Tag: The Spirit

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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On Location: The September Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Different Name, Same Great Taste! The September on-location episode marks a first for The Comics Alternative. Derek is now talking with customers and employees at Valhalla Games and Comics in Plano, TX…which is at the same exact physical location where he’s been doing the

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Episode 193: Live at HeroesCon 2016

Where the Action Is This past weekend, Andy and Derek attended HeroesCon in Charlotte, NC, where they had a table in Artists Alley. On each of the three days of the event they recorded brief segments about their experiences at the

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Comics Alternative Special: Talking with Bob Andelman for Will Eisner Week

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] A Spirited Discussion For Will Eisner Week 2016, Derek talks with Eisner’s authorized biographer, Bob Andelman. The second edition of his book, Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, was released last summer by TwoMorrows Publishing, expanding significantly

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Will Eisner Week: March 1-7, 2016

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Episode 146: Reviews of Will Eisner’s The Spirit: A Celebration of 75 Years and Blazing Quantum

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Action * Mystery * Adventure On this week’s episode, Andy and Derek take a look at two very different titles. They begin with a long, extensive look at Will Eisner’s The Spirit: A Celebration of 75

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Episode 145: Reviews of We Stand on Guard #1, Will Eisner’s The Spirit #1, Archie #1, and Leisure

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Electric Boogaloo This week on the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs take a close look at a few #1 issues and one minicomic series. However, before they get into the nitty gritty of their reviews, they

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Episode 129: The April Previews Catalog

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “The Schrödinger’s cat of comics” It’s the first of the month, so that means that Andy and Derek flip through the latest Previews catalog and share some of the upcoming releases they are most excited about. And

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Will Eisner Week with Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Will Eisner in Perspective On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek kick off Will Eisner Week by having as their guests on the show Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher. Denis is an underground comix legend

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Will Eisner Week: March 1-7, 2015

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Interview: Denis Kitchen

Conducted by Kim Munson This interview took place on October 29, 2014.   Kim Munson: Congrats on the Harvey Awards for Kitchen Sink’s The Best of Comix Book! Denis Kitchen: Feels good, Kim! Especially after winning the two awards for our

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