active, and promising comics scholar, whose output will undoubtedly become a

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Flight of the Raven and The Reprieve

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:08 – Comments on the Eisner Award nominations 00:08:31 – Flight of the Raven 00:42:47 – The Reprieve 01:06:13 – Wrap up 01:07:15 – Contact us Hollywood? Edward and Derek are back with the latest Euro Comics episode.

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Interview: Nicolas Labarre

Conducted by Pedro Moura                     Heavy Metal, l’autre Métal Hurlant (“Heavy Metal, the Other Métal Hurlant”) came out earlier this year by the Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux. While there is no

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Pretending Is Lying and The Lighthouse

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:56 – Listener mail! 00:07:21 – Pretending Is Lying 00:56:22 – The Lighthouse 01:16:11 – Wrap up 01:17:05 – Contact us Edward’s Nitpicks For the month of March, Edward and Derek look at two very different European

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Little Tulip, Billy Budd, KGB, The Magician’s Wife, and The Boys of Sheriff Street

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:03:17 – Checking in 00:08:31 – Charyn and Boucq’s Little Tulip, Billy Budd, KGB, and The Magician’s Wife 00:57:42 – Charyn and Loustal’s The Boys of Sheriff Street 01:15:40 – Wrap up 01:17:02 – Contact us A Deep Charyn Dive This

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Equinoxes and Clear Blue Tomorrows

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:17 – Setting up Pedrosa and Vehlmann 00:08:08 – Equinoxes and other Pedrosa titles 00:51:14 – Clear Blue Tomorrows and other Vehlmann titles 01:26:01 – Wrap up 01:29:12 – Contact us Time and Tide It’s the first Euro Comics episode

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Review: The Return of the Honey Buzzard

By Pedro Moura The Return of the Honey Buzzard– Aimée de Jongh (SelfMadeHero) We have come a long way since the emergence of book-long & -bound comics. For a reader of my age (40ish), exposed to different international models, from

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Episode 212: The November Previews Catalog

Spanish Invasion? Where did October go?! You mean the month is over, and it’s already time to look at the November Previews catalog? YES! And as usual the Two Guys with PhDs rise to the occasion, looking through the most interesting solicitations and

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