Tag: noir

Comics Alternative Interviews: Matt Phelan

Time Codes: 00:24 – Introduction 01:40 – Setup of interview 02:03 – Interview with Matt Phelan 51:30 – Wrap up 52:16 – Contact us Pictures, Moving and Otherwise Gwen and Andy W. are very pleased to offer up another milestone for the Young Readers edition

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Episode 214: Reviews of Recent Crime Comics, Part 2

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:02:13 – Listener mail! 00:06:48 – Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me #1 and #2 00:30:55 – Demonic #1, #2, and #3 00:37:02 – Wolfcop #1 00:42:20 – Violent Love #1 00:54:29 – Grand Passion #1 01:04:39 – Goldie Vance, Vol. 1 01:21:07 –

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Episode 213: Reviews of Recent Crime Comics, Part 1

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:19 – Update on new Patreon campaign, and new Podcast Patron 00:05:58 – Setup of recent crime comics episode 00:07:15 – Carver: A Paris Story 00:29:33 – Angel City #1 00:43:22 – Moonshine #1 00:59:45 – Triggerman #1 01:10:55 – Peepland #1

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Episode 197: Reviews of Cousin Joseph, Bounty #1, and The Paybacks #1

Mercenaries This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, those funky PhDs, Andy and Derek, discuss three recent titles revolving around the mercenary side of crime fighting. They begin with Jules Feiffer’s Cousin Joseph (Liveright Publishing), the second in a planned trilogy of noir-tinged graphic

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Rich Tommaso

Dark Stuff On this episode of the interview series, Andy and Derek talk with Rich Tommaso about his recent publications from Image Comics, She Wolf #1 and the trade collection of Dark Corridor. Both were released last week. The guys begin by trying

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Episode 192: Reviews of Limbo, Weird Detective #1, and Control #1

Well-Handled Weirdness The Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics are back to give you another ear-full of good quality comics talk. This week, the focus is on noir weirdness. They begin with the collected trade edition of Limbo (Image Comics). Dan

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Webcomics: Reviews of Femme Noir, It Will All Hurt, and FreakAngels

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “No shark has been jumped” For the February webcomics show, Sean and Derek explore three very different titles. They begin with Christopher Mills and Joe Staton’s Femme Noir, a unique twist on the crime noir genre.

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Episode 128: Reviews of Tex the Lonesome Rider, Sweatshop, and Criminal Special Edition

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Genre Smorgasbord This week, Derek and Andy W. discuss recent titles that span the genre spectrum. First they look at the new release from Dark Horse, the English-language release of Claudio Nizzi and Joe Kubert’s Tex

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Review: Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward

by Andy Wolverton Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward – Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Val Staples (Image Comics) You’ll find more depth in the first four pages of Criminal, Vol. 1: Coward than in most other 32-page comics, and once the hook

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Review: The Complete Silencers

by Andy Wolverton The Complete Silencers – Fred Van Lente and Steve Ellis (Dark Horse) Let’s hope this won’t happen for a long, long time, but someone should really start petitioning science to preserve and study Fred Van Lente’s brain.

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 94: Reviews of Murder Me Dead, Black Market #1, and Low #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Hot Reading Fun in the Summer This week on The Comics Alternative, Derek and Andy W. discuss three new titles. First they look at the reissue of David Lapham’s Murder Me Dead (Image). Originally a nine-issue miniseries that was

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Review: Velvet, Vol. 1: Before the Living End

by Andy Wolverton Velvet, Vol. 1: Before the Living End – Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting (Image Comics) “Okay, here’s something you should know… any fight that lasts longer than five seconds is hell. I prefer the one second kind… where

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