Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Canadian Man Jailed For Watching Illegal Anime Porn

Wed, September 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Man gets jail time for watching "hentai" featuring underage characters! Dublin International Comic Expo spotlights harassment policy! This weekend, it's SPX!

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake Comic Con Attendees Were Mostly Local

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Tourism group estimates 15% of con attendees were from out of state! Indian cartoonist Kanika Mishra stands up to religious leader! A spotlight on "Viz"!

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake Comic Con Draws a Reported 120,000

Mon, September 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Fledgling convention on par with SDCC and NYCC! Latest volume of "The Walking Dead" tops bookstore sales! Interviews with Mark Millar and John Porcellino! More!

Comics A.M. - The Changing Demographics of the Comics Industry

Fri, September 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look at the rise, and influence, of female fandom! About 500 creators expected at Baltimore Comic-Con! Interviews with Jen Van Meter, Jake Parker and Nate Cooper!

Comics A.M. - Why Two Dealers Paid $3.2M For "Action Comics" #1

Thu, September 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Owners of Metropolis Collectibles say it was "a good price"! Sega has a gripe with Square Enix, "Hi Score Girl"! New volume of "One Piece" to debut with 4 million copies!

Comics A.M. - Warner Bros. Plans Buyouts, Possible Layoffs

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Warner Bros. eyes cuts as part of a plan to boost profits! Man who admitted to sending "Kuroko’s Basketball" threat letters wants conviction overturned! Plus more!

Texas Pastor Petitions City Council to Remove Vampire Books From Local Library

Sat, August 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A pastor in Cleveland, Texas, has called for the removal of "occult" books from the teen room at the local library, including the manga "Vampire Knight."

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Doesn't Rule Out Staying in San Diego

Fri, August 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Convention center expansion isn't only factor in organizers' decision! Interviews with Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Ales Kot! Lynda Barry speaks at Willlamette University!

Comics A.M. - "Kuroko's Basketball" Manga Comes to an End

Thu, August 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Manga's final chapter to appear in Sept. 1 issue of "Shonen Jump"! David Henrie and Caleb Monroe talk "Cloaks"! Ruben Bolling's advice for comic strip creators!

Comics A.M. - A Look at the Diversity of the Batman Family

Wed, August 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The diverse characters of Gotham! Waid on "Everstar" and supporting comics for young readers! Davis talks "How to Be Happy"! Dalrymple on "The Wrenchies"!

Comics A.M. - Mimi Pond Wins PEN Center USA Literary Award

Tue, August 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Over Easy" recognized by PEN Center USA! Dark Horse expands slate of children's titles! Jules Feiffer talks "Kill My Mother"! Antony Johnston on "The Fuse"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - At Dubai Con, Women Artists Outnumbered Men

Mon, August 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look inside Middle East Comic Con! Profiles of Jules Feiffer and Ed Piskor! The worst parents in comics! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Chinese Cartoonist Fears Returning Home

Fri, August 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Wang Liming had been called "traitor" online! "Outlander" author Diana Gabaldon talks comics! Interviews with Charles Burns, David Aja and Elena Casagrande!

Comics A.M. - Police Seek More Video of ZombieWalk Crash

Thu, August 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

San Diego police ask for help in investigation! Man sentenced for sending "Kuroko’s Basketball" threat letters! "Candorville" pays tribute to Robin Williams!

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!

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