Tag: science fiction

Euro Comics: Review of Valerian and Laureline

Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:03:23 – Setup, and a big thanks to Jerome Saincantin! 00:05:01 – Valerian and Laureline 01:13:46 – Wrap up 01:15:10 – Contact us Sci Fi, French Style This month on The Comics Alternative‘s Euro Comics series, Edward

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Joe Ollmann

Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:38 – Setup of interview 00:04:00 – Interview with Joe Ollmann 01:21:27 – Wrap up 01:22:58 – Contact us Of Human Bondage On this interview episode, Andy and Derek talk with Doug Wright Award-winner Joe Ollmann, whose new

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Webcomics: Reviews of Tales of the Emerald Yeti, Outsider, and Battlepug

Adventures in Genre For the July webcomics episode, Sean and Derek discuss three titles that not only vary in content and genre, but are also different in the ways they are designed and consumed. They begin with two current and ongoing

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jeremy Sorese

Orange Is the New Black On this interview show, Andy W. and Derek have the pleasure of talking with Jeremy Sorese. His book, Curveball, was published by Nobrow Press in late 2015, but it’s up this year for a Lambda Literary Award

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Interview: Joe Ollmann

Conducted by Derek Royal I first became familiar with Joe Ollmann’s work while researching comic-book adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe stories and poems. In a volume of Eureka Publications’ Graphic Classics series, one devoted to Poe, I discovered a wonderful

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 96.1: On Location at Collected Comics in Plano

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Talking Sci-Fi Comics It’s another month, so Derek is back at his local shop, Collected Comics and Games in Plano, TX. This time around, the topic is sci-fi comics, and joining Derek is new shop

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 79: Reviews of Rio: The Complete Saga, Judge Dredd: Mega City Two, and Rogue Trooper

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] A Veritable IDW Lovefest This week on The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek review three recent titles, all from IDW (they didn’t plan this…it just turned out that the comics they really wanted to discuss were

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 53.1: Talking Science Fiction Comics at Collected Comics, Part 2

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Imagine Greater It’s time again for the Two Guys with PhDs to head back to Lone Star Comics in Plano, TX, for their monthly on-location show. However, this month it is not Lone Star Comics

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 43: A Review of #1 Issues of 100 Bullets: Brother Lono, Astro City, Six-Gun Gorilla, and Lazarus

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Working Our Way to Being #1 in Your Hearts This week on The Comics Alternative, the Two Guys with PhDs review several #1 issues that have come out in the past couple of weeks. First, they

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Review: Star Trek #21 and Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time, Vol. 1

Reviewed by Derek Royal On a recent episode of The Comics Alternative, one of our on-location shows at Lone Star Comics, we discussed various sci-fi comics and several that were tied to other media. This review is a not really

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 40.1: Talking Science Fiction at Lone Star Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Wish I Could Fly Like Superman The Two Guys with PhDs are back at Lone Star Comics in Plano, TX, and this time they are talking science fiction with the store manager, Rick Cromack, and his

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