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Comics Alternative Kickstarter: Ada’s Adventures in Science

It’s Poetry in Motion This week Derek talks with Edward Gomez and Laura Sorvala about their Kickstarter campaign Ada’s Adventures in Science. This project began as a three-comic-book series, starting with the idea, “There’s no such thing as a stupid question.” The ultimate

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Young Readers: Reviews of Good Night, Planet, The Dam Keeper, and Misfit City, as Well as a Look Back at 2017

Time Codes: 00:31 – Introduction 03:51 – Greetings and apologies 05:36 – Good Night, Planet 13:15 – The Dam Keeper 24:59 – Misfit City 39:30 – A look back at 2017 in young reader comics 56:56 – Wrap up 57:25 –

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On Location: FCBD 2017 at Valhalla Games and Comic

Free! Comic! Book! Day! For Free Comic Book Day 2017, Derek visits his local shop, Valhalla Games and Comics in Plano, TX to talk with customers and shop employees about the various FCBD offerings this year. Joining him on this episode

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Episode 219: Review of The Best American Comics 2016

Time Codes: 00:01:30 – Introduction 00:03:21 – News and updates 00:12:05 – Best American Comics 2016 01:07:29 – Wrap up 01:08:37 – Contact us Thanks, Roz! Every year the Two Guys with PhDs use the final two episodes of the year

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Episode 200 Bonus Feature – Trump Hands!

On this week’s review show, Episode 200, Andy and Derek discuss Eric Powell’s Satan’s Sodomy Baby II. As they point out, a good part of that issue is devoted to Donald Trump, and, of course, his small hands (and other small things)

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Black Is the Color

Why go out and battle the crowds? Why not just stay inside and catch post-Thanksgiving deals from the comfort of your own computer? On this Black Friday, if you’re going to do any shopping, please do so through The Comics Alternative and its sponsors and

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On Location: Talking with Creators at Wizard World Comic Con Austin 2015

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Wet, but Fun Over Halloween weekend, Derek was at the Wizard World Comic Con event in Austin, TX. There, he had the good fortune to talk with several creators, publishers, and a couple of fellow podcasters

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HeroesCon 2014 June 20-22

As mentioned on the podcast, any listeners who are planning to attend HeroesCon in Charlotte this weekend can find Andy in attendance. He will also be appearing on two panels over the course of the weekend, each dealing with teaching

Interview: Terry Moore

Conducted by Derek Royal When one thinks of independent comic creators, one of the first names to come to mind is Terry Moore. Not long after beginning his seminal title, Strangers in Paradise, with Antarctic Press in 1993, he decided to form his own

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Delay in Latest Podcast

Due to unfortunate technical difficulties, the next episode of The Comics Alternative podcast has been delayed. We hope to be back very soon. Until then, please enjoy re-listening to some of our previous episodes, won’t you?

The September Comics Alternative Contest: Favorite Sci-Fi Comics, Part II

It’s September, and Andy and Derek are back with another Comics Alternative giveaway! This month the Two Guys with PhDs will be talking with the folks at Collected Comics in Plano, TX (formally Lone Star Comics in Plano) about science fiction comics.

Meet Andy at Heroes Con, June 7-9

As regular listeners know, Andy is very excited about the upcoming HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, next week, as he has been talking about it incessantly on the podcast. So, if any listeners out there are going to be at HeroesCon,