Brigid Alverson

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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.

Comics A.M. - Manga Is 80% of Japan's Digital Book Market

Wed, January 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Japan's larger digital market is worth an estimated $710 million! The unlikely success of The Moomins! Jason Aaron talks "Star Wars"! Plus much more!

Al-Qaida Claims Responsibility for "Charlie Hebdo" Attack

Wed, January 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for the attack on the French satire magazine "Charlie Hebdo" that killed 12 people, including five prominent cartoonists.

Image, BOOM! Again Named Gem Awards Publishers of the Year

Fri, January 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Voted on by comics retailers, Image Comics and BOOM! Studios once again took honors as top publishers in their divisions.

Comics A.M. - Police Face "Charlie Hebdo" Suspects in Twin Siege

Fri, January 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Police surround suspected shooters, apparent accomplice takes hostages. "Charlie Hebdo's" anti-authoritarianism. Revisiting Draw Mohammad Day” cartoonist.

IMAGE EXPO: Humble Bundle Launches "Image Firsts" Bundle

Thu, January 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Humble Bundle kicks off the new year with an "Image Firsts" bundle, including the first "Walking Dead Compendium," "Saga Book One" and more.

Comics A.M. - Defiant "Charlie Hebdo" Plans to Publish Next Week

Thu, January 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Following deadly attack, satire magazine wants to demonstrate "stupidity will not win"! More reactions to shootings, plus a look at American plots to kill cartoonists.

Cartoonist Philippe Honoré Among "Charlie Hebdo" Victims

Thu, January 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Philippe Honoré, whose cartoon of ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was in the magazine’s last tweet before the attack, was among the victims.