Tag: Andy Hirsch

Young Readers: A Publisher Spotlight on First Second Books

Time Codes: 00:25 – Introduction 02:50 – Context for the First Second spotlight 05:56 – Brief mention of Mighty Jack 06:56 – Varmints 11:46 – Quirk’s Quest: Into the Outlands 27:52 – Bera the One-Headed Troll 39:18 – The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Andy Hirsch

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:25 – Setup of interview 03:32 – Interview with Andy Hirsch 48:38 – Wrap up 49:43 – Contact us Western Fun The Two Guys with PhDs (Talking about Comics) are happy to have Andy Hirsch as their guest.

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On Location: Talking with Creators at HeroesCon 2016

Talk Talk In the first of four episodes created at this year’s HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, Andy and Derek talk with a variety of artists, writers, and editors. Well…Derek talked with everyone. By his own admission, Andy was a little

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Episode 181: Reviews of Paracuellos, The Baker Street Peculiars #1, and Power Lines #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Fascism, Sleuths, and Race This week on the podcast, Gwen and Derek look at three very different recent titles. They begin with Carlos Giménez’s Paracuellos. The original first two volumes of this comic, published in Spain in

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On Location: The March Visit to Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “It’s not just like, ‘Oh, here’s a boob’” Derek is back at his local shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, for the March on-location episode of podcast. (Unfortunately that was no February episode

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 89.1: Interviews with Creators at HeroesCon 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Talk from the Floor On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy shares his experiences last week at the 2014 Heroes Convention (or HeroesCon) in Charlotte, NC. Derek couldn’t make it this year, so Andy fills

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 83.1: Talking with Creators at Fan Expo’s Dallas Comic Con

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Talk from the Floor For this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Derek is back at the Dallas Comic Con talking with a variety of artists, writers, publishers, and even animation voice actors. Among his guests are Yanick

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 81.2: Interviews with Creators on FCBD 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Illustrative Examples Part two of The Comics Alternative‘s coverage of Free Comic Book Day 2014. In this episode, Derek visits a couple of his local shops, Madness Games and Comics and Collected, both in Plano, TX, where he

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 58.1: Celebrating Halloween ComicFest at Collected Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Fear and Rabid Yu-Gi-Oh Players To celebrate this year’s Halloween ComicFest, the Two Guys with PhDs (talking about comics) paid another visit to Collected Comics in Plano, your one-stop-shop for everything thrilling and chilling! Gene and

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 55.1: Talking with Creators at the October Dallas Comic Con: Fan Days

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Fun Times at the Dallas Comic Con Another Dallas Comic Con was held this past weekend, October 4-6, at the Irving Convention Center. Derek was there looking through comics, taking in the sights, and talking

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 50: Talking All-Age Comics at Lone Star Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Andy Hirsch is in the House! The Two Guys with PhDs are back at Lone Star Comics in Plano, and this month they are talking about all-age comics.  Joining them is Lone Star employee Shea

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The August Comics Alternative Contest: What Is Your Favorite All-Age Comic?

It’s almost August, and Andy and Derek are back with another Comics Alternative giveaway! Summer is the time for family togetherness — a time for all ages, if you will — so the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics, along with Lone Star

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