Category: Politics

Episode 248: Reviews of Outburst, Steam Clean, and Resist! Vol. 2

Time Codes: 00:01:26 – Introduction 00:03:38 – Thank you to Red Pegasus Comics! 00:08:36 – Outburst 00:32:32 – Steam Clean 00:44:57 – Resist! Vol. 2 01:24:37 – Wrap up 01:25:36 – Contact us “Smell my book. Feel bad.” On this week’s

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Episode 225: Reviews of Love Is Love and Resist!

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:44 – We live in a political world 00:12:13 – Love Is Love 00:51:55 – Resist! 01:29:14 – Wrap up 01:30:20 – Contact us Mending Wall This week Andy and Derek get political, and they do so by discussing

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Miriam Libicki

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:19 – Setup of interview 00:03:17 – Interview with Miriam Libicki 01:01:17 – Wrap up 01:03:11 – Contact us Exposure Andy and Derek have the pleasure of talking with Miriam Libicki whose latest book, Toward a Hot Jew, was

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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 Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Political Comics

Vote! Just in time for the U.S. elections, Gene and Derek hold a roundtable discussion on political and propaganda comics. Joining them in the conversation are Richard Graham, author of Government Issue: Comics for the People, 1940s-2000s (Abrams ComicArts); Rafael Medoff,

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Episode 200: Reviews of Hillbilly #1 and #2, Satan’s Sodomy Baby II, and Time Clock

  Donald Trump’s Small Hands On this episode of The Comics Alternative, Derek and Andy celebrate their 200th regular review episode! They begin by sharing some of the messages and well wishes they’ve received from listeners in the past couple of weeks. After

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Mike Dawson

Fathers’ Day On this episode of the interview series — the very first for cohost Paul Lai! — the Two Guys with PhDs are pleased to have as their guest Mike Dawson. His latest book, Rules for Dating My Daughter: The Modern

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Episode 181: Reviews of Paracuellos, The Baker Street Peculiars #1, and Power Lines #1

Fascism, Sleuths, and Race This week on the podcast, Gwen and Derek look at three very different recent titles. They begin with Carlos Giménez’s Paracuellos. The original first two volumes of this comic, published in Spain in 1977 and 1982, have now

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Episode 171: Reviews of The Eternaut, Nowhere Men #7, and Amazing Forest #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Disappear and Returns This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, Derek and Andy W. get back into the regular swing of things by discussing three recent titles, one book and two single issues. They begin with

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