Brigid Alverson

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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!

Comics A.M. - Flush With Cash, "Charlie Hebdo" Now At Crossroads

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

Rift forms as staff debates future of satire magazine! "Naruto," "Assassination Classroom" among Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize nominees! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Dark Horse To Release "Astro Boy" Omnibus

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

Osamu Tezuka's beloved creation gets 700-page collection in the fall! Scrutinizing Vertigo's direct market sales!

Comics A.M. - 40 Arrested In Japanese Crackdown On Illegal Uploads

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

Police searched 133 locations in nationwide roundup! Duane Swierczynski on dropping the f-bomb in an Archie comic! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Six GNs Up For Children's Choice Book Awards

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

Record number of graphic novels among finalists for kids' book award! Retailer makes the most out of comics ruined by water! When comics and music meet!

Comics A.M. - Tanzania Closes Newspaper Over Cartoon

Thu, February 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

GADO's cartoon criticized Tanzanian president! Duane Swierczynski talks "Black Hood"! Derf Backderf remembers NYT's David Carr! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Police Seize Copies of Zunar's New Book

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

Malaysian cartoonist was charged last week with sedition! Lynda Barry and Matt Groening on their friendly rivalry! The strange history of Harley Quinn!

Comics A.M. - Hayao Miyazaki Labels "Charlie Hebdo" Cartoons "A Mistake"

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

Legendary animator questions how caricatures were used. Indian cartoonist Rajinder Puri passes away. A look back at DC's "Prez." Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Koran Gets Manga Adaptation In Japan

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

East Press releases Koran manga adaptation! Ecuadorian cartoonist, paper ordered to apologize for making fun of politician's stutter! Garry Trudeau honored!

Comics A.M. - Final "Naruto" Sells 874,000 Copies In Its First Week

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

Final volume of "Naruto" tops Japan's weekly sales chart! A look at the pop-culture convention boom! The state of the digital comics market! More!

Comics A.M. - Veteran "Beano" Artist Andy Hutton Passes Away

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

The "Q-Bikes" creator dies at age 91. Kieron Gillen on Marvel's "Star Wars: Darth Vader"! New "Mark Trail" cartoonist is making big changes! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar Charged With Sedition

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

Zunar detained by police in Malaysia! Archie's Jon Goldwater on the relaunch! G. Willow Wilson and Marguerite K. Bennett talk "A-Force," "haterade" and more!

Comics A.M. - Taipei Comics Festival Expected to Draw 400,000

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

Five-day comics and animation festival kicks off in Taiwan! Kuala Lumpur police say they're investigating cartoonist and politician! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Effects Of The "Valkyrie Bump" On Sales

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

Spotlight on the Valkyries retail networking group! Interviews with Zunar, Roz Chast and the "Gotham Academy" creative team! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Strong Month in Bookstores For Female Creators

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

Six of Top 20 GNs sold in bookstores in January had female creators or co-creators! Mort Drucker honored! A look inside Humble Bundle!

Comics A.M. - Reflecting On The Loss Of A Comics Collection

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

Jim Wheelock on theft of his extensive collection! India's high court says cartooning no longer a "safe profession"! Ross Richie on 10 years of BOOM!

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist Defends "Muhammad" Caricature

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

Mohammed Sabaaneh summoned to Palestinian Authority over cartoon! Interviews with Scott McCloud, Daniel Clowes and Lisa Hanawalt! Plus much more!

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Waid's Alter Ego Shop is Now Aw Yeah Comics Muncie

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

Mark Waid announces some changes for his comics shop -- and talks about lessons he's learned in both the direct market and the digital realm.

Comics A.M. - Wow Cool Alternative Comics Store Robbed Again

Tue, February 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

California shop burglarized for the second time in two months! Cartoonist Zunar asked to speak at UN forum! FBI's file on Molly Crabapple is 7,500 pages long!

Comics A.M. - Restored "Detective Comics" #27 Could Fetch $100K

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

Restored copy of Batman's debut heads to auction! Cartoonist Joseph Farris passes away. A look at American attitudes about "Charlie Hebdo's" Muhammad cartoons!