Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - MegaCon Expected to Attract 70,000 This Weekend

Thu, March 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Convention could have $23 million impact on Orlando economy! Goldwater on a changing Archie! Richardson and Allie on Dark Horse's superheroes! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - NECA to Acquire Hastings in $21.4 Million Deal

Wed, March 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Entertainment chain agrees to merge with companies owned by Wizkids parent! Retailer Dennis Barger reflects on "PowerPuff Girls" controversy!

Comics A.M. - Winter Pours Cold Water on Comics' Hot Streak

Tue, March 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Has the latest sales "boom" reached its end? Interviews with Ales Kot, Jonathan Ross and Mike Dawson! Talking with manga translators! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Inaugural Indiana Comic Con Draws 15,000

Mon, March 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Indiana Comic Con sold out on Saturday! It was a chilly February for direct market sales! Kevin Eastman draws "Scratch9" variant! Denny O'Neil and Roger Stern!

Comics A.M. - "Kuroko's Basketball" Threat Suspect Admits to Charges

Fri, March 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Man tells court he was jealous of manga creator's success! A look back at Winter Brothers v DC Comics! Steranko on why he quit drawing comics! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - DC, Marvel Shut Out of February Bookstore Chart

Thu, March 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Image and Kodansha dominate BookScan Top 20! Dark Horse's Scott Allie on women in comics! Diamond reports just 50 street date violations last year! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Stroker McGurk" Creator Tom Medley Passes Away

Wed, March 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hot-rod cartoonist dies at age 93. Algerian cartoonist acquitted of insulting president! Ted Adams talks IDW! Neal Adams on his "Ra’s al Ghul Saga" covers! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - More Details Surface on Kadokawa's Manga App

Tue, March 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Digital service will offer first three chapters of manga for free! A closer look at Shiftylook shutdown! Scott Snyder talks Stephanie Brown and Harper Row! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Silver Spoon," and the Rise of ... Farming Manga?

Mon, March 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Agriculture may be Japan's next big manga genre! "Mark Trail" cartoonist Jack Elrod passes torch! Darwyn Cooke on what he learned from Will Eisner! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Manga Market Showing Signs of "Modest" Recovery

Fri, March 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse's Carl Horn on the state of the manga market! Interviews with Gene Luen Yang, Francoise Mouly and Charles Forsman! Another look at MangaBox! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Batmobile Copyright Fight Heading Back to Court

Thu, March 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Appeals court ruling could have wider ramifications! The enduring appeal of Mega Man! Bob Fingerman on "Maximum Minimum Wage"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience Adds KidCon

Wed, March 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Salt Lake Comic Con spinoff expands with kids' pavilion! Tunisian cartoonist released from prison! Filmmakers discuss "Stripped" documentary! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

Tue, March 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ComicWalker to launch March 22! Trondheim on Angoulême's Grand Prix! Bechdel on comics and the Bechdel Test! Kitchen recalls meeting Eisner! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Manga See Sales Boost From Streaming Anime

Mon, March 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Viz's "Blue Exorcist" among biggest beneficiaries of streaming! Wrap-up of ComicsPRO's annual meeting! When a city's only comic shop closes! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Omaha Store Pledges to Reopen After Fire

Fri, February 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

About half of inventory at Dragon's Lair Comics damaged by smoke and water! Remembering Bhob Stewart. A closer look at Patreon! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Nominees Announced For Cartoonist of the Year

Thu, February 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Miller, Pastis Price and Tatulli receive National Cartoonists Society nods! Tom Neely to provide Green Day cover art! Artist creates matchbook-size comics! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Pioneering Comics Journalist Bhob Stewart Dies

Wed, February 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Bhob Stewart passes away at age 76. Has digital brought back disposable comics? Gail Simone and Kate Leth! Five manga that should be licensed in the U.S.!

Comics A.M. - Taking a Closer Look at the Convention Boom

Tue, February 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ticket sales for U.S. conventions pegged at $600 million! Marvel's Isaac Perlmutter among “10 Inspirational Leaders Who Turned Around Their Companies”! Plus more!

Diamond Digital Shuts Down Friday, Purchases Remain Available via iVerse

Mon, February 24th, 2014 | Category: Digital Comics

Diamond Digital, will shut down on Friday, although titles purchased through the service will continue to be available via iVerse’s Comics Plus app.

Comics A.M. - Pardoned Tunisian Cartoonist May Remain in Prison

Fri, February 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jabeur Mejri still faces an older, unrelated charge! More on Top Shelf's DRM-free announcement! Chris Ware talks "Building Stories"! Plus more!