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Reviews and discussion of comics and graphic novels, everything but the big superhero comics.

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Reviews and discussion of comics and graphic novels, everything but the big superhero comics.

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Insightful reviews on a wide range if comics.

By Andy Rench - Aug 28 2013
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Joshua and Alex are filling a much needed void in the glut of comics podcasts which mostly focus on the mainstream. This podcast does a great job of highlighting many of the new releases in alternative comics in an easy to digest, structured discussion. Both hosts are working artists and have a deep knowledge of comics past and present.

Rare sighting: Intelligent, articulate, and insightful comics reviewers

By Ken Kristensen - Aug 22 2013
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Alex and Joshua get their hands on EVERYTHING. Not afraid to review comics from all genres and publishers. You may not always agree with them, but you'll appreciate the way they deliver their opinions and be thankful there are podcasters like them doing the dirty work.

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
21
1
0
0
2

Insightful reviews on a wide range if comics.

By Andy Rench - Aug 28 2013
Read more
Joshua and Alex are filling a much needed void in the glut of comics podcasts which mostly focus on the mainstream. This podcast does a great job of highlighting many of the new releases in alternative comics in an easy to digest, structured discussion. Both hosts are working artists and have a deep knowledge of comics past and present.

Rare sighting: Intelligent, articulate, and insightful comics reviewers

By Ken Kristensen - Aug 22 2013
Read more
Alex and Joshua get their hands on EVERYTHING. Not afraid to review comics from all genres and publishers. You may not always agree with them, but you'll appreciate the way they deliver their opinions and be thankful there are podcasters like them doing the dirty work.
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Comics for Grownups

Latest release on Mar 04, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 80: Manuele Fior, Jillian Tamaki, and Jonathan Coulton/Matt Fraction

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We review The Interview by Manuele Fior, Boundless by Jillian Tamaki, and Solid State, written by Matt Fraction based on a concept album by Jonathan Coulton.

Aug 31 2017

33mins

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Rank #2: Episode 13

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Apr 12 2013

30mins

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Rank #3: Episode 93: Baczynski, Walden, Vaughan, Reynolds, Forsman, de Radigues

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We review Retrograde Orbit by Kristyna Baczynski, On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden, Barrier by Brian K. Vaughan, The New World by Chris Reynolds, and Hobo Mom by Charles Forsman and Max de Radigues.

Mar 19 2019

50mins

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Rank #4: Episode 92: Best of 2018

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We run down our top 10 favorite books of 2018.

Jan 28 2019

41mins

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Rank #5: Episode 94: Buhle, Max, Griffith, Brown

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In this episode we review Eugene V. Debs: A Graphic Biography by Paul Buhle and Steve Max, Nobody's Fool: The Life and Times of Schlitzie the Pinhead by Bill Griffith, and Cannibis: The Illegalization of Weed in America by Box Brown.

May 28 2019

46mins

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Rank #6: Episode 89: Nichols, Utkin, Hanawalt, Tonatiuh

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We review Flocks by L. Nichols, The King of Birds by Alexander Utkin, Coyote Doggirl by Lisa Hanawalt, and Undocumented: A Worker's Fight by Duncan Tonatiuh.

Oct 02 2018

42mins

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Rank #7: Episode 96: Jacob, Lust, Lin, Jason

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We review Good Talk by Mira Jacob, How I Tried to Be a Good Person by Ulli Lust, Pope Hats #6 by Hartley Lin, and O Josephine! by Jason.

Aug 16 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: Episode 84: Chatterjee, D'Salete, and Farinella

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In this episode we review Verax by Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil, Run for It by Marcelo D'Salete, and The Senses by Mateo Farinella.

Feb 01 2018

36mins

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Rank #9: Episode 95: Villadsen, Schrauwen, Ferraris, Chiocca

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In this episode we review The Sea by Rikke Villadsen, Parallel Lives by Olivier Schrauwen, and The Scar: Graphic Reportage from the U.S. Mexico Border by Andrea Ferraris and Renato Chiocca.

Jun 16 2019

32mins

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Rank #10: Episode 14

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Apr 23 2013

34mins

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Rank #11: Episode 85: Box Brown, Fabien Nury, Paul Buhle, and more

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We review Is This Guy for Real? The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman by Box Brown, The Death of Stalin by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, Johnny Appleseed: Green Dreamer of the American Frontier by Paul Buhle and Noah Van Sciver, and NOW #1 and #2.

Mar 19 2018

48mins

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Rank #12: Episode 86: Davis, DeForge, and Wertz

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In this episode we review Why Art by Eleanor Davis; Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero by Michael DeForge; and Tenements, Towers & Trash by Julia Wertz.

May 14 2018

35mins

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Rank #13: Episode 88: Alagbé, Ruillier, Kupperman, Starkings

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In this episode we review Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures by Yvan Alagbé, The Strange by Jerome Ruillier, All the Answers by Jerome Kupperman, and The Beef by Richard Starkings and Shaky Kane.

Aug 09 2018

52mins

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Rank #14: Episode 16

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May 28 2013

38mins

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Rank #15: Episode 82: Chaboute, Leslie Stein, Jesse Lonergan

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We review Alone by Chaboute, Present by Leslie Stein, and This World Is Not for Burning and Hedra by Jesse Lonergan.

Dec 13 2017

28mins

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Rank #16: Episode 78

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Joshua and Joe review Hostage by Guy Delisle, The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Mary and Brian Talbot, Rolling Blackouts by Sarah Glidden, and Your Black Friend by Ben Passmore.

Jun 28 2017

39mins

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Rank #17: Episode 91: Roberts, Sergel, Baudoin, Van Sciver, Fior

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In this episode we talk about Chlorine Gardens by Keiler Roberts, One Dirty Tree by Noah Van Sciver, Piero by Edmond Baudoin, Bald Knobber by Robert Sergel, and Blackbird Days by Manuele Fior.

Jan 09 2019

41mins

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Rank #18: Episode 81: Nilsen, Findakly, and Forsman

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We review The End of the Fucking World by Charles Forsman, Poppies from Iraq by Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim, and Tongues #1 by Anders Nilsen.

Oct 16 2017

27mins

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Rank #19: Episode 83: Top 8 of 2017

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We run down our top 8 favorite comics of 2017.

Jan 12 2018

28mins

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Rank #20: Episode 90: Prum, Fitzgerald, Walch, I Feel Machine, Nilsen

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We discuss The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea by Vannak Anan Prum, Drawn to Berlin by Ali Fitzgerald, You Can Try Again by Olivia Walch, the collection I Feel Machine, and Tongues #2 by Anders Nilsen.

Nov 20 2018

40mins

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