Brigid Alverson

Contributing Writer

Articles By Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - A Nonprofit Alternative For Some Publishers?

Tue, July 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Is a nonprofit model a viable option for alt-comics publishers? Remembering Etta Hulme. Warren Ellis & Tula Lotay on "Supreme: Blue Rose"! Ed Brubaker talks "Velvet"!

Comics A.M. - Canada's Johnny Canuck Poised For Revival

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Archivist looks to collect adventures of Golden Age hero! Madefire branches out into Windows 8! Mike Mayhew on "The Star Wars"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Bill Watterson's "Pearls" Art to Be Sold For Charity

Fri, June 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist's "Pearls Before Swine" art will go up for auction in August! Tech news site abruptly fires Ted Rall! Editorial cartoonist Etta Hulme passes away. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - A Closer Look at Barnes & Noble Split, Nook's Future

Thu, June 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

What plan could mean for retail stores and the tablet! The popularity of hardcore gay manga in the U.S.! John Romita Jr.! Neal Adams! Esther Pearl Watson! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Asbury Park Comicon Changes Cities, Name

Wed, June 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

East Coast Comicon set for April 2015 in Secaucus, New Jersey! "Weatherbird" cartoonist Amadee Wohlschlaeger passes away. A look at creator-owned comics!

Comics A.M. - Judge Lifts Order Blocking Hastings Sale

Tue, June 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hastings shareholders expected to approve $21.4 million sale next month! Interviews with Gene Luen Yang, David Dwonch and Fritz Casas! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Philadelphia's $5.9M Economic Impact

Mon, June 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Big crowds, but not such a big economic impact? John Romita Jr. on making the leap to DC! A first-timers report from Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - The Secret of Batman's Enduring Appeal

Fri, June 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Why, after 75 years, the Dark Knight remains popular! Economics of creator-owned comics! Wizard World Philadelphia! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Taking a Stand Against Harassment at Cons

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

What some women are doing to address harassment at conventions! Interviews with Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, Nick Bertozzi and Gene Luen Yang! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Gallery's Denver Comic Con Proceeds Stolen

Wed, June 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Thief takes cash, special orders from gallery owners! Japan bans child porn but exempts manga and anime! Gail Simone talks "Batgirl"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Begins Prison Sentence

Tue, June 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mehmet Düzenli convicted of insulting controversial Muslim preacher! A look at May's direct market numbers! CLAMP launching new series based on "Tsubasa"!

Comics A.M. - Denver Comic Con Attendance Grows to 86,500

Mon, June 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Attendance increases from 61,000 in 2013! Copy of Sakyo Komatsu's first manga, from 1948, discovered in U.S.! Interviews with Walter Simonson and Marv Wolfman!

Helping Kids Make Comics at 916 Ink

Sun, June 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Eben Burgoon tells ROBOT 6 about the 6-week workshop he led for the California nonprofit 916 Ink to teach elementary students how to create comics.

Comics A.M. - Stan Lee Greeted in Sydney With "Captain Australia" Shield

Fri, June 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Fans welcome Lee with gold-and-green shield! Anti-Muslim Chick tract sparks complaint! Frank Miller would like to write Captain America!

Comics A.M. - Retailer Geoffrey Patterson Passes Away

Thu, June 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Colorful owner of Geoffrey's Comic Shop dies at age 72. Denver Comic Con expected to draw 72,000 this weekend. The fall and rise of Houston's con scene. Plus more!

A Creator's Eye View of Graphicly

Wed, June 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A creator who self-published through Graphicly discusses claims about lack of payment, incorrect sales tracking and poor communication.

Comics A.M. - Relaunched Eagle Awards Renamed Again

Wed, June 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Stan Lee Eagle Awards are now True Believers Comic Awards! A response to Dixon and Rivoche’s editorial on comics liberalism! Caitlin Kittredge on "Coffin Hill"! More!

Comics A.M. - "Sherman's Lagoon" Creator Visits Ocean Floor

Tue, June 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Toomey getting up-close look at deep-sea life! Roz Chast talks "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" Rise of manga museums in Japan! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Happy 80th Birthday, Donald Duck

Mon, June 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Donald Duck debuted 80 years ago today! South African cartoonist Zapiro speaks out about controversial cartoon! Roy Thomas, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction!

Comics A.M. - Phoenix Comicon Disrupted By Malfunctioning Fire Alarm

Fri, June 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Phoenix Convention Center evacuated for about 30 minutes! Michigan retailers reflect on 35 years in business! Gail Simone talks "Leaving Megalopolis"! Plus more!