Comics for Grownups

The conclusion of our interview with Josh Bayer, plus reviews of The Sculptor by Scott McCloud, Displacement by Lucy Knisley, and several comics by A.J. Poyiadgi.

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In this episode we talk with Josh Bayer once more and also review 566 Frames by Dennis Wojda, Mimi and the Wolves by Alabaster, and Soppy by Philippa Rice.

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In this episode we review Lynda Barry's Syllabus, Monte Beauchamp's Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World, Pascal Rabate's Street View, Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen by Dylan Horrocks, FUNGUS: The Unbearable Rot of Being by James Kochalka, and The Palace of Ashes and When We Were Kids by Andy Warner.

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It's our 10 favorite books of 2014, plus a few leftovers from 2013 we didn't know about in time for last year's list.

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The Late Child and Other Animals by Marguerite Van Cook and James Romberger, Flocks #4 by L. Nichols, Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors by Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash, and Isä by Hanneriina Moisseinen.

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Reviews of Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue Deconnick and Emma Rios, A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories by John Martz, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast, BUMF! Vol. 1 by Joe Sacco, Doctors by Dash Shaw, Hospital Suite by John Porcellino, and Earthling by Aisha Franz.

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In this episode we discuss Jim: Jim Woodring's Notorious Autojournal, Hip-Hop Family Tree Vol. 2: 1981-1983 by Ed Piskor, A Cabbage in a Nutshell by Tin Can Forest, Hockey Ops #1 by Sam Page and Molly Brooks, The Second in Line by Mattias Adolfsson, Cringe: An Anthology of Embarrassment from Birdcage Bottom Books, and Vile Decay Ritual Three by Malachi Ward.

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In this episode we review It Never Happened Again by Sam Alden, This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, How to Be Happy by Eleanor Davis, God and the Devil at War in the Garden by Anders Nilsen, Demon by Jason Shiga, and How the World Was by Emmanuel Guibert.

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In this episode Alex, Andrea, and Josh review Pictures That Tick vol. 2: Exhibition by Dave McKean, The River by Alessandro Sanna, Truth Is Fragmentary by Gabrielle Bell, Irene #3, s! #17, Darwin Carmichael Is Going to Hell by Sophie Goldstein and Jenn Jordan, and Red and Other Me by Ada Price.

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Mike Dawson joins Alex, Andrea, and Josh for a conversation about his work (including Angie Bongiolatti, which Alex raved about last episode), followed by reviews of Julie Delporte's Everywhere Antennas, Kyle Baker's Nat Turner, Tom Beland's Chicacabra, Adrian Tomine's Optic Nerve #13, Edwin Vazquez's The Werewolf of NYC, Nick Bertozzi's Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey, and Lorenzo Mattotti's Vietnam.

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