Category: Sci-Fi

Episode 232: Reviews of The Facts of Life, Black and White Diary Comics, and Anno Dracula #1

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:03:36 – The Facts of Life 00:33:06 – Black and White Diary Comics, December 2016 – February 2017 00:49:20 – Anno Dracula #1 01:11:10 – Wrap up 01:11:59 – Contact us An Edna Garrett-free Episode For this week’s show, Andy and Derek

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On Location: The March Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Manga and Child Hating After a month’s hiatus (due to unforeseen circumstances), the on-location episode is back! And for the March visit to Valhalla Games and Comics, the topic is completely open. On this recording Derek is joined my several

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Manga: Reviews of Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Deluxe Box Set and Ghost in the Shell Deluxe Edition

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:43 – Apologies 00:04:14 – Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Deluxe Box Set 00:51:13 – Ghost in the Shell Deluxe Edition 01:21:23 – Wrap up 01:24:26 – Contact us A Deluxe Show! On this episode of the manga series —

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Equinoxes and Clear Blue Tomorrows

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:17 – Setting up Pedrosa and Vehlmann 00:08:08 – Equinoxes and other Pedrosa titles 00:51:14 – Clear Blue Tomorrows and other Vehlmann titles 01:26:01 – Wrap up 01:29:12 – Contact us Time and Tide It’s the first Euro Comics episode

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Webcomics: Reviews of King of the Unknown, Cosmic Dash, and Freedman

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:03:03 – Catching up after the holidays 00:04:07 – Listener mail! 00:08:18 – King of the Unknown 00:33:42 – Cosmic Dash 01:12:16 – Checking in with Jim McClain and Paul Schultz 01:27:36 – Freedman 01:52:51 – Wrap up 01:53:45 –

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Review: Descender Vol. 1 – 3

By Johnny Hall and Paul Lai Descender Vol 1-3 In the spirit of the “Two PhDs Talking about Comics,” the Comics Alternative Blog is trying a new format: reviews that are dialogues between two comics critics, assessing a work from

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Soft City and The World of Edena

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:03 – Listener mail! 00:07:29 – Soft City 00:39:12 – The World of Edena 01:18:12 – Wrap up 01:19:09 – Contact us Soft and Lush For the November episode in the Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek take

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Webcomics: Reviews of Hubris!, Hobo Lobo of Hamelin, and Runners

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:50 – Catching up 00:05:38 – Hubris! 00:31:05 – Hobo Lobo of Hamelin 00:56:35 – Checking in with Jim McClain and Paul Schultz 01:08:07 – Runners 01:29:15 – Wrap up 01:30:12 – Contact us Gags, Experiments, and Firefly

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Episode 210: Reviews of Black Eye #3, Ancestor, and Frontier #13

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:49 – Catching up with Paul 00:04:38 – Black Eye No. 3 00:46:40 – Ancestor 01:12:38 – Frontier #13 01:37:37 – Wrap up 01:38:55 – Contact us Extraordinary On this week’s review episode, Paul joins Derek to discuss three titles that

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Ethan Young

Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:49 – Setup of interview 00:03:54 – Interview with Ethan Young 01:15:31 – Wrap up 01:16:54 – Contact us Defenders Derek and Andy W. have the pleasure of talking with Ethan Young, whose latest work has just been released

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Manga: Reviews of Queen Emeraldas, Vol. 1 and Otherworld Barbara, Vol. 1

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:03:51 – Queen Emeraldas, Vol. 1 00:32:13 – Otherworld Barbara, Vol. 1 01:04:54 – Wrap up 01:07:00 – Contact us Outer Space and Dream Space  It’s the end of the month, so that must mean it’s time for Shea

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Peter Hogan

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:28 – Setup of interview 00:03:38 – Interview with Peter Hogan 00:45:36 – Wrap up 00:46:10 – Contact us Mysterious Other Peter Hogan is the guest on this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews. His new miniseries in the Resident

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