Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Comics Alternative Podcast 59: Reviews of Palookaville #21 (Seth) and The Fox #1 (Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid)



In today's episode of The Comics Alternative, Derek Royal and I review two comics which at first glance couldn't seem more different: The latest issue (#21) of Palookaville by Seth (published by Drawn and Quarterly) and the first issue of The Fox by Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid et al. (published by Red Circle/Archie). 

Palookaville 21 is a glossy hardcover compendium containing another section of Seth's decade-plus-long "Clyde Fans" serialization, along with selections from his "Rubber Stamp Diary" and part one of his sketchbook memoir "Nothing Lasts" - introspective, slice-of-life pieces. The Fox #1 is a traditional comic book which sees Haspiel and Waid resurrect an old superhero from the Archie family of super hero comics magazines, with stories full of colorful costumes and action-packed daring-do. What could these two books possibly have in common? Listen to find out!

And check back tomorrow for our third(!) podcast this week. As always, click the link above to stream the episode, or you can subscribe via iTunes.

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