Tag: IDW

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 223: Reviews of Trump: The Complete Collection, The Few #1, and Gumballs #1

Time Codes: 00:00:31 – Introduction 00:02:48 – We stand with John Lewis! 00:08:44 – Trump: The Complete Collection 00:58:22 – The Few #1 01:11:46 – Gumballs #1 01:25:12 – Wrap up 01:25:58 – Contact us Bad Trump, Good Trump This week the Two Guys with PhDs start off by getting

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Happy New Yoe!

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:13 – Setup of interview 00:03:20 – Interview with Craig Yoe 01:25:46 – Wrap up 01:28:58 – Contact us Yoessarian It’s a new year, and what better way to bring it in than with another Craig Yoe interview! In what

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Comics Alternative Interviews: W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:16 – Setup of interview 00:04:11 – Interview with W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor 00:59:17 – Wrap up 01:00:47 – Contact us Textual Adventures On this interview episode, Gwen and Derek have the pleasure of talking with

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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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Episode 203: Reviews of The Black Monday Murders #1, Kingsway West #1, Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth #1, and Superf*ckers Forever #1

Time Codes: 00:00:35 – Introduction 00:02:39 – Setup of reviews 00:03:07 – Listener mail 00:06:13 – The Black Monday Murders #1 00:27:30 – Kingsway West #1 00:39:49 – Jeff Steinberg: Champion of Earth #1 00:54:04 – Superf*ckers Forever #1 01:06:47 – Wrap up 01:07:56 – Contact us 01:09:47 –

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Euro Comics: Reviews of The Adventures of Dieter Lumpen and Come Prima

  Journeys On this, the second episode of the new Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek discuss two recent publications that involve journeys, but in vastly different ways. They begin with the latest translation from IDW’s EuroComics imprint, The Adventures of

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Arvind Ethan David

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Interconnectedness For this interview episode, Derek talks with Arvind Ethan David about his current work on the IDW miniseries, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: A Spoon Too Short. He writes that title, working with Ilias

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Episode 181: Reviews of Paracuellos, The Baker Street Peculiars #1, and Power Lines #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Fascism, Sleuths, and Race This week on the podcast, Gwen and Derek look at three very different recent titles. They begin with Carlos Giménez’s Paracuellos. The original first two volumes of this comic, published in Spain in

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Episode 178: Reviews of Nod Away, Gulag Casual, and Haunted Love #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Intrusions This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics discuss three very different titles. They begin with Joshua W. Cotter’s Nod Away (Fantagraphics), an ambitious sci-fi narrative that explores the impact, and the costs,

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Episode 171: Reviews of The Eternaut, Nowhere Men #7, and Amazing Forest #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Disappear and Returns This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, Derek and Andy W. get back into the regular swing of things by discussing three recent titles, one book and two single issues. They begin with

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