Comics Alternative, Episode 237: Reviews of Star Hawks, Vol. 1: 1977-1978, Street Angel: After School Kung Fu Special, and Godshaper #1

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:33 – Introduction 00:02:42 – We’ll be at HeroesCon! 00:05:09 – Star Hawks, Vol. 1: 1977-1978 00:41:32 – Street Angel: After School Kung Fu Special 00:54:09 – Godshaper #1 01:07:23 – Wrap up 01:08:18 – Contact us Nifty Looking Ladies On this week’s episode Andy and Derek check out the old and the […]








Super Hero Speak – #202: Return to Terminal

This week Troy Brownfield and Steve Ekstrom return to the podcast to discuss Terminal. Terminal is a pulp anthology comic book with a little bit of something for every fan. Bringing together some of the best independent writers and artists working in the industry today.  It’s also the start of something big… Imminet Press! We hope you […]








Comics Alternative Interviews: James Albon

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:25 – Introduction 02:31 – Setup of interview 03:32 – Interview with James Albon 57:35 – Wrap up 58:31 – Contact us Canine Romance On this interview episode Derek has the pleasure of talking with James Albon, whose new book Her Bark and Her Bite comes out this week from Top Shelf Productions. […]








Super Hero Speak – #201: @phlcc Amalgam of Babylon

In our finale episode covering The Great Philadelphia Comic Con we bring you 3 more interviews. We have a mini Babylon 5 reunion with Bruce Boxleitner (Tron) and Mira Furlan (Lost) Plus we talk to our favorite comic book store owner Ariell Johnson (Amalgam Comics). We can’t wait till next year, enjoy! Please support us on […]








Comics Alternative, Episode 236: Reviews of What Parsifal Saw, Love and Rockets #2, and Redneck #1

Listen to the podcast! 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 Land of Hopey and Glory This week the Two Guys give you a double shot of recent Fantagraphics […]








Super Hero Speak – #200: The Last Ragnarok

We know only one truth… the MCU keeps getting lighter as the DCEU delves farther into the dark side! This week the guys talk about the Last Jedi trailer along with the Thor Ragnarok trailer. Plus DC is going to put out R-rated animated features? All this and more, so sit back and enjoy! Follow Andrew on twitter: https://twitter.com/popanimecomics […]








Comics Alternative Interviews: Kristen Radtke

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:20 – Setup of interview 00:04:29 – Interview with Kristen Radtke 00:59:16 – Wrap up 01:01:39 – Contact us All Things Must Pass Andy and Derek are pleased to have as their guest Kirsten Radtke. Her new work Imagine Wanting Only This has just been released from Pantheon Books, and it’s a […]








Comics Alternative, Euro Comics: Reviews of Notes 1: Born to Be a Larve and California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot before The Mamas & the Papas

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:03:21 – Listener mail! 00:05:50 – Translation news from Edward 00:11:49 – Notes 1: Born to Be a Larve 00:59:33 – California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot before The Mamas and the Papas  01:32:13 – Wrap up 01:33:15 – Contact us Life Stories On this month’s Euro Comics episode, Edward and Derek check […]








Super Hero Speak – #199: @phlcc Counseling Catholic Assassins

Continuing our coverage of  The Great Philadelphia Comic Con we bring you 4 more interviews. This episode features Marina Sirtis (Star Trek), Melissa Massey (Vatican Assassins), K.J. Kaminski (The Resitants) and Josh Dahl (Below Zero). And there are more to come soon, enjoy! Please support us on Patreon: Become a Patron! Join the conversation on […]








Comics Alternative, On Location: The April Visit to Valhalla Games and Comics

Listen to the podcast! Catching Up As he tries to do every month, Derek visits his local shop, Valhalla Games and Comics in Plano, TX, to talk with customers and employees about what they’re reading, what they’re looking forward to, and what interests them in current comics culture. For April the topic is open, so anything goes…and the resulting […]








Comics Alternative Interviews: Michael Eury

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:19 – Setup of interview 00:04:09 – Interview with Michael Eury 01:27:46 – Wrap up 01:28:38 – Contact us “Wonderful, warm blanket of camp” On this interview episode Derek talks with the Eisner Award-nominated editor-in-chief of Back Issue magazine Michael Eury. His new book Hero-a-Go-Go: Campy Comic Books, Crimefighters and Culture […]








Comics Alternative, Episode 235: Reviews of Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero and the DC Hanna-Barbera Specials

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:21 – Setup 00:03:03 – Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero 00:28:16 – Adam Strange/Future Quest Special 00:45:10 – Booster Gold/The Flintstones Special 00:53:05 – Green Lantern/Space Ghost Special 01:04:30 – Suicide Squad/The Banana Splits Special 01:20:22 – Wrap up 01:22:14 – Contact us Reminiscing This week Andy and Derek discuss five […]








Comics Alternative Interviews: Back with Jon Morris

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:11 – Setup of interview 00:03:47 – Interview with Jon Morris 01:28:38 – Wrap up 01:30:09 – Contact us Regrets, I’ve Had a Few Jon Morris returns to The Comics Alternative, this time to discuss his latest book The Legion of Regrettable Super Villains (Quirk Books). This one is a follow up […]








Comics Alternative, Webcomics: Reviews of Conceptual Heist, Ménage à 3, and Smash: Monstrous

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:03:22 – Catching up and con season 00:05:37 – Update on Poe and the Mysteriads 00:09:10 – Conceptual Heist 00:37:07 – Ménage à 3 01:06:29 – Smash: Monstrous 01:24:09 – Wrap up 01:26:13 – Contact us Concentrate This month Sean and Derek offer a genre buffet of webcomics goodness. They begin […]








Comics Alternative Interviews: Gabby Schulz

Listen to the podcast! Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:18 – Setup of interview 00:04:43 – Interview with Gabby Schulz 01:11:55 – Wrap up 01:14:04 – Contact us “The sewage of negativity I bring to comics” In an interview that is a long time in coming, Gwen and Derek have the pleasure of talking with Gabby Schulz. His […]