Greece is the word! Athens-based Spyros talks to Tim about comics in Greece: what’s available, what’s popular, and why quitting your day job is simply out of the question for Greek creators.
Gag manga! Tim talks to manga translator Kumar about two hilarious Japanese comics series, “Dr. Slump” by Akira Toriyama, and “Cromartie High School” by Eiji Nonaka.
Doug TenNapel’s “Iron West”: Like “Wild Wild West”, only good! Also, “Path” by Gregory S. Baldwin. Tim and Brandon review.
Tim and Mulele review the most recent graphic novel in Eric Powell’s great “Goon” series.
The first trade paperbacks of two series: Scalped and Sleeper. Brandon and Tim find some things to like, and some things to… not like so much.
We talk about the comics anthology Discovered, from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Reading anthologies is easy, reviewing them is hard. So Tim calls up SCAD faculty member Shawn Crystal to talk about the college, the book, and his own comics projects.
A recent R. Crumb compilation is reviewed by a Crumb connoisseur (Kumar) and a Crumb newbie (Tim). The book features Crumb at his sweetest and his most shocking. But can this (or any book) claim to be the perfect Crumb compilation?
Jeffrey Brown’s “Clumsy”, and the joys and perils of non-linear storytelling. Also: Comic Book Comics!
Tim meets up with Mulele and Patrick G to answer questions from Brandon about a proposed comics-producing process, and address the classic creator’s quandry: What do you do when you just don’t feel inspired?
Zombie 1.0 (Brandon’s comic)
Tim, Brandon, and Mulele review League of Extraordinary Gentlemen vol. 2 (May 1, 2006)