Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - A Look at the 1964 New York Comic Con

Fri, October 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby attended fledgling con! Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa on the new Sabrina series! Paul Pope talks "Aurora West"! John Lewis to lead march, rally!

Comics A.M. - "Guardians" Clings to September Bookstore Chart

Thu, October 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

BookScan Top 20 dominated by old stalwarts! A visit to the Last Gap offices! A chat with Matt Groening and Lynda Barry! Lawn Con moves to larger digs! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Two GNs Among Inaugural Kirkus Prize Finalists

Wed, October 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" and "El Deafo" among nominees! "Astro Boy" prequel is in the works! DC Thomson to collect classic kids' comics!

Comics A.M. - Bestselling "One Piece" Spawns a Spinoff Series

Tue, September 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Manga will focus on Luffy and Straw Hat Pirates! Mark Waid discusses Thrillbent's strategy! Interviews with Jason Aaron, Trevor McCarthy and Simon Hanselmann!

Comics A.M. - "Kuroko's Basketball" Blackmailer Withdraws Appeal

Mon, September 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Man was convicted to four and a half years in prison for threats! India emerges as promising market for manga! Digital options for self-publishers! Plus much more!

Limited-Edition Batman Stamps to Debut at New York Comic Con

Mon, September 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

What do Batman, Janis Joplin and Julia Child have in common? If you guessed, "They just got their own stamp," you’re correct!

Comics A.M. - San Diego & Salt Lake Cons to Meet About Lawsuit

Fri, September 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Organizers to talk about possible settlement in trademark feud! More on Banned Books Week! Interviews with Gene Luen Yang and Justin Jordan!

Comics A.M. - Gaiman, McCloud & Smith on Banned Books Week

Thu, September 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Creators address importance of Banned Books Week! CBLDF's Charles Brownstein talks censorship! Interviews with Stan Lee, Robert Venditti and Van Jensen! More!

Comics A.M. - Jeff Smith, Keith Knight & More on Censorship

Wed, September 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Banned Books Week continues! Kindergarteners interview Jim Zub about "Figment"! Drew Friedman talks "Heroes of the Comics"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case Appealed to High Court

Tue, September 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Doyle estate wants justices to rescue Holmes from public domain! Spotlight on Stan Lee! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Scott Allie! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. "Attack on Titan" Will Likely End in Three Years

Mon, September 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hajime Isayama says he'd "like to end things quickly" with hit manga! Jeff Lemire on "The Valiant" and DC/Vertigo work! The history of First Second Books! Plus more!

Hassler Explains How Yen Press Landed "Big Hero 6" US Manga Rights

Fri, September 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Yen Press' Kurt Hassler tells CBR News how his company landed the American publication rights to Disney's manga, which is based on a Marvel property.

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Discusses Her National Book Award Nod

Fri, September 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"It’s good for cartoons, for the graphic form," the cartoonist says! Interviews with Alex de Campi, Gilbert Hernandez, Ben Katchor and MariNaomi! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Graphic Novel Sales Up 10 % in Bookstores This Year

Thu, September 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Neilsen BookScan shows increase over same period in 2013! Alison Bechdel announces new memoir! A defense of graphic novels in literary awards! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "The 99" Creator Discusses Fatwa, Death Threats

Wed, September 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Naif Al-Mutawa talks about life since Saudi ban! A look back at the comics scare of the '50s! Retailer Gods & Monsters to open in Orlando with 19,000 square feet of space!

Comics A.M. - Longtime Retailer Steve Koch Passes Away

Tue, September 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The owner of St. Louis' Comic Headquarters was 55. Neal Adams & Annie Koyama interviews! Fledgling Vietnam comics industry attracts young talent!

Comics A.M. - Pulitzer-Winning Cartoonist Tony Auth Passes Away

Mon, September 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Longtime Philadelphia Inquirer cartoonist dies at age 72. Spotlight on The Sakai Project fund-raiser! Interviews with Jules Feiffer, and Box Brown and Jared Smith!

Ignatz Awards Ceremony Capped Off By Mock Wedding

Sun, September 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Shiga, Meredith Gran, and Jillian and Mariko Tamaki were among the winners of SPX's festival prizes during a ceremony that featured a mock wedding.

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's Small Press Expo

Fri, September 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

SPX kicks off its 20th show on Saturday! Interviews with Farel Dalrymple, Frazer Irving, Tom Taylor, Tania Del Rio, Mick Gray and Katie Shanahan! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Axel Alonso on Marvel's Female Superheroes

Thu, September 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's editor-in-chief talks sexualization, diversity! Stewart Copeland opens pop-up comics shop in Nashville! Two retailers on the secrets of their success! More!