Tag: Brian K. Vaughan

On Location: The August Visit to Collected Comics and Games

New Voices This month for the on-location recording at Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, the discussion table is rather crowded. Derek is joined by many of the regular Collected customers — Craig, Matt, and Nick — but joining

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Episode 187: Reviews of Panther, Mae #1, and The Walking Dead: The Alien

Reading Portals The Dynamic Doctoral Duo is back for another action-packed episode promising thrills and chills! This time, Gwen and Derek begin by discussing Brecht Evens’s  Panther (Drawn and Quarterly), a book that gives a first impression of innocence but then

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Young Readers: Reviews of Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Alamo All-Stars, The Nameless City, and Paper Girls, Vol. 1

Of Conflicts and Outsiders This month on The Comics Alternative‘s Young Readers series, the Two Hep Cats with PhDs Talking about Comics review three new releases that are different in terms of setting and genre, but take on a common theme:

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Episode 166: Reviews of Killing and Dying, Taddle Creek #36, Barrier #1, and The Unabridged Graphic Adaptation of iTunes Terms and Conditions

“Gene’s cubical perspective” For this week’s review show, Gene and Derek are back with an extra long episode jam-packed with nougaty comics goodness. They begin with Adrian Tomine’s Killing and Dying (Drawn and Quarterly), his new book collecting issues twelve through fourteen of Optic Nerve. (Be sure

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Episode 162: Reviews of Six Recent #1 Issues

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “There’s a lot of liquid and goo in this first issue” For the past several weeks the Two Guys with PhDs have been looking mostly at book-length works, trades, original graphic novels, and archival collections.

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Episode 145: Reviews of We Stand on Guard #1, Will Eisner’s The Spirit #1, Archie #1, and Leisure

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Electric Boogaloo This week on the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs take a close look at a few #1 issues and one minicomic series. However, before they get into the nitty gritty of their reviews, they

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Brian K. Vaughan

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] BKV Is in the House The guys are pleased to have on their podcast the great Brian K. Vaughan. And for this conversation, Derek and Andy K. are joined by Andy Wolverton, who actually secured

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