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We start today’s show with a discussion about which Marvel or DC character has had the overall highest quality across all of their runs from the past few decades. We also talk about which has had the lowest quality and which has been the most consistent regardless of quality. We also talk about what the concept of a “classic style” means for ce ...…
 
Chris goes over select trade paperbacks and collected editions from the September 2017 solicitations including: Luther Strode: The Complete Series HC (Image); Transformers vs. G.I. Joe: The Quintessential Collection HC, Star Hawks, Vol. 2 HC (IDW); Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Hal Foster's Prince Valiant Hardcover, Peppy In The Wild West HC, S ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
It's the first week of the month, so that must mean that it's time once again for Andy and Derek to check out the latest Previews catalog. As they go through the July solicitations, they highlight a variety of upcoming titles from publishers such as: Dark Horse Comics - Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color and Best Wishes DC/Vertigo - ...…
 
The Ill Mac, Mister Joe Fixit and Diabolu Frank return after nearly five months with black & whitesploitation! Fantagraphics Books represent at 0:38 with Johnny Ryan’sPrison Pit, an adults-only sci-fi gorehound wrestling original graphic novel series, currently at five volumes with an animated adaptation of the first. Then at 22:17, Frank offer ...…
 
This September, a comic company is relaunching their entire line with 52 books! Not a headline from 2011. Also, Todd and Joe are snubbed again when it comes to awards and award shows. More free digital comics than you could shake a stick at, what we read last week, what we’re looking forward to this week, Deadpool #11 in this week’s Todd & Joe ...…
 
This September, a comic company is relaunching their entire line with 52 books! Not a headline from 2011. Also, Todd and Joe are snubbed again when it comes to awards and award shows. More free digital comics than you could shake a stick at, what we read last week, what we’re looking forward to this week, Deadpool #11 in this week’s Todd & Joe ...…
 
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Virtual Memories Show
 
Virtual Memories Show 224: Graham Chaffee “What I’ve learned about storytelling is that you don’t know what the story’s about until you’re halfway through it. You might have your plot, but plot’s just the vehicle.” Master tattooist and comics artist Graham Chaffee joins the show to talk about his new graphic noir, To Have & To Hold (Fantagraphi ...…
 
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Study Group Radio: Process Party
 
We talk to the cartoonist of Theth & Raw Power (Retrofit) who is also the driving force behind All Time Comics (Fantagraphics), a wild and wooly throwback to the heady days of 1970-80's mainstream comics made by some of the top talents in modern art comics. We get into the ATC books, Josh's personal work, career path, teaching philosophies, and ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
Time Codes: 00:00:26 - Introduction 00:02:36 - Catching up 00:05:04 - Moby Dick 00:48:50 - The Interview 01:18:18 - Wrap up 01:18:58 - Contact us This month on the Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek discuss two black-and-white narratives, one an adaptation of a classic text and another an offbeat tale of aliens and relationships. They begin w ...…
 
Episode #174! This week on the podcast Barry Burris brings us "Hard Boiled" from Frank Miller and Geof Darrow. After that DLNelson has "Space-Mullet!" by Daniel Warren Johnson. We next have a review of Stephen J. Cannell's novel "Riding the Snake" from Scott Sackett. Up next, Barry brings us "The Best Comics Of The Decade - 1980-1990 vol.1" fro ...…
 
Trina Robbins is a pioneers of women's comics. She drew the first out lesbian comic in the U.S., she put out the first all-female comics anthology (now collected in "The Complete Wimmen's Comix" by Fantagraphics), she has written Wonderwoman comics, a zillion books, and is a female cartoonist herstorian!!! I'm thrilled to rebroadcast our interv ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
The Two Guys with PhDs, AKA "Ben" and "Jason," are back with another Previews episode. And for the month of June, there's a lot that Andy and Derek want to highlight. Among the many upcoming titles they discuss are: Dark Horse Comics - Hellboy in Hell: Library Edition, Mr. Higgins Comes Home, Michael Chabon's The Escapists, and Rashomon: A Comm ...…
 
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People's Guide to the Cthulhu Mythos: a horror and scifi literature podcast about Weird fiction, fantasy & cosmic horror, cult film & comic books
 
Episode 602: Nyarlathotep, Ancient Egypt, & Patience by DGC #podcast #horror #fantasy #weirdfiction #Fantagraphics @danielclowes #patience #Nyarlathotep #lovecraft
 
It's the third episode of DIGESTCAST and Shag and Rob take a look at DC SPECIAL BLUE RIBBON DIGEST #13 -- Strange Sports Stories! (Sept. 1981) First it's superheroes vs. super-villains in "The Great Super Star Game" by Bob Rozakis, Dick Dillin, and Frank McLaughlin! That's followed by eight pulse-pounding "Strange Sports" stories, featuring wor ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
Earlier this month the nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards were announced at the Comic-Con International website, and as Andy and Derek like to do every year, they're devoting a full episode of The Comics Alternative to a discussion of the nominations. On this week's show, the Two Guys give their impressions of the various nominees, both as a w ...…
 
Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition: Shipping changes Solicitations Sales (Diamond, eBay) Letters and forums New releases Reviews This month we take a look at April 2017 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales April 2017, June 2017 Previews, previews of Walter Simo ...…
 
Grab your pickaxes and mining helmets, this week Chris (@AceComics) and Reggie (@reggiereggie) uncover the seedy underbelly of comics history! First, a detailed look at Tijuana Bibles and a sadistic sex comic drawn by Superman co-creator, Joe Shuster. Then we take a long look at the careers of satirist and publisher Harvey Kurtzman and talented ...…
 
Today's Guest: Michael Uslan, comic book writer, "Archie Marries Betty" Betty Archie Marries Betty by Michael Uslan I remember the first time I encountered Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Moose, Mr. Weatherbee, Miss Grundy, Hot Dog and the rest of the Riverdale gang. It was in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1971, and we were visiting our ...…
 
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Drunk Booksellers: The Podcast
 
Epigraph For the third year in a row, the Drunk Booksellers drove all over Seattle (and the surrounding regions) for Indie Bookstore Day. We asked booksellers at each of the 21(!!!) stores we visited to tell us what they're recommending in the current political climate. We also collected recommendations from past guests and #SEABookstoreDay Cha ...…
 
Chris goes over the latest reprint and collected edition news including The Other Side Deluxe HC by Jason Aaron and Cameron Stewart and Wolves, Demeter and The Mire Deluxe HC by Becky Cloonan (Image), HERO-A-GO-GO with Michael Eury (TwoMorrows), Captain Easy: The Frank Santoro Edition (Fantagraphics), The Moebius Library Vol. 2: The Art of Eden ...…
 
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Study Group Radio: Process Party
 
We meet with the Comics Reporter himself! Tom Spurgeon comes to the party floor to talk the recent Fantagraphics oral history "We Told You So: Comics As Art." It's a book we loved digging into and Tom brings a wealth of behind the scenes magic to the story OF THE STORY (of the story?), very high concept this is. We also cover Tom's work at CXC ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
It's time for another look at the current Previews catalog, so this week Andy and Derek check out all of the interesting solicitations for May. First, though, they briefly discuss their plans (or lack thereof) for Free Comic Book Day this coming weekend, and then they share some listener mail. After that, they begin their deep dive into the May ...…
 
Josh Bayer is coming a teaching class up town, and I’ve just finished work, so find a middle ground, a coffee shop called Ralph’s, bathed in the shadow of nearby Trump Tower. The place came highly recommended online, but there was no mention of the fact that it’s stashed away on the second floor of a Ralph Lauren store. Descent coffee, though. ...…
 
Josh Bayer is coming a teaching class up town, and I’ve just finished work, so find a middle ground, a coffee shop called Ralph’s, bathed in the shadow of nearby Trump Tower. The place came highly recommended online, but there was no mention of the fact that it’s stashed away on the second floor of a Ralph Lauren store. Descent coffee, though. ...…
 
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11 O'Clock Comics Podcast
 
Dave Jordan, Daniel White, Dave Wachter, Heroes, Image-O-Rama: Plastic #1 by Doug Wagner, Daniel Hillyard, and Laura Martin and Redneck #1 by Donny Cates, Lisandro Estherren, and Dee Cunniffe, The Wild Storm by Warren Ellis, John Davis-Hunt, and Steve Buccellato, Superman Reborn by Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray, Dan Hurgens, Doug Mah ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
Time Codes: 00:00:30 - Introduction 00:02:38 - Tell them the Two Guys with PhDs sent you! 00:03:38 - What Parsifal Saw 00:21:34 - Love and Rockets #2 00:48:15 - Redneck #1 00:59:11 - Wrap up 01:00:02 - Contact us This week the Two Guys give you a double shot of recent Fantagraphics books. They start off with a discussion of Ron Regé Jr.'s What ...…
 
Chris goes over a ton of reprint and collected edition news including Marvel’s Star Wars Slipcase, Kodansha’s Akira Slipcase, Neil The Horse from Conundrum Press, Archie’s 75th Anniversary Digest, Star Hawks, Dan Dunn and Star Wars from IDW and Library of American Comics, DC’s Jerry Lewis and Bob Hope comics, the Fantagraphics Studio Edition: H ...…
 
I sat down with artist, Jonah Kinigstein for his book from Fantagraphics, the Emperor’s New Clothes: The Tower of Babel in the “Art” World. The book is a collection of large one panel comics about his feelings around modern art through the 20th century. Jonah, now in his 90s, is still very active, working on similar work critical about Donald T ...…
 
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Inkstuds Radio
 
I sat down with artist, Jonah Kinigstein for his book from Fantagraphics, the Emperor’s New Clothes: The Tower of Babel in the “Art” World. The book is a collection of large one panel comics about his feelings around modern art through the 20th century. Jonah, now in his 90s, is still very active, working on similar work critical about Donald T ...…
 
I sat down with artist, Jonah Kinigstein for his book from Fantagraphics, the Emperor’s New Clothes: The Tower of Babel in the “Art” World. The book is a collection of large one panel comics about his feelings around modern art through the 20th century. Jonah, now in his 90s, is still very active, working on similar work critical about Donald T ...…
 
“I’m a Texan and I don’t dislike Texas,” Frank Stack explains. “But I don’t like those sons of bitches.” The artist’s first major work sums up his feelings toward attitudes in the Lone Star State. First published in the pages of University of Texas paper, The Texas Ranger, The Adventures of Jesus is often regarded as the first underground comic ...…
 
“I’m a Texan and I don’t dislike Texas,” Frank Stack explains. “But I don’t like those sons of bitches.” The artist’s first major work sums up his feelings toward attitudes in the Lone Star State. First published in the pages of University of Texas paper, The Texas Ranger, The Adventures of Jesus is often regarded as the first underground comic ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
It's time to look at the current Previews catalog from Diamond, and for this month Derek is joined by Paul, the new cohost of the monthly Young Readers series. Paul has helped out on earlier Previews shows, and as Andy has jokingly pointed out, on those occasions the episodes have tended to clock in on the longish side. And indeed, that's what ...…
 
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Supercontext: an autopsy of media
 
Comics creator Benjamin Marra is continually described as "notorious" or an "outsider artist" but we talk to him about his genuine sentimentality for these stories. In relation to the release of his work on Fantagraphics' All Time Comics, we review his body of work and why it might make us so uncomfortable. iTunes direct link Google Play direct ...…
 
Three decades long fans offer their views on “indie” comic books, which basically encompasses everything without a Marvel or DC logo. Join Diabolu Frank, Mister Joe Fixit and the Ill Mac “Illegal Machine” as they toss through titles from Image, Valiant, Dark Horse, First, Fantagraphics, IDW, Epic, Pacific, Slave Labor Graphics, Vertigo, Drawn & ...…
 
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11 O'Clock Comics Podcast
 
Vampirella #1 by Paul Cornell and Jimmy Broxton from Dynamite!, Empowered and Adam Warren, Image-O-Rama: God Country #3 by Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw, and Jason Wordie, and Head Lopper Volume 1: The Island or a Plague of Beasts by Andrew MacLean with Mike Spicer, Declan Shalvey, Art Adams, Bill Sienkiewicz, James Jean, Dave Johnson, Tony Moore, Ne ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
This week's episode is an exploration of surrealism and fantasy, and one guaranteed to both fascinate and disturb you. It begins with a discussion of Max Andersson's The Excavation (Fantagraphics). As the Two Guys with PhDs point out, this is a book that has been years in the making, and parts of it had originally appeared in other outlets, inc ...…
 
Gary Groth, editor of Fantagraphics, publisher of some of the most notable graphic novels today, discusses the rise of comics, what makes a good graphic novel, and what his selection process is like.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Michael Silverblatt).
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
It's the first part of March, which means it must be time for the Two Guys with PhDs to look through the latest Previews catalog. Before they do that, though, they alert readers to this month's #trypod social media campaign and encourage listeners to share their love of The Comics Alternative by using that hashtag along with #try2guys. Next, th ...…
 
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Living Between Wednesdays
 
Rachelle and Dave are joined by Hillary Titley this week to talk about the latest superhero blockbuster movie, LOGAN. Also discussed in this episode: news from Emerald City Comic Con, the first issue of Fantagraphics' new line of superhero comics, the latest episode of Riverdale, and everyone needs to chill out about Magneto maybe being Hydra o ...…
 
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Inkstuds
 
Rich Tommaso joined me to discuss his current work from Image comics that includes She-Wolf, Dark Corridor and the upcoming Spy Seal. He has a great history in comics as well, starting out in the 90s era of one man anthologies, spending times working in the basement at Fantagraphics, to his work for Dark Horse, Alternative, Hyperion books and m ...…
 
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Inkstuds Radio
 
Rich Tommaso joined me to discuss his current work from Image comics that includes She-Wolf, Dark Corridor and the upcoming Spy Seal. He has a great history in comics as well, starting out in the 90s era of one man anthologies, spending times working in the basement at Fantagraphics, to his work for Dark Horse, Alternative, Hyperion books and m ...…
 
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Inkstuds
 
Rich Tommaso joined me to discuss his current work from Image comics that includes She-Wolf, Dark Corridor and the upcoming Spy Seal. He has a great history in comics as well, starting out in the 90s era of one man anthologies, spending times working in the basement at Fantagraphics, to his work for Dark Horse, Alternative, Hyperion books and m ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
Time Codes: 00:00:27 - Introduction 00:02:28 - The Blubber report 00:10:51 - Scooter Girl 00:44:42 - My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 01:30:15 - Wrap up 01:31:35 - Contact us Mods and Monsters On this week's episode the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics do deep dives into two recent, and very different, publications. They begin with ...…
 
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