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Episode 258: Our Fifth Annual Thanksgiving Show

Pass the Pie Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and the folks at The Comics Alternative all gather around the virtual table to share what they are thankful for in terms of comics and comics culture. Pulling up a seat this year are Gwen,

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Young Readers: Reviews of Compass South, Secret Coders: Paths and Portals, and Level Up

Pairings This month, Andy and Gwen discuss a three graphic novels for young readers that are written by pairs of comics creators. Compass South (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) brings together Hope Larson (Chiggers; A Wrinkle in Time) with Rebecca Mock,

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Episode 190: The June Previews Catalog

Wallet-Busting Goodness It’s the first of the month, and that must mean that it’s time, once again, for the Two Guys with PhDs to take a conversational stroll through the latest Previews catalog. For the month of June, there is an inordinately large

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Young Readers: The Best of 2015

Perfect Gifts for Hanukkah! As the end of 2015 draws near and the holiday shopping season is in full swing, Andy and Gwen have drawn up their lists of their favorite comics for young readers released during the last year. Although

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Episode 158: A Publisher Spotlight on First Second Books

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “Ruining series since 2015” This week on the podcast, Derek is joined by Gwen for a rollicking good time with First Second books. This is another Publisher Spotlight episode for The Comics Alternative — the sixth

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Episode 142: The July Previews Catalog

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Andy Learns a Lesson? It’s the first of the month, so that must mean it’s time for another look through the Previews catalog. In this episode, Andy and Derek flip through the July solicits, highlighting the various

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