Longbox Review Episode 113: Favorites of 2016, part 1

It’s time for my annual tradition of looking back at the previous year of comic books and talking about my favorites. In this episode I talk about my favorite books from the various publishers. Please listen the next episode for the rest of my Favorites of 2016. Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, or visit longboxreview.com. […]








Longbox Review Episode 112: Top 5 Independent Comics

Damian, of the world-renowned sleepyreader666 YouTube channel, joins me to discuss our top 5 current favorite independent comics (plus a few more). Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, or visit longboxreview.com. Please also subscribe, rate, and review the show via iTunes. Links: Damian’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/sleepyreader666 Damian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sleepyreader666 You can watch the video version of the […]








Comics Alternative, Episode 224: Reviews of Beowulf, Canopy, and Shadows on the Grave #1 and #2

Listen to the podcast! Hwæt! Time Codes: 00:00:29 – Introduction 00:02:44 – The end of January already? 00:04:25 – Beowulf 00:43:42 – Canopy 00:59:17 – Shadows on the Grave #1 and #2 01:22:23 – Wrap up 01:23:12 – Contact us For this week’s episode, Andy and Derek put on their English professor hats, and with a vengeance, when taking on the […]








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

Listen to the podcast! Bad Trump, Good Trump 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 This week the Two Guys with PhDs start off by getting political. While some listeners might not like it when Andy and […]








Comics Alternative, Euro Comics: Reviews of Soft City and The World of Edena

Listen to the podcast! Soft and Lush Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:03:03 – Listener mail! 00:07:29 – Soft City 00:39:12 – The World of Edena 01:18:12 – Wrap up 01:19:09 – Contact us For the November episode in the Euro Comics series, Edward and Derek take a look at two new releases of older titles. They begin […]








Deconstructing Comics #522: “Give Me Liberty” and the 2016 U.S. Election

Frank Miller and Dave Gibbons’ brilliant Give Me Liberty features a surreal America in the near future that is falling apart. Their Martha Washington, a young black woman raised in a housing project, is a tough, resourceful, heartbreaking heroine who journeys through and ultimately survives this America. Koom and Kumar reflect upon the neglected classic […]








Longbox Review Episode 106: October 2016 Previews

George Hanna of the George and Tony Entertainment Show returns to go over the offerings in the October 2016 Previews catalog with me for items shipping starting in December. Along the way, we offer recommendations, discuss some books that we’re reading, veer into a few tangents (and rants), and generally have a geeky good time. Please send your […]








The Comics Noob Podcast Ep 17- Monster Men, Holy Trinity & Gunslinging

This week we dive right in to Night of the Monster Men parts 1 & 2. Then we sit down for dinner with the Top 3 in Trinity. Followed by some sick gunslinging in Kingsway West and finishing with a little demon hunting with our pal Lucas Stand.   3:25 Batman 07 / Nightwing 05 […]








Comics Alternative, Episode 205: Reviews of Angel Catbird, Vol. 1, Everafter #1, and Glitterbomb #1

Listen to the podcast! A Show for Furries? Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:32 – Comics Alternative news 00:05:57 – Angel Catbird, Vol. 1 00:39:10 – Everafter #1 00:52:07 – Glitterbomb #1 01:05:39 – Wrap up 01:06:41 – Contact us On this week’s episode, the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics look at three recent texts, each fantastical in its own way. […]








Comics Alternative Interviews: Peter Hogan

Listen to the podcast! Mysterious Other Time Codes: 00:00:25 – Introduction 00:02:28 – Setup of interview 00:03:38 – Interview with Peter Hogan 00:45:36 – Wrap up 00:46:10 – Contact us Peter Hogan is the guest on this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews. His new miniseries in the Resident Alien line, The Man with No Name, begins next week with the release […]








Comics Alternative, Manga: Reviews of Inuyashiki and Wandering Island

Listen to the podcast! Shirtless Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:39 – Listener mail 00:08:26 – Inuyashiki 00:54:21 – Wandering Island 01:22:21 – Wrap up 01:23:13 – Contact us For the August manga episode, Shea and Derek go topless…at least that’s a common condition that they sense in the two titles that they discuss this month. They begin […]








Comics Alternative, Episode 202: Reviews of Smoke Signal #25, Fool’s Gold, and Briggs Land #1

Listen to the podcast! Not Too Mainstream-y Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:33 – Listener mail 00:11:07 – Smoke Signal #25 00:33:54 – Fool’s Gold 00:44:49 – Briggs Land #1 01:00:28 – Wrap up 01:01:26 – Contact us On this week’s review episode, the Two Guys with PhDs discuss three recent titles, a couple of which are probably not on most listeners’ radar. […]








Comics Alternative, Episode 197: Reviews of Cousin Joseph, Bounty #1, and The Paybacks #1

Listen to the podcast! Mercenaries This week on The Comics Alternative podcast, those funky PhDs, Andy and Derek, discuss three recent titles revolving around the mercenary side of crime fighting. They begin with Jules Feiffer’s Cousin Joseph (Liveright Publishing), the second in a planned trilogy of noir-tinged graphic novels. It is the follow up to 2014’s Kill My Mother, a […]








Wayne’s Comics Podcast #236 With Luke Cooper, Cory Levine

This week, Episode #236 features two great interviews! First up is Luke Cooper from Insane Comics, creator of Hollow Girl. Here’s the first issue’s description: “Six years ago, little Katherine Harlow killed her own parents. Showing no signs of remorse or regret, she was said to be a girl without a soul. Now, dressed in […]








Deconstructing Comics #503: “Concrete”

Paul Chadwick’s Concrete first appeared in Dark Horse Presents #1 in 1986. While its hero is a human whose brain is transplanted to a huge stone body by aliens, the stories are otherwise very realistic and emotional, and often center on real-world problems. While the series had some success, and theoretically the next volume should […]