Tag: DC Comics

Episode 235: Reviews of Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero and the DC Hanna-Barbera Specials

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:21 – Setup 00:03:03 – Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero 00:28:16 – Adam Strange/Future Quest Special 00:45:10 – Booster Gold/The Flintstones Special 00:53:05 – Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special 01:04:30 – Suicide Squad/The Banana Splits Special 01:20:22 – Wrap up 01:22:14

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Episode 229: Will Eisner Week 2017 – Uses of The Spirit since 2005

Capturing the Spirit of The Spirit Every year for Will Eisner Week, always the first seven days in March, the Two Guys with PhDs like to do something special and Eisner-related for the podcast. This year is no different, and for the current

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Episode 225: Reviews of Love Is Love and Resist!

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:44 – We live in a political world 00:12:13 – Love Is Love 00:51:55 – Resist! 01:29:14 – Wrap up 01:30:20 – Contact us Mending Wall This week Andy and Derek get political, and they do so by discussing

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Episode 222: A Discussion of DC’s Young Animal Line

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:46 – Comics Alternative news! 00:07:53 – Doom Patrol 00:42:28 – Shade the Changing Girl 00:59:45 – Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye 01:17:47 – Mother Panic 01:34:30 – Wrap up 01:41:55 – Contact us Animal House This week the Two

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Episode 201: Reviews of Tarzan: The Complete Joe Kubert Years, Faith #1, and Black Hammer #1 and #2

“Superhero-y kind of stuff” This week the Two Guys with PhDs visit grounds they rarely tread: superhero comics. Don’t worry, they don’t completely forsake their mission statement, but they definitely approach the line. While each of the titles they discuss reflect the

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On Location: The April Visit to Collected Comics and Games

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] A Matter of Time Another month, and another visit to Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX. For the April on-location episode, the topic is open, so Derek talks with customers and employees about whatever

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Tim Seeley

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “You’ve got the Dick creds now” On this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Andy and Derek have Tim Seeley back on the podcast to talk about his new series from Dark Horse, Sundowners. He discusses the genesis of the

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Review: Free Comic Book Day 2014, Part I

by Kenneth Kimbrough Free Comic Book Day 2014 Free Comic Book Day, or FCBD for those in the know, is an annual tradition taking place on the first Saturday of May. Local comic stores give away a selection of free comics and

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Review: Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan

by Derek Royal Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan – by Various Artists (DC Comics/Vertigo) From its description on the Vertigo website, Vertigo Quarterly is supposed to be an exciting new title that will “defy all conventions of traditional comics anthologies,” one that will “push the

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