Tag: Archaia

Euro Comics: Reviews of Equinoxes and Clear Blue Tomorrows

Listen to the podcast! Time and Tide Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:17 – Setting up Pedrosa and Vehlmann 00:08:08 – Equinoxes and other Pedrosa titles 00:51:14 – Clear Blue Tomorrows and other Vehlmann titles 01:26:01 – Wrap up 01:29:12 – Contact us It’s the

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Episode 198: Reviews of The Black Dahlia, Kill or Be Killed #1, and Sombra #1

Listen to the podcast! Moral Black Holes This week the Two Guys with PhDs turn their attention to three recent noir titles. But before they jump into their reviews, they talk about comics news and recent awards. First, they congratulate

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Young Readers: Reviews of Rust: The Boy Soldier, Sweaterweather and Other Short Stories, and Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers

Listen to the podcast! Healthy Reading This month, both Gwen and Andy are battling colds, so it’s “Two sick people with PhDs talking about comics for young readers!” But there’s nothing unhealthy about the three comics Gwen and Andy discuss

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Episode 150: Reviews of The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane, Wolf, and Americatown

Listen to the podcast! Genre Goodness for All! This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics look at three recent titles, each one an example of genre mash-up. They begin with a new book that isn’t really so

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Review: The Realist

by Matt Reingold The Realist – Asaf Hanuka (BOOM! Studios/Archaia) Israeli artist Asaf Hanuka’s The Realist is a collection of previously published web-comics gathered together for the first time for an English audience. Within the book, each comic totals one page with the number

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Charles Soule

Listen to the podcast! House of Cards Meets 2001 Meets West Wing Meets Alien On this episode of the interview show, Derek talks with Charles Soule about his most recent creator-own works, specifically Strange Attractors (Archaia) and the currently ongoing Letter 44

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Episode 124: Reviews of 10 Different Number One Issues

Listen to the podcast! Krazy Komics Kavalcade On this week’s podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs take on a gargantuan task: they review ten different #1 issues from a variety of publishers. First they look at several debuts from Image

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Episode 120: Reviews of Vapor, Feathers #1, and The Dying and the Dead #1

Listen to the podcast! Breathe Deep This week on the podcast, Derek and Andy W. review three new titles guaranteed to make you hyperventilate with excitement…so breathe deep and take in the good, comicy vapors. And speaking of which, they begin

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Review: The Collector

by Andy Wolverton The Collector – Sergio Toppi. Translated by Edward Gauvin (BOOM! Studios-Archaia) “I always get what I want.” – The Collector A man fishes off the bank of a quiet creek in a remote area of northwestern Missouri in 1880. He’s a

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 92: Reviews of Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? and Interesting Drug

Listen to the podcast! Death, Dying, and Drugs On this episode of The Comics Alternative, Derek is joined by Gene to review two new books. First, they look at Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir by New

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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: Rubicon

by Andy Wolverton Rubicon, Mark Long, Dan Capel, Mario Stilla, and Christopher McQuarrie (Archaia Black Label) The first thing you realize after reading the opening pages of Rubicon is its authenticity. Even if you know little about Afghanistan and the American

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