Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - The U.K.'s "Most Controversial Comic Book Ever"?

Tue, October 29th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Controversial" indie comic grabs headlines in U.K.! More on Crunchyroll's new streaming manga service! Interviews with Peter Bagge and Andrew Hope! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Smart's "Fish-Head Steve" Shortlisted For Roald Dahl Prize

Mon, October 28th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Fish-Head Steve" shortlisted for Roald Dahl prize! Creator finds difficulty printing anti-war comic! New "Asterix" team, Kelly Sue DeConnick interviews!

Comics A.M. - Rare Brazilian Comics Stolen in Armed Robbery

Fri, October 25th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Armed men make off with $150,000 in rare Brazilian comics! Renewed interest in EC Comics! Egyptian cartoonists risk blasphemy charges if they depict Garden of Evil! Plus more!

NYCC: The Secret History of Comics Censorship

Thu, October 24th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The CBLDF shines a light on the grudge that spurred anti-comics crusader Dr. Frederic Wertham to action and recently unearthed letters from teenage readers.

Comics A.M. - Digital's "Biggest Competition Is 'Angry Birds'"

Thu, October 24th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Viz Media's technology chief talks digital! Oni Press renews bookstore agreement with Diamond! This weekend, it's Alamo City Comic Con!

Comics A.M. - New "Asterix" Lands in Middle of Political Debate

Wed, October 23rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Asterix and the Picts" enters debate about Scottish independence! Freed Chinese cartoonist speaks out against crackdown! Interviews with Alan Moore, Andy Kubert, Greg Rucka and more!

Comics A.M.: Injured "Spider-Man" Dancer Makes Public Appearance

Tue, October 22nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Injured "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" actor's first appearance since accident! Visit with Marie Severin! Interviews with Dan Parent, Ann Nocenti & more!

Comics A.M. - Cumbria Comic Festival Already Looking to Next Year

Mon, October 21st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Inaugural Lakes International Comic Art Festival deemed a success! Burglars steal $86,000 in comics from Colorado store! Hazel Newlevant wins Queer Press Grant! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Watterson & Thompson Discuss Their Art Exhibit

Fri, October 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Bill Watterson and Richard Thompson chat about their upcoming art show! Chinese cartoonist arrested, released! Interviews with Jaime Hernandez, Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, Enki Bilal, plus more!

NYCC: "ElfQuest," "Conan," and "Witcher" Creators Talk Epic Fantasy at Dark Horse

Thu, October 17th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Wendy & Richard Pini, Brian Wood, Fred Van Lente, and Rafal Jaki of "The Witcher" discuss creating new worlds and embracing the fantastic at Dark Horse.

Comics A.M. - Fate of Arrested Syrian Cartoonist is Unclear

Wed, October 16th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Reports of Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan's execution remain unconfirmed. Plus, the NYCC wrap-up: interviews with Mark Waid, Dustin Nguyen & more!

NYCC: Archie Comics Says Farewell to Betty & Veronica

Tue, October 15th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Not content with marrying off Archie - twice - and having zombies destroy Riverdale, Archie Comics now plans to say farewell to Betty and Veronica.

NYCC: Griepp's White Paper Report Gives Comics Industry a Gold Star

Thu, October 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

After a bumpy 2012, comics sales are up this year, thanks to a variety of factors including variant covers, a manga resurgance, "The Walking Dead" and digital comics.

Comics A.M. - Jeff Smith on CBLDF; Archie's "Hardcore Horror Book"

Tue, October 8th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Jeff Smith on the importance of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Goldwater, Aguirre-Sacasa and Francavilla talk "Afterlife With Archie"! Fifty key moments from Avengers history! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Chargers Oppose San Diego Convention Center Plan

Mon, October 7th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

NFL franchise opposes current plan to expand San Diego Convention Center! Tips for surviving New York Comic Con! Columbia University Library acquires Al Jaffee works! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Invades Bookstore Chart

Fri, October 4th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Attack on Titan" places five volumes on September's BookScan Top 20! The significance of Diamond's partnership with Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo! Jeff Smith talks "RASL"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - IDW's "My Little Pony" Comics Hit 1 Million in Sales

Thu, October 3rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

IDW's "My Little Pony" tops 1 million copies in sales! Madefire secures $5.2 million in funding! Pioneering comics scholar Sol Davidson passes away. Interviews with Grant Morrison and Hope Larson! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Dark Horse Turns to Random House For Bookstores

Wed, October 2nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse to switch from Diamond Book Distributors to Random House for book-market distribution! Comics still fighting for respect? How one fan sold his collection (and how much he got for it)! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Acclaimed Editorial Cartoonist Roy Peterson Dies

Tue, October 1st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Longtime Vancouver Sun editorial cartoonist Roy Peterson passes away. Victor Gorelick on his five decades at Archie! Interviews with Geoff Johns, Craig Thompson and Rachel Deering! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Edmonton Comic Expo Attracts 25,000 Fans

Mon, September 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Edmonton Comic Expo draws 25,000 in second year! Jim Steranko and Kim Deitch among Locust Moon Comics Festival guests! David Lloyd talks "Aces Weekly"! Plus much more!