Brigid Alverson

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"Unfollow" Creators Williams & Dowling Prove You Can Say a Lot in 140 Characters

Fri, December 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Rob Williams & Michael Dowling spoke with CBR about using their social media thriller from Vertigo and how their inventive storytelling approach.

Comics A.M. - Trial Date Set in Alleged Pokemon Gun Plot

Thu, December 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Case will head to trail in May! Alberta store aims to make world's largest comic! A look at how guns are portrayed on recent comic covers! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Burglars Strike Houston Store at Lightning Speed

Wed, December 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Pop Culture Company burglarized! Jamal Igle on why he only sells Molly Danger merchandise at cons! Interviews with Christy Marx and Mitch Gerads!

Comics A.M. - Iconic Neal Adams Cover Art Sells For $442,150

Tue, December 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Taking a look at the sale of "Green Lantern/Green Arrow" #76 cover art! Final defendant pleads guilty in robbery tied to comic collector's death! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" is the King of Manga Sales, Again

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"One Piece" dominates Japan's 2015 sales chart! Manga writer Jinpachi Mori passes away. The pros and cons of ditching print for digital! Plus much more!

IDW To Collect Classic British "Star Trek" Comics

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

IDW Publishing will release the out-of-canon, never before published in the U.S. "Star Trek" stories in March.

"GeGeGe No Kitaro" Creator Shigeru Mizuki Dies At Age 93

Mon, November 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The beloved artist is known for his supernatural manga "GeGeGe No Kitaro" and his semi-autobiographical war story "Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths."

Comics A.M. - Tintinologist Named As UK's First Professor of Comics

Wed, November 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Benoît Peeters named visiting professor at Lancaster University! Comic book gift ideas! The best kids' and teens' graphic novels of the year! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Bidding Farewell to the Long-Running "Apartment 3-G"

Tue, November 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic strip ends after a half-century run! Comic-Con International and Salt Lake Comic Con make “significant progress” in trademark dispute!

Comics A.M. - Locust Moon to Close Store, Focus on Publishing

Fri, November 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Philadelphia store to close at the end of the year! "Amityville" children's GN challenged at North Carolina elementary school! Spotlight on Marvel's Sana Amanat!

Viz Media Issues Response to Digital-Piracy Arrests in Japan

Fri, November 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The publisher reaffirms its piracy stance following the arrests of four men accused of illegally uploading a chapter of "One Piece" to a scanlation website.

Comics A.M. - Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins National Book Award

Thu, November 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Black Panther" writer wins award for his memoir! Adrian Tomine talks "Killing and Dying"! Cartoon about Syrian refugees sparks social-media controversy! More!

Comics A.M. - Michael Gross, Designer of "Ghostbusters" Logo, Passes Away

Wed, November 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The artist, designer and film producer was 70. Two more men arrested in Japan for uploading manga. "Charlie Hebdo" responds to Paris attacks. Plus much more.

Comics A.M. - Three Arrested For Illegally Uploading "One Piece"

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Japanese police charge three with copyright violations! Japan considers changes to copyright laws! Stan Lee talks "Amazing Fantastic Incredible"! Plus much more!

Iranian Cartoonist Arrested After Posting Paris-Themed Cartoon

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The arrest of cartoonist Hadi Heidari comes in the midst of what seems to be a crackdown on journalists in Iran.

EXCLUSIVE: New Publisher Stela Designs Original Comics for Small Screens

Mon, November 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

There's no swiping left on Stela, a new digital comics platform debuting in early 2016 with exclusive work from Brian Wood, Andrea Mutti and more.

British Comic Awards Announces 2015 Winners

Sat, November 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Tim Bird's "Grey Area: From the City to the Sea" and Rob Davis' "The Motherless Oven" are among the winners of the 2015 British Comic Awards.

Comics A.M. - "Sandman: Overture" is Amazon's Best Comic of 2015

Thu, November 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Amazon's editors name best comics and graphic novels of the year! Ben Towle talks "Oyster War"! War-themed manga regains popularity in Japan! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - SDCC Preregistration Badge Sale Arrives Saturday

Wed, November 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Comic-Con countdown begins! Malaysian high court orders return of Zunar's books! "Naruto's" Masashi Kishimoto on the future of manga! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Oni to Re-Release Sophie Campbell's "Wet Moon"

Tue, November 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New edition to feature artist's correct name, new cover! Putting the "comic" in comic book! David Michelinie talks "Demon in a Bottle," "Emperor Doom"! Plus more!