Brigid Alverson

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Watterson Reveals Angoulême Poster, Confirms He Won't Attend

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

"Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson has debuted the poster he designed for the 2015 Angoulême Comics Festival, though he won’t be attending the event.

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Speaks Out About Prosecution

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

Musa Kart faced nine years in prison over caricature! Robert Crumb and Gary Groth on "The Complete Zap Comix"! Could GamerGate happen in comics? Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Rhode Island Comic Con Exceeds Capacity

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

Organizers apologize for Saturday "hiccup"! Kelly Sue DeConnick on her vision for "Captain Marvel"! Talking horror with Mignola, Snyder and more!

Sam Costello on the Rebirth of Split Lip

Sun, November 2nd, 2014 | Category: Digital Comics

After shuttering his horror webcomics site in 2012, Sam Costello is back, with new stories and a new outlook.

Comics A.M. - Wally Wood Estate Sues Tatjana Wood Over Art

Fri, October 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist's estate seeks return of 150-200 pages of his art! Interviews with Howard Chaykin, Sandy Jarrell, Ed Piskor and Danny Fingeroth! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Big Hero 6" Drives Up Prices on Original Comics

Thu, October 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Would you pay $450 for "Sunfire & Big Hero Six" #1? Kelly Sue DeConnick on "Captain Marvel" movie! Kate Leth on the growing Valkyries retailer group!

Comics A.M. - Appeals Court Hears Marvel Copyright Dispute

Wed, October 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Disney and Stan Lee Media argue before 10th Circuit! "Naruto" finale to include full-color chapter! Interviews with Jeff Lemire and Brian Azzarello! Plus more!

Questioning Labels In LGBTQ Comics

Wed, October 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Creators raised fundamental questions about identity -- both inside and outside of comics -- at the LGBTQ Comics panel at New York Comic Con.

Comics A.M. - Was Marie Duval the Real Creator of Ally Sloper?

Tue, October 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Giving the "forgotten" Victorian cartoonist her due! "MAD" editors reflect on working with Don Martin! Interviews with the new "Batgirl" team, Jim Woodring and more!

Comics A.M. - Alexis Deacon Wins Observer/Cape/Comica Prize

Mon, October 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Alexis Deacon's "The River" wins graphic short story award! The transformation of Archie Comics! Jim Davis looks back on "Garfield’s Halloween Adventure"! Plus more!

Bill Nye and xkcd's Randall Munroe Match Wits at NYCC

Sun, October 26th, 2014 | Category: Digital Comics

Science fans packed the room when Bill Nye the Science Guy met the creator of the science/humor webcomic xkcd.

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins Kirkus Prize For Nonfiction

Fri, October 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" earns Kirkus Prize! Cartoonist acquitted of insulting Turkish president! Growing female audience in graphic novel market!

Comics A.M. - Thrillbent Launches New iPad App

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

App allows users to load comics in PDF, CBR and CBZ formats! Diamond cuts "Previews" price! Dark Horse to publishing "Nanjing: The Burning City"!

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Faces Prison For Caricature

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Former Turkish prime minister files criminal complaint! Darryl McDaniels on his new comics line! Are there parallels between comics and romance-novel industries?

Comics A.M. - DiDio and Lee on DC's Move, Changing Audience

Tue, October 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC co-publishers talk about state of market, growing female readership! Digital distributor iVerse to relaunch! U.K. man convicted for illegal manga, anime images!

NYCC: Friends, Family, Colleagues Remember Stan Goldberg

Mon, October 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

One of the final panels at New York Comic Con was a tribute to the late Stan Goldberg, famed Archie artist and influential Marvel colorist.

Comics A.M. - Is NYCC Really Bigger Than San Diego?

Mon, October 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Taking a closer look at NYCC's counting system! KaBOOM! offers a trick-or-treat pack! Latour and Rodriguez talk Spider-Gwen! Plus much more!

Survivors of the First Comic Con Gather at NYCC

Sun, October 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Len Wein, Bernie Bubnis and more gathered to recall when they were 16 years old and put together the very first comic con for 43 attendees.

NYCC: "Death Note" Artist Takeshi Obata on Building Characters

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

On his first North American visit, Takeshi Obata, the artist of "Hikaru No Go," "Death Note" & "Bakuman," spoke with CBR about bringing his stories to life.

Comics A.M. - $2,000 Dunny Figure Stolen At New York Comic Con

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Security video shows theft of one-of-a-kind figure! Chinese cartoonist seeks to remain in Japan! Shannon Watters talks "Lumberjanes"! A look at the collector market!

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