The Graphic Novel Podcast

The Graphic Novel Podcast

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Welcome to The Graphic Novel Podcast on the art of the graphic novel. A little about them, Mike is the author of ten books, and produced COMX-TV, a weekly TV show on comic books for seven years. Together with his partner, Parker, they produced Northwest Brew Talk about the beer industry for two years. Join them as they delve into the life of graphic novels, their creators and their stories and find ways to tie the books to society and their own lives.


All The Sad Songs - Summer Pierre
Jan 24 • 57 min
Welcome to another episode of Graphic Novel Podcast! Parker and Mike review All the Sad Songs by Summer Pierre and loved the book. An interesting look at anxiety and how music played an important part in her life. Mike also reviewed God Puncher by Lane…
Penny Nichols - Low Budget Horror Movie
Jan 17 • 40 min
Parker and Mike review Penny Nichols, a wonderful, funny and entertaining graphic novel about Penny and how she gets involved in a low budget horror movie. Mike also previews The Show, about to be Kickstarted for the graphic novel. —- This episode is…
The Runaway Princess- Or How to Get Lost Over and Over Again
Jan 10 • 36 min
Parker and Mike review the first book from Random House Graphic, The Runaway Princess by Johan Troïanowski. This middle grade book is a winner and we think most kids would enjoy it. Mike also previews Pinocchio Vampire Slayer and Adler. —- This episode is…
The Strange Ones - Jeremy Jusay
Jan 3 • 48 min
Parker and Mike welcome is 2020 with a fantastic book by Jeremy Jusay, The Strange Ones. What a great way to start the new year! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
Best of 2019 Review Episode
Dec 27, 2019 • 36 min
Parker and Mike take a look back at their first season and they each pick their top 3 books. A great selection from a variety of creators. Crowded, They Called Us Enemy, Get Over It, Liminal State, Frogcatchers, Bttm Fdrs. And previews of books from…
Prison Island, Nausea, And Marvel’s Thor
Dec 20, 2019 • 44 min
Welcome to the last review episode of 2019! Parker and Mike review not one, but three books! Prison Island by Colleen Frakes, Nausea by Abraham Diaz, and Marvel’s Thor from Serialbox. Great way to end the year. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Crowded -Crowd-funding murder! From Image Comics
Dec 13, 2019 • 41 min
So, you don’t like someone? How about getting on the Reapr app and funding to have them killed! That’s the premise of this wild story. Parker and Mike both liked it and highly recommend it. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make…
They Called Us Enemy-George Takei And Japanese Internment Camps
Dec 7, 2019 • 46 min
Wow. Parker and Mike review this book and learn so much America’s history that history books and the government wishes were forgotten. Mr. Takei takes through time to learn this sad part of our history. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Ghosts, Death, and Child Labor - Sheets
Nov 29, 2019 • 28 min
Parker and Mike discuss Sheets by Brenna Thummler, a YA graphic novel that deals with death and a 13 year old running a laundromat while dealing with being a kid and talking to ghosts. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
The Graphic Novel Podcast (Trailer)
Nov 29, 2019 • 0 min
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Bad Weekend by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
Nov 23, 2019 • 40 min
Parker and Mike review Bad Weekend from Image Comics and discuss the comics industry among other things. They also preview Life Is Strange from Titan Comics. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Losing The Girl - Aliens, Teen relationships, abortion and Your Black Friend
Nov 16, 2019 • 57 min
Parker and Mike review Losing The Girl by Marinaomi. This is book one in a trilogy and they really like it. Aliens? Maybe. Teen angst? Probably. Great at and story? Definitely. Plus they discuss Your Black Friend by Ben Passmore. —- This episode is…
Short Run Seattle Bonus Episode!
Nov 10, 2019 • 25 min
Parker and Mike attends Short Run And get a bunch of new books! Amazing Show! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/graphicnovelpodcast/message
Breakups, Laura Dean, Teen love, bad relationships and more
Nov 8, 2019 • 52 min
Parker and Mike review “Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me” by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell. Mike previews “Two Dead” by Van Jensen and Nate Powell. They talk about relationships and breaking up and other topics. —- This episode is…
I Was Their American Dream - Immigrants, Parents & Culture
Oct 31, 2019 • 50 min
Welcome to another episode of Graphic Novel Podcast! Every episode Parker and Mike review a graphic novel and discuss its relation to their lives and the world in general. This episode they read I Was Their American Dream by Malaka Gharib. Content…
Inner Demons, Psychology, Parents and More!
Oct 18, 2019 • 48 min
Parker and Mike review Get Over It by Mary Shyne. What a fun and entertaining book! They discuss parents, psychology and more. They also preview the new Firefly comic from Boom!Studios and Life is Strange from Titan Comics. —- This episode is sponsored by…
Are you my Mother? - Alison Bechdel
Oct 11, 2019 • 48 min
Welcome to another episode of Graphic Novel Podcast with your hosts Parker and Mike! This week we dive into a book Mike was not a fan of. Can Parker convince him that he is wrong? Listen and see. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…
Bttm Fdrs - Gentrification
Oct 4, 2019 • 33 min
Parker and Mike discuss the new book Bttm Fdrs by Ezra Clayton Daniels and Ben Passmore and gentrification. We are by no means experts, but we have a good discussion about it and our experience. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Part Of It By Ariel Schrag- babysitting and other stories
Sep 27, 2019 • 39 min
This episode Parker and Mike discuss Part of It by Ariel Schrag. It was a fun discussion about babysitting, stealing money, anxiety, and poop. We also talked about the upcoming book The Plague and Dr. Caim by G. E. Gallas.…
Grief and Other Dark Topics
Sep 20, 2019 • 40 min
This week Parker and Mike reviewed a bunch of books. We started with a preview of Atar Gull by Fabien Nury and Bruno, from Titan Comics. We followed those up with reviews of Frogcatchers by Jeff Lemire and Liminal State by Maria Photinakis. —- This…
Calling Dr. Laura - a Graphic Memoir
Sep 13, 2019 • 40 min
This episode Parker and Mike five deep into we the book Calling Dr. Laura by Nicole J. George’s. It’s published by Mariner. It is an amazing memoir that explores Nicole’s coming out and her relationship with her mother, something a lot of people,…
Paying For It - Part 2 - Bonus episode
Sep 2, 2019 • 46 min
Wow! On the last episode we discussed Paying For It: a comic strip memoir about being a john by Chester Brown. On this episode we are joined by Michael and Piet for an additional in-depth discussion on the topic of sex work, johns and further break down…
Paying For It - Sex Work
Aug 26, 2019 • 53 min
This week Parker and Mike discuss sex work and the book Paying For It by Chester Brown. This book is a memoir about Brown’s experience paying for sex workers and his ideas about legalization. From Drawn & Quarterly this book evokes some differing opinions…
Boy Meets Boy
Aug 18, 2019 • 40 min
Welcome to Episode 2 of the Graphic Novel Podcast! This is our first full episode and we are glad you are joining us. In this show we dive into the first two books in the Heartstopper series by Alice Oseman. These large thick books are over 260 pages each…
The Graphic Novel Podcast debut episode
Aug 10, 2019 • 11 min
Hi and welcome to our new podcast! In this episode we go over our history and what you can expect from each episode of the show. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…