Tag: First Second

Euro Comics: Reviews of Notes 1: Born to Be a Larve and California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot before The Mamas & the Papas

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:03:21 – Listener mail! 00:05:50 – Translation news from Edward 00:11:49 – Notes 1: Born to Be a Larve 00:59:33 – California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot before The Mamas and the Papas  01:32:13 – Wrap up 01:33:15 – Contact us Life

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Young Readers: Reviews of Bats: Learning to Fly and NewsPrints

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:08 – Introducing Paul Lai as new YR cohost 00:04:50 – A farewell message from Andy Wolverton 00:07:12 – Bats: Learning to Fly 00:31:39 – NewsPrints 01:00:37 – Wrap up 01:01:11 – Contact us Changes The Comics Alternative extends

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Euro Comics: Reviews of Equinoxes and Clear Blue Tomorrows

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 Time and Tide It’s the first Euro Comics episode

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Episode 215: Our Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Show

Giving Thanks in a Dark Time; Or, Steve Ditko’s Impending Death For this year’s Thanksgiving show, there are seven seats at the table, making this the most populated episode in the podcast’s history. Andy K. and Derek are joined by their

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Young Readers: A Publisher Spotlight on First Second Books

Time Codes: 00:25 – Introduction 02:50 – Context for the First Second spotlight 05:56 – Brief mention of Mighty Jack 06:56 – Varmints 11:46 – Quirk’s Quest: Into the Outlands 27:52 – Bera the One-Headed Troll 39:18 – The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Box Brown

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:14 – Setup of interview 02:57 – Interview with Box Brown 53:28 – Wrap up 54:53 – Contact us Players On this episode of the interview series Derek talks with Box Brown, whose new book Tetris: The Games

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jason Shiga

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:12 – Setup of interview 03:50 – Interview with Jason Shiga 58:26 – Wrap up 59:54 – Contact us “The universe will kick you in the nuts” For this interview episode, Paul and Derek have the pleasure of

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Andy Hirsch

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:25 – Setup of interview 03:32 – Interview with Andy Hirsch 48:38 – Wrap up 49:43 – Contact us Western Fun The Two Guys with PhDs (Talking about Comics) are happy to have Andy Hirsch as their guest.

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Young Readers: Reviews of Mighty Jack and Ghosts

  Time Codes: 00:26 – Introduction 03:33 – Announcement: the Young Readers series’ one-year anniversary! 06:51 – Might Jack 22:26 – Ghosts 45:17 – Wrap up 45:37 – Contact us All happy families…? Although some kids may not be so excited to

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Young Readers: Reviews of Compass South, Secret Coders: Paths and Portals, and Level Up

Pairings This month, Andy and Gwen discuss a three graphic novels for young readers that are written by pairs of comics creators. Compass South (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) brings together Hope Larson (Chiggers; A Wrinkle in Time) with Rebecca Mock,

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Young Readers: Reviews of Hippopotamister and Camp Midnight

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Disguises This month’s show includes a review of two recently released graphic novels, John Patrick Green’s Hippopotamister (First Second) and Steven T. Seagle and Jason Adam Katzenstein’s Camp Midnight (Image Comics), as well as interviews Andy conducted

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

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] 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

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