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Manga: Reviews of Scumbag Loser and Sweetness and Lightning

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:21 – Listener mail! 00:04:28 – Comments on the 2017 Eisner Award nominations 00:09:26 – Scumbag Loser 00:52:10 – Sweetness and Lightning 01:21:25 – Wrap up 01:22:14 – Contact us Sweet and Sour For the month of May, Shea and

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Episode 228: Reviews of Scooter Girl and My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:28 – The Blubber report 00:10:51 – Scooter Girl 00:44:42 – My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 01:30:15 – Wrap up 01:31:35 – Contact us Mods and Monsters On this week’s episode the Two Guys with PhDs Talking

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On Location: At Valhalla Games and Comics for Halloween ComicFest 2016

Boo! Derek is back at his local comic shop, Valhalla Games and Comics in Plano, TX, for the October on-location episode. But it is also Halloween ComicFest 2016, adding even more flavor into mix. He is joined by customers of the

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Manga: Reviews of Various Horror Manga

Time Codes: 00:00:58 – Introduction 00:03:22 – Set up of episode 00:07:25 – Hell Baby 00:33:27 – Fragments of Horror 01:08:53 – Lychee Light Club 01:31:52 – Portus 01:48:16 – Black Museum: The Ghost and the Lady, Book 1 02:07:46 – Neo Parasyte F 02:25:55 –

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Episode 211: Halloween Comics 2016

Time Codes: 00:00:34 – Introduction 00:02:34 – Andy’s report on Cartoons Crossroads Columbus 00:15:08 – Setup of this year’s Halloween episode 00:17:24 – All-age Halloween anthologies 00:43:38 – Betty Boop #1 and Spell on Wheels #1 00:59:47 – The Lost Boys #1 and American Vampire Anthology #2 01:19:48

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Comics Alternative Interviews: More Mike Howlett

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 02:28 – Setup of interview 04:50 – Interview with Mike Howlett 56:56 – Wrap up 57:52 – Contact us The Ophidiomaniac Halloween is just around the corner, and what could be scarier than a nest of snakes? Although

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Josh Simmons

Creepy The second volume of Josh Simmons’s Jessica Farm was released recently from Fantagraphics, and now the artist takes the time to talk with Derek for another Comics Alternative interview. In the conversation, Josh shares his ideas behind Jessica Farm and the long, involved process

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Terry Moore

  Endings On May 25, the final issue of Rachel Rising will be released. This has been a landmark horror/gothic series, an intelligent and multifaceted narrative exploring the parameters of history, gender, community, morality, and the nature of violence…and doing so without

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Manga: Reviews of Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1 and I Am a Hero Omnibus 1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Hip and now” This month, Shea and Derek have a fun time discussing two recent manga releases. They begin with the first volume of Akiko Higashimura’s Princess Jellyfish (Kodansha), a series that is new to both

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Episode 175: Reviews of The Eltingville Club, Cry Havoc #1, and The Dark and Bloody #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Process and Paratext This week on The Comics Alternative Gene and Derek focus on the funny, the poignant, and the creepy. They begin with Evan Dorkin’s The Eltingville Club (Dark Horse Books), a nice hardbound edition that

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Tom Manning

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Dimensions On this interview episode, Derek talks with Tom Manning, whose most recent work, Runoff, was released late last year from One Peace Books. They discuss the genesis of the project — how it began as

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Manga: Reviews of Anomal and Assassination Classroom

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Yokai and Tentacles Shea and Derek return for another month’s serving of warm, creamy manga. This one includes a heaping helping of other worldly phantoms and pedagogical cephalopods. In keeping with the spirit (literally) of the Halloween

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