Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - CBLDF Responds To "Palomar" Library Challenge

Mon, March 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

CBLDF questions reporting, district policy in New Mexico case! A look at manga sales trends in Japan and U.S.! Mark Waid on "Star Wars: Princess Leia"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Suspect Charged In Theft Of Comics Collection

Fri, February 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Vermont man pleads not guilty to 17 counts! Retailer optimism high for 2015! French political cartoon festival canceled amid security concerns! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Driver in ZombieWalk Crash Will Face Charges

Thu, February 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Man who drove into ZombieWalk crowd will be arraigned March 9! Illustrator Mel Crawford passes away. Georgetown University paper pulls cartoon amid protests!

Comics A.M. - Flush With Cash, "Charlie Hebdo" Now At Crossroads

Wed, February 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Rift forms as staff debates future of satire magazine! "Naruto," "Assassination Classroom" among Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize nominees! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Dark Horse To Release "Astro Boy" Omnibus

Tue, February 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Osamu Tezuka's beloved creation gets 700-page collection in the fall! Scrutinizing Vertigo's direct market sales!

Comics A.M. - 40 Arrested In Japanese Crackdown On Illegal Uploads

Mon, February 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Police searched 133 locations in nationwide roundup! Duane Swierczynski on dropping the f-bomb in an Archie comic! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Six GNs Up For Children's Choice Book Awards

Fri, February 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Record number of graphic novels among finalists for kids' book award! Retailer makes the most out of comics ruined by water! When comics and music meet!

Comics A.M. - Tanzania Closes Newspaper Over Cartoon

Thu, February 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

GADO's cartoon criticized Tanzanian president! Duane Swierczynski talks "Black Hood"! Derf Backderf remembers NYT's David Carr! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Police Seize Copies of Zunar's New Book

Wed, February 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Malaysian cartoonist was charged last week with sedition! Lynda Barry and Matt Groening on their friendly rivalry! The strange history of Harley Quinn!

Comics A.M. - Hayao Miyazaki Labels "Charlie Hebdo" Cartoons "A Mistake"

Tue, February 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary animator questions how caricatures were used. Indian cartoonist Rajinder Puri passes away. A look back at DC's "Prez." Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Koran Gets Manga Adaptation In Japan

Mon, February 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

East Press releases Koran manga adaptation! Ecuadorian cartoonist, paper ordered to apologize for making fun of politician's stutter! Garry Trudeau honored!

Comics A.M. - Final "Naruto" Sells 874,000 Copies In Its First Week

Fri, February 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Final volume of "Naruto" tops Japan's weekly sales chart! A look at the pop-culture convention boom! The state of the digital comics market! More!

Comics A.M. - Veteran "Beano" Artist Andy Hutton Passes Away

Thu, February 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Q-Bikes" creator dies at age 91. Kieron Gillen on Marvel's "Star Wars: Darth Vader"! New "Mark Trail" cartoonist is making big changes! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar Charged With Sedition

Wed, February 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Zunar detained by police in Malaysia! Archie's Jon Goldwater on the relaunch! G. Willow Wilson and Marguerite K. Bennett talk "A-Force," "haterade" and more!

Comics A.M. - Taipei Comics Festival Expected to Draw 400,000

Tue, February 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Five-day comics and animation festival kicks off in Taiwan! Kuala Lumpur police say they're investigating cartoonist and politician! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Effects Of The "Valkyrie Bump" On Sales

Mon, February 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Spotlight on the Valkyries retail networking group! Interviews with Zunar, Roz Chast and the "Gotham Academy" creative team! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Strong Month in Bookstores For Female Creators

Fri, February 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Six of Top 20 GNs sold in bookstores in January had female creators or co-creators! Mort Drucker honored! A look inside Humble Bundle!

Comics A.M. - Reflecting On The Loss Of A Comics Collection

Thu, February 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Wheelock on theft of his extensive collection! India's high court says cartooning no longer a "safe profession"! Ross Richie on 10 years of BOOM!

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist Defends "Muhammad" Caricature

Wed, February 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mohammed Sabaaneh summoned to Palestinian Authority over cartoon! Interviews with Scott McCloud, Daniel Clowes and Lisa Hanawalt! Plus much more!

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Waid's Alter Ego Shop is Now Aw Yeah Comics Muncie

Wed, February 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid announces some changes for his comics shop -- and talks about lessons he's learned in both the direct market and the digital realm.