Category: European Comics

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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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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Comics Alternative Interviews: Erica Mena

Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:28 – Setup of interview 00:05:05 – Interview with Erica Mena 00:53:01 – Wrap up 00:54:14 – Contact us In Other Words On this episode of the interview series, Edward and Derek have as their guest Erica Mena.

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Irmina and Adam Sarlech: A Trilogy

European Getaway How do the Two Guys with PhDs celebrate America’s Independence Day? Why, by using the July 4th holiday to launch their brand new monthly series devoted to European comics. That’s right, similar to what the podcast already does

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jamie Richards and Edward Gauvin

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Invisible No More Over the past several years, the Two Guys with PhDs have reviewed a lot of books in translation. But what they’ve tended to overlook, more times than not, is the translator of

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Episode 184: Reviews of 5,000 km Per Second, Circuit Breaker #1 & #2, and Dept. H #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] A Colorful Episode This week Gwen and Derek take a look at three new titles, each of which is as visually stunning as it is a great story. They start off with Manuele Fiore’s 5,000 km Per

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Episode 181: Reviews of Paracuellos, The Baker Street Peculiars #1, and Power Lines #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Fascism, Sleuths, and Race This week on the podcast, Gwen and Derek look at three very different recent titles. They begin with Carlos Giménez’s Paracuellos. The original first two volumes of this comic, published in Spain in

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Episode 176: Reviews of Renée and The Discipline #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Face to face, and hand to crotch” On this week’s review episode, Andy and Derek delve into two new and exciting titles. They start with Ludovic Debeurme’s Renée (Top Shelf Productions), the followup to his 2011 release, Lucille.

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