Longbox Review 147: August 2018 Previews

Podcast 147: August 2018 Previews

George Hanna of the still defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show joins me to go over the August 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping starting in October.

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It’s that time again! It’s the beginning of the month, and the latest issue of the Previews catalog is out. And as they always do, the Two Guys meticulously go through the latest solicits, highlighting a variety of upcoming titles in Previews that they’re interested in or they think is worth considering. Among the many publishers and titles that they focus on in the August catalog include:


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You Say It’s Your Birthday


This week on the podcast, Andy and Derek discuss the August Previews catalog. Even more importantly, the Two Guys celebrate the four-year anniversary of the podcast! That’s right, The Comics Alternative is now four years old, having its first episode published on August 1, 2012. So this episode begins with a brief assessment of the many episodes they’ve done over the years. But the core of this week’s show is a discussing of the solicitations in the latest Previews…and there are a lot of them worth mentioning. So many, in fact, that this is another extra long episode. Among the many upcoming title Derek and Andy highlight are from publishers such as


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No Exit Meets Pretty Woman

This week Andy and Derek look through the August Previews catalog. As they do at the beginning of every month, they go through the most recent solicits for upcoming titles and share their “wish lists,” highlighting comics that they plan to read, that are potentially significant, and that are notable PreviewsAug2015enough to earn a few moments of the guys’ attention. Plus, they anticipate many of the horror-themed titles that will be released around Halloween, including several of the special releases for this year’s Halloween ComicFest. This is also the three-year anniversary of The Comics Alternative, and the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics celebrate by putting on party hats and reading some of the appreciative listener mail they’ve been receiving. And then after sharing the love, they get into the nitty-gritty of this week’s show: combing through the Previews catalog. Among the many upcoming releases they discuss are titles from

As listeners will discover, this is yet another long Previews episode, with the guys covering a lot of territory in over two hours of discussion. (This is what happens when the offerings for in the catalog are plentiful and engaging.) But they think that the time is well spent, and in this episode you’re sure to be introduced to a variety of exciting upcoming titles.