Category: Miniseries

Comics Alternative Interviews: Ed Brisson

“I’ve got  no problem with hipsters” In yet another of the Two Guys’ interview series, Derek is back to talk with one of the hardest working people in comics today, Ed Brisson. The first issue of his and Adam Gorham’s new

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Episode 124: Reviews of 10 Different Number One Issues

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Krazy Komics Kavalcade On this week’s podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs take on a gargantuan task: they review ten different #1 issues from a variety of publishers. First they look at several debuts from

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Episode 105: Reviews of Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever, Masterful Marks, and Wytches #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Pledged is pledged” On this week’s episode of the podcast, Andy and Derek explore the worlds of hardcore cohabitation, biographical brilliance, and wood witches. They begin with Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever, the new collection from Tom

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 97: Reviews of Trillium, Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers #1, and Terminal Hero #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “In medias res out the wazoo” On this episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek discuss three new titles. They begin by revisiting Jeff Lemire’s Trillium, the first few issues of which they reviewed on their

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Shannon Wheeler

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] God and Coffee The guys are back with another great guest for The Comics Alternative Interviews.  This time, Gene and Derek talk with Shannon Wheeler, the creator of Too Much Coffee Man (Dark Horse Comics) and last year’s Astounding Villain House

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 72: A Review of Six New Comic Book Titles

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Comics for Kids with Backhoes This week Gene and Derek take a look at six new titles. They begin with a discussion of two new works from Image Comics, the first three issues of Alex +

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 71: A Review of Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time and Betty Blues

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Chunkin’ with Gene In this week’s review episode of The Comics Alternative, Derek and Gene discuss two recent releases. They begin with Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time, the Complete Series (IDW Publishing), written by Scott and David Tipton

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Review: Numbercruncher 1

By Andy Kunka Derek and I recently reviewed Six-Gun Gorilla 1, the first issue of a new miniseries by Simon Spurrier and Jeff Stokely and published by Boom! Studios.  We both enjoyed the complex world-building that Spurrier does in that

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Review: Richard Corben’s The Fall of the House of Usher

By Derek Royal Just last month Dark Horse Comics released the second in Richard Corben’s two-part miniseries, The Fall of the House of Usher. This publication is notable for at least a couple of reasons. First, it’s yet another example of

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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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Review: The Dream Merchant #1 and The Wake #1

Review by Derek Royal Earlier this year, Andy and I included a review of Nathan Edmondson and Tonci Zonjic’s Where Is Jake Ellis? (at least the first couple of issues) in one of our shows on recent noir and crime comics. We liked

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Miniseries Meanderings: The Answer!, The Hollows, The Adventures of Augusta Wind, and The End Times of Bram and Ben

Derek’s Corner: Over the past couple of months I’ve been commenting on a number of recent miniseries as they’ve been wrapping up. This will probably be the last of my “Miniseries Meanderings,” at least for a while, and I’d like

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