Tag: Andy Wolverton

Andy Wolverton on a Podcast Crossover!

One of the stalwart cohosts on The Comics Alternative, Andy Wolverton, is a guest on the most recent episode of the Librarians Assemble! podcast. Be sure to check it out!

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Young Readers: Reviews of Veda: Assembly Required and Little Robot

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Robots Gone Wild! On this episode of The Comics Alternative‘s “Young Readers” series, Gwen and Andy are back to take a look at two books about robots. (They didn’t plan it that way, really.) Both

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Young Readers: Reviews of Baba Yaga’s Assistant and Sunny Side Up

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Something for the Kids The Comics Alternative is happy to feature a brand new monthly series, this one devoted to comics and graphic novels for young readers. The cohosts for this show are Gwen Tarbox and Andy

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Commentary: Reactions to the 2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Last month the Two Guys with PhDs recorded a special episode of The Comics Alternative, one devoted to the 2015 Eisner Award nominations. The Comics Reporter himself, Tom Spurgeon, joined the guys on that show, and the three of them discussed the various

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Review: Last of the Sandwalkers

by Andy Wolverton Last of the Sandwalkers – Jay Hosler (First Second) I’m always in favor of more graphic novels that have anything to do with science. Part of that comes from being a science idiot and wanting to learn more through

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Episode 135: Reviews of Exquisite Corpse, Operation Nemesis, and Palookaville 22

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] O Canada This week on the their weekly review show, Derek and Andy W. discuss three new books that are definitely worth checking out. They begin with Pénélope Bagieu’s Exquisite Corpse from First Second. This may

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Review: Last Man, Vol. 1: The Stranger

by Andy Wolverton Last Man, Volume I: The Stranger – Balak, Michaël Sanlauille, and Bastien Vivès (First Second) A 12-year-old boy named Adrian can’t wait to compete in the upcoming fighting tournament, an annual event in his medieval-looking village. Adrian’s slight, but he’s

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Review: The Dead Rider: Crown of Souls

by Andy Wolverton The Dead Rider: Crown of Souls – Kev Ferrara (Dark Horse) I have strong childhood memories of raiding my older brother’s stashes of Creepy and Eerie when he wasn’t around. Even though those magazines contained black-and-white stories (as

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Review: Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward

by Andy Wolverton Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward – Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Val Staples (Image Comics) You’ll find more depth in the first four pages of Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward than in most other 32-page comics, and once the hook

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Commentary: The Complete Peanuts – An Appreciation

by Andy Wolverton “Well! Here comes ol’ Charlie Brown! Good ol’ Charlie Brown… yes, sir! Good ol’ Charlie Brown… How I hate him!” Longtime fans of the newspaper strip Peanuts (which ran from October 1950 to February 2000) may not

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Review: Beware… Volume One: Citizen Science

by Andy Wolverton Beware… Volume One: Citizen Science – Will Perkins and Mike D. Perkins (215 Ink) Four of the five stories in Beware… Volume One: Citizen Science take place in the town of Haven Hallows, where weird occurrences are cropping up

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Review: Kinski

by Andy Wolverton Kinski – Gabriel Hardman (Image Comics) Just look at that face. Who can resist the cute little guy on the cover of Gabriel Hardman’s new graphic novel Kinski? Certainly not Joe, a traveling salesman who meets the

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