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Comics Alternative Interviews: Julia Wertz

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:39 – Setup of interview 00:04:29 – Interview with Julia Wertz 01:10:16 – Wrap up 01:12:40 – Contact us Screw Cronuts! On this interview episode, Paul and Derek are pleased to have Julia Wertz on the podcast.

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Nate Powell and Andrew Aydin

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:42 – Setup of interview 00:03:56 – Interview with Nate Powell 01:10:11 – Interview with Andrew Aydin 02:12:26 – Wrap up 02:13:57 – Contact us The Pen and Government Man On this interview show, Andy and Derek do something

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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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On Location: Teaching Comics through a Historical Context Panel at HeroesCon 2015

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Historic Talk On Friday of last week, the first day of HeroesCon, both Andy and Derek participated on a discussion panel, “Teaching Comics through a Historical Context.” This was organized by Shawn and Adam Daughhetee

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 84: Reviews of Andre the Giant, Shackleton, and Southern Bastards #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Shoeshine Boy On this episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek discuss three new titles, and boy, do they have great time! They begin with Box Brown’s new graphic biography from First Second, Andre the Giant: Life and

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Nathan Hale

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Underpants on the brain” On this episode of The Comics Alternatives Interviews, Andy W. and Derek talk with Nathan Hale, a writer/illustrator and the genius behind the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series from Amulet Books. They begin

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Critical Takes: Comics Art, by Paul Gravett

by Shea Hennum Comics Art, by Paul Gravett (Yale University Press) Known as comics’ greatest historian, Paul Gravett has recently published Comics Art, a scattershot look at the world of comics, from a mostly historical perspective. With clear and concise prose, Gravett fills the

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Review: Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan

by Andy Wolverton Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan – Shigeru Mizuki (Drawn & Quarterly) Before last month, I had never read any manga whatsoever. None. Also, my knowledge of Japanese history and culture comes largely from watching Akira Kurosawa movies.

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 44.1: Discussing Comics about America at Lone Star Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] The Comments of the Free on the Podcast of the Brave Andy and Derek are back at Lone Star Comics in Plano, TX, and this month they’re talking about American-themed comics with the scheduling manager

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Review: Jerusalem: A Family Portrait

By Derek Royal Many of the comics and graphic novels containing overt Jewish-related subject matter usually fall into one of three different camps. The first is centered around a conflict between between Jewish culture — familial relations, social customs, gender

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