Tag: Top Shelf

Episode 223: Reviews of Trump: The Complete Collection, The Few #1, and Gumballs #1

Time Codes: 00:00:31 – Introduction 00:02:48 – We stand with John Lewis! 00:08:44 – Trump: The Complete Collection 00:58:22 – The Few #1 01:11:46 – Gumballs #1 01:25:12 – Wrap up 01:25:58 – Contact us Bad Trump, Good Trump This week the Two Guys with PhDs start off by getting

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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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Comics Alternative Interviews: Koren Shadmi

Getting Personal On this interview episode Derek has the pleasure of talking with Koren Shadmi. His latest book, Love Addict: Confessions of a Serial Dater was released last month from Top Shelf Productions. They begin the conversation by discussing the

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Benjamin Frisch

“Family,” Not “Home” For this interview show, Gwen and Derek talk with Benjamin Frisch about his new book from Top Shelf Productions, The Fun Family. In many ways, this is a parody of Bil and Jeff Keane’s The Family Circus. The narrative concerns

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Josh Simmons

Creepy The second volume of Josh Simmons’s Jessica Farm was released recently from Fantagraphics, and now the artist takes the time to talk with Derek for another Comics Alternative interview. In the conversation, Josh shares his ideas behind Jessica Farm and the long, involved process

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Manga: Reviews of Cigarette Girl and Mysterious Girlfriend X, Vol. 1

Panty Scissors For the month of May, Shea and Derek discuss two books that, at first glance, seem quite different, but whose similarities become more apparent upon closer examination. They begin with Masahiko Matsumoto’s Cigarette Girl (Top Shelf Productions), a collection of eleven

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Episode 176: Reviews of Renée and The Discipline #1

“Face to face, and hand to crotch” On this week’s review episode, Andy and Derek delve into two new and exciting titles. They start with Ludovic Debeurme’s Renée (Top Shelf Productions), the followup to his 2011 release, Lucille. In fact, the guys begin

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Alex Robinson

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Real Life, in Pictures On this episode in The Comics Alternative Interviews series, Derek is pleased to have as his guest Alex Robinson. His latest book, Our Expanding Universe, was released earlier this month from Top

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jennifer Hayden

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “The story is uppermost” Jennifer Hayden comes to The Comics Alternative to talk about her new book, The Story of My Tits, released last month by Top Shelf Productions…just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. She

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Episode 137: Reviews of Headspace, You Don’t Say, Lost Property, and Vacancy

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Southern Comfort On this episode of The Comics Alternative podcast, Derek and Andy W. discuss four new titles. They begin with Ryan K. Lindsay, Eric Zawadzki, and Sebastian Piriz’s Headspace (IDW Publishing). This was originally an eight-issue digital series published

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Episode 123: Reviews of March: Book Two, Copra: Round One, and Nameless #1

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Same As It Ever Was This week on the podcast, Derek and Andy discuss three new titles. They begin by looking at the second book in John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell’s March trilogy.

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 81: Reviews of Hidden, Genesis, and World War 3 Illustrated #45

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Destruction, Death, and the Holocaust…an Uplifting Show! This week on The Comics Alternative, Derek and Gene put on their happy faces to review three titles concerned with the positive and uplifting sides of life. First, they go

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