Category: Year End

Episode 264: Our Favorite Comics of 2017

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:14 – Contexts and caveats 00:11:32 – Our favorite comics of 2017 02:09:06 – Wrapping up our favorites, and honorable mentions 02:13:52 – Contact us And the Winner Is… Paul and Derek are back with The Comics Alternative‘s annual

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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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Episode 220: Our Favorite Comics of 2016

Time Codes: 00:01:50 – Introduction 00:03:37 – Setting up our favorites 00:07:16 – Year-end statistics 00:15:54 – Our favorites of 2016 01:43:22 – Wrapping up our favorites, and honorable mentions 01:48:55 – Contact us The Results Are In This is the last regular

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On Location: The December Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

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Young Readers: The Best of 2016

Great Minds… Gwen and Andy both are astounded that the end of the year is almost upon them, and with that in mind, they’ve picked their favorite books of 2016 for young readers. The Two People with PhDs each picked

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On Location – Bringing in the New Year at Collected Comics and Games

Backwards and Forwards It’s been six months since he last did so, but Derek is back at his local shop, Collected Comics and Games, for another on-location episode. As usual, he talks with several of the shop customers and employees

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Episode 168: Our Favorite Comics of 2015

Best! It’s the last regular review episode of the year, so that means that the Two Guys with PhDs are here to share what they consider to be the best comics of 2015! In this extra-long episode, Andy and Derek discuss their

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Episode 116: Our Favorite Comics of 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] The Really Good Stuff It’s the end of the year, and you know what that means? No, it’s doesn’t involve a fat guy with toys, any spinning wooden things, or even annoying events involving Anderson

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Episode 115: A Review of The Best American Comics 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] More Better Best On this episode of the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics review The Best American Comics 2014, the latest installment in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s ambitious anthology series. This follows

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On Location: A Discussion of the Year in Review at Collected Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Looking Back at Favorites It’s almost the end of the year, and Derek is back for one last 2014 visit to his local comic shop, Collected, in Plano, TX. As he usually does every month, he talks with

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 67: Our Favorite Comics of 2013

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Our Favorites…’Nuf Said! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And no, this isn’t really a reference to much mistltoeing and hearts that are glowing. It’s  better than that. It’s time for Andy and

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 66.1: A Discussion of the Year in Review at Collected Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Looking Back at 2013 For this month’s on-location show, Derek heads back to Collected Comics in Plano, TX, to talk with Shea Hennum and other shop employees about the past year in comics. The conversation

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