Tag: Keren Katz

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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Comics for Grownups Episode 32: Annie Koyama

by on Feb.19, 2014, under Comics

Comics for Grownups Episode 32 with Alex Rothman is now out on iTunes. Direct RSS link for Android users here.

In this episode we have a great interview with Annie Koyama, rockstar publisher of Koyama Press. Plus we review:

Ant Colony by Michael DeForge

Were You Watching? by Keren Katz

Snowpiercer Vol. 1: The Escape by Jacques Lob, art by Jean-Marc Rochette

Minimum Wage by Bob Fingerman

I’m Zonin’ by Sam Spina, a collection of his webcomic Spinadoodles

Other things we talked about:

Couch Tag by Jesse Reklaw

Alex’s Rumpus article on Keren Katz

Here are links to Annie’s Spring 2014 list and Fall 2014 list.

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Comics for Grownups Episode 26

by on Nov.11, 2013, under Comics

Comics for Grownups Episode 26 with Alex Rothman is now out on iTunes. Direct RSS link for Android users here.

In this episode we talk about Comic Arts Brooklyn and review:

B+F by Gregory Benton

Johnny Hiro: The Skills to Pay the Bills by Fred Chao

Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Coat Check Dream by Keren Katz

Rage of Poseidon by Anders Nilsen

The Sasquatch in Brooklyn by Jess Worby

Look Straight Ahead by Elaine M. Will

The online comics venture Believed Behavior

Murderville #1: “A Farewell to Armories” and Goodnight Irene: The Collected Stories of Irene Van De Kamp by Carol Lay

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Comics for Grownups Episode 10

by on Mar.01, 2013, under Comics

Comics for Grownups Episode 10 with Alex Rothman is now available on iTunes. RSS link for Android users here. No guest.

In this episode we discuss:

On the Ropes by James Vance and Dan E. Burr

Before the Dark Gate by Keren Katz.

The Untold Tales of Dog Mendonça and PizzaBoy by Filipe Melo, Juan Cavia, and Santiago R. Villa

Flocks #1 by L. Nichols (again)

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