Category: Libraries and Comics

Comics Alternative Interviews: W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:16 – Setup of interview 00:04:11 – Interview with W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor 00:59:17 – Wrap up 01:00:47 – Contact us Textual Adventures On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek have the pleasure of talking with

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Young Readers: Reviews of Hippopotamister and Camp Midnight

Disguises This month’s show includes a review of two recently released graphic novels, John Patrick Green’s Hippopotamister (First Second) and Steven T. Seagle and Jason Adam Katzenstein’s Camp Midnight (Image Comics), as well as interviews Andy conducted at the first-ever Anne Arundel

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Young Readers: Reviews of Veda: Assembly Required and Little Robot

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Robots Gone Wild! On this episode of The Comics Alternative‘s “Young Readers” series, Gwen and Andy are back to take a look at two books about robots. (They didn’t plan it that way, really.) Both

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Young Readers: Reviews of Baba Yaga’s Assistant and Sunny Side Up

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Something for the Kids The Comics Alternative is happy to feature a brand new monthly series, this one devoted to comics and graphic novels for young readers. The cohosts for this show are Gwen Tarbox and Andy

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Libraries and Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Browsing the Comics Stacks Occasionally The Comics Alternative will feature a special episode devoted to a specific comics-related topic, and on this show, the Two Guys focus on issues surrounding libraries and comics. This subject matter is particularly appropriate,

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Will Eisner Week with Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Will Eisner in Perspective On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek kick off Will Eisner Week by having as their guests on the show Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher. Denis is an underground comix legend

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Episode 111: Our Annual Thanksgiving Show

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “It tastes better with gravy.” The Two Guys with PhDs are back with their annual Thanksgiving show. But this time there are three guys involved. Derek and Andy K. are joined by Andy W. — the first

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Review: Comics Squad: Recess!

by Andy Wolverton Comics Squad: Recess! – Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm, editors (Random House Children’s Books) As a librarian, I’m always delighted to see more graphic novels appearing in the children’s section of our public library, but I usually don’t see

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Ben Hatke

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Journey through the Zitaverse On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interview, Derek and Andy W. talk with Ben Hatke, creator of the Zita the Spacegirl series. Of course they discuss Ben’s signature works —

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