Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Egyptian Cartoonist Mostafa Hussein Passes Away

Wed, August 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Controversial cartoonist was 79. For the first time, women win the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning! Oeming and Soma talk "Sinergy"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Man Accused in Tokyo Store Theft Turns Himself in

Tue, August 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mandarake had threatened to release his photo! Archie's Alex Segura talks Dark Circle! Israel Idonije strikes deal for NFL players to appear in his comics! Plus more

Comics A.M. - Customers Rally Around Store After Burglary

Mon, August 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Merchandise, art donated to help U.K. retailer! Frank Miller profiled! Interviews with Bryan Lee O'Malley, Peter Tomasi, and Michael Stock and Sina Grace! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Does SDCC Have a Case Against Salt Lake Comic Con?

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Utah attorney dissects SDCC's trademark arguments! Interviews with Ed Brubaker, Ed Piskor, Tula Lotay and David Ury! Hilary Price visits Mort Walker's studio!

SDCC: LGBT Comics for Young Readers, From Lumberjanes to Magical Boys

Fri, August 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A new wave of LGBT creators are making the comics they wished they had when they were younger.

Comics A.M. - Square Enix Halts "Hi Score Girl" Amid Copyright Claims

Thu, August 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

SNK Playmore says manga violates its copyrights! Interviews with Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver, Sonny Liew, and Wendy and Richard Pini! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Digital Landscape After the Amazon-comiXology Deal

Wed, August 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look at the state of the digital comics market! Interviews with Walt Simonson, Jeff Lemire and Chris Ware! FutureDude CEO on his company's transmedia plans!

Comics A.M. - Disney Layoffs Hit DisneyToon Studios

Tue, August 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Disney cuts as many as 17 positions in animated direct-to-video division! Editorial cartoonist Dan Lynch dies. Nate Powell and Andrew Aydin talk "March Book Two"!

Comics A.M. - Driver in ZombieWalk Accident Offers His Side

Mon, August 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Driver "felt awful" about hitting passerby! How some comics publishers lure bestselling novelists! A look has cosplayer harassment! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - O'Malley's "Seconds" Has Strong Bookstore Debut

Fri, August 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Both editions of Bryan Lee O'Malley's graphic novel land on July bookstore chart! Direct market retailers remain upbeat! A look back at first "TMNT' comics!

SDCC: Walking the Line Between Mainstream & Alternative

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

Nick Abadzis, Frank Cammuso, Kazu Kibuishi & Cecil Castelluci discuss whether their comics are "mainstream" or "alternative" -- and what each term means.

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!

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