Category: Sorta Superhero

Webcomics: Reviews of The Specialists, Hominids, and The Last Saturday

Listen to the podcast! February Fun Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:03 – Setup of episode 00:03:50 – The Specialists 00:32:17 – Hominids 01:01:33 – Checking in with Jim McClain and Paul Schultz 01:16:16 – The Last Saturday 01:38:20 – Wrap up 01:39:52 – Contact

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Episode 224: Reviews of Beowulf, Canopy, and Shadows on the Grave #1 and #2

Listen to the podcast! Hwæt! Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:02:44 – The end of January already? 00:04:25 – Beowulf 00:43:42 – Canopy 00:59:17 – Shadows on the Grave #1 and #2 01:22:23 – Wrap up 01:23:12 – Contact us For this week’s episode, Andy and

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On Location: The January Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Listen to the podcast! Touch the Weird Love It’s the beginning of a new year, and on this episode of the on-location series, Derek is back at Valhalla Games and Comics to talk with customers and employees about the comics

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Happy New Yoe!

Listen to the podcast! Yoessarian Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:13 – Setup of interview 00:03:20 – Interview with Craig Yoe 01:25:46 – Wrap up 01:28:58 – Contact us It’s a new year, and what better way to bring it in than with

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On Location: The November Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Listen to the podcast! “Lucifer is a comic?” Once again, Derek visits his local shop, Valhalla Games and Comics in Plano, TX, to talk with customers and employees about the various titles they’ve been reading. And he has a large number

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Webcomics: Reviews of The Red Hook, Kill 6 Billion Demons, and Rice Boy

Listen to the podcast! Reluctant Heroes Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:07:03 – Brief comments on the 2016 Ignatz Award nominees for Outstanding Online Comic 00:18:07 – The Red Hook 00:57:28 – Kill 6 Billion Demons 01:21:11 – Interview with Jim McClain and Paul

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Episode 203: Reviews of The Black Monday Murders #1, Kingsway West #1, Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth #1, and Superf*ckers Forever #1

Listen to the podcast! Genre Smorgasbord Time Codes: 00:00:35 – Introduction 00:02:39 – Setup of reviews 00:03:07 – Listener mail 00:06:13 – The Black Monday Murders #1 00:27:30 – Kingsway West #1 00:39:49 – Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth #1 00:54:04 – Superf*ckers Forever #1 01:06:47 – Wrap

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Episode 201: Reviews of Tarzan: The Complete Joe Kubert Years, Faith #1, and Black Hammer #1 and #2

Listen to the podcast! “Superhero-y kind of stuff” This week the Two Guys with PhDs visit grounds they rarely tread: superhero comics. Don’t worry, they don’t completely forsake their mission statement, but they definitely approach the line. While each of the titles

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Episode 197: Reviews of Cousin Joseph, Bounty #1, and The Paybacks #1

Listen to the podcast! Mercenaries This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, those funky PhDs, Andy and Derek, discuss three recent titles revolving around the mercenary side of crime fighting. They begin with Jules Feiffer’s Cousin Joseph (Liveright Publishing), the second in a planned

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Schelly

Listen to the podcast! Holy Moley! Andy and Derek are pleased to have as a guest on their show Bill Schelly. A new edition of his book, Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary,

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Episode 191: Reviews of Dark Night: A True Batman Story, Midnight of the Soul #1, and The Experts

Listen to the podcast! Space Nazi Celebration Buckle up, because Andy and Derek are back behind the wheel. On this week’s trip, they’re taking you down a road that includes three very different titles. They begin with Paul Dini and Eduardo

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On Location: The May Visit to Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! “This is a show of alliteration” Derek is back at his local comic shop, Collected Comics in Plano, TX, to talk with customers and store employees about a variety of comics-related topics. Joining in the discussion are

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