Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Animator and Blogger Michael Sporn Passes Away

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

Oscar nominee Michael Sporn dies at age 67. Crunching GN numbers from New York Times bestseller lists! Interviews with Snyder, Van Lente and Carey and Gross!

Comics A.M. - Author's Crusade to Get Bill Finger Credit

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

Marc Tyler Nobleman's effort to get wider recognition for Batman's co-creator! Tulsa cartoonist Larry Pendleton passes away. Interviews with Burnham, Marz and Venditti!

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's the Black Comic Book Festival

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

Second annual Black Comic Book Festival kicks off today! Interviews with Ed Brubaker, Rick Remender, Joshua Hale Fialkov and MariNaomi! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Summoned After Offending Ecuador's President

Thu, January 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ecuador's new media regulator brings case against cartoonist Xavier Bonilla! A look back at attempts to remove comics from schools and libraries! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Steinberger on comiXology's Growth, What's Next

Wed, January 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Is curation coming to comiXology? Comics trends from 2013, and what to expect in 2014! "Superhobo" helps German homeless! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Taipei Festival Expected to Draw More Than 330,000

Mon, January 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Second Taipei comics and animation expo expected to draw even bigger crowds than first! Race and superhero comics! Chris Claremont talks "Marada the She-Wolf"!

Comics A.M. - Police Auction Off Criminal's Comics on eBay

Fri, January 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

U.K. police seize criminal's collection, sell it online! Avatar returns to Diamond Book Distributors! Liam Sharp talks Madefire! Ten great zombie manga! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Georgia Man Reports Theft of 30,000 Comics

Thu, January 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Nearly 30,000 comics missing from storage building! Marvel's Dan Buckley talks variants and Marvel NOW!, Interviews with Gilbert Hernandez and Greg Pak! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Case of Sherlock Holmes Rights Isn't Over Just Yet

Wed, January 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Conan Doyle estate considers appeal, points to trademarks! How Marvel coordinates print and film strategies! "The Clone Wars" heading to comics! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Image Has Impressive December in Bookstores

Tue, January 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Image lands nine titles in BookScan's Top 20 for December! "Jihad Jane" sentenced to 10 years for role in plot to kill cartoonist! "Speed Racer" rights revert to Tatsunoko!

Comics A.M. - Looking Back at the Year in Comics Business News

Mon, January 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

From sales growth to Apple's content policies -- 2013's top business events! More on Dark Horse's loss of "Star Wars" license! India Comic Con to expand! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Jihad Jane" Faces Lengthy Sentence For Cartoonist Murder Plot

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

Prosecutors seek "decades" in prison for woman who plotted to kill Swedish cartoonist! Neil Gaiman taking social-media sabbatical! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Google Granted Patent For Social Media Comics

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

Google apparently wants in on Bitstrips action! More best-of-2013 lists! What does 2014 have in store for digital comics? Ed Piskor! Plus much more!

Dean Haspiel Takes The Fox For a Silver Age Spin

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

Dean Haspiel explains the inspiration for his take "The Fox," saying, "I have been trying to ape the feeling I got when I saw 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' for the first time."

Jacob Chabot Lets Us in on Hello Kitty's Secrets

Tue, December 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist Jacob Chabot delves into the challenges of creating wordless stories for Perfect Square's Hello Kitty graphic novels.

P. Craig Russell on the New Edition of "Murder Mysteries"

Tue, December 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

With the announcement of Dark Horse's new edition of "Murder Mysteries," the acclaimed artist reflects on his adaptation of Neil Gaiman's short story.

EXCLUSIVE: Fantagraphics to Publish "Massive" Anthology of Gay Manga

Tue, December 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

With the closing of PictureBox, Fantagraphics has acquired the "Massive" collection of gay erotic manga. Translators Anne Ishii and Graham Kolbeins talk to ROBOT 6 about the book and the move.

Comics A.M. - Bitstrips' Big Year, and Even Bigger Plans

Tue, December 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Bistrips looks to find even more uses for its comics! Interviews with Nate Powell, Mike Mayhew and Kate Leth! Brandon Graham's "Empowered" process! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Kuroko's Basketball" Creator Breaks Silence on Threats

Mon, December 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Tadatoshi Fujimaki speaks following arrest of threat suspect! Jerry Fine, who introduced Joe Shuster to Jerry Siegel, passes away. Colleen Doran! Jeff Lemire! Plus more!

A Writer Writes! But It’s Not Quite That Easy...

Sat, December 28th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Spurred by some pointed writing advice from Brian Michael Bendis, ROBOT 6’s Brigid Alverson offers six tips of her own.

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