Brigid Alverson

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Annie Goetzinger Brings Vintage Couture to Life in "Girl in Dior"

Thu, May 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

More than just a pretty book, Annie Goetzinger explains to CBR how she captured the elegance, excitement -- and the struggles -- of a bygone era.

Comics A.M. - Nicaragua Denies Entry To French Cartoonist Jul

Thu, May 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Julien Berjeaut says he doesn't know why he was barred from Nicaragua! Noelle Stevenson talks "Lumberjanes," "Nimona"! How to caricature Hillary Clinton!

Comics A.M. - Hoopla Launches Digital Comics Service For Libraries

Wed, May 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Midwest Tape expands into digital books and comics! Trial begins for Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani! Neil Gamain chats with Jules Feiffer!

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Cartoonist Luz Resigns

Tue, May 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Renald Luzier says his job has become “too much to bear." Report details threats to cartoonists worldwide. George Miller talks "Mad Max" comics. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Kodansha Plans "Fairy Tail" "Master's Edition"

Mon, May 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Hiro Mashima’s fantasy-adventure manga is getting the deluxe treatment! A look at Muslim cartoonists critiquing ISIS! Listen to recordings of TCAF panels!

Comics A.M. - Comic Aims To Get Toy Guns Off The Streets

Fri, May 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cleveland group releases comic promoting gun safety, toy gun buybacks. Cartoonist Joel Kauffmann passes away.. Noelle Stevenson discusses "Nimona." More!

Comics A.M. - ReedPOP Expands to Austria With Vienna Comic Con

Thu, May 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Vienna Comic Con to kick off in November! Cartoonist Alison Bechdel on becoming “suddenly mainstream"! The joys and challenges of translating manga!

Comics A.M. - "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Creator Heads To Comic-Con

Wed, May 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kazuki Takahashi will be a guest in San Diego! "This One Summer" wins Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize! Interviews with Jillian Tamaki and David Gallaher!

Comics A.M. - DeConnick Named Among "Most Creative People In Business"

Tue, May 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Fast Company selects Kelly Sue DeConnick for its 2015 list! "Bad Blood" wins Bram Stoker Award! Mark Waid and Fiona Staples talk "Archie"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Muhammad Cartoonist To Be Added To "Hate Group" List

Wed, May 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Southern Poverty Law Center describes Bosch Fawstin's work as “virulently ugly” and “hate views." Investigation continues into foiled attack in Texas. Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Gaiman, Bechdel, Spiegelman Join PEN In Honoring "Charlie Hebdo"

Tue, May 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

They'll step in as table hosts following author boycott! Scottish fan stunned to learn his collection of "Oor Wullie" annuals is worth $38,000! Plus much more!

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Texas Shooting, but Police are Dubious

Tue, May 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the foiled attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon exhibit and competition, but investigators are leaning toward a different conclusion.

Comics A.M. - A Look At Banned Manga, From "Death Note" To "Ultraman"

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A rundown of some manga titles banned around the world! How one retailer markets children's and all-ages comics! The problem with DC’s new Super Hero Girls line!

Two Gunmen Killed At Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit In Texas

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Police killed two gunmen who shot a security guard Sunday at a controversial contest and exhibit of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Comics A.M. - Inker Rick Ketcham Passes Away

Fri, May 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ketcham's credits included "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Buffy." Signe Wilkinson wins two major awards. Interviews with Paul Tobin and Dean Haspiel, plus more.

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Artist "Tired" Of Drawing Muhammad

Thu, April 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Rénald "Luz" Luzier says he won't draw any more caricatures of Prophet Muhammad! Gene Luen Yang on "Avatar"! Tom Neely talks "Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever"!

Comics A.M. - Spiegelman Calls Removal Of "Maus" In Russia "A Real Shame"

Wed, April 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist addresses retailer fears amid Russian government crackdown! Al Hirschfeld's former home is for sale, and it includes a one-of-a-kind mural!

Comics A.M. - "Dragon Ball’s" Akira Toriyama To Write New Manga

Mon, April 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Toriyama will collaborate with "Video Girl Ai" artist Masakazu Katsura! Taking a look a the kids' comics market! Scott McCloud! BEK! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's C2E2

Fri, April 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, its future, and where to go and what to eat while you're there! A look at the popularity of "Attack on Titan"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins $250,000 Heinz Award

Thu, April 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist says she's "floored" by honor! Interviews with Daniel Clowes, Chip Zdarsky, and Bastien Vivès, Michael Sanlaville and Balak! Pre-Code horror!

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