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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Two guys with PhDs talking about comics! The Comics Alternative is weekly podcast focusing on the world of alternative, independent, and primarily non-superhero comics. (There's nothing wrong with superhero comics. We just want to do something different.) New podcast episodes become available every Wednesday and include reviews of graphic novels and current ongoing series, discussions of upcoming comics, examinations of collected editions, in-depth analyses of a variety of comics texts, and spotlights on various creators and publishers. The Comics Alternative also produces "special feature" programs, such as shows specifically dedicated to creator interviews, webcomics, on-location events, and special non-weekly themes and topics.
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Now displaying: October, 2012
Oct 11, 2012

In this episode, Derek and Andy go through the October issue of Previews so you don't have to! They talk about upcoming books from Boom!, Dark Horse, DC, IDW, Image, Fantagraphics, Oni, Red 5, and others. Books discussed include Planet of the Apes, Hellboy in Hell, House of Fun, Rotten Apple, Django Unchained, Global Frequency, House of Secrets, Sweet Tooth, Change, Revival, Fatale, Think Tank, Love and Rockets, Atomic Robo, and many others.

Oct 3, 2012

In this episode of The Comics Alternative, the Two Guys with PhDs review Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner's Witch Doctor, Volume 1: Under the Knife and the ongoing series Atomic Robo, by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener.  Andy and Derek bring their refined critical skills and jocular insights to these two texts, once again demonstrating how hip and intelligent comics can be.  They also talk about other stuff.

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