Category: Film

On Location: The March Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Manga and Child Hating After a month’s hiatus (due to unforeseen circumstances), the on-location episode is back! And for the March visit to Valhalla Games and Comics, the topic is completely open. On this recording Derek is joined my several

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Matt Phelan

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 01:40 – Setup of interview 02:03 – Interview with Matt Phelan 51:30 – Wrap up 52:16 – Contact us Pictures, Moving and Otherwise Gwen and Andy W. are very pleased to offer up another milestone for the Young Readers edition

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Josh Simmons

Creepy The second volume of Josh Simmons’s Jessica Farm was released recently from Fantagraphics, and now the artist takes the time to talk with Derek for another Comics Alternative interview. In the conversation, Josh shares his ideas behind Jessica Farm and the long, involved process

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Episode 131: Reviews of Nemo: River of Ghosts, Rebels #1, and No Mercy #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Finding Nemo This week Derek and Andy discuss three recent titles, each of which is part of a larger series. First, they review the third in Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s Nemo trilogy, Nemo: River of Ghosts (Top Shelf).

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 96.1: On Location at Collected Comics in Plano

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Talking Sci-Fi Comics It’s another month, so Derek is back at his local shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX. This time around, the topic is sci-fi comics, and joining Derek is new shop

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Review: The Image Revolution

by Kenneth Kimbrough The Image Revolution – Dir. Patrick Meaney (Sequart Organization) Presented as an oral history of Image Comics’ founding, The Image Revolution, from director Patrick Meaney, features interviews from the company’s original partners — Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Erik

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 91.2: Our July Visit to Collected Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Summer Reading, Robot Sex, and Pizza We’re deep into July, so that means it’s time for the monthly visit to Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX. And this is the second month in a

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 46: An Interview with Matt Fraction

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Whiskey dick does have a sound effect.” This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics are excited to have as their guest creator extraordinaire, Matt Fraction. They talk with Matt specifically about his

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Review: Star Trek #21 and Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time, Vol. 1

Reviewed by Derek Royal On a recent episode of The Comics Alternative, one of our on-location shows at Lone Star Comics, we discussed various sci-fi comics and several that were tied to other media. This review is a not really

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