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Episode 35: Liana Finck

by on Apr.30, 2014, under Comics

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Comics for Grownups Episode 35 with Alex Rothman is now out on iTunes. Direct RSS link for Android users here, or listen on the Web here.

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This episode we’re joined by Liana Finck, whose book A Bintel Brief was just published by Ecco. It’s fantastic and you should go buy it; you can check out a review of it on NPR here. We discuss that book and other parts of Liana’s career in comics, and then review:

The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff

Fire Theater by Keren Katz

Sonatina #1 and #2, edited by Scott Longo

The Sleep of Reason: An Anthology of Horror, edited by C. Spike Trotman

Memory Palaces by Edie Fake (and here’s the article and Vimeo clip we reference)

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Finally, Alex and some colleagues are releasing a new literary journal for comics poetry called INK BRICK. It’s available for preorder here. And Josh Bayer, a friend of the show and upcoming guest, has a Kickstarter going for the newest edition of his Suspect Device anthology.*

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Top images: Cover and interior page from A Bintel Brief by Liana Finck. Third image is a page from The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff. Fourth image is from Sarah Ferrick’s piece in Sonatina #2. Bottom image is from Memory Palaces by Edie Fake.

*Full disclosure: Alex and Andrea Tsurumi, a frequent contributor to the podcast, contributed to the anthology.

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