Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Ben Hatke's "Little Robot" Wins Children's Literature Award

Tue, January 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Little Robot" wins Gryphon Award! Comic-Con reveals more special guests! Tour Julia Wertz's Brooklyn apartment! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Complete Set of Marvel Comics Sells For $200,000

Mon, January 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Collection filled 106 longboxes! Belgian creator Hermann says he'd accept Grand Prix d’Angouleme! How IDW, Dynamite and BOOM! have grown! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Black Keys' Daniel Auerbach to Create Comic Soundtrack

Fri, January 22nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Musician to release album inspired by "Murder Ballads"! Yang, Piskor and more among National Book Festival guests! Plus much more!

Finalist Claire Wendling Doesn't Want Angouleme Grand Prix

Fri, January 22nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest twist in the story, French illustrator Claire Wendling has asked people not to vote for her to receive the Grand Prix d'Angouleme.

Comics A.M. - Viz Media Expands Walmart Deal, Makes Best Buy Debut

Thu, January 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Manga publisher increases presence at Walmart! Queen Rania of Jordan responds to "Charlie Hebdo" cartoon! British artist Andrew Johnson dies.

Comics A.M. - The Changing Industry and Its Changing Audience

Wed, January 20th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

What's behind the seismic changes? Marvel's "Secret Wars," explained! Eric Stephenson talks Image! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Ta-Nehisi Coates Among Book Critics Award Finalists

Tue, January 19th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Ta-Nehisi Coates a finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award! The resurgence of interest in Jack Kirby! Comic-Con announces more special guests!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan: No Regrets" DVDs to Be Bundled With Manga

Mon, January 18th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Kodansha will release DVDs with special editions of "Attack on Titan"! Artist Ibramhim Moustafa talks "Doctor Fate"! Kate Evans on "Red Rosa"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Cartoon Sparks Outrage

Fri, January 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Charlie Hebdo" cartoon ignites charges of racism! A look at the French comic that may have influenced "Star Wars"! Interview with Eleanor Davis! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - 78-Year-Old Collector Has "Rescued" 75,000 Comics

Thu, January 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

South Dakota man doesn't read comics, he just saves them! Cartoonists claim censorship in "Charlie Hebdo" anniversary exhibit! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Complete Set of Marvel Comics Goes Up For Sale

Wed, January 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Collection boasts from "Fantastic Four" #1 through 2015! ComicFlix creates comics from video! How political cartooning has changed, post-"Charlie Hebdo"!

Comics A.M. - "Roller Girl" Names As Newbery Honor Book

Tue, January 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Victoria Jamieson graphic novel recognized by ALA! "The Walking Dead" leads December bookstore sales! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Asterix" Still Reigns Supreme in France

Mon, January 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

A look at the French comics market! The history of kids' comics! A talk with "March" writer John Lewis! The "Superheroes in Gotham” exhibit!

Despite Progress, Grand Prix d’Angouleme's All-Male Slate of Nominees Shows Gender Bias in Comics Remains

Fri, January 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Brigid Alverson explains why the all-male slate of nominees for the Grand Prix d’Angouleme is disheartening, but the response to it is exhilarating.

Comics A.M. - The Convention Market is "Starting to Saturate"

Fri, January 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

ReedPOP's Fensterman on NYCC and convention market! Raina Telgemeier rules the NYT bestseller list! A year after the "Charlie Hebdo" attack! Plus more!

Under Fire, Angouleme Will Leave Grand Prix to the "Free Will" of Voters

Thu, January 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The Angouleme International Comics Festival announced it won't propose any nominees, and will instead allow voters to elect whomever they like.

Angouleme to Add Women Creators to List of Grand Prix Nominees

Wed, January 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Reacting to a growing boycott, organizers of the Angouleme International Comics Festival announced they'll include female creators on the Grand Prix longlist.

10 Creators Withdraw Names From Angouleme Grand Prix List

Wed, January 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Daniel Clowes, Milo Manara, Chris Ware and others have withdrawn their names from consideration for the Grand Prix d'Angouleme. Updated!

Angouleme Grand Prix's Male-Only Long List Sparks Call For Boycott

Tue, January 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Not a single female creator is among the 30 candidates for the Angouleme International Comics Festival's 2016 lifetime achievement award.

Artist Charged in Alleged "Kung Fu Panda" Shakedown

Tue, January 5th, 2016 | Category: Film

A Massachusetts man has been indicted on charges stemming from his failed copyright-infringement lawsuit against DreamWorks Animation.

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