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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

All 90 episodes from oldest to newest

Episode 101: Veasna, Smith and Reinmuth, Aldeguer

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We review Year of the Rabbit by Tian Veasna, Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank Smith and Jared Reinmuth, and After the Spring: A Story of Tunisian Youth by Hélène Aldeguer.

Mar 04 2020

58mins

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Episode 100: Best of the 2010s

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Alex rejoins Joshua and Joe to run down our roughly 14 favorite books and cartoonists of the 2010s: Eleanor Davis, Rosalie Lightning by Tom Hart, Anders Nilsen, John Hanciewicz, Digger by Ursula Vernon, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Vol. 1 by Emil Ferris, Marion Fayolle, Frank Santoro, Joe Sacco, the comics journalism of The Nib, My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf, Daytripper by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon, and Marcelo D'Salete.

Jan 06 2020

57mins

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Episode 99: Bunjevac, Noomin, Mardou, Boyd, Barajas

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We review Bezimena by Nina Bunjevac, Drawing Power edited by Diane Noomin, Sky in Stereo vol. 2 by Mardou, Chicken Rising by D. Boyd, and La Voz de M.A.Y.O. by Henry Barajas.

Dec 09 2019

51mins

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Episode 98: Davis, D'Salete, Healy, Willumsen

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We review The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis, Angola Janga by Marcelo D'Salete, Americana by Luke Healy, and Bradley of Him by Connor Willumsen.

Nov 27 2019

52mins

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Episode 97: Delporte, Moore, Daniels, Passmore, Allaby, Mandaag

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In this episode we touch on This Woman's Work by Julie Delporte, Sweet Little Cunt: The Graphic Work of Julie Doucet by Anne Elizabeth Moore, BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore, Martin Peters by Patrick Allaby, and The Follies of Richard Wadsworth by Nick Mandaag.

Oct 21 2019

57mins

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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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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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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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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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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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