Tag: adaptation

Euro Comics: Reviews of Moby Dick and The Interview

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:36 – Catching up 00:05:04 – Moby Dick 00:48:50 – The Interview 01:18:18 – Wrap up 01:18:58 – Contact us Pasteboard Masks This month on the Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek discuss two black-and-white narratives,

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Webcomics: Reviews of The Last Halloween, Urbanity Planet, and Odysseus the Rebel

Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:02:49 – Listener mail 00:07:37 – The Last Halloween 00:38:46 – Urbanity Planet 00:57:39 – Checking in with Jim McClain and Paul Schultz 01:11:46 – Odysseus the Rebel 01:40:27 – Wrap up 01:41:31 – Contact us Journeys For the October webcomics episode,

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Webcomics: Reviews of Sam and Fuzzy, Ulysses Seen, and Biome

  Intricacies This month on the webcomics series, Sean and Derek delve into three tonally different titles. They begin with Sam Logan’s long-running Sam and Fuzzy. This is a series that has been around since 2001, starting off as a gag strip in

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Episode 196: Reviews of The Stranger, Snotgirl #1, and Frontier #12

An Episode of Discovery On this week’s episode, the Two Guys with PhDs discuss three very different recent titles. They begin with the comics adaptation of Albert Camus’s The Stranger, written and illustrated by Jacques Ferrandez (Pegasus Books). Originally published in French 2013 —

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Episode 172: Reviews of My Degeneration, Aliceheimer’s, Pencil Head #1, and The Cask of Amontillado

Monsters and Diseases It’s time for another round of insightful reviews, and this week Gwen and Derek have just what the doctored ordered. In fact, the first two books they discuss are part of Penn State University Press’ Graphic Medicine series. Peter Dunlap-Shohl’s My Degeneration:

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Episode 161: A Publisher Spotlight on Top Shelf Productions

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Marvel at the Naked Spine! Can it be true? Are the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics actually doing yet another publisher spotlight? Are they gluttons for punishment? Are their eyeballs going to fall out from

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Rick Geary

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Bob-Haired Sleuth The Comics Alternative is excited to have Rick Geary back on the show. The guys had last talked to him two years ago, after the publication of A Treasury of Victorian Murder Compendium,

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Chris Duffy

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Life During Wartime On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek and Andy talk with Chris Duffy about his new edited collection, Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics (First Second). This is a

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Interview: Richard Corben

Conducted by Derek Royal Let’s be blunt: Richard Corben is a legend. From his early underground comix — in titles such as Slow Death, Skull, and Grim Wit — to his seminal work in Métal Hurlant (and the American Heavy Metal) and

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Commentary: Masterpiece Comics Theater

by Derek Royal Masterpiece Comics Theater Back in October, I interviewed R. Sikoryak about the publication of his self-published Masterpiece Mini-Comics, speaking with him about his work in comics adaptation, the art of parody, and his love of the classics and comics history.

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Critical Takes: Nathaniel Hawthorne Adaptations in Comics

by Derek Royal Classic works of American literature have been adapted to comics since the medium first gained a pop cultural foothold. What is notable is that almost all of the earliest adaptations of American literature sprang not only from antebellum

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Review: Richard Corben’s The Raven and The Red Death

by Derek Royal The Raven and The Red Death, by Richard Corben (Dark Horse) Back in July, I reviewed Richard Corben’s two-issue adaptation of The Fall of the House of Usher, noting that one of the things that made it stand

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