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Young Readers: Reviews of Nightlights and The Best We Could Do

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:47 – Setup of the reviews and interview 00:05:29 – Nightlights 00:26:13 – The Best We Could Do 00:58:56 – Interview with Thi Bui 01:42:29 – Wrap up 01:43:20 – Contact us Conflicts, Ghosts, and Art On this

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Webcomics: Reviews of The Great McGonagall, Sufficiently Remarkable, and The Boston Metaphysical Society

Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:03:12 – Touching base 00:03:53 – Listener email! 00:08:54 – The Great McGonagall 00:26:19 – Sufficiently Remarkable 00:54:05 – Checking in with Jim McClain 01:12:35 – The Boston Metaphysical Society 01:35:22 – Wrap up 01:36:30 – Contact us An Historic(al)

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Chris Miskiewicz and Palle Schmidt

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:07 – Setup of interview 00:03:03 – Interview with Chris Miskiewicz and Palle Schmidt 01:22:34 – Wrap up 01:23:32 – Contact us Hands On   On this interview episode, Derek talks with Chris Miskiewicz and Palle Schmidt about their miniseries,

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Episode 198: Reviews of The Black Dahlia, Kill or Be Killed #1, and Sombra #1

Moral Black Holes This week the Two Guys with PhDs turn their attention to three recent noir titles. But before they jump into their reviews, they talk about comics news and recent awards. First, they congratulate Sonny Liew on receiving this

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Episode 192: Reviews of Limbo, Weird Detective #1, and Control #1

Well-Handled Weirdness The Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics are back to give you another ear-full of good quality comics talk. This week, the focus is on noir weirdness. They begin with the collected trade edition of Limbo (Image Comics). Dan

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Episode 180: A Publisher Spotlight on AfterShock Comics

Siskel and Ebert The Two Guys with PhDs are back with another publisher spotlight, and this time the focus is on AfterShock Comics. This is a new publisher that began soliciting their titles back in the fall and then releasing

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Episode 178: Reviews of Nod Away, Gulag Casual, and Haunted Love #1

Intrusions This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics discuss three very different titles. They begin with Joshua W. Cotter’s Nod Away (Fantagraphics), an ambitious sci-fi narrative that explores the impact, and the costs, of technological progress. At least

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Episode 175: Reviews of The Eltingville Club, Cry Havoc #1, and The Dark and Bloody #1

Process and Paratext This week on The Comics Alternative Gene and Derek focus on the funny, the poignant, and the creepy. They begin with Evan Dorkin’s The Eltingville Club (Dark Horse Books), a nice hardbound edition that collects all of the Eltingville Club

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Once Again, It’s Time for Craig Yoe

Happy New Yoe! It’s a brand new year, and for their very first podcast episode of 2016, the guys have as their guest the great Craig Yoe! This may become a tradition on The Comics Alternative, having Craig start off the

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Manga: Reviews of Anomal and Assassination Classroom

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Yokai and Tentacles Shea and Derek return for another month’s serving of warm, creamy manga. This one includes a heaping helping of other worldly phantoms and pedagogical cephalopods. In keeping with the spirit (literally) of the Halloween

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Webcomics: Reviews of Broodhollow, Wilde Life, and False Positive

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] October Eeriness For the month of October, Sean and Derek have decided to focus on three supernaturally themed webcomics so as to keep in the spirit (pun intended) of Halloween. They begin with Kris Straub’s Broodhollow. This

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Manga: Reviews of The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Omnibus 1 and One-Punch Man, Vol. 1 & 2

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Death Punches For the September episode of the manga series, Shea and Derek discuss two very different titles, although both heavily invested in popular genres. They begin with Eiji Otsuka and Housui Yamazaki’s The Kurosagi Corpse

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