Comics Alternative, On Location: The Hernandez Brothers Panel at HeroesCon 2017

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  • 00:00:26 – Introduction
  • 00:02:22 – Setup of the recording
  • 00:04:30 – The Hernandez brothers panel at HeroesCon
  • 01:08:05 – Wrap up
  • 01:09:46 – Contact us

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A Big Deal

At this year’s HeroesCon, Andy and Derek moderated a couple of panels, one of which was entirely devoted to the Hernandez brothers, Gilbert and Jaime. In this on-location episode, you’ll hear the Two Guys talking with the brothers about their new magazine-sized Love and Rockets series, the logistics of going from an annual to a quarterly, the experiences of continuity and 35+ years of character development, their efforts (especially Gilbert’s) in producing standalone works outside of any serialized format, their historical places within the larger context of non-mainstream comics, and the brothers’ thoughts on the current state of the medium.

Comics Alternative On Location: Teaching Comics through a Historical Context Panel at HeroesCon 2015

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This panel recording originally appeared on the Dollar Bin podcast. A big THANK YOU goes to Adam and Shawn Daughhetee and the rest of the Dollar Bin crew for making this recording at the con and for allowing The Comics Alternative to share it with its listeners.

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 63.1: The Comics and Social Media Panel at the Wizard World Austin Comic Con

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On this special “point one” show, we present a recording of the Comics and Social Media Panel held at the Wizard World Austin Comic Con on November 22nd. Derek Royal and Shea Hennum were two of the discussants on that panel, along with John Mayo of The Comic Book Page podcast and Russell Latham of The Longbox of Doom podcast. The title of the panel was “Comics and Social Media: The How-To, the How-Much and the Why,” and during the session the four presenters took questions from the audience and shared their various experiences. Among the topics discussed were how to set up blogs and podcasts; the kinds of ways to use social media; how to reach an intended audience via Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr; strategies for contacting publishers and creators; what to expect in terms of set-up and maintenance costs; what kind of software and hardware is needed for your intended purposes; and why anyone would want to make all this effort just to share their opinions and insights on comics. There was a lot of information crammed into that 45-minute panel, and we hope that our recording of the session will be of use to our listeners, as well.

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Super Podcasto Magnifico! Ep. #113: The Walking Dead and New York Comic Con

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Two podcasts in one week? Believe it! This episode, we discuss some of the announcements from the New York Comic Con. If you close your eyes, you’ll think you’re in a packed hall. We also review the Season 3 premiere of The Walking Dead. Listen in!

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Two True Freaks! Episode 132 – Star Wars Monthly Monday #22: The DragonCon Panels

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This month brings a special edition of Star Wars Monthly Monday! With Scott on temporary leave, Chris has prepared a little blast from the past. You may have heard the Freaks talk about their two panels at DragonCon 2009 — well, here they are in their complete, uncut glory!

First is the Clone Wars panel, where they met good friend of the show George Krstic and defended the honor of their favorite weekly animated Star Wars show.

Then, it’s the infamous Star Wars: ADULT THEMES panel where they treat good taste like Han Solo treats a dead Tauntaun!

Next month, the Freaks will be returning to their regular format with both Chris AND Scott!

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