Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Spinoff Miniseries To Launch In April

Thu, March 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New "Naruto" story to debut in April 27 issue of Japan's "Shonen Jump"! Turkish cartoonists fined for allegedly insulting president! Scott McCloud on "The Sculptor"!

Comics A.M. - "MAD" Veteran Lou Silverstone Passes Away

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

Writer's credits included "Cracked" and "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents." Troubled Cherry City Comic Con has a new owner! George R.R. Martin goes to the comics shop!

Comics A.M. - What Does The Future Hold For Conventions?

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

From consolidation to oversaturation, a look at comic con trends! Former detective reclaims long-lost comics! Interviews with Grant Morrison and Ken Niimura!

Comics A.M. - Mad Dash For Comic-Con Hotel Rooms Is Tuesday

Mon, March 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Discounted room block goes on sale Tuesday morning! Remembering cartoonist Jim Berry. Japanese anti-piracy campaign has removed 700,000 illegal files!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Roy Doty Passes Away

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

"Wordless Workshop" cartoonist dies at age 92. Comparing sales of Marvel's female and male Thor. Dean Haspiel remembers "The Fox" creator Irwin Hasen.

Comics A.M. - Graphic India Raises $2.8 Million For Mobile Content

Thu, March 19th, 2015 | Category: TV

Liquid Comics subsidiary is developing digital comics, videos! Geoff Johns talks "Superman," and Jimmy Olsen! How to ease into long-running series! More!

Comics A.M. - "Cerebus" Creator Dave Sim Undergoes Surgery

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

Cartoonist had complained of severe stomach pains. Driver in ZombieWalk crash pleads not guilty. Remembering Wildcat artist Irwin Hasen. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Papercutz Loses LEGO License To Little, Brown; Sim Checks Into ER

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

"LEGO Ninjago" line has sold more than 2 million copies. "Mandrake" artist Fred Fredericks dies. Dave Sim checks himself into emergency room.

Comics A.M. - "Asterix" Art Raises $158K For "Charlie Hebdo" Victims

Mon, March 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Original art includes dedication from Albert Uderzo! Fantagraphics responds to "Palomar" library challenge! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins National Book Critics Circle Award

Fri, March 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" earns another major honor! Spotlight on Boston's Comicopia! A look at the career of Yoshihiro Tatsumi!

Comics A.M. - SDCC Parking Moves To Lottery System

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

Change affects convention center and six nearby lots! A look at Dark Horse's manga line! Chip Zdarsky talks "Howard the Duck" and more1

Comics A.M. - Sotheby's Comics Art Auction Rings Up $4.1 Million

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

Works by Herge, Tezuka, Pratt and Stevens among those sold! An excerpt from "Exploring Calvin and Hobbes"! Yen Press announces four manga licenses!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Drives Manga Sales Turnaround

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

Manga market in North America sees second year of growth! Black Mask Studios launches YouTube channel! Why is eBay deleting Marvel digital code listings?

Comics A.M. - Viz Sees 20% Rise In Shoujo Mange In Direct Market

Mon, March 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Viz Media executive talks sales, manga market! "Barney & Clyde" creators explain their "not-Muhammad" strip! A report from ComicsPRO meeting! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Do Kids Still Actually Read Comic Strips?

Fri, March 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Big Nate" creator says yes, just not in newspapers! Jeremy Holt on the origin of "Southern Dog"! Viz acquires "Bloody Mary" and "Honey So Sweet"!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast's Memoir Tops Bookstore Chart Again

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Saga," two volumes of "March," and "The Sculptor" round out top five! Interviews with Jeff Lemire, Shawn Martinbrough and Ed Piskor! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Police Disrupt Zunar Book Launch

Wed, March 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Authorities say cartoonist didn't have proper permit! Kevin Kallaugher wins Herblock Prize! Plus, Dinesh Shamdasani, Benjamin Percy and Simon Hanselmann!

Comics A.M. - CBLDF Responds To "Palomar" Library Challenge

Mon, March 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CBLDF questions reporting, district policy in New Mexico case! A look at manga sales trends in Japan and U.S.! Mark Waid on "Star Wars: Princess Leia"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Suspect Charged In Theft Of Comics Collection

Fri, February 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Vermont man pleads not guilty to 17 counts! Retailer optimism high for 2015! French political cartoon festival canceled amid security concerns! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Driver in ZombieWalk Crash Will Face Charges

Thu, February 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Man who drove into ZombieWalk crowd will be arraigned March 9! Illustrator Mel Crawford passes away. Georgetown University paper pulls cartoon amid protests!