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Comics Alternative Kickstarter: LAAB Magazine #0: Dark Matter

Crossroads of Identity and Culture This week Derek talks with Ronald Wimberly, Josh O’Neill, and Maëlle Doliveux about their Kickstarter project LAAB Magazine #0: Dark Matter. Published by Beehive Books, this will be a tabloid-sized newspaper annual filled with comics, interviews,

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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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On Location: Discussing Ethnoracial Issues in Comics at Collected Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] The Color of Comics Derek is back at Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX, and this month he and the customers are discussing ethnoracial issues as they relate to comics. Since this is Black

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Interview: Keith Knight

Conducted by Aaron Alexander Keith Knight: rapper, cartoonist, speaker, social critic, and much more. Who knew one artist and one sharpie could do so much? Let’s find out how he does it. This interview was conducted via email in September of

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Review: The Shadow Hero

by Andy Wolverton The Shadow Hero – Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew (First Second) If Gene Luen Yang had simply pointed us to the existence of a short-lived, mostly forgotten superhero from the 1940s, most comics fans would’ve paid attention. Comics readers tend to

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 91.1: The Teaching Difficult Texts Panel at HeroesCon 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Our purpose is to educate, not titillate” On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, the Two Guys with PhDs bring you a recording of the “Teaching Difficult Texts” panel that was held at HeroesCon a couple

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Review: Watson and Holmes: A Study in Black

by Andy Wolverton Watson and Holmes: A Study in Black – Karl Bollers, Rick Leonardi, and Larry Stroman (New Paradigm Studios) With the enormous popularity of BBC’s Sherlock, and two fairly recent Robert Downey Jr. movies (and a third in the works),

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Review: March: Book 1

By Shea Hennum March: Book 1, by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell (Top Shelf) March is an interesting book. It is at once a deeply personal story, told from the perspective of its narrator and co-author, U.S. Representative

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