Category: Parody

Episode 223: Reviews of Trump: The Complete Collection, The Few #1, and Gumballs #1

Time Codes: 00:00:31 – Introduction 00:02:48 – We stand with John Lewis! 00:08:44 – Trump: The Complete Collection 00:58:22 – The Few #1 01:11:46 – Gumballs #1 01:25:12 – Wrap up 01:25:58 – Contact us Bad Trump, Good Trump This week the Two Guys with PhDs start off by getting

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Benjamin Frisch

“Family,” Not “Home” For this interview show, Gwen and Derek talk with Benjamin Frisch about his new book from Top Shelf Productions, The Fun Family. In many ways, this is a parody of Bil and Jeff Keane’s The Family Circus. The narrative concerns

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Webcomics: Reviews of The Abominable Charles Christopher, The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo, and Breakfast of the Gods

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Vitamin Filled On this month’s webcomics episode, Sean and Derek have some fun things in store. They begin with two currently ongoing titles, The Abominable Charles Christopher and The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo. The former, written

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Episode 185: A Publisher Spotlight on Alternative Comics and Its Small Press Co-op

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Inversion This week the Two Guys with PhDs focus a critical spotlight on the spring releases coming out from Alternative Comics and the other small presses that are part of its distribution co-operative, Floating World Comics,

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Episode 166: Reviews of Killing and Dying, Taddle Creek #36, Barrier #1, and The Unabridged Graphic Adaptation of iTunes Terms and Conditions

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Gene’s cubical perspective” For this week’s review show, Gene and Derek are back with an extra long episode jam-packed with nougaty comics goodness. They begin with Adrian Tomine’s Killing and Dying (Drawn and Quarterly), his new book collecting issues twelve through

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Webcomics: Reviews of Strong Female Protagonist, Existential Comics, and Bucko

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Angst Is the Word For the month of December — the one-year anniversary of the webcomics series! — Sean and Derek are back to discuss three very different, very distinct, webcomics. They begin with Brennan Lee Mulligan

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On Location: Winging It at Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Movie Free Once again, Derek is back at  his local comics shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, to talk with customers and shop employees about comics culture. This month the topic was supposed

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Episode 136: A Publisher Spotlight on Conundrum Press

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Puzzling Out Conundrum This week on The Comics Alternative, the Two Guys with PhDs are back with another Publisher Spotlight episode, this time focusing on the spring 2015 releases from Conundrum Press. They begin the show

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Kyle Starks

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Bringing a You to a Me Fight On this interview show, Andy and Derek are happy to talk with Kyle Starks, the man behind the new book from Image, Sexcastle. The guys speak with Kyle about the book’s

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Episode 119: Reviews of Harvey Kurtzman’s Jungle Book, Generous Bosom, Part 1, and Lady Killer #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Andy and Derek’s Pleasure Package This week the Two Guys discuss three very different new titles. First, they look at Harvey Kurtzman’s Jungle Book, another collaboration between Dark Horse Books and Kitchen Sink Books (an earlier such publication, The Best of Comix Book,

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Episode 106: Reviews of Skandalon, Meteor Men, and Punks: The Comic #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Lots of nut punching” This week on the podcast, Derek and Andy discuss three new titles that range from the profound to the insane. They begin with the new book from Julie Maroh, Skandalon (Arsenal Pulp

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Comics Alternative Interviews: More Craig Yoe

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “You can’t go wrong with booty” For this interview show, Andy and Derek go down the rabbit hole in another conversation with the ever-talented, ever-entertaining Craig Yoe. They primarily discuss Craig’s latest projects, Alice in Comicland and the new Weird

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