Category: Fandom

Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Schelly

Holy Moley! Andy and Derek are pleased to have as a guest on their show Bill Schelly. A new edition of his book, Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary, was released earlier this

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On Location: FCBD 2016 at Collected Comics and Games

Krazy Komics Krowds It’s Free Comic Book Day 2016, and to celebrate the event Derek is back at Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, to talk with customers and shop employees about the various offerings for this year. Some of

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Manga: Reviews of Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1 and I Am a Hero Omnibus 1

“Hip and now” This month, Shea and Derek have a fun time discussing two recent manga releases. They begin with the first volume of Akiko Higashimura’s Princess Jellyfish (Kodansha), a series that is new to both of the guys. In fact,

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Evan Dorkin, Pt. 2

“I don’t have a successful record of making people happy” The Two Guys are back with the second half of their marathon interview with Evan Dorkin. This installment picks up where yesterday’s segment left off, in a discussion of the Beasts

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Evan Dorkin, Pt. 1

“I don’t want to know how Batman’s equipment works…and I don’t mean his junk” Have you ever listened to an interview on The Comics Alternative and thought, “That was good, but I wish the Two Guys had talked longer with their guest?”

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Episode 175: Reviews of The Eltingville Club, Cry Havoc #1, and The Dark and Bloody #1

Process and Paratext This week on The Comics Alternative Gene and Derek focus on the funny, the poignant, and the creepy. They begin with Evan Dorkin’s The Eltingville Club (Dark Horse Books), a nice hardbound edition that collects all of the Eltingville Club

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Webcomics: Reviews of Plox, Bird Boy, and The Mouth

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] New Blood This August episode of the webcomics series begins with an introduction to Sean Kleefeld, the new cohost of the show. With Andy W. deciding to step down from his duties — he’ll be

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On Location: FCBD 2015 at Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Free Is Good For Free Comic Book Day, Derek visits his local comic book shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX. There he talks with a variety of customers — many of whom have

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Charles Soule

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] House of Cards Meets 2001 Meets West Wing Meets Alien On this episode of the interview show, Derek talks with Charles Soule about his most recent creator-own works, specifically Strange Attractors (Archaia) and the currently ongoing Letter

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Derek on KERA’s Think for Will Eisner Week

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Derek was one of the guests on Thursday’s Think, a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program produced by KERA, the Dallas/Fort Worth public radio station. The show is hosted by Krys Boyd, and joining Derek on the

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Arlen Schumer

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Or, Gil Kane Punches Revisited On this interview episode, Andy and Derek are pleased to have as their guest Arlen Schumer. His book, The Silver Age of Comic Book Art, has recently been released in a

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Episode 115: A Review of The Best American Comics 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] More Better Best On this episode of the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics review The Best American Comics 2014, the latest installment in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s ambitious anthology series. This follows

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