Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - "Shonen Jump" Offers Up Issue That Launched "One Piece"

Thu, June 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Shonen Jump+ app celebrates "One Piece's" Guinness World Record! Digital distributor rejects creator's adult gay comics! A spotlight on Valiant! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Jailed Iranian Artist's Lawyer Arrested For Shaking Her Hand

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Atena Farghadani's attorney charged with "fornication." Longtime "Judge Parker" artist Harold LeDoux passes away. Analyzing an artists' income survey. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Bongo Comics Leaves comiXology For Simpsons App

Tue, June 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bongo plans to release Simpsons Store app! Prophet Muhammad cartoon appears on billboards in St. Louis! "A Softer World" creators reflect on webcomic's end!

Comics A.M. - Rare Superman Comic Stolen From Canadian Store

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Worn copy of 1939’s "Superman" #3 disappears from Edmonton shop! Spotlight on Drawn and Quarterly! A look at DC's diverse lineup! Plus much more!

Student, Parents Want College To Ban "Sandman," "Persepolis" And More

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Shocked by the content of four graphic novels required as part of an English course, a 20-year-old student in California is seeking to have the college ban them.

Comics A.M. - "Sherlock" Manga Releases Bilingual Edition

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New edition of “A Study in Pink” intended for students of English! Special Edition: NYC reports 40% rise in attendance! Five great untranslated manga! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - DeviantArt Withdraws As SDCC Artists' Alley Sponsor

Thu, June 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic-Con seeks new sponsor for Artists' Alley! A call for cartoons in support of jailed Iranian artist! A look ahead to Flame Con, New York's first LGBT comic con!

Comics A.M. - Retailers Point To Rising Sales, More Women In 2015

Wed, June 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Informal survey seems to confirm some recent trends! Brooklyn Comics & More Inc. files for bankruptcy! Community rallies around Calgary store after burglary!

Comics A.M. - Viz To Bring Popular "One-Punch Man" To Print

Mon, June 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The action-comedy digital manga heads to print in North America! Behind the scenes of Dallas Comic Con! Dave Gibbons talks "Watchmen" and "The Secret Service"!

Comics A.M. - Driver To Stand Trial In ZombieWalk Crash

Fri, June 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Driver charged with felony reckless driving for 2014 incident in San Diego. "Daredevil" art through the years. The San Diego Comic Art Gallery opens.

Comics A.M. - Witnesses Testify In ZombieWalk Crash Hearing

Thu, June 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Driver faces felony charge in July 2014 incident during SDCC. "The Walking Dead" tops May bookstore sales chart. How "Oh Joy Sex Toy" found its niche.

Comics A.M. - Artist Michele Wrightson Passes Away

Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Wrightson was part of the pioneering "Wimmen's Comix" collective. Brian Walker on "Hi and Lois" and father Mort. R. Crumb reflects on the places he's lived. Plus more.

Comics A.M. - Singapore Agency Pulls Grant For Sonny Liew GN

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Singapore arts council cites "sensitive content" in "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye"! "Zippy's" Documentary examines real-life inspirations for Archie characters!

Comics A.M. - Daniel Clowes Hasn't Forgiven Shia LaBeouf

Thu, May 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Eightball" cartoonist discusses hate mail, Shia LaBeouf incident. Comics scholar David Beronä passes away. A look at romance comics. Plus more.

Comics A.M. - Cartoon Art Museum Secures Lease Extension

Wed, May 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum to stay put through September! Brian K. Vaughan on how he constructs a story! Nate Powell talks about his art! More!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins Prestigious Reuben Award

Tue, May 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Roz Chast honored as Cartoonist of the Year! Peggy Burns talks Drawn and Quarterly! Interviews with Stephan Pastis, Guy Gilchrist and Chris Schweizer! Plus more!

Annie Goetzinger Brings Vintage Couture to Life in "Girl in Dior"

Thu, May 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

More than just a pretty book, Annie Goetzinger explains to CBR how she captured the elegance, excitement -- and the struggles -- of a bygone era.

Comics A.M. - Nicaragua Denies Entry To French Cartoonist Jul

Thu, May 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Julien Berjeaut says he doesn't know why he was barred from Nicaragua! Noelle Stevenson talks "Lumberjanes," "Nimona"! How to caricature Hillary Clinton!

Comics A.M. - Hoopla Launches Digital Comics Service For Libraries

Wed, May 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Midwest Tape expands into digital books and comics! Trial begins for Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani! Neil Gamain chats with Jules Feiffer!

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Cartoonist Luz Resigns

Tue, May 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Renald Luzier says his job has become “too much to bear." Report details threats to cartoonists worldwide. George Miller talks "Mad Max" comics. Plus more!