Brigid Alverson

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SDCC: Comics Entrepreneurs Talk Risk and Reward

Thu, August 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Four comics entrepreneurs discussed why they chose to strike out on their own rather than work for another publisher, with practical advice for would-be CEOs.

Comics A.M. - "Hi Score Girl" Recalled Amid Copyright Allegations

Thu, August 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Square Enix voluntarily recalls copies of manga! A look at effort to secure creators credit and compensation! Lucy Knisley talks "Relish" and "Something New"!

Comics A.M. - Ex-Intern Hits Marvel With Class-Action Wage Suit

Wed, August 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Unpaid intern claims Marvel owes back wages! Indian comics creator Pran Sharma dies at age 75. Interviews with Brian Michael Bendis and Paul Pope! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Viz Media Executives Talk State of Manga Market

Tue, August 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Viz products carried by 64% of Diamond accounts! Anthony Del Col talks "Kill Shakespeare"! Marc Bernardin on "Genius," and race in comics! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Ganbare Goemon" Creator Hiroshi Obi Dies

Mon, August 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Manga creator Hiroshi Obi passes away. Filip Sablik on marketing "Lumberjanes"! Interviews with Diana Tamblyn, Shawn Martinbrough and Janelle Hessig!

SDCC: Tales from the (Comics) Code

Sat, August 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A panel sponsored by the CBLDF included first-hand accounts from Paul Levitz and a former Comics Code reviewer about how the Code changed comics.

Comics A.M. - "Annie" Writer Jay Maeder Passes Away

Fri, August 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Maeder, 67, was comic strip's final writer. A round-up of SDCC manga news! The significance of Marvel's Storm! Drew Friedman talks "Heroes of Comics"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - SCOTUSblog Co-Founder Joins Kirby Heirs' Appeal

Thu, July 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jack Kirby heirs' Supreme Court petition gains some legal muscle! Politician's bus takes up five spaces in comic store parking lot -- on a Wednesday! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - In San Diego, "Comics Had a Great Convention"

Wed, July 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Image's David Brothers on why SDCC 2014 was great for comics! Report: Archie's Nancy Silberkleit escorted from booth by police! A look at changing digital landscape!

SDCC: Abrams Announces New 'Peanuts' Book, "My Friend Dahmer" Follow-Up & More

Tue, July 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A book that looks at Charles Schulz as an artist, Derf Backderf's "My Friend Dahmer" follow-up and Eddie Pittman's "Red's Planet" were unveiled at the Abrams panel.

Comics A.M. - Japan Launches Anti-Piracy Initiative

Tue, July 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Japanese government joins with anime and manga companies! Examining the new Thor, and female readership! Interviews with Rutu Modan and Box Brown! Plus more!

SDCC: ComiXology CEO Explains New DRM-Free Backup Program

Thu, July 24th, 2014 | Category: Digital Comics

CEO David Steinberger explains a major change in comiXology's business model, allowing users to download DRM-free backups of some of its comics.

Comics A.M. - South Korea Court Rules "One Piece" Show Can Go On

Tue, July 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Exhibit was canceled because of images resembling Rising Sun flag! Gauging the size of superhero comics' female audience! Characters that have changed race, gender!

Comics A.M. - Police Accused of Pre-SDCC Homeless Crackdown

Mon, July 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

San Diego officials deny that police are removing homeless near convention center! A snapshot of digital comics models! Is DC lagging behind Marvel in character diversity?

Comics A.M. - Alcaraz's "Hate City" Cartoons Spark Legal Threat

Fri, July 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Murrieta, California's PR consultant in dust-up with editorial cartoonist! Interviews with Bryan Lee O'Malley, Faith Erin Hicks, Jeffrey Brown and Ales Kot! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Archie Comics Responds to Singapore Ban

Thu, July 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Archie Co-CEO addresses ban of volume featuring Kevin Keller's wedding! How might a possible Fox/Time Warner merger affect superhero movies? Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Conquers Bookstores in June

Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Eight volumes of "Attack on Titan" land on BookScan chart! Size of comic market estimated at $850 million in 2013! Tom Taylor talks "Injustice" and "Earth 2"!

Comics A.M. - A Half-Century of "Archie," By Circulation Figures

Tue, July 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Tracing the (sales) life of "Archie"! Bryan Lee O'Malley talks "Seconds"! Nate Powell on the "March: Book Two" cover! Emily Carroll discusses her creepy comics! More!

Comics A.M. - Russian Media Watchdog Eyes Marvel's "Avengers"

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Are Marvel comics "“propaganda of a cult of violence"? For the first time, an Archie title tops the direct market graphic novel chart! Allentown Comic Con draws 4,000!

Comics A.M. - Digital Sales Grew to $90 Million in 2013

Fri, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Sales of digital comics rose $29 percent over 2012! Joshua Hale Fialkov on "The Life After" and creator-owned comics! Art Spiegelman discusses Winsor McCay!