Brigid Alverson

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Articles By Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - The Effects Of The "Valkyrie Bump" On Sales

Mon, February 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Spotlight on the Valkyries retail networking group! Interviews with Zunar, Roz Chast and the "Gotham Academy" creative team! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Strong Month in Bookstores For Female Creators

Fri, February 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Six of Top 20 GNs sold in bookstores in January had female creators or co-creators! Mort Drucker honored! A look inside Humble Bundle!

Comics A.M. - Reflecting On The Loss Of A Comics Collection

Thu, February 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Wheelock on theft of his extensive collection! India's high court says cartooning no longer a "safe profession"! Ross Richie on 10 years of BOOM!

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist Defends "Muhammad" Caricature

Wed, February 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mohammed Sabaaneh summoned to Palestinian Authority over cartoon! Interviews with Scott McCloud, Daniel Clowes and Lisa Hanawalt! Plus much more!

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Waid's Alter Ego Shop is Now Aw Yeah Comics Muncie

Wed, February 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid announces some changes for his comics shop -- and talks about lessons he's learned in both the direct market and the digital realm.

Comics A.M. - Wow Cool Alternative Comics Store Robbed Again

Tue, February 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

California shop burglarized for the second time in two months! Cartoonist Zunar asked to speak at UN forum! FBI's file on Molly Crabapple is 7,500 pages long!

Comics A.M. - Restored "Detective Comics" #27 Could Fetch $100K

Mon, February 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Restored copy of Batman's debut heads to auction! Cartoonist Joseph Farris passes away. A look at American attitudes about "Charlie Hebdo's" Muhammad cartoons!

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake's FanX Kicks Off With Mayoral Decree

Fri, January 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

FanX organizers cap attendance at 70,000! A video report from Angoulême International Comics Festival! Bryan Talbot talks about his work! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Zunar Speaks Against "Cartoon" Government

Thu, January 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Malaysian cartoonist defiant following police raid! Human Rights Watch Asia calls raid “shocking and outrageous”! Ex-Archie editor Suzannah Rowntree joins Papercutz!

Comics A.M. - Police Raid Office Of Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar

Wed, January 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Police seize copies of Zunar's books, but cartoonist was in U.K.! "Charlie Hebdo" cartoonist on attacks, religion! Spotlight on artist Matt Haley! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Heavy Metal To Base Its Comics Line In Portland

Tue, January 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Heavy Metal co-owner talks plans for comics imprint! Indian editorial cartoonist R.K. Laxman passes away. Bookstore sales of adult fiction GNs rose 13% last year!

Comics A.M. - Cosplaying "Gunmen" Arrested On Way To G-Anime

Mon, January 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Camo-clad cosplayers arrested, fined for carrying fake weapons! Cartoonist seeks his stolen comics! Interviews with Gene Luen Yang and Stephan Pastis! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - French Teen Arrested For Posting "Charlie Hebdo" Parody

Fri, January 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

16-year-old charged with “advocating terrorism"! Diamond Book Distributors sees dip in sales in 2014! Japanese manga industry sees a rise! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Renewed Protest Over SodaStream's Angouleme Sponsorship

Thu, January 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Industry figures ask festival to cut ties with Israeli soft drink company! Dutch cartoonist Peter Pontiac dies. Marking the 75th anniversary of "Shadow Comics" #1!

Comics A.M. - The Competition For Comic-Con International

Wed, January 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

San Diego, L.A. and Anaheim make the pitch (again) for Comic-Con! Roz Chast's graphic memoir is a National Book Critics Circle finalist! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "8 Man" Creator Kazumasa Hirai Dies At Age 76

Tue, January 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kazumasa Hirai also wrote Spider-Man manga. Bombay High Court hears challenge to India's sedition act! Australian cartoonists participate in "Charlie Hebdo" exhibit!

Comics A.M. - U.K. Distributor Impossible Books Is Closing

Mon, January 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Impossible Books to shut down! Daryl Cagle's cartoon site hit by hackers! Why 2014 was a great year for women in comics! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Pakistan, Turkey and Taliban Condemn "Charlie Hebdo" Cover

Fri, January 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Pakistan's president seeks apology for cartoon of Prophet Muhammad! Funeral held for "Charlie Hebdo" cartoonist Tignous. Why Image's subscription service is important!

"Attack on Titan" Spinoff Coming Later This Year

Thu, January 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"The Science of Attack on Titan" arrives in the second half of 2015, explaining questions like what, exactly, Titans live on and how the walls were built.

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Massacre Survivor Recounts Attack

Thu, January 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Sigolène Vinson recalls events of Jan. 7. Angoulême festival announces special "Charlie Hebdo" award. A profile of Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick.