Brigid Alverson

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Ty Templeton in "Critical but Stable Condition" After Heart Attack

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer and artist Ty Templeton, known for his work on "The Batman Adventures" and his own "Bun Toons," is in a medically induced coma after suffering a heart attack.

Comics A.M. - Artist Stands By Controversial "Gun Culture" Cartoon

Wed, April 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Milt Priggee says his goal was to make readers think critically about gun culture. A look at the North American manga industry. Daniel Clowes talks "Eightball."

Comics A.M. - A Closer Look At "Most Challenged" Comics

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Drama's" Telgemeier and CBLDF's Brownstein talk challenged books! Scribd's digital comics service was its most successful launch to date! Plus more!

Comics A.M. New York Retailer Michael Bradley Passes Away

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bradley owned Collectors Kingdom in Huntington Station, New York. A look at Farrago Comics. Interviews with Keith Knight and Sydney Padua. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "One Piece" Vol. 77 Sells 1.67M Copies In First Week

Thu, April 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Manga sets new weekly sales record for 2015! Cherry City Comic Con's new owner promises "this is not last year’s show"! Plus, much more!

Comics A.M. - "Inu x Boku SS" Creator Cocoa Fujiwara Has Died

Wed, April 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The 31-year-old manga artist started her career at age 15. Jennifer de Guzman leaves Image Comics! Dallas Middaugh joins Crunchyroll! A look at recolored reprints!

Comics A.M. - The Hugo Awards, And The Politics Of Fandom

Tue, April 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A look at this year's controversy, "and the politicization of just about everything"! 2000AD's march into the U.S. market! "Borb's" Jason Little talks process! More!

Comics A.M. - Hammer-Wielding Woman Arrested In Store Robbery

Mon, April 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Suspect allegedly set down hammer to pick up comic! IDW reported more than $25 million in revenues last year! Bill Watterson interviews Richard Thompson!

Reflecting On The End Of "Blade Of The Immortal"

Sun, April 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With the conclusion of Hiroaki Samura’s samurai tale, Dark Horse editor Philip Simon discusses how the manga, and the manga market, changed in the past 20 years.

Spike Trotman On The Business Of Comics

Sat, April 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The creator of "Templar, Arizona" talks with ROBOT 6 about her small press Iron Circus Comics, Kickstarter and her upcoming publishing plans.

Comics A.M. - Malaysia's Zunar Charged With 9 Counts of Sedition

Fri, April 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Defiant cartoonist could face 43 years in prison! Craig Yoe on long-lost "Milt Gross’ New York"! 14 environmentally themed comics to consider for Earth Day!

Comics A.M. - "MAD" Veteran Tom Koch Passes Away

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The writer worked more than magazine for nearly four decades. Cartoonist Jim Whiting dies at age 87. "Naruto" tops March bookstore sales! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Mile High To Hold Auction For Family Of Teen Driver

Wed, April 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Store to help with burial costs of teen killed when car crashed into building. Tokyo man charged with pirating manga! Interviews with Ted Adams and Gail Simone!

Comics A.M. - Parent To Appeal School District's "Palomar" Ruling

Tue, March 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New Mexico parent insists Gilbert Hernandez book doesn't belong in high school library! Manga that borrow from U.S. and European culture! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Driver Killed When Car Slams Into Mile High Comics

Mon, March 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

No one was in Denver store at time of crash! Remembering Roy Doty! Pierre Christin talks "Robert Moses"! Dana Simpson on newly syndicated "Phoebe and Her Unicorn"!

Comics A.M. - US Airdrops Gory Anti-ISIS Cartoon Over Syria

Fri, March 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

An Air Force F-15 dropped 60,000 leaflets over ISIS-held Raqqa! "Beano's" Nigel Parkinson reflects on his career! Neil Gaiman talks with Michal Chabon!

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Spinoff Miniseries To Launch In April

Thu, March 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New "Naruto" story to debut in April 27 issue of Japan's "Shonen Jump"! Turkish cartoonists fined for allegedly insulting president! Scott McCloud on "The Sculptor"!

Comics A.M. - "MAD" Veteran Lou Silverstone Passes Away

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

Writer's credits included "Cracked" and "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents." Troubled Cherry City Comic Con has a new owner! George R.R. Martin goes to the comics shop!

Comics A.M. - What Does The Future Hold For Conventions?

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

From consolidation to oversaturation, a look at comic con trends! Former detective reclaims long-lost comics! Interviews with Grant Morrison and Ken Niimura!

Comics A.M. - Mad Dash For Comic-Con Hotel Rooms Is Tuesday

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

Discounted room block goes on sale Tuesday morning! Remembering cartoonist Jim Berry. Japanese anti-piracy campaign has removed 700,000 illegal files!

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