Tag: All-age Comics

Comics Alternative Interviews: Jon Nielsen

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 03:03 – Setup of interview 06:30 – Interview with Jon Nielsen 43:18 – Wrap up 44:33 – Contact us Existential Robotics On this episode, Gwen and Derek welcome Jon Nielsen to The Comics Alternative. His new book Look recently debuted at the

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Tony Cliff

Saturday Morning Cartoons On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek are pleased to have as their guest Tony Cliff, the creative mind behind the Delilah Dirk series. His latest book, Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling, was released last month from

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Review: The Little World of Liz Climo

by Beth C. The Little World of Liz Climo – Liz Climo (Running Press Books) Just what is the little world of Liz Climo? It’s one populated with quirky animals — dinosaurs, anteaters, bears, rabbits, sloths, and pigs, just to name a few —

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Review: Invincible Days

by Beth C. Invincible Days– Patrick Atangan  (NBM/ComicsLit) Don’t let the cute animals mislead you into assuming that the short stories in Patrick Atangan’s Invincible Days will be sweet and happy childhood reminiscences.  On the contrary, the book is an intimate and bittersweet portrait

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Review: Aw Yeah Comics! And…Action!

by Andy Wolverton Aw Yeah Comics! And… Action! – Art Baltazar and Franco (Dark Horse Comics) Originally published in digital format through Thrillbent — a digital comics site created by Mark Waid and John Rogers — Aw Yeah Comics! And… Action! (Dark Horse

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Ben Hatke

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Journey through the Zitaverse On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interview, Derek and Andy W. talk with Ben Hatke, creator of the Zita the Spacegirl series. Of course they discuss Ben’s signature works —

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Review: Herobear and the Kid, Vol. 1: The Inheritance

by Andy Wolverton Herobear and the Kid, Vol. 1: The Inheritance – Mike Kunkel (KaBOOM! Studios) Conventional wisdom might tell you that the opening scene of a kids’ comic book should probably not be set at a funeral, but that’s exactly

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Review: Beautiful Scars

by Andy Wolverton Beautiful Scars – D.S. Talon and E.G. Thompson (Archaia/BOOM! Studios) At the beginning of Beautiful Scars, we’re asked, “Why are stories so important?” We could all come up with our own answers, but perhaps the best explanation is

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Review: Bee and PuppyCat #1

by Kenneth Kimbrough Bee and PuppyCat #1 – Natasha Allegri, Garrett Jackson, and Madéleine Flores (KaBOOM! Studios) Bee and PuppyCat is adapted from a ten-minute short created by Natasha Allegri that exploded in popularity after its debut on YouTube. Riding on the heels of

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Review: Free Comic Book Day 2014, Part II

by Kenneth Kimbrough Free Comic Book Day 2014 – Kid-Friendly Comics So you want to take your kids to Free Comic Book Day? I certainly don’t blame you. FCBD is what happens when you combine Christmas and Halloween and…Disney World…? I’m not

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Review: The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza

by Andy Wolverton The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza, James Kochalka (First Second) If you think the cover of The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza looks silly, wait until you hear the premise: the Glorkian Warrior gets a phone call from

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Review: Molly Danger, Book One

by Andy Wolverton Molly Danger, Book One, by Jamal Igle (Action Lab Entertainment) I’m always pleased to see strong female characters headlining comics/graphic novels, and Jamal Igle (who has previously worked on Supergirl and Firestorm) provides just that in Molly

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