Brigid Alverson

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Articles By Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - North Carolina Convention War Brewing?

Wed, November 6th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

In North Carolina, it's NC Comicon vs. Comic Book City Con! Tunisian president says he'll free jailed cartoonist -- eventually! Interviews with Stan Lee, I.N.J. Culbard and Joshua Hale Fialkov! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - South African Cartoonist Could Face Charges

Tue, November 5th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist Zapiro under investigation for controversial editorial cartoon! Interviews with Nicola Scott, Jennie Wood and Margaret De Heer! Viz adds "Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Saga," Sean Phillips Win British Fantasy Awards

Mon, November 4th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Sean Phillips and "Saga" 2013 British Fantasy Awards winners! Italy's Lucca Fest attracts record-breaking 300,000 people! Spotlight on CBLDF!

EXCLUSIVE: J. Torres and Jeff Lemire Kickstart "True Patriot 2"

Fri, November 1st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Canadian comics creators reunite for a second volume of the homegrown superhero anthology "True Patriot" with incoming creator Jeff Lemire.

Comics A.M. - Investor Group Buys Majority Stake in Crunchyroll

Fri, November 1st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Anime and manga site Crunchyroll sells majority stake to Chernin Group! A look at new online comics site Believed Behavior! Dark Horse has 750,000 copies of "Berserk" in print! Plus more!

Comics A.M. -- Viz Media Brings Its Manga Library to iBooks

Thu, October 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Viz Media launches on iBooks! "Bakune Young" creator charged with threatening city councilor! Interviews with Brian Michael Bendis, Frank Santoro and Dean Trippe! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Graphic Novel Sales Rise Again in Book Market

Wed, October 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Bookstore graphic novel sales experience first uptick since 2008! More on Crunchyroll's digital manga service! Gaiman, Seth & Remender interviews!

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.