Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Happy 80th Birthday, Donald Duck

Mon, June 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Donald Duck debuted 80 years ago today! South African cartoonist Zapiro speaks out about controversial cartoon! Roy Thomas, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction!

Comics A.M. - Phoenix Comicon Disrupted By Malfunctioning Fire Alarm

Fri, June 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Phoenix Convention Center evacuated for about 30 minutes! Michigan retailers reflect on 35 years in business! Gail Simone talks "Leaving Megalopolis"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Image, Kodansha Dominate May Bookstore Chart

Thu, June 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Attack on Titan" claims top two spots! Japan's proposed child pornography law to exclude manga, anime! The role of political cartoonists! Plus more!

Pinchuk Brings Mattel's "Max Steel" To Comic Book Life

Wed, June 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Comics came first for Tom Pinchuk, but working in animation has changed the way he writes Mattel's "Max Steel" for the printed page.

Comics A.M. - Judge Places Hold on Hastings Sale

Wed, June 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Temporary restraining order halts $21.4 million merger! Barnes & Noble steps into Amazon/Hachette feud, offering discounts! Graphic novels at Book Expo America!

Comics A.M. - Ontario Family Selling 25,000 Comics For Charity

Tue, June 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The collection will be sold Saturday out of their garage! Nicole J. Georges’ "Calling Dr. Laura" wins Lambda Literary Award! Jeff Lemire on resurrecting the Longbow Hunters!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Unseats Bestselling "One Piece"

Mon, June 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Attack on Titan" outsells "One Piece" in Japan in first half of 2014! Jim Lee talks 75 years of Batman! More on BookCon! Plus, Charles Soule and Noah Van Sciver!

Comics A.M. - Book Expo America's Comic Con Makeover

Fri, May 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look at Saturday's BookCon, "where storytelling and pop culture collide"! Dynamite announces "Shaft" deal! Soule talks "Swamp Thing," "Superman/Wonder Woman"!

Comics A.M. - Amazon Breaks Silence in Hachette Dispute

Thu, May 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

And Hachette responds! Looking back on the first two years of Valiant! "One Piece" to go on hiatus for two weeks! Plus, examining (arguably) the world's first comic!

Comics A.M. - MCM London Comic Con Draws a Reported 101,600

Wed, May 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Organizers dub it "the largest event of its kind ever held in the U.K.”! John Carpenter and Eric Powell on "Big Trouble in Little China"! Stan Lee and Chris Claremont talk X-Men!

Akira Himekawa On Inspiration, "Zelda" and "My Little Pony"

Tue, May 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The artists who draw the "Legend of Zelda" and "My Little Pony" manga discuss traveling around the world, gathering inspiration for their own projects.

Comics A.M. - Amazon Backs Off Marvel in Hachette Dispute

Tue, May 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

But the retail giant doubles down on Hachette's Yen Press imprint! Retailers ordered 4.65 million comics for FCBD! Interviews with Jack Elrod, Kate Leth, Daniel Clowes!

Ian Edginton on Mechanical Universes and "Brass Sun"

Sun, May 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Acclaimed writer Ian Edginton discusses world building and serial storytelling in his latest 2000 AD collaboration with artist INJ Culbard.

Creators Explain Why Queer Comics Aren't What They Used To Be

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

LBGTQ comics have come a long way in the past ten years according to panelists at TCAF -- but plenty of challenges remain for creators.

Comics A.M. - Tunisian Court Denies Cartoonist's Appeal

Fri, May 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jabeur Mejri sentenced to eight months for insulting a public official! Three arrested in comic shop break-in! Telgemeier's "Sisters" to receive 200,000-copy print run!

Comics A.M. - Nearly 50% of Comics Kickstarter Projects Succeed

Thu, May 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Comics success rate higher than general publishing on crowdfunding platform! Interviews with Mark Millar! Kelly Sue DeConnick! Emma Rios! Brandon Easton!

Darwyn Cooke On Choreographing Comics Action, Life After "Parker"

Wed, May 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

At TCAF, Darwyn Cooke spoke about the changing comics scene, the kinetics of his Parker graphic novels and his uncertainty about the future.

Comics A.M. - C2E2 Sees Growth in Attendance, Floor Space

Tue, May 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

C2E2 attendance rises 18%, to 62,900! Golden Age creator Morris Weiss passes away. Motor City Comic Con draws about 40,000! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - In Larger Venue, Dallas Comic Con Draws Big Crowd

Mon, May 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Early estimates place attendance at 45,000! Kadokawa merging with Dwango! Connecticut store evolves beyond comics! Raina Telgemeier! Vivek Tiwary!

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, Motor City Comic Con Marks 25 Years

Fri, May 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

25th annual Motor City Comic Con kicks off today! Another look at Image's Humble Bundle! The Top 10 all-ages webcomics! The rise of LGBT comics characters!