Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. | Iranian Cartoonist Released From Prison

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Malaysian cartoonist Zunar presented with the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Award! Cece Bell’s "El Deafo" wins the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award! More!

J.T. Yost On "Bottoms Up" Anthology And Indie Publishing

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The publisher and distributor discusses his new anthology, about hitting rock bottom, and how his small-press business works.

Comics A.M. | Farm News Fires Rick Friday Amid Comic Strip Controversy

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Filip Sablik talks about BOOM! Studios’ "Lumberjanes" and "Giant Days"! Marieke Davis creates art for the visually impaired! Motor City Comic Con expands!

Comics A.M. | How An aneurysm Led To The Creation Of Koyama Press

Mon, May 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

Koyama Press profiled! Go inside the Art of EC Comics! Interviews with Tom Smith and Joe Simon's granddaughter Megan Margulies!

Comics A.M. - New "Cardcaptor Sakura" Manga to Launch in June

Wed, April 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CLAMP revisits hit shoujo manga! "The Sandman: Overture" among Hugo nominees! Interviews with Simon Hanselmann and Robb Armstrong! More!

Comics A.M. - Wizard World CEO Resigns After $4.3 Million Loss

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

Wizard World names new CEO! Judge won't stop Houston con from using "Space City" name! Interviews with Julie Doucet and David Walker!

Comics A.M. - Accused Salt Lake Comic Con Impostor Gets New Lawyer

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

Judge throws out plea in Salt Lake Comic Con case! Iranian cartoonist could be released from prison next month! Dwayne McDuffie Awards nominees!

"Andre the Giant," "Bounce!" Lead Glyph Awards Nominees

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

"Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven" and "Bounce!" lead the field for the 2016 Glyph Awards with three nominations each.

Comics A.M. - Hundreds Turn Out For Fan's Cosplay Funeral

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

Friends, family pay tribute to cosplayer. Looking at Vertigo's sales in wake of "restructuring." Advice for convention venues and hotels. Plus more.

Drawn & Quarterly Leads Doug Wright Awards Nominees

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

Kate Beaton, Seth and Jillian Tamaki are among the nominees for the 2016 Doug Wright Awards, which honor work by Canadian creators.

Comics A.M. - Ringleader Gets 20 Years in Death of Comic Collector

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

Businessman pleads guilty to role in robbery! Marvel's 1977 "Star Wars" #1 sells for $7,200! "Late Night's" Seth Meyers talks comics! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Nick Sousanis’ "Unflattening" Wins Lynd Ward Prize

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

"Unflattening" wins 2016 Lynd Ward Prize! "Neomad" earns Australia's Gold Ledger award! Interviews with Simon Hanselmann and Ian Richardson!

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Suffers $4.3 Million Loss in 2015

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

Wizard World took a financial hit last year! "Rat Queens" goes on hiatus! Jack Ohman on winning the Pulitzer for cartooning! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Rare Original "Tintin" Art Goes Up For Auction

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

Herge artwork heads to auction! Richmond retailer David Luebke passes away. A local look at the 1950s comics scare! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Viz Licenses "Naruto" and "Tokyo Ghoul" Novels

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

Viz also picks up "Gangsta" manga spinoff! Malaysian High Court rejects Zunar's challenge! Interviews with Tom Toles and Daniel Clowes!

Comics A.M. -- Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins PEN Literary Award

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

"Black Panther" writer honored for his memoir! Ryan North talks "Squirrel Girl"! What's the best way to buy your digital manga? Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Arab of the Future" Wins LA Times Book Prize

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

Riad Sattouf's graphic memoir wins LA Times Book Prize! Wimberly on the new edition of "Prince of Cats"! Interview with Eleanor Davis! Plus more!

"Skip to the End" In Holt & Diotto's Nirvana-Inspired Time Travel Tale

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

Co-creator Jeremy Holt discusses his and artist Alex Diotto's rock n roll themed tale of time travel, narcotic addiction and the power of music.

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa Buys 51% Stake in Yen Press

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

Japanese publisher buys controlling interest in U.S. manga imprint! Cartoonist William Hamilton passes away. Plus much more!

ECCC EXCLUSIVE: IDW Kicks Off New Disney Line with "Mickey's Craziest Adventures"

Sun, April 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

IDW will bring French-language Disney comics to the US for the first time, starting with a "lost" Mickey story. CBR has the first details.