Tag: Conundrum Press

Comics Alternative Interviews: Joe Ollmann

Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:38 – Setup of interview 00:04:00 – Interview with Joe Ollmann 01:21:27 – Wrap up 01:22:58 – Contact us Of Human Bondage On this interview episode, Andy and Derek talk with Doug Wright Award-winner Joe Ollmann, whose new

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Episode 194: Reviews of The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan, Bird in a Cage, and Hellbound Lifestyle

Communal Voices This week The Comics Alternative‘s blog editor, Paul Lai, joins Derek to discuss three recent titles. They begin with Bryan Doerries’s The Odyssey of Sergeant Jack Brennan (Pantheon). Illustrated by a variety of artists — Jess Ruliffson, Joëlle Jones, Justine

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Zach Worton

Dark Places In this episode of The Comics Alternative‘s interview series, Derek talks with Zach Worton about his new book, The Search for Charley Butters, just out from Conundrum Press. This is the second in a planned trilogy, and one beginning

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Episode 177: The March Previews Catalog

“I’ll own up to the curmudgeonliness” It’s time, once again, to take a look at the current month’s Previews catalog. This time around, Derek is joined by Paul Lai, the editor of The Comics Alternative‘s blog. Although he’s been working with the Two Guys

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Meags Fitzgerald

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Well Red While at the Small Press Expo in September, Derek had the pleasure of meeting Meags Fitzgerald, whose new book, Long Red Hair: A Graphic Memoir, had just been released from Conundrum Press. At the

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Episode 153: Reviews of The Dharma Punks, My Hot Date, Tokyo Ghost #1, and FutureFantasteek! #16

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Life, the Universe, and Everything This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics explore four new titles, each quite different one from the other. They begin with the new graphic novel from New Zealand

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Episode 136: A Publisher Spotlight on Conundrum Press

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Puzzling Out Conundrum This week on The Comics Alternative, the Two Guys with PhDs are back with another Publisher Spotlight episode, this time focusing on the spring 2015 releases from Conundrum Press. They begin the show

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Interview: Joe Ollmann

Conducted by Derek Royal I first became familiar with Joe Ollmann’s work while researching comic-book adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe stories and poems. In a volume of Eureka Publications’ Graphic Classics series, one devoted to Poe, I discovered a wonderful

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Dakota McFadzean

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Smiling Faces Sometimes On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek talks with Dakota McFadzean about the release of the latest issue of Irene — co-edited with Andy Warner and DW — as well as his

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Review: What We Need to Know

by Derek Royal What We Need to Know – Willy Linthout (Conundrum Press) When I think about comics and Canadian publishers, Drawn and Quarterly immediately comes to mind. Since 1990, they have been a leader in publishing the work of North American

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Review: Photobooth: A Biography

by Kenneth Kimbrough Photobooth: A Biography – Meags Fitzgerald (Conundrum Press) It’s difficult to begin expressing just how much I enjoy Meags Fitzgerald’s debut graphic novel, Photobooth: A Biography. At first glance, the plot is deceptively simple. One part lavishly illustrated history and

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