Category: Gender

Episode 161: A Publisher Spotlight on Top Shelf Productions

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Marvel at the Naked Spine! Can it be true? Are the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics actually doing yet another publisher spotlight? Are they gluttons for punishment? Are their eyeballs going to fall out from

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Back Again with Craig Yoe

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Clown Love Craig Yoe is back for his fourth interview appearance on The Comics Alternative, and this time he has two wacky new books to share with everyone, both from IDW Publishing and Yoe! Books. First,

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Episode 130: Reviews of The Age of Selfishness, Lumberjanes Vol. 1, and Past Aways #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] What the Junk?! On this episode of the podcast, Andy and Derek review three new titles, each of which is a brief glimpse into a facet of our diverse comics culture. They begin by looking

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Episode 125: The March Previews Catalog

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Shenanigans It’s the beginning of the month, and that means that the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics take a metaphorical stroll through the latest Previews catalog. And this month, their peregrinations are more than

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Miss Lasko-Gross

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Allegories and Bathroom Catastrophes On this episode of their interview show, Derek and Andy are happy to have as they guest Miss Lasko-Gross, whose new book, Henni (Z2 Comics), has been getting a lot of

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Episode 113: Reviews of The Wake, True Stories, Vol. 1, and ODY-C #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Is Double Ending Dirty? This week the Two Guys with PhDs (talking about comics) are back for another review episode, and this one is jam-packed with nougaty comics goodness. They begin with Scott Snyder and

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Anya Ulinich

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Doomed to do comics” On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek is pleased to have as a guest Anya Ulinich, the author of the new graphic novel Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel (Penguin Books). They begin by

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Review: Cannon

by Kenneth Kimbrough Cannon – Wallace Wood (Fantagraphics Books) Wally Wood’s provocative secret agent strip, Cannon, is perhaps one of the manliest comics ever created. Reading it induces the compulsion to shave, down a bottle of Jack, and wrestle a crocodile — or any

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Review: This One Summer

by Derek Royal This One Summer – Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki (First Second) The latest book by cousins Jillian and Mariko Tamaki caught my attention for several reasons. First, Jillian’s art is truly eye-catching, her style and monotone acolor scheme are perfect for

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 65: A Review of Love & Rockets: New Stories No. 6, Maria M.: Book One, and Pretty Deadly #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “There’s more than one severed penis in this comic.” This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics review three new titles, and boy, are they geared up! They begin by looking at the

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jeremy Whitley

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Sticking It to the Man On this Comics Alternative interview show, Gene and Derek talk with Jeremy Whitley, the writer of the Eisner Award-nominated Princeless series and the outgoing Director of Marketing at Action Lab Comics. Jeremy talks

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