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 […]

Comics Alternative Interviews: Erica Mena

Listen to the podcast! In Other Words Time Codes: 00:00:24 – Introduction 00:02:28 – Setup of interview 00:05:05 – Interview with Erica Mena 00:53:01 – Wrap up 00:54:14 – Contact us On this episode of the interview series, Edward and Derek have as their guest Erica Mena. She is the translator of two recent Spanish-language works from Fantagraphics, Paco […]

Comics Alternative Interviews: Jamie Richards and Edward Gauvin

Listen to the podcast! Invisible No More Over the past several years, the Two Guys with PhDs have reviewed a lot of books in translation. But what they’ve tended to overlook, more times than not, is the translator of the work, the individual who is responsible for taking the imagetext and re-presenting it in a […]

More To Come 64.1: NYCC 2013 Interview Special 1

In part one of our NYCC special interview coverage, Calvin Reid speaks with Leyla Aker, v-p of publishing at Viz Media, about news on the Viz platform, Viz Europe and Comixology, and Perfect Square as well as the manga market and her own publishing background. He also interviews Mari Morimoto, translator of such classic manga as Inuyasha and Naruto and a licensed vet about life in manga translation and the state of the current manga market live from NYCC on PWCW’s More to Come.

Deconstructing Comics #314: Tiny Comics, Novel Manga, and Manga Translation for India

Brian John Mitchell talks about his Kickstarter project to fund the making of his matchbook-sized comics. Two of these books involved a collaboration with Dave Sim! “Rook Bartly” (US Air Force active duty member Jason) tells us about “Okashi na Futari”, the Japanese novel series whose author has hired him to draw a manga version […]

Deconstructing Comics #286: Herge’s “The Adventures of Tintin”

Perhaps the most famous comic to come out of Europe is The Adventures of Tintin, by the Belgian known as Hergé. It’s known the world over and has appeared in more than 80 languages. Tim and Kumar discuss the comic’s appeal, Hergé’s expert cartooning, and some of the controversies that have swirled around the strip […]