Brigid Alverson

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Articles By Brigid Alverson

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Gunmen Kill 12 at Office of French Satirical Magazine "Charlie Hebdo"

Wed, January 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The editor of the satirical magazine and three of the publication's best-known cartoonists are among the victims of masked gunmen.

Comics A.M. - First Second's Mark Siegel On "New Mainstream"

Wed, January 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Siegel talks 2014 and 2015, library market and more! A look at anime, manga and Japan's child porn laws! Nick Spencer on "Ant-Man"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Nostalgia, Franchises And The New Comics Economy

Tue, January 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A look at some of the big questions for 2015! Rob Guillory on the unexpected success of "Chew"! Dylan Horrocks discusses depression and creative frustrations!

Comics A.M. - Questions Surround Cherry City Comic Con

Mon, January 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Vendors seek refunds as organizer offers reassurance! The broadening audience for graphic novels! Kodansha moves toward same-day digital release of magazines!

In Andi Watson's "Princess Decomposia," Romance Is Undead

Sat, January 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The creator of "Gum Girl" and "Glister" talks with ROBOT 6 about his latest all-ages graphic novel, "Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula."

Ryan Sands Carves Out "Frontier's" 2015 Lineup

Fri, January 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Youth in Decline publisher discusses the impressive 2015 roster for his flagship anthology: Jillian Tamaki, Anna Deflorian, Becca Tobin and Michael DeForge.

Comics A.M. - The Rise, Decline and Rebirth of Valiant

Wed, December 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A profile of the revival of Valiant! San Diego juggles All-Star Game and Comic-Con in 2016! Kelly Sue DeConnick talks "Bitch Planet"! More of the best comics of 2014!

Comics A.M. - Theakston Threatens Action Against Kirby Museum

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

Artist says he'll file theft complain about photocopies of Kirby's pencils over holidays! The biggest comics news stories of 2014! A look at classic Disney Christmas comics!

Comics A.M. - Two Charged in Theft of $5,000 Worth of Comics

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

San Antonio police worked with stores to nab suspects! Humble Bundle sold $3M worth of digital comics in 2014 Indonesian editor could face blasphemy charges!

Fighting Sexual Violence in India with "Priya's Shakti"

Sun, December 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 talks with creators Ram Devenini and Dan Goldman about their comic, which uses elements of Indian religion & mythology to send a strong message about rape.

Comics A.M. - U.K. Publisher Great Beast to Close

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

Jan. 7 will be last day for nearly two-year-old publisher! Who prints the comics? Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido talk "Blacksad"! The lasting appeal of Archie!

Comics A.M. - How One Manga Publisher Is Expanding Into China

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

Kodansha publishes a magazine for Chinese readers featuring local artists! Superheroes and secret identities! MariNaomi on community and creator databases!

Eric Orchard on "Maddy Kettle," Depression and Mental Illness

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

The cartoonist tells ROBOT 6 about "Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Tumblewitch," growing up with a schizophrenic mother, and his own struggles with depression.

Comics A.M. - Putting "Star Wars" #1 Sales in Historical Context

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

Marvel's "Star Wars" #1 in 1977 also topped 1 million copies! Rosarium Publishing adds comics to its line! Interviews with Jason Latour and Isabel Greenberg!

Comics A.M. - Store Suffers Reported $300,000 Loss in Burglary

Wed, December 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Thieves steal comics, memorabilia from Kansas retailer! Jeff Lemire and Terry Dodson talk "Teen Titans: Earth One"! Plus, Gene Luen Yang and Babs Tarr!

Comics A.M. - At Long Last, "Blake And Mortimer" Gets A Prequel

Tue, December 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"The Staff of Plutarch" delves into the pasts of the classic characters! Interviews with Kelly Sue DeConnick and Kody Chamberlain! Plus, more best-of-the-year lists!

Comics A.M. - Furry Convention Disrupted By Chlorine Gas

Mon, December 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Police investigating incident that sent 19 to hospitals! ComicsPRO identifies ex-board member under investigation! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Cathy Camper!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Peter Woolcock Passes Away

Fri, December 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

88-year-old cartoonist struck by car while delivering cartoon. "Candorville's' Darrin Bell on Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. "Attack on Titan" tops used-bookstore sales.

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Won't Return to San Antonio in 2015

Thu, December 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Wizard World points to scheduling conflict for skipping San Antonio next year! "Luther" cartoonist Brumsic Brandon Jr., passes away. "Ms. Marvel" tops bookstore GN sales!

Comics A.M. - DMP Gives Tezuka Kickstarter Another Try

Wed, December 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

After a failed crowdfunding campaign, Digital Manga sets more modest goals! Interviews with Daryl Cagle, Roz Chast and Seiichi Hayashi! Plus much more!